Irving Stone

1903 - 1989

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Irving Stone (born Tennenbaum, July 14, 1903 – August 26, 1989) was an American writer, chiefly known for his biographical novels of noted artists, politicians, and intellectuals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Irving Stone has received more than 267,926 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Irving Stone is the 999th most popular writer (down from 922nd in 2019), the 1,181st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,009th in 2019) and the 121st most popular Writer.

Irving Stone is most famous for his novels, including The Agony and the Ecstasy, which tells the story of Michelangelo's life.

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  • 2.45

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Among writers, Irving Stone ranks 999 out of 5,755Before him are Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff, Hunter S. Thompson, Saint Gall, Elsa Morante, Marcus Manilius, and Tess Gerritsen. After him are Clive Cussler, Nikolay Karamzin, Zelda Fitzgerald, Zhuanxu, Franz Grillparzer, and Pierre-Jean de Béranger.

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Among people born in 1903, Irving Stone ranks 55Before him are John Eccles, Bruno Bettelheim, John Vincent Atanasoff, Claudette Colbert, Haldan Keffer Hartline, and George Davis Snell. After him are Prince Charles, Count of Flanders, Vincente Minnelli, Waldemar Hoven, Erskine Caldwell, Giulio Natta, and Raymond Radiguet. Among people deceased in 1989, Irving Stone ranks 47Before him are Bruce Chatwin, Sugar Ray Robinson, Michel Aflaq, Princess Deokhye, Ahmadou Ahidjo, and Danilo Kiš. After him are Irving Berlin, John Payne, Lucille Ball, Cornel Wilde, Graham Chapman, and James Bond.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Irving Stone ranks 1,181 out of 18,182Before him are Robert Noyce (1927), John Cena (1977), Dirk Benedict (1945), James Ivory (1928), Cliff Robertson (1923), and Tess Gerritsen (1953). After him are Bubba Smith (1945), Clive Cussler (1931), Robert S. Mulliken (1896), Zelda Fitzgerald (1900), Scott Wilson (1942), and Frank Sheeran (1920).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Irving Stone ranks 121Before him are Donna Leon (1942), Daniel Keyes (1927), William Gibson (1948), Martha Gellhorn (1908), Hunter S. Thompson (1937), and Tess Gerritsen (1953). After him are Clive Cussler (1931), Zelda Fitzgerald (1900), Will Durant (1885), Natalie Clifford Barney (1876), Fredric Brown (1906), and Erskine Caldwell (1903).