Laura Ingalls Wilder

1867 - 1957

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder (February 7, 1867 – February 10, 1957) was an American writer known for the Little House on the Prairie series of children's books, published between 1932 and 1943, which were based on her childhood in a settler and pioneer family.During the 1970s and early 1980s, the television series Little House on the Prairie was loosely based on the Little House books, and starred Melissa Gilbert as Laura and Michael Landon as her father, Charles Ingalls. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Laura Ingalls Wilder has received more than 4,487,694 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 702nd most popular writer.

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Among writers, Laura Ingalls Wilder ranks 699 out of 4,883Before her are Pavel Jozef Šafárik, Emilio Salgari, Antoine Galland, John Irving, Pietro Bembo, and Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire. After her are Iris Murdoch, Odysseas Elytis, Aratus, Sayat-Nova, Hugo Ball, and Pietro Metastasio.

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Among people born in 1867, Laura Ingalls Wilder ranks 22Before her are Johannes Fibiger, Enrique Granados, Prince Maximilian of Baden, Maxime Weygand, Władysław Reymont, and Irving Fisher. After her are Hector Guimard, Rubén Darío, Umberto Giordano, Joseph Maria Olbrich, Alexander Parvus, and Percy Fawcett. Among people deceased in 1957, Laura Ingalls Wilder ranks 27Before her are Heinrich Otto Wieland, Alfred Döblin, Irving Langmuir, Curzio Malaparte, František Kupka, and Jože Plečnik. After her are Eliot Ness, Heinrich Hoffmann, Erich von Stroheim, Joseph McCarthy, Maurice Garin, and Richard E. Byrd.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Laura Ingalls Wilder ranks 726 out of 12,171Before her are John Young (1930), Telly Savalas (1922), John Huston (1906), Michio Kaku (1947), John L. Hall (1934), and Roy J. Glauber (1925). After her are Monica Lewinsky (1973), Val Logsdon Fitch (1923), Tippi Hedren (1930), Wes Craven (1939), Muddy Waters (1913), and Vincent du Vigneaud (1901).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Laura Ingalls Wilder ranks 76Before her are Neal Cassady (1926), John Jacob Astor IV (1864), Stephen Covey (1932), William Saroyan (1908), Patricia Highsmith (1921), and John Irving (1942). After her are Robert E. Howard (1906), Dalton Trumbo (1905), Harriet Tubman (1820), John Fante (1909), Michael Crichton (1942), and Thomas Pynchon (1937).