Frank Norris

1870 - 1902

Frank Norris

Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Norris Jr. (March 5, 1870 – October 25, 1902) was an American journalist and novelist during the Progressive Era, whose fiction was predominantly in the naturalist genre. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Norris has received more than 240,070 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,066th most popular writer.

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  • 240k

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  • 44.06

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.47

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Frank Norris ranks 4,059 out of 4,883Before him are Mari Jungstedt, Marcus Furius Bibaculus, Rita Mae Brown, Michel Tremblay, Timothy Zahn, and Giorgi Leonidze. After him are Aleksey Pleshcheyev, Kjell Westö, Kim Myeong-sun, George Woodcock, Robert Lowell, and Nancy Huston.

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Among people born in 1870, Frank Norris ranks 102Before him are Lars Sonck, Jędrzej Moraczewski, Edwin Foster Coddington, DeLisle Stewart, R. B. Bennett, and Major Ritchie. After him are Bautista Saavedra, Verner Järvinen, Frederick G. Donnan, Hisashi Kimura, John Marin, and James M. Cox. Among people deceased in 1902, Frank Norris ranks 56Before him are Thomas Nast, John Wesley Powell, Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava, Gleb Uspensky, Enrique Gaspar y Rimbau, and Johannes Wislicenus. After him are Walter Reed and Almon Brown Strowger.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frank Norris ranks 5,912 out of 12,171Before him are Anita Stewart (1895), David Keith (1954), Richard Benjamin (1938), Susanna Hoffs (1959), Charles Bassett (1931), and James Brady (1940). After him are Kevin McHale (1957), Andrew Cuomo (1957), Carla Laemmle (1909), Jeanette MacDonald (1903), Bobby Cannavale (1970), and Edie McClurg (1951).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Frank Norris ranks 489Before him are Daniel Silva (1960), J. Michael Straczynski (1954), Octavia E. Butler (1947), Paul Theroux (1941), Rita Mae Brown (1944), and Timothy Zahn (1951). After him are Robert Lowell (1917), Peter S. Beagle (1939), Diane di Prima (1934), Tracy Chevalier (1962), Jeffrey Eugenides (1960), and Patrick Rothfuss (1973).