Gary Snyder

1930 - Today

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Gary Snyder (born May 8, 1930) is an American man of letters. Perhaps best known as a poet (his early work has been associated with the Beat Generation and the San Francisco Renaissance), he is also an essayist, lecturer, and environmental activist with anarchoprimitivist leanings. He has been described as the "poet laureate of Deep Ecology". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gary Snyder has received more than 587,211 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Gary Snyder is the 2,893rd most popular writer (down from 2,680th in 2019), the 3,714th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,251st in 2019) and the 334th most popular American Writer.

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  • 590k

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  • 62.86

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  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Gary Snyder ranks 2,893 out of 5,794Before him are Marie Anne de Vichy-Chamrond, marquise du Deffand, Anyte of Tegea, Bertus Aafjes, Alda Merini, Gudrun Pausewang, and Victor Segalen. After him are Abbasgulu Bakikhanov, Rachel Bluwstein, Robert Penn Warren, Helen Thomas, William Hope Hodgson, and Dritëro Agolli.

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Among people born in 1930, Gary Snyder ranks 223Before him are Mordechai Gur, Gastone Nencini, Edna O'Brien, Jacques Hamel, Katherine Jackson, and Lazar Berman. After him are Chuck Daly, Jesús Garay, Anne Francis, Josef Hügi, Yuri Artyukhin, and José María Zárraga.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gary Snyder ranks 3,714 out of 15,968Before him are Jeanne Tripplehorn (1963), Saul Perlmutter (1959), Lucius D. Clay (1898), Roger Y. Tsien (1952), Michael Chang (1972), and Tyrese Gibson (1978). After him are Jim Kelly (1946), Tony Sirico (1942), Heather Graham (1970), Chuck Daly (1930), Robert Penn Warren (1905), and Lenny Wilkens (1937).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Gary Snyder ranks 334Before him are Spencer Johnson (1938), Marta Kauffman (1956), Syd Field (1935), William Goldman (1931), Fanny Crosby (1820), and Katherine Jackson (1930). After him are Robert Penn Warren (1905), Helen Thomas (1920), Harold Robbins (1916), Lillian Hellman (1905), Mike Resnick (1942), and H.D. (1886).