John Edward Williams

1922 - 1994

John Edward Williams

John Edward Williams (August 29, 1922 – March 3, 1994) was an American author, editor and professor. He was best known for his novels Butcher's Crossing (1960), Stoner (1965), and Augustus (1972), which won a U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Edward Williams has received more than 234,792 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,944th most popular writer.

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  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.31

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  • 2.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, John Edward Williams ranks 1,941 out of 4,883Before him are Isabella di Morra, Louis-Sébastien Mercier, Ahad Ha'am, Feng Menglong, Eugenio Barba, and Eiji Tsuburaya. After him are Émile Augier, Luciano De Crescenzo, Arctinus of Miletus, Thomas Kyd, Yoshida Kenkō, and Menander Protector.

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Among people born in 1922, John Edward Williams ranks 125Before him are Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer, Juan Antonio Bardem, Fikret Amirov, Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Jean-Pierre Rampal, and Hussein Onn. After him are Anker Jørgensen, Ivry Gitlis, Seymour Martin Lipset, Taro Kagawa, Manolis Glezos, and Paul Scofield. Among people deceased in 1994, John Edward Williams ranks 91Before him are Yevgeny Leonov, Richard Laurence Millington Synge, Olga Rubtsova, Álvaro del Portillo, Joe Pass, and John Candy. After him are Andrés Escobar, Roberto Burle Marx, Wilma Rudolph, Lindsay Anderson, Clement Greenberg, and Innokenty Smoktunovsky.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Edward Williams ranks 2,300 out of 12,171Before him are Steve Guttenberg (1958), Jedediah Smith (1799), Jermaine Jackson (1954), Elbridge Gerry (1744), Kevin Mitnick (1963), and Sofia Coppola (1971). After him are Piper Laurie (1932), James Baker (1930), Martin Chalfie (1947), Miley Cyrus (1992), Barbara Hershey (1948), and Terry Riley (1935).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, John Edward Williams ranks 226Before him are Fredric Jameson (1934), Siri Hustvedt (1955), Gene Wolfe (1931), Ross Macdonald (1915), William Peter Blatty (1928), and Suzanne Collins (1962). After him are Neil Postman (1931), Alex Haley (1921), Chuck Palahniuk (1962), Richard Bandler (1950), Voltairine de Cleyre (1866), and Alice Walker (1944).