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Cornell Woolrich

1903 - 1968

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Cornell George Hopley Woolrich ( WUUL-ritch; December 4, 1903 – September 25, 1968) was an American novelist and short story writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cornell Woolrich has received more than 335,706 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Cornell Woolrich is the 1,817th most popular writer (down from 1,522nd in 2019), the 2,344th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,874th in 2019) and the 218th most popular American Writer.

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  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.45

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  • 2.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Cornell Woolrich ranks 1,817 out of 5,755Before him are Didymus Chalcenterus, Abbot Oliba, Brian Aldiss, Catherine of Bologna, Sebastian Haffner, and Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. After him are Thomas Merton, Guido Adler, Ludwig Börne, Valery Bryusov, Ybyrai Altynsarin, and Christopher Isherwood.

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Among people born in 1903, Cornell Woolrich ranks 101Before him are Anny Ondra, Georges Politzer, Silvina Ocampo, Alexander Imich, Nikolai Voznesensky, and Nikolay Krylov. After him are Alice Herz-Sommer, Victor Brauner, Rudolf Serkin, Arpad Elo, Michail Stasinopoulos, and Karl Eberhard Schöngarth. Among people deceased in 1968, Cornell Woolrich ranks 62Before him are Fedor Tokarev, Nikolay Voronov, Jean Hyppolite, Cassandre, Konstantin Paustovsky, and Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark. After him are Thomas Merton, Mario Roatta, Wes Montgomery, Hyacinth Graf Strachwitz, Ryszard Siwiec, and Augustin Bea.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Cornell Woolrich ranks 2,344 out of 18,182Before him are Ray Harryhausen (1920), Luis Walter Alvarez (1911), William Joyce (1906), Don S. Davis (1942), Eddie Eagan (1897), and Chris Noth (1954). After him are Katy Perry (1984), Lester Young (1909), Robert B. Laughlin (1950), Annie Oakley (1860), Harry Dexter White (1892), and Stefanie Powers (1942).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Cornell Woolrich ranks 218Before him are Edmond Hamilton (1904), Fredric Jameson (1934), Joseph D. Pistone (1939), Bernard Malamud (1914), Robert Silverberg (1935), and Donald E. Westlake (1933). After him are Maria Shriver (1955), Herman J. Mankiewicz (1897), Frederik Pohl (1919), Bob Woodward (1943), Alex Haley (1921), and Clarissa Pinkola Estés (1945).