Farley Mowat

1921 - 2014

Farley Mowat

Farley McGill Mowat, (May 12, 1921 – May 6, 2014) was a Canadian writer and environmentalist. His works were translated into 52 languages, and he sold more than 17 million books. He achieved fame with the publication of his books on the Canadian north, such as People of the Deer (1952) and Never Cry Wolf (1963). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Farley Mowat has received more than 446,839 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,352nd most popular writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 450k

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  • 40.77

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.90

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Farley Mowat ranks 4,344 out of 4,883Before him are Cecelia Ahern, Thomas Brezina, Elizabeth Gilbert, Franz Xaver Kroetz, Stephen R. Donaldson, and Åsne Seierstad. After him are Grace Paley, Chris Claremont, Elaine May, Leigh Hunt, Pauline Kael, and Lorraine Hansberry.

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Among people born in 1921, Farley Mowat ranks 270Before him are Alexis Smith, Susan Peters, Ron Greenwood, Art Clokey, Horace Gould, and Seymour Benzer. After him are Johnny Otis, Jesse Helms, R. K. Laxman, François Picard, Bobby Wanzer, and Ann Savage. Among people deceased in 2014, Farley Mowat ranks 324Before him are Paul England, Kate O'Mara, John Houbolt, Iñaki Azkuna, Georgi Slavkov, and Lori Sandri. After him are Tony Settember, Ian McLagan, Franca Falcucci, Khushwant Singh, L'Wren Scott, and Wayne Static.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Farley Mowat ranks 401 out of 840Before him are Robert Pickton (1949), Ted Cruz (1970), Mac DeMarco (1990), Deryck Whibley (1980), Roberta Bondar (1945), and Daniel Gillies (1976). After him are Owen Hargreaves (1981), Mark Messier (1961), Shawn Levy (1968), Gil Bellows (1967), Guy Gavriel Kay (1954), and Rob Pike (1956).

Among WRITERS In Canada

Among writers born in Canada, Farley Mowat ranks 28Before him are Michel Tremblay (1942), George Woodcock (1912), Nancy Huston (1953), Robert J. Sawyer (1960), Harold Russell (1914), and Duncan Regehr (1952). After him are Guy Gavriel Kay (1954), Cory Doctorow (1971), Robert C. Cooper (1968), Anita Sarkeesian (1983), and Eleanor Catton (1985).

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