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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 270,139 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). John Grinder is the 1,966th most popular writer (down from 1,721st in 2019), the 2,553rd most popular biography from United States (down from 2,155th in 2019) and the 234th most popular American Writer.

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  • 270k

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  • 55.32

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  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, John Grinder ranks 1,966 out of 5,755Before him are Vasyl Sukhomlynsky, Alfred Bester, Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr, Countess of Ségur, Servius Sulpicius Rufus, and Piotr Skarga. After him are C. W. Ceram, Olga Rozanova, Gustav Schwab, Methodius of Olympus, Atsushi Nakajima, and Ji Kang.

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Among people born in 1940, John Grinder ranks 151Before him are Peter Diamond, Barbara Valentin, Jan Janssen, Ruth Dreifuss, Katharine Ross, and Peter Mutharika. After him are Enrico Bombieri, Franz Müntefering, Wilma Rudolph, Jill St. John, Leonard Susskind, and Petru Lucinschi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Grinder ranks 2,553 out of 18,182Before him are Shannen Doherty (1971), Sue Lyon (1946), Joe Dante (1946), Dee Dee Ramone (1951), Taylor Swift (1989), and Chris Rock (1965). After him are Don McLean (1945), Rodney Alcala (1943), William Heard Kilpatrick (1871), Ed McBain (1926), Charlie Wilson (1933), and Frank Marshall (1877).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, John Grinder ranks 234Before him are Shirley Jackson (1916), Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815), Anne Sexton (1928), Kate Millett (1934), Tony Robbins (1960), and Alfred Bester (1913). After him are Ed McBain (1926), Chuck Palahniuk (1962), Carl Sandburg (1878), Harlan Coben (1962), Michael Cunningham (1952), and Nelson Algren (1909).