Audre Lorde

1934 - 1992

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Audre Lorde (; born Audrey Geraldine Lorde; February 18, 1934 – November 17, 1992) was an American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil rights activist. She was a self-described “black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet,” who dedicated both her life and her creative talent to confronting and addressing injustices of racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism, and homophobia.As a poet, she is best known for technical mastery and emotional expression, as well as her poems that express anger and outrage at civil and social injustices she observed throughout her life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Audre Lorde has received more than 1,452,279 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Audre Lorde is the 2,789th most popular writer (up from 3,050th in 2019), the 3,564th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,810th in 2019) and the 321st most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Audre Lorde ranks 2,789 out of 5,794. Before her are Alice B. Toklas, Ibn Taghribirdi, Picander, Dorothea von Schlegel, Giuseppe Giacosa, and Sister Nivedita. After her are Fazil Iskander, Charles Lamb, Michel Ocelot, Catulle Mendès, Bragi Boddason, and Bronisława Wajs.

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Among people born in 1934, Audre Lorde ranks 187Before her are Frans Brüggen, Vicar, Anatoly Solonitsyn, Boris Volynov, Carel Godin de Beaufort, and Lev Polugaevsky. After her are Rudi Carrell, Peter Berling, Tengiz Sigua, Ellis Marsalis Jr., Uwe Johnson, and Mikel Laboa. Among people deceased in 1992, Audre Lorde ranks 114Before her are Suleiman Frangieh, Seichō Matsumoto, Paul Henreid, Aleksandar Tirnanić, František Tomášek, and Richard Yates. After her are Borislav Pekić, László Benedek, Yang Kyoungjong, Emilio Recoba, Petra Kelly, and Sylvain Arend.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Audre Lorde ranks 3,564 out of 15,968. Before her are Carla Gugino (1971), Chris Tucker (1971), Juliette Lewis (1973), Dee Wallace (1948), Evelyn Keyes (1916), and Joe Don Baker (1936). After her are George Koval (1913), Ben Turpin (1869), Dwight F. Davis (1879), Raymond Moody (1944), Paul Scheuring (1968), and Anne Schedeen (1949).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Audre Lorde ranks 321Before her are Richard Yates (1926), Elbert Hubbard (1856), V. C. Andrews (1923), Mickey Spillane (1918), Glen Cook (1944), and Alice B. Toklas (1877). After her are Joyce Meyer (1943), Camille Paglia (1947), Jim Carroll (1949), Charles Grandison Finney (1792), James Tiptree Jr. (1915), and Andre Norton (1912).