David Halberstam

1934 - 2007

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David Halberstam (April 10, 1934 – April 23, 2007) was an American writer, journalist, and historian, known for his work on the Vietnam War, politics, history, the Civil Rights Movement, business, media, American culture, and later, sports journalism. He won a Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 1964. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Halberstam has received more than 609,225 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. David Halberstam is the 5,629th most popular writer (down from 5,089th in 2019), the 9,780th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,277th in 2019) and the 754th most popular Writer.

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  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.88

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  • 3.86

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Among writers, David Halberstam ranks 5,629 out of 5,755Before him are Michael Parenti, John Toll, Alice Sebold, Alyson Noël, Alain LeRoy Locke, and Booth Tarkington. After him are Kristina Brenk, Ahmad NikTalab, Henry Lawson, Paulina Chiziane, Ravindra Prabhat, and Madeline Miller.

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Among people born in 1934, David Halberstam ranks 452Before him are James Sikking, Bud Luckey, Ellis Marsalis Jr., Jim Inhofe, Juan Manuel Bordeu, and Ruskin Bond. After him are Ahmad NikTalab, Tammy Grimes, Shyam Benegal, Bernard Chiarelli, George Follmer, and Bengt Nilsson. Among people deceased in 2007, David Halberstam ranks 326Before him are Hans Sturm, Dusty Anderson, Teresa Brewer, Roger Beaufrand, Mehmed Uzun, and F. Albert Cotton. After him are Sidney Coleman, Kevin DuBrow, Tamás Gábor, Dan Fogelberg, Yolanda King, and Bob Clark.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David Halberstam ranks 9,780 out of 18,182Before him are James Rector (1884), Booth Tarkington (1869), Sid Grauman (1879), Marion Leonard (1881), Sofia Carson (1993), and Peyton Randolph (1721). After him are Susan Dey (1952), Nick Chinlund (1961), Robert Levin (1947), Karen Nyberg (1969), Jim Hall (1935), and Clarence White (1944).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, David Halberstam ranks 754Before him are Michael Parenti (1933), John Toll (1952), Alice Sebold (1963), Alyson Noël (1965), Alain LeRoy Locke (1885), and Booth Tarkington (1869). After him are Madeline Miller (1978), Geraldo Rivera (1943), Edward Everett Hale (1822), Sarah J. Maas (1986), Kenneth Rexroth (1905), and John Perry Barlow (1947).