Chaim Potok

1929 - 2002

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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 297,476 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Chaim Potok is the 3,676th most popular writer (up from 3,699th in 2019), the 4,907th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,915th in 2019) and the 424th most popular American Writer.

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  • 300k

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  • 60.80

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Chaim Potok ranks 3,676 out of 5,794Before him are Ian Rankin, Thomas Middleton, Sidney Howard, Vladislav Khodasevich, Carl Sternheim, and Viktor Nekrasov. After him are Giuseppe Gioachino Belli, Mervyn Peake, Antonio Buero Vallejo, Otto Ludwig, Zofia Nałkowska, and Castro Alves.

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Among people born in 1929, Chaim Potok ranks 269Before him are Nina Ponomaryova, Karl-Erik Palmér, Dorothee Sölle, Haruo Nakajima, Dominique Fernandez, and Barbara Walters. After him are Charles Antenen, Jürgen Ehlers, Héctor Alterio, Hong Song-nam, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and Gerry Anderson. Among people deceased in 2002, Chaim Potok ranks 163Before him are John Agar, Martti Miettunen, Tinus Osendarp, Tita Merello, Lawrence Tierney, and Alan Lomax. After him are William Luther Pierce, Reginald Rose, R. M. Hare, Rudolf Augstein, George Sidney, and Raoul Diagne.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chaim Potok ranks 4,907 out of 15,968Before him are Mimsy Farmer (1945), Sidney Howard (1891), Gina Carano (1982), Oliver Kirk (1884), Huey P. Newton (1942), and Levon Helm (1940). After him are Maggie Grace (1983), William Smith (1933), Frankie Laine (1913), Bradley Whitford (1959), Kendra Lust (1978), and Billy Cox (1939).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Chaim Potok ranks 424Before him are Jonathan Littell (1967), Joss Whedon (1964), Francis Scott Key (1779), Connie Willis (1945), Edmund Wilson (1895), and Sidney Howard (1891). After him are Seymour Hersh (1937), Katherine Anne Porter (1890), John Gray (1951), James Blish (1921), Reginald Rose (1920), and Kim Stanley Robinson (1952).