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Eric Frank Russell

1905 - 1978

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Eric Frank Russell (January 6, 1905 – February 28, 1978) was a British writer best known for his science fiction novels and short stories. Much of his work was first published in the United States, in John W. Campbell's Astounding Science Fiction and other pulp magazines. Russell also wrote horror fiction for Weird Tales and non-fiction articles on Fortean topics. Up to 1955 several of his stories were published under pseudonyms, at least Duncan H. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eric Frank Russell has received more than 136,293 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Eric Frank Russell is the 3,894th most popular writer (down from 3,658th in 2019), the 2,860th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,694th in 2019) and the 329th most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Eric Frank Russell ranks 3,894 out of 5,755Before him are Nathanael West, Mario Rigoni Stern, Osip Brik, Sotion, Olaf Bull, and T. C. Boyle. After him are Sylvia Nasar, Nathan Alterman, Leonhard Frank, Leonidas of Tarentum, Ida B. Wells, and Louis Adamic.

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Among people born in 1905, Eric Frank Russell ranks 199Before him are Anton Ackermann, Shojiro Sugimura, Leila Hyams, Mary Renault, Rózsa Péter, and Tamar Abakelia. After him are Siaka Stevens, Helen Wills, Edmundo Piaggio, Étienne Mattler, Giuseppe Cavanna, and Mario Varglien. Among people deceased in 1978, Eric Frank Russell ranks 144Before him are Mária Mednyánszky, Jerzy Kuryłowicz, Robert Menzies, Jean Nicolas, Luo Ruiqing, and Costante Girardengo. After him are Leigh Brackett, Gotthard Handrick, Vladimir Mikhailovich Myasishchev, Theo Lingen, Jack Oakie, and Mario Varglien.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Eric Frank Russell ranks 2,860 out of 7,765Before him are Antony C. Sutton (1925), Jim Brown (1908), Steve Davis (1957), Dominic West (1969), Ronald Pickup (1940), and John Gilbert Baker (1834). After him are Maurice Dobb (1900), Vanessa Kirby (1988), Nicholas Hilliard (1547), John Lennox (1943), Roland Orzabal (1961), and Susanna Hall (1583).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Eric Frank Russell ranks 329Before him are Lydia Becker (1827), Mary Renault (1905), George Gissing (1857), Minette Walters (1949), Raphael Holinshed (1529), and Francis Beaumont (1584). After him are Susanna Hall (1583), Taylor Caldwell (1900), Richard Hakluyt (1552), Philip Reeve (1966), Sophie Kinsella (1969), and Robert Bolt (1924).