Irwin Shaw

1913 - 1984

Irwin Shaw

Irwin Shaw (February 27, 1913 – May 16, 1984) was an American playwright, screenwriter, novelist, and short-story author whose written works have sold more than 14 million copies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Irwin Shaw has received more than 226,293 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 899th most popular writer.

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  • 230k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.82

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Irwin Shaw ranks 896 out of 4,883Before him are Hind bint Utbah, James May, Aelius Donatus, Valerius Maximus, Ibn Hawqal, and Ian McEwan. After him are Emanuel Schikaneder, Sonia Rykiel, Eugenio Montale, Ismail Gaspirali, Julius Fučík, and Marguerite Porete.

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Among people born in 1913, Irwin Shaw ranks 48Before him are Roger Wolcott Sperry, René Clément, Masanobu Fukuoka, Mehmet Shehu, Vinicius de Moraes, and Charles Trenet. After him are Mark Felt, Peter Cushing, Aimé Césaire, Jan Kubiš, Paul Grice, and Roger Caillois. Among people deceased in 1984, Irwin Shaw ranks 30Before him are Sam Peckinpah, Yılmaz Güney, Viktor Shklovsky, Carl Ferdinand Cori, Ahmed Sékou Touré, and Philippe Ariès. After him are Dmitry Ustinov, Vicente Aleixandre, Karl Rahner, Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet, Ansel Adams, and Count Basie.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Irwin Shaw ranks 970 out of 12,171Before him are Woody Harrelson (1961), H. L. Mencken (1880), Matthew McConaughey (1969), Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933), Butch Cassidy (1866), and Courteney Cox (1964). After him are Don King (1931), Alan J. Heeger (1936), Kris Kristofferson (1936), Chester Bennington (1976), Kevin Kline (1947), and Chris Isaak (1956).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Irwin Shaw ranks 103Before him are Mary Higgins Clark (1927), Valerie Solanas (1936), James Jones (1921), Jean Webster (1876), Roger Zelazny (1937), and H. L. Mencken (1880). After him are Irving Stone (1903), Richard Matheson (1926), Sherwood Anderson (1876), Poul Anderson (1926), Nellie Bly (1864), and Walter Lippmann (1889).