Edward Abbey

1927 - 1989

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Edward Paul Abbey (January 29, 1927 – March 14, 1989) was an American author and essayist noted for his advocacy of environmental issues and criticism of public land policies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Abbey has received more than 696,032 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Edward Abbey is the 4,797th most popular writer (down from 4,310th in 2019), the 7,635th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,073rd in 2019) and the 612th most popular American Writer.

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  • 700k

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  • 56.90

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.50

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Edward Abbey ranks 4,797 out of 5,794. Before him are Gaspar Núñez de Arce, Yakov Polonsky, Helen Fielding, Monica Lovinescu, Majgull Axelsson, and Mihkel Veske. After him are Charles Simic, José Eduardo Agualusa, Paddy Chayefsky, Nicholas Meyer, Bart D. Ehrman, and Robert Menasse.

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Among people born in 1927, Edward Abbey ranks 312Before him are Harvey Korman, Stein Eriksen, Henry Spira, Gerard Cieślik, Roberto Bussinello, and Charles Jarrott. After him are József Sákovics, Barbara Rush, John Kander, Peter Matthiessen, Alan King, and Frank Sedgman. Among people deceased in 1989, Edward Abbey ranks 196Before him are Helga Haase, Ugo Pignotti, Hemanta Mukherjee, Willibald Kreß, Gilda Radner, and John Ogdon. After him are Juan Hilario Marrero, Fred Agabashian, Jean Despeaux, Yasuji Miyazaki, C. L. R. James, and Ewan MacColl.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edward Abbey ranks 7,635 out of 15,968. Before him are Warren Zevon (1947), Robben Ford (1951), Ben Stein (1944), William Ellery Channing (1780), King Curtis (1934), and Keri Russell (1976). After him are Lex Luger (1958), Frank Ramsey (1931), Christopher A. Wray (1966), Brenda Joyce (1917), Jesse Helms (1921), and Alley Mills (1951).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Edward Abbey ranks 612Before him are David S. Goyer (1965), Max Eastman (1883), R. A. Lafferty (1914), David Benioff (1970), Michael Blake (1945), and Jonathan Safran Foer (1977). After him are Paddy Chayefsky (1923), Nicholas Meyer (1945), Bart D. Ehrman (1955), Bess Meredyth (1890), Michael Bishop (1945), and J. Michael Straczynski (1954).