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Elizabeth Bishop

1911 - 1979

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Elizabeth Bishop (February 8, 1911 – October 6, 1979) was an American poet and short-story writer. She was Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1949 to 1950, the Pulitzer Prize winner for Poetry in 1956, the National Book Award winner in 1970, and the recipient of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature in 1976. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elizabeth Bishop has received more than 1,121,001 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Elizabeth Bishop is the 1,570th most popular writer (up from 1,604th in 2019), the 2,020th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,991st in 2019) and the 189th most popular American Writer.

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  • 38

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  • 4.58

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  • 3.91

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Among writers, Elizabeth Bishop ranks 1,570 out of 5,755Before her are Anton Praetorius, Marcel Aymé, Yaşar Kemal, Lewis Mumford, Nicolas-Edme Rétif, and Liu Zongyuan. After her are Alphonse Allais, Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz, Sergei Dovlatov, Alexander Belyaev, Alice Walker, and Olaudah Equiano.

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Among people born in 1911, Elizabeth Bishop ranks 76Before her are Mahalia Jackson, Alfonso García Robles, Jussi Björling, Qian Xuesen, Hubert Humphrey, and Ishirō Honda. After her are Renée Simonot, William Stuart-Houston, Thanom Kittikachorn, Jean-Pierre Aumont, David Ogilvy, and Lee J. Cobb. Among people deceased in 1979, Elizabeth Bishop ranks 65Before her are Ali Hassan Salameh, Nicos Poulantzas, Consuelo de Saint-Exupéry, Friedrich Ebert Jr., Heinz Reinefarth, and Stein Rokkan. After her are Philippe Halsman, Jacques Mesrine, Louis Durey, Richard Rodgers, Gio Ponti, and Yukio Tsuda.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Elizabeth Bishop ranks 2,020 out of 18,182Before her are Lewis Mumford (1895), Julia Ann (1969), Howard Martin Temin (1934), James Whitmore (1921), Henry Molaison (1926), and Blythe Danner (1943). After her are Ruth Gordon (1896), Robert Trujillo (1964), Ashley Judd (1968), Jesse Livermore (1877), Bob Dole (1923), and Christine Baranski (1952).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Elizabeth Bishop ranks 189Before her are David Woodard (1964), Upton Sinclair (1878), Marion Zimmer Bradley (1930), Elizabeth George (1949), Wayne Dyer (1940), and Lewis Mumford (1895). After her are Alice Walker (1944), James Ellroy (1948), Walter Tevis (1928), Agnes Smedley (1892), Ken Wilber (1949), and Eugene Nida (1914).