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Clifford D. Simak

1904 - 1988

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Clifford Donald Simak (; August 3, 1904 – April 25, 1988) was an American science fiction writer. He won three Hugo Awards and one Nebula Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clifford D. Simak has received more than 224,514 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Clifford D. Simak is the 958th most popular writer (down from 934th in 2019), the 1,050th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,023rd in 2019) and the 108th most popular American Writer.

Clifford D. Simak is most famous for his science fiction novels, which often explore the idea of intelligent life on other planets.

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  • 40

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  • 6.51

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  • 2.92

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Clifford D. Simak ranks 958 out of 5,794Before him are Harry Mulisch, Roger Zelazny, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Henri Troyat, Jorge Semprún, and Antonio Tabucchi. After him are Panait Istrati, Vinicius de Moraes, Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, Aelia Eudocia, Derek Walcott, and Katherine Mansfield.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1904, Clifford D. Simak ranks 44Before him are Werner Forssmann, Ève Curie, George F. Kennan, Louis Néel, George Balanchine, and Karl Rahner. After him are Héctor Castro, John Gielgud, Nikolai Kuznetsov, Donald O. Hebb, Arshile Gorky, and Count Basie. Among people deceased in 1988, Clifford D. Simak ranks 21Before him are Felix Wankel, Virginia Satir, Luis Barragán, Juan Pujol García, John Holmes, and Kim Philby. After him are Gert Fröbe, Paul Grice, Hiroaki Sato, Klaus Fuchs, Abdul Basit 'Abd us-Samad, and Tibor Sekelj.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Clifford D. Simak ranks 1,050 out of 15,968Before him are Hiram Bingham III (1875), George Beadle (1903), A. L. Kroeber (1876), Jimmy Connors (1952), Scarlett Johansson (1984), and Robert Forster (1941). After him are Whitey Bulger (1929), Stanley B. Prusiner (1942), Clyde Drexler (1962), Val Logsdon Fitch (1923), Burton Richter (1931), and James Brolin (1940).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Clifford D. Simak ranks 108Before him are Walter Lippmann (1889), Jean Webster (1876), H. L. Mencken (1880), Irving Stone (1903), Irwin Shaw (1913), and Roger Zelazny (1937). After him are Jean M. Auel (1936), Hunter S. Thompson (1937), Clive Cussler (1931), William Gibson (1948), Neale Donald Walsch (1943), and Daniel Goleman (1946).