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Dr. Seuss

1904 - 1991

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Theodor Seuss Geisel ( (listen); March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991) was an American children's author and cartoonist. He is known for his work writing and illustrating more than 60 books under the pen name Dr. Seuss (). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dr. Seuss has received more than 14,191,983 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Dr. Seuss is the 154th most popular writer (up from 199th in 2019), the 129th most popular biography from United States (up from 168th in 2019) and the 11th most popular American Writer.

Dr. Seuss is most famous for his children's books, such as "The Cat in the Hat" and "Green Eggs and Ham."

Memorability Metrics

  • 14M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 73.86

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 50

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 13.97

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Dr. Seuss ranks 154 out of 5,755Before him are Elias Canetti, Ivo Andrić, Eugène Ionesco, Heinrich Böll, Joseph Conrad, and André Breton. After him are William Faulkner, Pliny the Younger, Jean Racine, Hafez, Fernando Pessoa, and Menander.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1904, Dr. Seuss ranks 5Before him are Salvador Dalí, Deng Xiaoping, Reinhard Heydrich, and Pablo Neruda. After him are Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, Cary Grant, Umberto II of Italy, B. F. Skinner, Jean Gabin, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and Johnny Weissmuller. Among people deceased in 1991, Dr. Seuss ranks 2Before him is Freddie Mercury. After him are Vasily Zaitsev, Olav V of Norway, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Serge Gainsbourg, Miles Davis, Edwin McMillan, Yves Montand, Klaus Kinski, Jiang Qing, and Klaus Barbie.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dr. Seuss ranks 129 out of 18,182Before him are Brad Pitt (1963), Phineas Gage (1823), Isadora Duncan (1877), Grace Hopper (1906), Linus Pauling (1901), and Clark Gable (1901). After him are Sharon Tate (1943), William Faulkner (1897), Kirk Douglas (1916), Bobby Fischer (1943), Barbra Streisand (1942), and John Adams (1735).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Dr. Seuss ranks 11Before him are Jack London (1876), Robert Frost (1874), Toni Morrison (1931), Stephen King (1947), Henry David Thoreau (1817), and H. P. Lovecraft (1890). After him are William Faulkner (1897), Frank Herbert (1920), J. D. Salinger (1919), Dale Carnegie (1888), John Steinbeck (1902), and Emily Dickinson (1830).