Gregory Benford

1941 - Today

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Gregory Benford (born January 30, 1941) is an American science fiction author and astrophysicist who is Professor Emeritus at the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, Irvine. He is a contributing editor of Reason magazine.Benford wrote the Galactic Center Saga science fiction novels, beginning with In the Ocean of Night (1977). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gregory Benford has received more than 199,459 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Gregory Benford is the 3,030th most popular writer (up from 3,245th in 2019), the 3,913th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,078th in 2019) and the 351st most popular American Writer.

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  • 29

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Among writers, Gregory Benford ranks 3,030 out of 5,794Before him are Esaias Tegnér, Theodore Bibliander, David Lagercrantz, Cemal Süreya, László Krasznahorkai, and Labīd. After him are Jean-Jacques Barthélemy, José Donoso, Antonio García Gutiérrez, Arnold Bennett, William Cowper, and Ron Kovic.

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Among people born in 1941, Gregory Benford ranks 240Before him are Vlado Milunić, Wu Bangguo, Tania Mallet, Pino Donaggio, Chieko Baisho, and Martine Beswick. After him are Dirk Frimout, Josep Maria Fusté, Silvio Moser, Pedro Carmona, Stephen J. Cannell, and Prince William of Gloucester.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gregory Benford ranks 3,913 out of 15,968Before him are Robert Rodriguez (1968), Paul Giamatti (1967), Virginia Dare (1587), Frank Miller (1957), Darlene Conley (1934), and Vitas Gerulaitis (1954). After him are Tatum O'Neal (1963), Vanessa Hudgens (1988), Berry Gordy (1929), Ron Kovic (1946), Linda Fiorentino (1958), and Stuart Roosa (1933).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Gregory Benford ranks 351Before him are Steve Berry (1955), Eric Carle (1929), John Perkins (1945), Vince Gilligan (1967), Henry Kuttner (1915), and James A. Michener (1907). After him are Ron Kovic (1946), R. A. Salvatore (1959), Laura Bridgman (1829), Charles Fort (1874), James Rollins (1961), and John Ashbery (1927).