Kurt Vonnegut

1922 - 2007

Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (; November 11, 1922 – April 11, 2007) was an American writer. In a career spanning over 50 years, Vonnegut published fourteen novels, three short story collections, five plays, and five works of nonfiction, with further collections being published after his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kurt Vonnegut has received more than 5,565,978 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 455th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Kurt Vonnegut ranks 452 out of 4,883Before him are Maurice Leblanc, Léopold Sédar Senghor, Saint-John Perse, Ágota Kristóf, Louise de La Vallière, and Meera. After him are Joseph Brodsky, Paul Éluard, Attar of Nishapur, Octavio Paz, Athenaeus, and Laurence Sterne.

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Among people born in 1922, Kurt Vonnegut ranks 22Before him are Aage Bohr, Erving Goffman, Pierre Cardin, Christiaan Barnard, Gérard Philipe, and Hiroo Onoda. After him are Alain Resnais, Imre Lakatos, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Otto Carius, Philip Larkin, and Hans Georg Dehmelt. Among people deceased in 2007, Kurt Vonnegut ranks 10Before him are Michelangelo Antonioni, Kurt Waldheim, Jean Baudrillard, Mstislav Rostropovich, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and Carlo Ponti. After him are Marcel Marceau, Sidney Sheldon, Paul Tibbets, Ève Curie, Maurice Béjart, and Mohammed Zahir Shah.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kurt Vonnegut ranks 412 out of 12,171Before him are Jefferson Davis (1808), John Robert Schrieffer (1931), James Buchanan (1791), Cliff Burton (1962), Alfred Kinsey (1894), and Robert Kiyosaki (1947). After him are Wilt Chamberlain (1936), Richard Stallman (1953), Edward Drinker Cope (1840), Shirley Temple (1928), Steve Ballmer (1956), and Terry Gilliam (1940).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Kurt Vonnegut ranks 48Before him are George R. R. Martin (1948), Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804), Alvin Toffler (1928), Tennessee Williams (1911), Tom Clancy (1947), and Allen Ginsberg (1926). After him are Sidney Sheldon (1917), Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811), Sylvia Plath (1932), Robert A. Heinlein (1907), Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875), and Susan Sontag (1933).