Daniel Keyes

1927 - 2014

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Daniel Keyes (August 9, 1927 – June 15, 2014) was an American writer who wrote the novel Flowers for Algernon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Keyes has received more than 407,943 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Daniel Keyes is the 824th most popular writer (down from 811th in 2019), the 886th most popular biography from United States (down from 869th in 2019) and the 94th most popular American Writer.

Daniel Keyes is most famous for writing the book, Flowers for Algernon.

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Among writers, Daniel Keyes ranks 824 out of 5,794Before him are Ann Radcliffe, Jacinto Benavente, Chevalier d'Éon, Nonnus, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, and Jaroslav Seifert. After him are Al-Zamakhshari, Jean Anouilh, Mori Ōgai, Pierre-Jean de Béranger, Ernest Thompson Seton, and Ève Curie.

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Among people born in 1927, Daniel Keyes ranks 40Before him are Simone Veil, K. Alex Müller, Hubert de Givenchy, Jerry Stiller, Hugo Pratt, and Gilbert Bécaud. After him are Ibrahim Ferrer, Robert Hossein, Stan Getz, Harry Markowitz, John McCarthy, and Jacques Mayol. Among people deceased in 2014, Daniel Keyes ranks 38Before him are Adolfo Suárez, Chespirito, Masaru Emoto, Richard Møller Nielsen, Maya Angelou, and Lorin Maazel. After him are Robert A. Dahl, Yoshiko Yamaguchi, Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba, Pete Seeger, Karlheinz Böhm, and Gerald Edelman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Daniel Keyes ranks 886 out of 15,968Before him are Woody Harrelson (1961), Michelle Obama (1964), Keith Haring (1958), Roger Wolcott Sperry (1913), Martin Seligman (1942), and Robert Rauschenberg (1925). After him are Robert Solow (1924), John L. Hall (1934), Ray Tomlinson (1941), Richard Dean Anderson (1950), Richard Crenna (1926), and Eliot Ness (1903).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Daniel Keyes ranks 94Before him are Michael Crichton (1942), Zelda Fitzgerald (1900), James Brendan Connolly (1868), L. Frank Baum (1856), Sinclair Lewis (1885), and Anne Rice (1941). After him are Thomas Pynchon (1937), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807), Solomon Northup (1808), James Jones (1921), John Updike (1932), and Virginia Satir (1916).