Eric Frank Russell

1905 - 1978

Eric Frank Russell

Eric Frank Russell (January 6, 1905 – February 28, 1978) was a British author 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 88,337 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,687th most popular writer.

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  • 15

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  • 2.04

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Among writers, Eric Frank Russell ranks 3,682 out of 4,883Before him are Vincenzo Cerami, C. J. Cherryh, David Benioff, Anne Applebaum, Charlie Kaufman, and Pencho Slaveykov. After him are Thomas Dekker, Len Deighton, Bernardo Guimarães, Constantin von Wurzbach, Shakuntala Devi, and Grant Allen.

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Among people born in 1905, Eric Frank Russell ranks 195Before him are Fulvio Bernardini, Carlos Riolfo, Osvald Käpp, Lev Schnirelmann, Miliza Korjus, and Conduelo Píriz. After him are Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński, Pote Sarasin, Richard Haydn, Vera Panova, Augusto Hamann Rademaker Grünewald, and Edmundo Piaggio. Among people deceased in 1978, Eric Frank Russell ranks 142Before him are Peggy Wood, Leigh Brackett, Ali Soilih, Carlos Riolfo, Theo Lingen, and Jack Oakie. After him are Dragoslav Mihajlović, Kathleen Kenyon, James B. Conant, Jorge Cafrune, Ljubiša Stevanović, and Carlos Torre Repetto.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Eric Frank Russell ranks 2,691 out of 5,347Before him are William Whiston (1667), Cary Elwes (1962), Peter Bonetti (1941), Cenwalh of Wessex (601), Christopher Hill (1912), and Andrew Latimer (1949). After him are Brian Blessed (1936), Thomas Dekker (1572), Robert W. Paul (1869), Edmund Gwenn (1877), John Hick (1922), and Len Deighton (1929).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Eric Frank Russell ranks 331Before him are Robert Bolt (1924), Anne Bradstreet (1612), Hilary Mantel (1952), I. A. Richards (1893), Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844), and Richard Hakluyt (1552). After him are Thomas Dekker (1572), Len Deighton (1929), Sue Townsend (1946), Ælfric of Eynsham (955), John Mawe (1764), and Sarah Kane (1971).