Elmore Leonard

1925 - 2013

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Elmore John Leonard Jr. (October 11, 1925 – August 20, 2013) was an American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elmore Leonard has received more than 1,800,650 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Elmore Leonard is the 2,308th most popular writer (down from 2,285th in 2019), the 2,911th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,706th in 2019) and the 275th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Elmore Leonard ranks 2,308 out of 5,794Before him are Samuil Marshak, Commodian, Stephenie Meyer, Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens, Carl Zuckmayer, and Akka Mahadevi. After him are Piotr Skarga, Kristijonas Donelaitis, Stanisław Przybyszewski, Immanuel Velikovsky, Erich Mühsam, and Aeneas Tacticus.

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Among people born in 1925, Elmore Leonard ranks 147Before him are Manos Hatzidakis, Lino Lacedelli, Julie Harris, Emilio Eduardo Massera, Katherine MacGregor, and Bauer. After him are Robert Mulligan, Jørgen Ingmann, Scott Carpenter, Cathy Berberian, François-Xavier Ortoli, and Silvana Pampanini. Among people deceased in 2013, Elmore Leonard ranks 134Before him are Ali Kafi, Aslan Usoyan, Walter De Maria, Julie Harris, Mariangela Melato, and Manolo Escobar. After him are Scott Carpenter, Édouard Molinaro, Emile Griffith, Margherita Hack, Clive Burr, and Emilio Colombo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Elmore Leonard ranks 2,911 out of 15,968Before him are The Big Bopper (1930), Waylon Jennings (1937), Blake Lively (1987), Philip Baker Hall (1931), Liev Schreiber (1967), and Wally Schirra (1923). After him are Robert Indiana (1928), Robert Mulligan (1925), Archie Shepp (1937), Richard Hartshorne (1899), Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr. (1915), and Barbara Bain (1931).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Elmore Leonard ranks 275Before him are Larry Niven (1938), S. S. Van Dine (1888), Terry Goodkind (1948), Edgar Lee Masters (1868), Harlan Coben (1962), and Stephenie Meyer (1973). After him are Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919), E. L. Doctorow (1931), Jacques Futrelle (1875), John Cheever (1912), Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe (1822), and Flannery O'Connor (1925).

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