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Herman J. Mankiewicz

1897 - 1953

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Herman Jacob Mankiewicz (; November 7, 1897 – March 5, 1953) was an American screenwriter who, with Orson Welles, wrote the screenplay for Citizen Kane (1941). Both Mankiewicz and Welles would go on to receive the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the film. He was previously a Berlin correspondent for Women’s Wear Daily, assistant theater editor at The New York Times, and the first regular drama critic at The New Yorker. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Herman J. Mankiewicz has received more than 2,243,574 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Herman J. Mankiewicz is the 1,855th most popular writer (up from 3,997th in 2019), the 2,388th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,503rd in 2019) and the 220th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Herman J. Mankiewicz ranks 1,855 out of 5,755Before him are Jacques Cazotte, Anthony Trollope, Uri Avnery, Charles Maturin, Menander Protector, and Naftali Herz Imber. After him are Frederik Pohl, Oswald von Wolkenstein, Aristeas, Daṇḍin, Yvan Goll, and Michel Zevaco.

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Among people born in 1897, Herman J. Mankiewicz ranks 101Before him are Alexandre Tansman, Bernard Lyot, Georgios Grivas, Manuel Ávila Camacho, George Szell, and Fredric March. After him are Tarjei Vesaas, Joseph Darnand, Olga Chekhova, Carl Oberg, Karol Świerczewski, and Eric Knight. Among people deceased in 1953, Herman J. Mankiewicz ranks 51Before him are Johan Laidoner, Otto Meissner, Mary Anderson, Elsa Beskow, Bill Tilden, and Jacques Thibaud. After him are René Fonck, Sergei Winogradsky, Julian Tuwim, Stanisław Wojciechowski, Prince Oscar Bernadotte, and Chōjun Miyagi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Herman J. Mankiewicz ranks 2,388 out of 18,182Before him are Nick Holonyak (1928), Thomas Gordon (1918), Henry H. Arnold (1886), Fredric March (1897), Joe Perry (1950), and Brion James (1945). After him are Frederik Pohl (1919), Randy Newman (1943), Ric Flair (1949), Maria Bello (1967), Donna Karan (1948), and Erin Brockovich (1960).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Herman J. Mankiewicz ranks 220Before him are Joseph D. Pistone (1939), Bernard Malamud (1914), Robert Silverberg (1935), Donald E. Westlake (1933), Cornell Woolrich (1903), and Maria Shriver (1955). After him are Frederik Pohl (1919), Bob Woodward (1943), Alex Haley (1921), Clarissa Pinkola Estés (1945), Kathy Reichs (1948), and Nora Ephron (1941).