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 535,401 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). David Halberstam is the 5,096th most popular writer (down from 4,314th in 2019), the 9,295th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,091st in 2019) and the 715th most popular American Writer.

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  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.68

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  • 4.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, David Halberstam ranks 5,096 out of 5,794Before him are Stephen Vincent Benét, Clare Hollingworth, David Seidler, Ksenia Sobchak, Stephen R. Donaldson, and Jun Maeda. After him are Andreas Eschbach, Daniel Handler, Mary Oliver, Abby Mann, John Greenleaf Whittier, and Elizabeth Moon.

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Among people born in 1934, David Halberstam ranks 395Before him are Curtis Fuller, Juan Manuel Bordeu, Alberto Rodriguez Larreta, Jim Inhofe, John N. Bahcall, and Paddy Driver. After him are Shyam Benegal, Ruskin Bond, George Follmer, Eddie Harris, Peter McParland, and Charles Jenkins Sr.. Among people deceased in 2007, David Halberstam ranks 294Before him are Brad Delp, Teresa Brewer, Grace Paley, Sidney Coleman, Anne McLaren, and Kevin DuBrow. After him are Merv Griffin, Jurga Ivanauskaitė, Tony Wilson, Mehmed Uzun, Andrew Hill, and Boots Randolph.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David Halberstam ranks 9,295 out of 15,968Before him are Richard Bassett (1745), Arthur Fiedler (1894), John Adair (1757), Brandon Call (1976), Kristen Pfaff (1967), and Christine Taylor (1971). After him are Lucky Thompson (1924), Alex English (1954), Abraham Baldwin (1754), Katharine Drexel (1858), Evelyn Boyd Granville (1924), and The Boogeyman (1964).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, David Halberstam ranks 715Before him are Terry Southern (1924), Ransom Riggs (1979), George Alec Effinger (1947), Booth Tarkington (1869), Stephen Vincent Benét (1898), and Stephen R. Donaldson (1947). After him are Daniel Handler (1970), Mary Oliver (1935), Abby Mann (1927), John Greenleaf Whittier (1807), Elizabeth Moon (1945), and Iris Chang (1968).