Glenn Greenwald

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Glenn Edward Greenwald (born March 6, 1967) is an American journalist, author, and lawyer. In 1996, he founded his own law firm, which concentrated on First Amendment litigation. He began blogging on national security issues in October 2005, while he was becoming increasingly concerned with what he viewed to be attacks on civil liberties by the George W. Bush Administration in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Glenn Greenwald has received more than 3,478,111 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Glenn Greenwald is the 4,825th most popular writer (down from 3,450th in 2019), the 7,732nd most popular biography from United States (down from 4,410th in 2019) and the 619th most popular American Writer.

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  • 32

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  • 3.86

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Among writers, Glenn Greenwald ranks 4,825 out of 5,794Before him are J. Michael Straczynski, Carme Riera, José Carlos Somoza, Jacques-Pierre Amette, Mary Sidney, and J. Bernlef. After him are Viivi Luik, Alan Ayckbourn, Fatos Kongoli, Yurii Andrukhovych, Joe Sacco, and Ibrahim Kuni.

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Among people born in 1967, Glenn Greenwald ranks 221Before him are Edu Manga, Billy Corgan, Byron Mann, Nicola Berti, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, and Adam Savage. After him are Paweł Mąciwoda, Gustavo Zapata, Ron Livingston, Kotono Mitsuishi, Juan Carlos Unzué, and Götz Otto.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Glenn Greenwald ranks 7,732 out of 15,968Before him are Helen Slater (1963), Paul Dano (1984), Kellan Lutz (1985), Renée Richards (1934), Lyle Lovett (1957), and Kawhi Leonard (1991). After him are Reggie Jackson (1946), Kelly Rowland (1981), James Gordon Bennett Jr. (1841), Lana Clarkson (1962), Kevin J. O'Connor (1963), and Toni Frissell (1907).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Glenn Greenwald ranks 619Before him are Paddy Chayefsky (1923), Nicholas Meyer (1945), Bart D. Ehrman (1955), Bess Meredyth (1890), Michael Bishop (1945), and J. Michael Straczynski (1954). After him are Steven Saylor (1956), Robinson Jeffers (1887), Avram Davidson (1923), Sylvester Graham (1794), Rufus Wilmot Griswold (1815), and Rick Yancey (1962).

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