Leon Uris

1924 - 2003

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Leon Marcus Uris (August 3, 1924 – June 21, 2003) was an American author of historical fiction who wrote many bestselling books including Exodus (published in 1958) and Trinity (published in 1976). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leon Uris has received more than 776,036 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Leon Uris is the 2,825th most popular writer (down from 2,240th in 2019), the 3,690th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,823rd in 2019) and the 338th most popular Writer.

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  • 28

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  • 3.69

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Among writers, Leon Uris ranks 2,825 out of 5,755Before him are H.D., Jean Ray, Miguel Torga, Józef Czapski, Fatma Aliye Topuz, and Giovanni Pontano. After him are Walter Pater, Ouida, Shaul Tchernichovsky, Abdullah Abdul Kadir, Andre Norton, and Lucia Berlin.

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Among people born in 1924, Leon Uris ranks 183Before him are Michel Constantin, Viktor Astafyev, Grégoire Kayibanda, Basil Bernstein, Sylvia Miles, and Jean Laplanche. After him are S. N. Goenka, Olivier Gendebien, Élias Sarkis, Arthur Janov, Yuri Orlov, and Rudolf Barshai. Among people deceased in 2003, Leon Uris ranks 126Before him are Julinho, Eugenio Monti, Hal Clement, Robert Stack, Canaan Banana, and Giorgio Gaber. After him are Prince Carl Bernadotte, Robert Brown, Jean Yanne, Constantin Dăscălescu, Noel Redding, and Hans Hotter.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Leon Uris ranks 3,690 out of 18,182Before him are Cherry Jones (1956), Stewart Copeland (1952), Marc Mitscher (1887), Josh Holloway (1969), Dean Jones (1931), and Joe Johnston (1950). After him are Vitas Gerulaitis (1954), John Leslie (1945), Adolphe Menjou (1890), Andre Norton (1912), Lucia Berlin (1936), and Harold Arlen (1905).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Leon Uris ranks 338Before him are David Eddings (1931), Laura Bridgman (1829), Alice B. Toklas (1877), Vonda N. McIntyre (1948), Hubert Selby Jr. (1928), and H.D. (1886). After him are Andre Norton (1912), Lucia Berlin (1936), Katherine Jackson (1930), James A. Michener (1907), Booker T. Washington (1856), and Andrea Dworkin (1946).