John Perkins

1945 - Today

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John Perkins (born January 28, 1945) is an American author. His best known book is Confessions of an Economic Hit Man (2004), in which Perkins claims to have played a role in an alleged process of economic colonization of Third World countries on behalf of what he portrays as a cabal of corporations, banks, and the United States government. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Perkins has received more than 27,387 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). John Perkins is the 3,000th most popular writer (down from 2,814th in 2019), the 3,870th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,445th in 2019) and the 347th most popular American Writer.

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  • 21

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  • 4.49

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  • 2.71

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Among writers, John Perkins ranks 3,000 out of 5,794Before him are Eric Carle, Andrew Lang, Olha Kobylianska, Augustus, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Claude Favre de Vaugelas, and Maurice Scève. After him are John Evelyn, Vince Gilligan, Fritz Reuter, Kjeld Abell, Naomi Klein, and Francis Beaumont.

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Among people born in 1945, John Perkins ranks 213Before him are John Doman, Edoardo Reja, Bob Seger, Barry Bostwick, Svetlana Gerasimenko, and Driss Jettou. After him are Vernon Wells, Francesca Annis, Joanna Cassidy, John Leslie, Werner Schroeter, and Bob Klose.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Perkins ranks 3,870 out of 15,968Before him are James Turrell (1943), Richard C. Tolman (1881), Carlos Lopes (1947), Tony Goldwyn (1960), Eric Dane (1972), and Virginia Madsen (1961). After him are Mike Porcaro (1955), Vince Gilligan (1967), Milt Jackson (1923), Patrick Wayne (1939), Randall Duk Kim (1943), and Jeff Fahey (1952).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, John Perkins ranks 347Before him are Lilian Jackson Braun (1913), Charles Brockden Brown (1771), Hal Clement (1922), Wallace Stevens (1879), Steve Berry (1955), and Eric Carle (1929). After him are Vince Gilligan (1967), Henry Kuttner (1915), James A. Michener (1907), Gregory Benford (1941), Ron Kovic (1946), and R. A. Salvatore (1959).