Dr. Seuss

1904 - 1991

Dr. Seuss

Theodor Seuss "Ted" Geisel ( (listen); March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991) was an American children's author, political cartoonist, illustrator, poet, animator, screenwriter, and filmmaker. 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 10,016,212 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 166th most popular writer.

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  • 10M

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  • 73.30

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  • 45

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 14.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Dr. Seuss ranks 164 out of 4,883Before him are Janusz Korczak, Pliny the Younger, Abu Nuwas, Tove Jansson, Guillaume Apollinaire, and Pindar. After him are Lucian, Menander, Geoffrey Chaucer, Herman Melville, Yasunari Kawabata, and Eugène Ionesco.

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Among people born in 1904, Dr. Seuss ranks 5Before him are Salvador Dalí, Deng Xiaoping, Reinhard Heydrich, and Pablo Neruda. After him are Cary Grant, B. F. Skinner, Jean Gabin, Umberto II of Italy, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, 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, Miles Davis, Edwin McMillan, Serge Gainsbourg, Carl David Anderson, Yves Montand, Graham Greene, Isaac Bashevis Singer, and John Bardeen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dr. Seuss ranks 122 out of 12,171Before him are Grace Hopper (1906), Gerald Ford (1913), William James (1842), Ray Charles (1930), John Adams (1735), and Carl Rogers (1902). After him are Nicolas Cage (1964), Jesse Owens (1913), Vince McMahon (1945), Will Smith (1968), Charles Bronson (1921), and Herman Melville (1819).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Dr. Seuss ranks 11Before him are Jack London (1876), Robert Frost (1874), Stephen King (1947), John Steinbeck (1902), H. P. Lovecraft (1890), and William Faulkner (1897). After him are Herman Melville (1819), Ray Bradbury (1920), Dale Carnegie (1888), Coen brothers (null), J. D. Salinger (1919), and Walt Whitman (1819).