Jim Carroll

1949 - 2009

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James Dennis Carroll (August 1, 1949 – September 11, 2009) was an American author, poet, autobiographer, and punk musician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jim Carroll has received more than 1,683,347 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Jim Carroll is the 2,813th most popular writer (up from 3,088th in 2019), the 3,603rd most popular biography from United States (up from 3,864th in 2019) and the 324th most popular American Writer.

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  • 23

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  • 4.03

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  • 2.99

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Jim Carroll ranks 2,813 out of 5,794Before him are Caroline Graham, Ángel de Saavedra, 3rd Duke of Rivas, Heo Nanseolheon, Henry Becque, Albert of Aix, and Phan Thi Kim Phuc. After him are Cornelius Ryan, Charles Grandison Finney, Na Hye-sok, Aleksandër Stavre Drenova, Hendrik Willem van Loon, and Sarah Fuller Flower Adams.

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Among people born in 1949, Jim Carroll ranks 189Before him are Paul Guilfoyle, Robert Palmer, Hiroji Imamura, Idir, Anne Schedeen, and Erik Estrada. After him are Trevor Jones, Zoë Wanamaker, Nancy Meyers, Jens Böhrnsen, John Madden, and Ottavia Piccolo. Among people deceased in 2009, Jim Carroll ranks 128Before him are John Hughes, Eric Woolfson, Ramaswamy Venkataraman, Oleg Yankovsky, Zbigniew Religa, and Ken Annakin. After him are Marilyn Chambers, Guillermo Endara, Alda Merini, Chuck Daly, Abdellatif Filali, and Rosanna Schiaffino.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jim Carroll ranks 3,603 out of 15,968Before him are Carl Icahn (1936), Lunalilo (1835), Jack Klugman (1922), Gregory Jarvis (1944), Nicole Scherzinger (1978), and Mitch Pileggi (1952). After him are Charles Grandison Finney (1792), Muse Watson (1948), Howard S. Becker (1928), Victor Wong (1927), Robert Gates (1943), and William Forsythe (1955).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Jim Carroll ranks 324Before him are Mickey Spillane (1918), Glen Cook (1944), Alice B. Toklas (1877), Audre Lorde (1934), Joyce Meyer (1943), and Camille Paglia (1947). After him are Charles Grandison Finney (1792), James Tiptree Jr. (1915), Andre Norton (1912), Spencer Johnson (1938), Marta Kauffman (1956), and Syd Field (1935).