Dale Carnegie

1888 - 1955

Dale Carnegie

Dale Carnegie (; spelled Carnagey until c. 1922; November 24, 1888 – November 1, 1955) was an American writer and lecturer, and the developer of courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. Born into poverty on a farm in Missouri, he was the author of How to Win Friends and Influence People (1936), a bestseller that remains popular today. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dale Carnegie has received more than 2,328,852 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 175th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Dale Carnegie ranks 173 out of 4,883Before him are Geoffrey Chaucer, Herman Melville, Yasunari Kawabata, Eugène Ionesco, Terence, and Ray Bradbury. After him are Joseph Conrad, John the Evangelist, Mikhail Bulgakov, Ferdowsi, François-René de Chateaubriand, and Coen brothers.

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Among people born in 1888, Dale Carnegie ranks 3Before him are Heinz Guderian and Fernando Pessoa. After him are T. E. Lawrence, John Logie Baird, Alexander I of Yugoslavia, Otto Stern, Carl Schmitt, Giorgio de Chirico, Shmuel Yosef Agnon, José Raúl Capablanca, and Nikolai Bukharin. Among people deceased in 1955, Dale Carnegie ranks 5Before him are Albert Einstein, Thomas Mann, Alexander Fleming, and James Dean. After him are José Ortega y Gasset, Fernand Léger, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Arthur Honegger, António Egas Moniz, Helmuth Weidling, and Charlie Parker.

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Among people born in United States, Dale Carnegie ranks 131 out of 12,171Before him are Vince McMahon (1945), Will Smith (1968), Charles Bronson (1921), Herman Melville (1819), Ray Bradbury (1920), and Amelia Earhart (1897). After him are Phineas Gage (1823), James Watson (1928), Henry Fonda (1905), Coen brothers (null), Tupac Shakur (1971), and Paul Newman (1925).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Dale Carnegie ranks 14Before him are John Steinbeck (1902), H. P. Lovecraft (1890), William Faulkner (1897), Dr. Seuss (1904), Herman Melville (1819), and Ray Bradbury (1920). After him are Coen brothers (null), J. D. Salinger (1919), Walt Whitman (1819), Henry David Thoreau (1817), Pearl S. Buck (1892), and Philip K. Dick (1928).