Erskine Caldwell

1903 - 1987

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Erskine Preston Caldwell (December 17, 1903 – April 11, 1987) was an American novelist and short story writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Erskine Caldwell has received more than 312,357 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Erskine Caldwell is the 1,630th most popular writer (down from 1,141st in 2019), the 2,042nd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,260th in 2019) and the 193rd most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Erskine Caldwell ranks 1,630 out of 5,794Before him are Constantijn Huygens, Li Yu, Alice Walker, Oswald von Wolkenstein, Camilla Läckberg, and Aharon Appelfeld. After him are Richard Brautigan, Attila József, Robert de Boron, Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, Chico Xavier, and Jean d'Ormesson.

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Among people born in 1903, Erskine Caldwell ranks 97Before him are Kim Chaek, Watchman Nee, Heinz Reinefarth, Aleksei N. Leontiev, Alf Sjöberg, and Anny Ondra. After him are Otto Abetz, Misao Tamai, Charles W. Morris, Preston Tucker, Rudolf Serkin, and Victor Brauner. Among people deceased in 1987, Erskine Caldwell ranks 53Before him are Yakov Zeldovich, Randolph Scott, Rouben Mamoulian, Federico Mompou, Peter Medawar, and Anny Ondra. After him are Herbert Blumer, Mervyn LeRoy, Luis Federico Leloir, William Stuart-Houston, Eugen Jochum, and Geraldine Page.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Erskine Caldwell ranks 2,042 out of 15,968Before him are Lynn Cohen (1933), Alice Walker (1944), John Densmore (1944), Chris Cooper (1951), Peter Criss (1945), and Tobe Hooper (1943). After him are Richard Brautigan (1935), Ellen Pompeo (1969), Walter Lantz (1899), John Havlicek (1940), Brad Davis (1949), and Mary McDonnell (1952).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Erskine Caldwell ranks 193Before him are Lewis Mumford (1895), Eugene Nida (1914), Elizabeth Bishop (1911), Ken Wilber (1949), Upton Sinclair (1878), and Alice Walker (1944). After him are Richard Brautigan (1935), R. L. Stine (1943), Frederik Pohl (1919), James B. Donovan (1916), Ivy Lee (1877), and Nora Roberts (1950).