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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 606,987 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Daniel Keyes is the 980th most popular writer (down from 824th in 2019), the 1,150th most popular biography from United States (down from 885th in 2019) and the 116th most popular American Writer.

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

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  • 3.01

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Among writers, Daniel Keyes ranks 980 out of 5,755Before him are Donna Leon, Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen, Vittoria Colonna, Paulinus of Nola, Henry Fielding, and Danilo Kiš. After him are Zeami Motokiyo, Persius, Prudentius, William Gibson, Lucius Accius, and Martha Gellhorn.

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Among people born in 1927, Daniel Keyes ranks 51Before him are Juan Almeida Bosque, John McCarthy, Harry Markowitz, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, George Andrew Olah, and Lois Maxwell. After him are Phil Hill, Robert Noyce, Eduardo Martínez Somalo, Sydney Brenner, John Vane, and Harry Mulisch. Among people deceased in 2014, Daniel Keyes ranks 40Before him are Lorin Maazel, Bob Hoskins, Mickey Rooney, Robert A. Dahl, Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba, and Karlheinz Böhm. After him are Maurice Duverger, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Pete Seeger, Dobrica Ćosić, Stephanie Kwolek, and Udo Jürgens.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Daniel Keyes ranks 1,150 out of 18,182Before him are Paul D. Boyer (1918), Sylvia Earle (1935), Neil Diamond (1941), James Brolin (1940), Sonny Liston (1932), and Adam West (1928). After him are Loie Fuller (1862), Don Siegel (1912), George H. Hitchings (1905), William Gibson (1948), Andre Agassi (1970), and Robert Taylor (1911).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Daniel Keyes ranks 116Before him are Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840), Eleanor H. Porter (1868), Richard Matheson (1926), Stephen Crane (1871), James Brendan Connolly (1868), and Donna Leon (1942). After him are William Gibson (1948), Martha Gellhorn (1908), Hunter S. Thompson (1937), Tess Gerritsen (1953), Irving Stone (1903), and Clive Cussler (1931).