John Grinder

1940 - Today

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John Thomas Grinder Jr. ( GRIN-dər; born January 10, 1940) is an American linguist, author, management consultant, trainer and speaker. Grinder is credited with co-creating neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) with Richard Bandler. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Grinder has received more than 248,606 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). John Grinder is the 1,722nd most popular writer (down from 1,703rd in 2019), the 2,156th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,973rd in 2019) and the 203rd most popular American Writer.

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  • 66.52

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.15

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  • 1.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, John Grinder ranks 1,722 out of 5,794Before him are Thomas Keneally, Eino Leino, Fredric Jameson, Juan Donoso Cortés, Gaius Julius Solinus, and Ted Hughes. After him are Otfried Preußler, Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de Genlis, Shen Yue, Dora d'Istria, Rainis, and David Lodge.

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Among people born in 1940, John Grinder ranks 135Before him are John Havlicek, Ricky Nelson, Max Mosley, Annie Ernaux, Joseph L. Goldstein, and Jerzy Buzek. After him are Jan Janssen, Iva Zanicchi, Taihō Kōki, Peter Diamond, Denny Doherty, and Peter Mutharika.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Grinder ranks 2,156 out of 15,968Before him are Michael P. Anderson (1959), Fredric Jameson (1934), Agnes Moorehead (1900), Victor Mature (1913), Ruth Gordon (1896), and Richard Kuklinski (1935). After him are Stevie Nicks (1948), Michael Jeter (1952), Wes Anderson (1969), George Strait (1952), Ray Harryhausen (1920), and Dick York (1928).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, John Grinder ranks 203Before him are James B. Donovan (1916), Ivy Lee (1877), Nora Roberts (1950), E. E. Cummings (1894), Terry Brooks (1944), and Fredric Jameson (1934). After him are Djuna Barnes (1892), David Woodard (1964), Siri Hustvedt (1955), Betty Friedan (1921), Langston Hughes (1902), and Raymond E. Feist (1945).