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Keigo Higashino

1958 - Today

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Keigo Higashino (Japanese: 東野 圭吾, Hepburn: Higashino Keigo, born February 4, 1958) is a Japanese author chiefly known for his mystery novels. He served as the 13th President of Mystery Writers of Japan from 2009 to 2013. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Keigo Higashino has received more than 581,221 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Keigo Higashino is the 2,405th most popular writer (up from 2,771st in 2019), the 711th most popular biography from Japan (up from 804th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular Japanese Writer.

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  • 580k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 53.71

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.29

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.84

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Keigo Higashino ranks 2,405 out of 5,755Before him are Ğabdulla Tuqay, Guido Guinizelli, Parthenius of Nicaea, Kyōka Izumi, Siri Hustvedt, and Péter Esterházy. After him are Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa, Mihail Sadoveanu, Menasseh Ben Israel, T. H. White, Alfonso Sastre, and John Webster.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1958, Keigo Higashino ranks 76Before him are Miranda Richardson, Peter Capaldi, Ghassan Massoud, Rachid Taha, Limahl, and Nikki Sixx. After him are Cornelia Funke, Riccardo Paletti, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Alessandro Baricco, Fiona Shaw, and Anne Holt.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Keigo Higashino ranks 711 out of 6,048Before him are Kanō Eitoku (1543), Torii Kiyonaga (1752), Hakuin Ekaku (1686), Shinya Yamanaka (1962), Kyōka Izumi (1873), and Takehiko Kawanishi (1938). After him are Emperor En'yū (959), Eiji Toyoda (1913), Shunsuke Kikuchi (1931), Shintaro Katsu (1931), Hayashi Razan (1583), and Naoko Takeuchi (1967).

Among WRITERS In Japan

Among writers born in Japan, Keigo Higashino ranks 52Before him are Katsu Kaishū (1823), Ki no Tsurayuki (866), Ueda Akinari (1734), Izumi Shikibu (976), Kakinomoto no Hitomaro (662), and Kyōka Izumi (1873). After him are Okakura Kakuzō (1862), Amélie Nothomb (1967), Ryōkan (1758), Ariwara no Narihira (825), Taisen Deshimaru (1914), and Yasutaka Tsutsui (1934).