Charlotte Perkins Gilman

1860 - 1935

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman (; née Perkins; July 3, 1860 – August 17, 1935), also known by her first married name Charlotte Perkins Stetson, was an American humanist, novelist, writer, lecturer, advocate for social reform, and eugenicist. She was a utopian feminist and served as a role model for future generations of feminists because of her unorthodox concepts and lifestyle. She has been inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charlotte Perkins Gilman has received more than 1,139,957 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Charlotte Perkins Gilman is the 2,559th most popular writer (up from 2,760th in 2019), the 3,271st most popular biography from United States (up from 3,359th in 2019) and the 300th most popular American Writer.

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  • 35

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  • 2.90

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  • 4.51

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Among writers, Charlotte Perkins Gilman ranks 2,559 out of 5,794Before her are Isidora Sekulić, Gasparo Contarini, Yury Tynyanov, Torben Ulrich, Leah Goldberg, and Michael Madhusudan Dutt. After her are Peter Høeg, Kaj Munk, Carl Jonas Love Almqvist, Andrea Dworkin, Drago Jančar, and Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville.

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Among people born in 1860, Charlotte Perkins Gilman ranks 65Before her are Paul Ulrich Villard, Albert Kahn, Katō Takaaki, Sidney Paget, Grandma Moses, and Simon Dubnow. After her are William Bayliss, Carl Anton Larsen, Douglas Hyde, Joan Maragall, Oda Krohg, and Ottó Bláthy. Among people deceased in 1935, Charlotte Perkins Gilman ranks 65Before her are Mack Swain, Pavlos Kountouriotis, Meletius IV of Constantinople, John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe, Henri Pélissier, and Henry Fairfield Osborn. After her are Otto Schott, Richard Mollier, Oda Krohg, Zequinha de Abreu, Nina Grieg, and Agnes Pockels.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charlotte Perkins Gilman ranks 3,271 out of 15,968Before her are Marla Maples (1963), Chris O'Donnell (1970), Milton George Henschel (1920), Kenneth Anger (1927), Gordon Bunshaft (1909), and Ona Munson (1903). After her are Dabbs Greer (1917), Kevin James (1965), Stephen Smale (1930), George Washington Carver (1864), Andrea Dworkin (1946), and Kate Hudson (1979).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Charlotte Perkins Gilman ranks 300Before her are Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892), Horace McCoy (1897), Herman Wouk (1915), Carl Bernstein (1944), Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815), and Paul Goodman (1911). After her are Andrea Dworkin (1946), Henry Darger (1892), Shirley Jackson (1916), Paul Gallico (1897), Neil Simon (1927), and Lois McMaster Bujold (1949).