Chaim Potok

1929 - 2002

Chaim Potok

Chaim Potok (February 17, 1929 – July 23, 2002) was an American author and rabbi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chaim Potok has received more than 271,046 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,710th most popular writer.

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  • 270k

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  • 46.38

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  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.45

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Chaim Potok ranks 3,705 out of 4,883Before him are Camille Paglia, Willem Elsschot, Ludvík Vaculík, Łukasz Górnicki, Sue Townsend, and Willibald Alexis. After him are Yordan Yovkov, Vladimir Gilyarovsky, Edmund Wilson, Roberto Saviano, Dmitry Mamin-Sibiryak, and Ælfric of Eynsham.

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Among people born in 1929, Chaim Potok ranks 257Before him are Len Deighton, Shakuntala Devi, Yvette Williams, Mark Rydell, Hubert Dreyfus, and Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak. After him are Barbara Walters, Michael Harner, James Shigeta, Héctor Alterio, Nathalia Timberg, and Jimmy Cobb. Among people deceased in 2002, Chaim Potok ranks 163Before him are Milton Berle, John Agar, Raoul Diagne, David Todd Wilkinson, Robert Urich, and William Luther Pierce. After him are Leo Ornstein, Ibn al-Khattab, Hans-Peter Tschudi, Zaid ibn Shaker, Louis-Marie Billé, and Leo McKern.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chaim Potok ranks 4,919 out of 12,171Before him are Jello Biafra (1958), Paige Turco (1965), John Myung (1967), Kim Raver (1969), Johnny Mathis (1935), and Lester R. Brown (1934). After him are Beth Hart (1972), Dixie Carter (1939), Dina Meyer (1968), Morton Gould (1913), Edmund Wilson (null), and Barbara Walters (1929).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Chaim Potok ranks 422Before him are C. J. Cherryh (1942), David Benioff (1970), Anne Applebaum (1964), Charlie Kaufman (1958), Norman Spinrad (1940), and Camille Paglia (1947). After him are Edmund Wilson (null), Margaret Weis (1948), David Mamet (1947), Lydia Davis (1947), Damon Knight (1922), and William Gibson (1914).