E. E. Cummings

1894 - 1962

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Edward Estlin Cummings (October 14, 1894 – September 3, 1962), often written in all lowercase as e e cummings, was an American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright. He wrote approximately 2,900 poems, two autobiographical novels, four plays, and several essays. He is often regarded as one of the most important American poets of the 20th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of E. E. Cummings has received more than 2,007,643 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia. E. E. Cummings is the 1,663rd most popular writer (up from 1,705th in 2019), the 2,161st most popular biography from United States (down from 2,140th in 2019) and the 201st most popular Writer.

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Among writers, E. E. Cummings ranks 1,663 out of 5,755Before him are Terry Brooks, Augusto Boal, Theophylact of Ohrid, Nicander, Lu You, and Arnaldur Indriðason. After him are Andreas Gryphius, Alexander Fadeyev, Richard Brautigan, Mao Dun, Egon Kisch, and Hipponax.

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Among people born in 1894, E. E. Cummings ranks 72Before him are King Vidor, Frank Borzage, Tivadar Soros, Mikhail Zoshchenko, Georges Guynemer, and Georges Gurvitch. After him are Friedrich Hossbach, Erwin Schulhoff, Prince René of Bourbon-Parma, José Carlos Mariátegui, Wäinö Aaltonen, and Francisco Craveiro Lopes. Among people deceased in 1962, E. E. Cummings ranks 56Before him are Leonardo De Lorenzo, Lei Feng, Frank Borzage, Muhammad VIII al-Amin, Hu Shih, and Poul Nielsen. After him are Henri Wallon, Prince René of Bourbon-Parma, Emil Artin, Tod Browning, Ricardo Rodríguez, and Trygve Gulbranssen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, E. E. Cummings ranks 2,161 out of 18,182Before him are Ub Iwerks (1901), Terry Brooks (1944), Bridget Fonda (1964), Mark Margolis (1939), Stacy Keach (1941), and Andy Kaufman (1949). After him are Robert Sternberg (1949), Ron Paul (1935), Buddy Guy (1936), Richard Brautigan (1935), Maxwell Perkins (1884), and Jeff Kinney (1971).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, E. E. Cummings ranks 201Before him are Eugene Nida (1914), Peter Benchley (1940), Jane Jacobs (1916), Lady Randolph Churchill (1854), Eric Carle (1929), and Terry Brooks (1944). After him are Richard Brautigan (1935), Langston Hughes (1902), Voltairine de Cleyre (1866), Clark Ashton Smith (1893), Robert Cialdini (1945), and Frank McCourt (1930).