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Helen Gurley Brown

1922 - 2012

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Helen Gurley Brown (née Helen Marie Gurley; February 18, 1922 – August 13, 2012) was an American author, publisher, and businesswoman. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Helen Gurley Brown has received more than 579,587 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Helen Gurley Brown is the 5,806th most popular writer (down from 5,360th in 2019), the 10,843rd most popular biography from United States (up from 10,998th in 2019) and the 825th most popular American Writer.

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  • 580k

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  • 40.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.92

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.21

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Helen Gurley Brown ranks 5,806 out of 5,755Before her are Damon Lindelof, Christopher Fry, Polly Samson, Vikram Seth, Laurell K. Hamilton, and Tom Wilson. After her are J. G. Farrell, Cheryl Strayed, Ben Okri, Bill Prady, Bob Black, and Marcus Furius Bibaculus.

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Among people born in 1922, Helen Gurley Brown ranks 379Before her are Janis Paige, Ken Hughes, Kai Winding, Nicholas Katzenbach, Johnny Thomson, and Turhan Bey. After her are Billy Liddell, Emil Wolf, Len Lesser, Mavis Gallant, Edwin Thompson Jaynes, and Eugenie Clark. Among people deceased in 2012, Helen Gurley Brown ranks 408Before her are Nicholas Katzenbach, Sheikh Mukhtar Mohamed Hussein, Andrew Sarris, Turhan Bey, Joe Paterno, and Kitty Wells. After her are Arthur Jensen, Mehdi Hassan, John Arden, Frederica Sagor Maas, Don Cornelius, and Stephen Dunham.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Helen Gurley Brown ranks 10,843 out of 18,182Before her are Laurell K. Hamilton (1963), Larry Black (1951), Frank Ferrer (1966), Ned Luke (1958), Tom Wilson (1931), and Sonequa Martin-Green (1985). After her are Carmit Bachar (1974), Cheryl Strayed (1968), Charles Dumas (1937), Michael Coats (1946), Karl Gordon Henize (1926), and Arthur Jensen (1923).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Helen Gurley Brown ranks 825Before her are Lawrence Wright (1947), Joe Paterno (1926), Joel Barlow (1754), Damon Lindelof (1973), Laurell K. Hamilton (1963), and Tom Wilson (1931). After her are Cheryl Strayed (1968), Bill Prady (1960), Bob Black (1951), Joel Osteen (1963), Richard Henry Dana Jr. (1815), and Lauren Weisberger (1977).