Katherine Anne Porter

1890 - 1980

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Katherine Anne Porter (May 15, 1890 – September 18, 1980) was an American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Katherine Anne Porter has received more than 415,281 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Katherine Anne Porter is the 3,687th most popular writer (down from 3,542nd in 2019), the 4,922nd most popular biography from United States (down from 4,582nd in 2019) and the 426th most popular American Writer.

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  • 420k

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  • 60.78

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.54

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Katherine Anne Porter ranks 3,687 out of 5,794Before her are Zofia Nałkowska, Castro Alves, Mongo Beti, Attilâ İlhan, Seymour Hersh, and Tsubouchi Shōyō. After her are Jozef Miloslav Hurban, Arnold Wesker, Gerardo Diego, Girolamo de Rada, Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, and Ildefonso Falcones.

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Among people born in 1890, Katherine Anne Porter ranks 137Before her are Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen, Moa Martinson, Tibor Szamuely, Heinrich Zimmer, Lev Chernyi, and Elmer Niklander. After her are Lauritz Melchior, Erich Weinert, Elia Abu Madi, Henri Decoin, André Gobert, and Armas Taipale. Among people deceased in 1980, Katherine Anne Porter ranks 163Before her are Ahmad Shukeiri, Boris Kaufman, Rafael Paasio, Rostislav Alexeyev, Aleksander Ford, and Nihat Erim. After her are Harri Larva, Jimmy Durante, Joseph Banks Rhine, Andrija Anković, George Pal, and Petar Trifunović.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Katherine Anne Porter ranks 4,922 out of 15,968Before her are Helen Levitt (1913), Ralph Rose (1885), Doug McClure (1935), Betsy Palmer (1926), Arthur Blake (1872), and Matisyahu (1979). After her are Richard N. Frye (1920), Ben McKenzie (1978), Saul Zaentz (1921), Mercedes Ruehl (1948), Betsy Blair (1923), and J. E. B. Stuart (1833).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Katherine Anne Porter ranks 426Before her are Francis Scott Key (1779), Connie Willis (1945), Edmund Wilson (1895), Sidney Howard (1891), Chaim Potok (1929), and Seymour Hersh (1937). After her are John Gray (1951), James Blish (1921), Reginald Rose (1920), Kim Stanley Robinson (1952), Mary Mapes Dodge (1831), and Shel Silverstein (1930).