Jean Webster

1876 - 1916

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Jean Webster (pseudonym for Alice Jane Chandler Webster, July 24, 1876 – June 11, 1916) was an American writer and author of many books including Daddy-Long-Legs and Dear Enemy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Webster has received more than 157,066 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Jean Webster is the 896th most popular writer (down from 873rd in 2019), the 973rd most popular biography from United States (down from 944th in 2019) and the 103rd most popular American Writer.

Jean Webster is most famous for her novel "Daddy-Long-Legs" which was published in 1912.

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  • 23

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  • 1.55

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Among writers, Jean Webster ranks 896 out of 5,794Before her are Rustichello da Pisa, W. H. Auden, E. M. Forster, James May, Deepak Chopra, and Philip Pullman. After her are Giambattista Marino, Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz, Alexander Griboyedov, Nicolas Chamfort, Jussi Adler-Olsen, and Stesichorus.

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Among people born in 1876, Jean Webster ranks 33Before her are Max Jacob, Elsa Einstein, Robert Guérin, Wied, Prince of Albania, Bruno Walter, and Wilhelm Cuno. After her are John Macleod, Robert Michels, A. L. Kroeber, Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Sherwood Anderson, and Paula Modersohn-Becker. Among people deceased in 1916, Jean Webster ranks 31Before her are Elisabeth of Wied, Max Reger, Percival Lowell, Ivan Franko, Rubén Darío, and Eduard Strauss. After her are Gaston Maspero, Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz, Vilhelm Hammershøi, Hiram Maxim, Victoriano Huerta, and Pierre Duhem.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jean Webster ranks 973 out of 15,968Before her are Frederick Reines (1918), Sugar Ray Robinson (1921), James Avery (1945), Scott Glenn (1939), Éamon de Valera (1882), and Muddy Waters (1913). After her are Bugsy Siegel (1906), James Ivory (1928), Alfred Hershey (1908), Henry Lee Lucas (1936), Linda McCartney (1941), and Brandon Lee (1965).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Jean Webster ranks 103Before her are Solomon Northup (1808), James Jones (1921), John Updike (1932), Virginia Satir (1916), Richard Matheson (1926), and Walter Lippmann (1889). After her are H. L. Mencken (1880), Irving Stone (1903), Irwin Shaw (1913), Roger Zelazny (1937), Clifford D. Simak (1904), and Jean M. Auel (1936).