Edna Ferber

1885 - 1968

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Edna Ferber (August 15, 1885 – April 16, 1968) was an American novelist, short story writer and playwright. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edna Ferber has received more than 576,157 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Edna Ferber is the 4,225th most popular writer (down from 3,858th in 2019), the 5,979th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,323rd in 2019) and the 500th most popular American Writer.

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  • 580k

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  • 59.21

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  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.25

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Edna Ferber ranks 4,225 out of 5,794Before her are Pierre Michon, Bei Dao, Richard Bentley, Cristina Peri Rossi, Kito Lorenc, and Paul van Ostaijen. After her are Jean-Philippe Toussaint, Kim Myeong-sun, Gabriela Adameșteanu, C. L. Moore, Lucy Hawking, and Anne Applebaum.

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Among people born in 1885, Edna Ferber ranks 160Before her are Romà Forns, Fritz von Unruh, Emil Väre, Eduard Künneke, Pierre Dupong, and Malcolm Campbell. After her are Anna Louise Strong, Fernand de Montigny, Hasan Saka, Artur Lemba, Américo Castro, and Alicia Moreau de Justo. Among people deceased in 1968, Edna Ferber ranks 153Before her are Franchot Tone, Alexander Gelfond, Harry Stenqvist, Enoch L. Johnson, Antonio Pesenti, and Norman Brookes. After her are León Felipe, Dorothy Garrod, Bruno Chizzo, Cuno Hoffmeister, Giuseppe Lepori, and Nick Adams.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edna Ferber ranks 5,979 out of 15,968Before her are Bruce Johnston (1942), Bill Irwin (1950), Charles Reidpath (1889), Titus Welliver (1962), Dick Van Patten (1928), and Michael B. Jordan (1987). After her are Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774), Andre Braugher (1962), Patti Scialfa (1953), Yvonne Elliman (1951), C. L. Moore (1911), and Johnny Mercer (1909).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Edna Ferber ranks 500Before her are Thomas Friedman (1953), Amiri Baraka (1934), Damon Knight (1922), R. J. Palacio (1963), Melissa Mathison (1950), and Chris Van Allsburg (1949). After her are C. L. Moore (1911), Anne Applebaum (1964), Eudora Welty (1909), Archibald MacLeish (1892), Candace Bushnell (1958), and Brian Herbert (1947).