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Frank McCourt

1930 - 2009

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Francis McCourt (August 19, 1930 – July 19, 2009) was an Irish-American teacher and writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank McCourt has received more than 1,498,332 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 38 in 2019). Frank McCourt is the 1,755th most popular writer (up from 2,091st in 2019), the 2,270th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,622nd in 2019) and the 207th most popular American Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 56.31

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.79

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Frank McCourt ranks 1,755 out of 5,755Before him are Malcolm Lowry, Eupolis, Anonymus, Banine, Pierre Reverdy, and Eileen Chang. After him are Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Silvina Ocampo, Felice Orsini, Algernon Charles Swinburne, Herodas, and Nina Berberova.

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Among people born in 1930, Frank McCourt ranks 133Before him are Ruth Rendell, Mary Quant, Tony Lip, Akiyuki Nosaka, Sergei Kovalev, and Franzl Lang. After him are Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Nguyễn Cao Kỳ, Anatoly Lukyanov, Igor Netto, Dick Sargent, and Jo Bonnier. Among people deceased in 2009, Frank McCourt ranks 79Before him are Luís Cabral, Achille Compagnoni, Merce Cunningham, Yves Rocher, Augusto Boal, and Pat Hingle. After him are Andrew Wyeth, Bea Arthur, Edwin G. Krebs, Alicia de Larrocha, Lino Lacedelli, and Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frank McCourt ranks 2,270 out of 18,182Before him are Bill Tilden (1893), Josh Duhamel (1972), Brad Davis (1949), Delphine LaLaurie (1787), Tonya Harding (1970), and Lorenzo Lamas (1958). After him are Nick Castle (1947), Betsy Ross (1752), Esther Williams (1921), Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919), Michael Parks (1940), and Geraldine Page (1924).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Frank McCourt ranks 207Before him are E. E. Cummings (1894), Richard Brautigan (1935), Langston Hughes (1902), Voltairine de Cleyre (1866), Clark Ashton Smith (1893), and Robert Cialdini (1945). After him are Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919), E. Howard Hunt (1918), Patricia Cornwell (1956), Raymond E. Feist (1945), Edmond Hamilton (1904), and Fredric Jameson (1934).