Art Buchwald

1925 - 2007

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Arthur Buchwald (October 20, 1925 – January 17, 2007) was an American humorist best known for his column in The Washington Post. At the height of his popularity, it was published nationwide as a syndicated column in more than 500 newspapers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Art Buchwald has received more than 321,068 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Art Buchwald is the 4,182nd most popular writer (down from 3,856th in 2019), the 5,876th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,320th in 2019) and the 490th most popular American Writer.

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  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.96

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  • 3.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Art Buchwald ranks 4,182 out of 5,794Before him are Isabel-Clara Simó, Dicuil, Deon Meyer, Ivan Olbracht, Svatopluk Čech, and Mia Couto. After him are Juan Meléndez Valdés, Klaus Groth, Johann David Wyss, Konstantin Aksakov, Zainab Biisheva, and Ō no Yasumaro.

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Among people born in 1925, Art Buchwald ranks 289Before him are Charles Mackerras, Amparo Rivelles, Iwao Takamoto, Charlie Byrd, Ofelya Hambardzumyan, and Antonio Puchades. After him are Eugene Garfield, Arlene Dahl, Zoot Sims, Steve Forrest, Anne Jackson, and John Baptist Wu. Among people deceased in 2007, Art Buchwald ranks 224Before him are Enzo Biagi, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., Katsuko Saruhashi, Iwao Takamoto, Frédéric Etsou-Nzabi-Bamungwabi, and Paek Nam-sun. After him are Anita Roddick, Ray Evans, Freddie Francis, Raymond Kaelbel, Francisco Umbral, and Izumi Sakai.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Art Buchwald ranks 5,876 out of 15,968Before him are Isabel Sanford (1917), Steve Lawrence (1935), Diana Barrymore (1921), Frank Oppenheimer (1912), Frank Wykoff (1909), and Jonathan Davis (1971). After him are Jimi Jamison (1951), Harry Porter (1882), Brandon deWilde (1942), Strom Thurmond (1902), Oliver Nelson (1932), and Tommy Franks (1945).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Art Buchwald ranks 490Before him are William Gibson (1914), Michael Cristofer (1945), Kate Wilhelm (1928), Octavia E. Butler (1947), Paul Theroux (1941), and Ida B. Wells (1862). After him are Theodore Roszak (1933), Tom Robbins (1932), Anita Loos (1889), Thomas Friedman (1953), Amiri Baraka (1934), and Damon Knight (1922).