Fritz Leiber

1910 - 1992

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Fritz Reuter Leiber Jr. ( LEYE-bər; December 24, 1910 – September 5, 1992) was an American writer of fantasy, horror, and science fiction. He was also a poet, actor in theater and films, playwright, and chess expert. With writers such as Robert E. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fritz Leiber has received more than 444,082 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Fritz Leiber is the 2,220th most popular writer (down from 2,011th in 2019), the 2,792nd most popular biography from United States (down from 2,388th in 2019) and the 267th most popular American Writer.

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  • 34

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  • 3.67

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Among writers, Fritz Leiber ranks 2,220 out of 5,794Before him are Sergio Badilla Castillo, Agathangelos, Mirza Shafi Vazeh, Ippolita Maria Sforza, Karen Armstrong, and Gisèle Halimi. After him are Ariwara no Narihira, Karel Hynek Mácha, Hendrik Conscience, Stefan Żeromski, J.-H. Rosny aîné, and William Beckford.

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Among people born in 1910, Fritz Leiber ranks 105Before him are Joy Adamson, Magda Olivero, Trygve Bratteli, Félix Candela, Artie Shaw, and Bernard Voorhoof. After him are Ernst Schäfer, Jorge Negrete, Mary Wickes, Pavel Batitsky, Pierre Bézier, and Aladár Gerevich. Among people deceased in 1992, Fritz Leiber ranks 88Before him are Marisa Mell, Ajahn Chah, Néstor Almendros, James E. Webb, Camarón de la Isla, and Lusine Zakaryan. After him are Ernst Schäfer, Allen Newell, Frederick William Franz, Chris McCandless, Richard Hartshorne, and John G. Kemeny.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Fritz Leiber ranks 2,792 out of 15,968Before him are Marie Tharp (1920), Steve Guttenberg (1958), Eric Schmidt (1955), Fergie (1975), Hank Aaron (1934), and Julie Newmar (1933). After him are John de Lancie (1948), Horace Wells (1815), Robert Rossen (1908), Irving Thalberg (1899), Robert Sean Leonard (1969), and Baby Face Nelson (1908).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Fritz Leiber ranks 267Before him are Anne McCaffrey (1926), William Peter Blatty (1928), August Derleth (1909), Alfred Bester (1913), John Barth (1930), and David Eddings (1931). After him are Leon Uris (1924), Larry Niven (1938), S. S. Van Dine (1888), Terry Goodkind (1948), Edgar Lee Masters (1868), and Harlan Coben (1962).