Jacques Futrelle

1875 - 1912

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Jacques Heath Futrelle (April 9, 1875 – April 15, 1912) was an American journalist and mystery writer. He is best known for writing short detective stories featuring Professor Augustus S. F. X. Van Dusen, also known as "The Thinking Machine" for his use of logic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Futrelle has received more than 284,041 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Jacques Futrelle is the 2,353rd most popular writer, the 2,979th most popular biography from United States and the 278th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Jacques Futrelle ranks 2,353 out of 5,794Before him are S. Ansky, Józef Ignacy Kraszewski, Thomas Gray, Paul Adam, George Meredith, and Varro Atacinus. After him are John Cheever, Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe, Rifa'a al-Tahtawi, Gustave Aimard, David C. H. Austin, and Nodar Dumbadze.

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Among people born in 1875, Jacques Futrelle ranks 66Before him are Birsa Munda, Prince Franz of Bavaria, Gustav Flatow, Paul Neumann, Jim Corbett, and Seyyed Hossein Borujerdi. After him are Othenio Abel, Pierre Monteux, Laurence Doherty, Alfred P. Sloan, Konstantin Hierl, and Avetik Isahakyan. Among people deceased in 1912, Jacques Futrelle ranks 55Before him are Takuboku Ishikawa, Herman Bang, Eduard Strasburger, Giovanni Pascoli, Ernest Duchesne, and François-Alphonse Forel. After him are Subh-i-Azal, Eloy Alfaro, Gustave de Molinari, Walter Clopton Wingfield, Alois Lexa von Aehrenthal, and Paul Wallot.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jacques Futrelle ranks 2,979 out of 15,968Before him are Gregg Popovich (1949), George Huntington (1850), Martin Ritt (1914), Laura Linney (1964), Martin Chalfie (1947), and George Pullman (1831). After him are Claire Lee Chennault (1890), John Cheever (1912), Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe (1822), Felicity Huffman (1962), David Arquette (1971), and Richard F. Gordon Jr. (1929).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Jacques Futrelle ranks 278Before him are Edgar Lee Masters (1868), Harlan Coben (1962), Stephenie Meyer (1973), Elmore Leonard (1925), Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919), and E. L. Doctorow (1931). After him are John Cheever (1912), Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe (1822), Flannery O'Connor (1925), Alexandra Ripley (1934), Orson Scott Card (1951), and Lawrence Block (1938).