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Jean Webster

1876 - 1916

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Jean Webster was the pen name of Alice Jane Chandler Webster (July 24, 1876 – June 11, 1916), an American author whose books include Daddy-Long-Legs and Dear Enemy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Webster has received more than 198,579 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Jean Webster is the 868th most popular writer (up from 896th in 2019), the 1,015th most popular biography from United States (down from 972nd in 2019) and the 101st most popular American Writer.

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

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.09

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  • 1.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Jean Webster ranks 868 out of 5,755Before her are Leconte de Lisle, Varlam Shalamov, Maurice Denis, Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz, Kurt Eisner, and Éric Zemmour. After her are Bacchylides, Sarah, Duchess of York, Luis Sepúlveda, James May, Otto of Freising, and H. Rider Haggard.

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Among people born in 1876, Jean Webster ranks 34Before her are Dragutin Dimitrijević, Wilhelm Cuno, Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Sherwood Anderson, Max Jacob, and Robert Guérin. After her are Bruno Walter, Wied, Prince of Albania, Henri de Baillet-Latour, Robert Michels, Natalie Clifford Barney, and Rodolphe Seeldrayers. Among people deceased in 1916, Jean Webster ranks 34Before her are Émile Verhaeren, Vilhelm Hammershøi, Gaston Maspero, Rubén Darío, Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz, and Percival Lowell. After her are Gérard Encausse, Victoriano Huerta, Julius Fučík, Pierre Duhem, Vasily Surikov, and Antonio Sant'Elia.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jean Webster ranks 1,015 out of 18,182Before her are Steve Buscemi (1957), Rosalynn Carter (1927), Alfred Stieglitz (1864), John Mott (1865), Keith Jarrett (1945), and Percival Lowell (1855). After her are Anne Hathaway (1982), Robert W. Holley (1922), Chester Bennington (1976), Ed Wood (1924), Mark David Chapman (1955), and Lee Miller (1907).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Jean Webster ranks 101Before her are Neale Donald Walsch (1943), Ambrose Bierce (1842), Thomas Pynchon (1937), Sam Shepard (1943), L. Frank Baum (1856), and Walter Lippmann (1889). After her are Clifford D. Simak (1904), John Updike (1932), John Grisham (1955), Daniel Goleman (1946), Noah Gordon (1926), and James Jones (1921).