Lawrence Ferlinghetti

1919 - Today

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Lawrence Monsanto Ferlinghetti (born March 24, 1919) is an American poet, painter, social activist, and the co-founder of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. He is the author of poetry, translations, fiction, theatre, art criticism, and film narration. Ferlinghetti is best known for his first collection of poems, A Coney Island of the Mind (1958), which has been translated into nine languages, with sales of more than one million copies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lawrence Ferlinghetti has received more than 611,897 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,668th most popular writer.

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  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

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Among writers, Lawrence Ferlinghetti ranks 1,665 out of 4,883Before him are Jean Chapelain, Valery Bryusov, Monique Wittig, Philemon, Richard Brautigan, and Arnaldur Indriðason. After him are Else Lasker-Schüler, Vasyl Sukhomlynsky, Mór Jókai, Sebastian Haffner, Théodore de Banville, and Emilia Pardo Bazán.

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Among people born in 1919, Lawrence Ferlinghetti ranks 72Before him are Ashraf Pahlavi, Ernst Barkmann, Kiichi Miyazawa, Frederik Pohl, Wolfgang Wagner, and Abdel Hakim Amer. After him are Merce Cunningham, Ferdinand Kübler, René Barrientos, Christoph Probst, Ginette Neveu, and José Villalonga Llorente.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lawrence Ferlinghetti ranks 1,922 out of 12,171Before him are Tonya Harding (1970), Lewis Hine (1874), Chris Cooper (1951), Richard Brautigan (1935), Gary Ridgway (1949), and Barbara Bach (1947). After him are Richie Sambora (1959), Kathleen Turner (1954), James Dwight Dana (1813), Ralph Bellamy (1904), Merce Cunningham (1919), and Josh Duhamel (1972).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Lawrence Ferlinghetti ranks 195Before him are Bob Woodward (1943), Stephen Crane (1871), Elizabeth George (1949), James Bond (1900), E. E. Cummings (1894), and Richard Brautigan (1935). After him are Agnes Smedley (1892), Dorothy Parker (1893), Henry Steel Olcott (1832), John Grinder (1940), Morgan Robertson (1861), and Cornell Woolrich (1903).