Archibald MacLeish

1892 - 1982

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Archibald MacLeish (May 7, 1892 – April 20, 1982) was an American poet and writer, who was associated with the modernist school of poetry. MacLeish studied English at Yale University and law at Harvard University. He enlisted in and saw action during the First World War and lived in Paris in the 1920s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Archibald MacLeish has received more than 352,894 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Archibald MacLeish is the 4,246th most popular writer (down from 3,819th in 2019), the 6,009th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,235th in 2019) and the 504th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Archibald MacLeish ranks 4,246 out of 5,794Before him are Julius Zeyer, Francisco Umbral, Yoshiki Tanaka, Eudora Welty, Hervé Guibert, and Ki no Tomonori. After him are Koji Suzuki, Anita Brookner, Aneirin, Candace Bushnell, José María de Pereda, and John Mawe.

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Among people born in 1892, Archibald MacLeish ranks 186Before him are Antonio María Barbieri, Al St. John, Ronald Rawson, Ferde Grofé, Pierre Frieden, and Jaan Kikkas. After him are Dorothy Garrod, Peggy Wood, Gaetano Belloni, Cuno Hoffmeister, Gerhard Rohlfs, and Eddie Cantor. Among people deceased in 1982, Archibald MacLeish ranks 171Before him are Marietta Shaginyan, Marie Rambert, Carmelo Robledo, Francisco Martínez Soria, Frederick Terman, and Gunnar Eriksson. After him are Ricardo Pérez Godoy, Ben Nicholson, Raghunath Murmu, Clifford Curzon, Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, and William Primrose.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Archibald MacLeish ranks 6,009 out of 15,968Before him are Jack Albertson (1907), Jakob Dylan (1969), Eudora Welty (1909), Bridget Moynahan (1971), Ronnie Radke (1983), and Edward M. House (1858). After him are Kevin Sussman (1970), Jon Lovitz (1957), Joseph Sargent (1925), Bob Hite (1943), Anna Louise Strong (1885), and Dana Reeve (1961).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Archibald MacLeish ranks 504Before him are Melissa Mathison (1950), Chris Van Allsburg (1949), Edna Ferber (1885), C. L. Moore (1911), Anne Applebaum (1964), and Eudora Welty (1909). After him are Candace Bushnell (1958), Brian Herbert (1947), John D. MacDonald (1916), Shirley Ann Grau (1929), Horatio Alger (1832), and Ann Druyan (1949).