WRITER

Gabrielle Roy

1909 - 1983

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Gabrielle Roy (March 22, 1909 – July 13, 1983) was a Canadian author from St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gabrielle Roy has received more than 146,264 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Gabrielle Roy is the 3,317th most popular writer (down from 3,275th in 2019), the 214th most popular biography from Canada (down from 202nd in 2019) and the 11th most popular Canadian Writer.

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  • 150k

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  • 61.65

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Gabrielle Roy ranks 3,317 out of 5,794Before her are Marc Levy, Yuri Rytkheu, Driss Chraïbi, Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar, Maria Deraismes, and Pavel Bazhov. After her are Aleksey Pisemsky, Jiří Wolker, Rube Goldberg, Ouida, Bernardo Atxaga, and Eric Ambler.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1909, Gabrielle Roy ranks 167Before her are Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander, Mahmoud Mohammed Taha, Leone Ginzburg, Pietro Arcari, Josef Košťálek, and Endel Puusepp. After her are Eric Ambler, Bernabé Ferreyra, André Clot, Nikola Vaptsarov, Licia Albanese, and Koichi Kudo. Among people deceased in 1983, Gabrielle Roy ranks 119Before her are Lina Radke, Princess Marie-Auguste of Anhalt, Earl Hines, Antonin Magne, Yuri Levitan, and Nichita Stănescu. After her are Semyon Ignatyev, Bill Brandt, Raymond Massey, Manuel Ferreira, Juan Carlos Zabala, and Rudolf Wolters.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Gabrielle Roy ranks 214 out of 1,130Before her are Marc Singer (1948), Jessalyn Gilsig (1971), Edge (1973), Jeff Wall (1946), Viola Desmond (1914), and Chris Benoit (1967). After her are John Murray (1841), Alfred Aho (1941), Roger Spottiswoode (1945), Oliver Platt (1960), Robbie Robertson (1943), and Raymond Massey (1896).

Among WRITERS In Canada

Among writers born in Canada, Gabrielle Roy ranks 11Before her are A. E. van Vogt (1912), Brian Tracy (1944), David Morrell (1943), Shulamith Firestone (1945), David Shore (1959), and Naomi Klein (1970). After her are Gordon R. Dickson (1923), Mordecai Richler (1931), Anne Hébert (1916), Robertson Davies (1913), Grant Allen (1848), and Wyndham Lewis (1882).