Anton LaVey

1930 - 1997

Anton LaVey

Anton Szandor LaVey (born Howard Stanton Levey; April 11, 1930 – October 29, 1997) was an American author, musician, and occultist. He was the founder of the Church of Satan and the religion of LaVeyan Satanism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anton LaVey has received more than 3,538,249 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 386th most popular writer.

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  • 42

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  • 6.90

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  • 3.38

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Anton LaVey ranks 383 out of 4,883Before him are Livius Andronicus, James Fenimore Cooper, Harold Pinter, Karl Barth, O. Henry, and Ammianus Marcellinus. After him are Friedrich Schlegel, Lactantius, Erik Axel Karlfeldt, Arthur de Gobineau, Gregory of Tours, and Ahmad ibn Fadlan.

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Among people born in 1930, Anton LaVey ranks 23Before him are Baudouin of Belgium, Gene Hackman, Pete Conrad, Salvatore Riina, Philippe Noiret, and Harold Pinter. After him are Jean-Louis Trintignant, Maximilian Schell, Ion Iliescu, Niki de Saint Phalle, Claude Chabrol, and Silvana Mangano. Among people deceased in 1997, Anton LaVey ranks 13Before him are Jeanne Calment, Toshiro Mifune, Mobutu Sese Seko, Gianni Versace, Roy Lichtenstein, and Victor Vasarely. After him are William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Hans Eysenck, Paulo Freire, Sviatoslav Richter, and Melvin Calvin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Anton LaVey ranks 330 out of 12,171Before him are Robert E. Lee (1807), Angelina Jolie (1975), Glen Campbell (1936), Bradley Cooper (1975), Iggy Pop (1947), and O. Henry (1862). After him are Steve Wozniak (1950), Hugh Hefner (1926), Peter Fonda (1940), Sydney Pollack (1934), Glenn Miller (1904), and Rock Hudson (1925).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Anton LaVey ranks 39Before him are Truman Capote (1924), Gertrude Stein (1874), Margaret Mitchell (1900), Richard Bach (1936), James Fenimore Cooper (1789), and O. Henry (1862). After him are William S. Burroughs (1914), Paul Auster (1947), George R. R. Martin (1948), Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804), Alvin Toffler (1928), and Tennessee Williams (1911).