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 708,231 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Leon Uris is the 2,241st most popular writer (up from 2,784th in 2019), the 2,824th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,396th in 2019) and the 268th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Leon Uris ranks 2,241 out of 5,794Before him are Afanasy Fet, Frans G. Bengtsson, Zygmunt Krasiński, Quadratus of Athens, Shulamith Firestone, and Kiki Dimoula. After him are Antigonus of Carystus, Almeida Garrett, Vilhelm Moberg, Posidippus, Margit Kaffka, and Heinrich Hoffmann.

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Among people born in 1924, Leon Uris ranks 143Before him are Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, 16th Karmapa, George Segal, Charlie Munger, Mohammed Rafi, Hidemaro Watanabe, and Alexander Matrosov. After him are Motoo Kimura, Charles Bachman, Ken Tyrrell, Gohar Gasparyan, Franco Basaglia, and Friaça. Among people deceased in 2003, Leon Uris ranks 99Before him are Mohammed Dib, Tadao Horie, Donald Davidson, Mohamed Choukri, Ramón Serrano Suñer, and Martha Chase. After him are Janko Bobetko, Valeriy Brumel, Foday Sankoh, Canaan Banana, Goffredo Petrassi, and Kalpana Chawla.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Leon Uris ranks 2,824 out of 15,968Before him are Henry Wilson (1812), Gloria Grahame (1923), Charles Koch (1935), David Huddleston (1930), Jay Wright Forrester (1918), and Jim Bridger (1804). After him are Philip Kaufman (1936), John Landis (1950), Francis Preserved Leavenworth (1858), Carmen Dell'Orefice (1931), Joe Dante (1946), and John Lewis (1920).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Leon Uris ranks 268Before him are William Peter Blatty (1928), August Derleth (1909), Alfred Bester (1913), John Barth (1930), David Eddings (1931), and Fritz Leiber (1910). After him are Larry Niven (1938), S. S. Van Dine (1888), Terry Goodkind (1948), Edgar Lee Masters (1868), Harlan Coben (1962), and Stephenie Meyer (1973).