Frederik Pohl

1919 - 2013

Frederik Pohl

Frederik George Pohl Jr. (; November 26, 1919 – September 2, 2013) was an American science-fiction writer, editor, and fan, with a career spanning more than 75 years—from his first published work, the 1937 poem "Elegy to a Dead Satellite: Luna", to the 2011 novel All the Lives He Led and articles and essays published in 2012.From about 1959 until 1969, Pohl edited Galaxy and its sister magazine If; the latter won three successive annual Hugo Awards as the year's best professional magazine. His 1977 novel Gateway won four "year's best novel" awards: the Hugo voted by convention participants, the Locus voted by magazine subscribers, the Nebula voted by American science-fiction writers, and the juried academic John W. Campbell Memorial Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frederik Pohl has received more than 350,298 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,619th most popular writer.

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  • 36

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  • 3.60

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Among writers, Frederik Pohl ranks 1,617 out of 4,883Before him are Ken Wilber, Stanisław Wyspiański, Kâtip Çelebi, A. B. Yehoshua, Jean-Marie Roland de la Platière, and Eupolis. After him are Nicolas-Edme Rétif, Jean de Meun, Donald E. Westlake, Egon Kisch, Philippe de Commines, and Annette von Droste-Hülshoff.

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Among people born in 1919, Frederik Pohl ranks 69Before him are Gillo Pontecorvo, Valentino Mazzola, Glafcos Clerides, Ashraf Pahlavi, Ernst Barkmann, and Kiichi Miyazawa. After him are Wolfgang Wagner, Abdel Hakim Amer, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Merce Cunningham, Ferdinand Kübler, and René Barrientos. Among people deceased in 2013, Frederik Pohl ranks 90Before him are Kenneth Waltz, Glafcos Clerides, Colin Wilson, Otto Sander, Otfried Preußler, and Roger Ebert. After him are Taihō Kōki, Mohammed Omar, Pedro Rocha, Julie Harris, Ali Kafi, and José Froilán González.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frederik Pohl ranks 1,873 out of 12,171Before him are Coretta Scott King (1927), Paul L. Smith (1936), Ken Wilber (1949), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (1966), Shannen Doherty (1971), and Lynne Cheney (1941). After him are Busta Rhymes (1972), Donald E. Westlake (1933), Billy Dee Williams (1937), Bill Pullman (1953), Don Ameche (1908), and Ivan Sutherland (1938).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Frederik Pohl ranks 184Before him are Betty Friedan (1921), James Oliver Curwood (1878), Patricia Cornwell (1956), Jane Jacobs (1916), Herman Wouk (1915), and Ken Wilber (1949). After him are Donald E. Westlake (1933), Upton Sinclair (1878), Wayne Dyer (1940), James B. Donovan (1916), Bob Woodward (1943), and Stephen Crane (1871).