John Perry Barlow

1947 - 2018

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John Perry Barlow (October 3, 1947 – February 7, 2018) was an American poet and essayist, a cattle rancher, and a cyberlibertarian political activist who had been associated with both the Democratic and Republican parties. He was also a lyricist for the Grateful Dead and a founding member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Freedom of the Press Foundation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Perry Barlow has received more than 918,030 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. John Perry Barlow is the 5,069th most popular writer (down from 4,439th in 2019), the 9,127th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,861st in 2019) and the 705th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, John Perry Barlow ranks 5,069 out of 5,794Before him are Ann Coulter, Pavao Pavličić, Patrick Rambaud, Edwin Arlington Robinson, Philip Massinger, and Amitav Ghosh. After him are Terry Bisson, Daína Chaviano, Ravindra Prabhat, Carol Shields, Leszek Engelking, and Darya Dontsova.

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Among people born in 1947, John Perry Barlow ranks 564Before him are Stuart Baird, Clemente Mastella, Ilona Gusenbauer, Navin Ramgoolam, Onny Parun, and Rupert Holmes. After him are Boris Gulko, Gilles Duceppe, Dave Arneson, Robert Gordon, George Alec Effinger, and Guy François. Among people deceased in 2018, John Perry Barlow ranks 396Before him are Al Matthews, Albin Vidović, Carlo Vanzina, Juris Silovs, Reg E. Cathey, and Randy Weston. After him are Piotr Szulkin, Ed King, Joseph Polchinski, Peter G. Peterson, Jim Neidhart, and Katie Boyle.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Perry Barlow ranks 9,127 out of 15,968Before him are Kathryn Hahn (1974), Christian Serratos (1990), Elliot Richardson (1920), Pat Carroll (1927), Elwyn Berlekamp (1940), and Chris Elliott (1960). After him are Alma Rubens (1897), Elliott Coues (1842), Bud Houser (1901), Terry Bisson (1942), Molly Shannon (1964), and Rosalind Chao (1957).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, John Perry Barlow ranks 705Before him are Michael Chabon (1963), Richelle Mead (1976), W. S. Merwin (1927), Grace Paley (1922), Ann Coulter (1961), and Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869). After him are Terry Bisson (1942), Carol Shields (1935), Damon Runyon (1880), Terry Southern (1924), Ransom Riggs (1979), and George Alec Effinger (1947).

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