Lloyd Alexander

1924 - 2007

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Lloyd Chudley Alexander (January 30, 1924 – May 17, 2007) was an American author of more than 40 books, primarily fantasy novels for children and young adults. Over his seven-decade career, Alexander wrote 48 books, and his work has been translated into 20 languages. His most famous work is The Chronicles of Prydain, a series of five high fantasy novels whose conclusion, The High King, was awarded the 1969 Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature. He won U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lloyd Alexander has received more than 418,959 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Lloyd Alexander is the 3,881st most popular writer (down from 3,444th in 2019), the 5,259th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,400th in 2019) and the 451st most popular American Writer.

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.07

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  • 3.64

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Lloyd Alexander ranks 3,881 out of 5,794Before him are Max Beerbohm, Ronald Knox, Federico Moccia, Milovan Glišić, Andrei Bitov, and Alessandro Tassoni. After him are Zakaria Tamer, Felix Dahn, Enric Valor i Vives, Nathanael West, Eleanor Farjeon, and Victor Pelevin.

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Among people born in 1924, Lloyd Alexander ranks 250Before him are František Vláčil, John Love, Qiao Shi, Janet Frame, Benedikt Sigurðsson Gröndal, and Fernando Romeo Lucas García. After him are Alberto Uria, Carlos Humberto Romero, Oldřich Lipský, Jane Greer, Faith Domergue, and György Lázár. Among people deceased in 2007, Lloyd Alexander ranks 201Before him are Giuseppe Baldo, Toše Proeski, Kirill Lavrov, Helmut Senekowitsch, Antonio Puerta, and Henry L. Giclas. After him are Awad Hamed al-Bandar, Paulinho de Almeida, Floyd Westerman, Stephen Fumio Hamao, Huang Ju, and Teoctist Arăpașu.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lloyd Alexander ranks 5,259 out of 15,968Before him are Louise Lasser (1939), Shonda Rhimes (1970), Arthur MacArthur Jr. (1845), Edward Chamberlin (1899), Henry L. Giclas (1910), and Stephen Krashen (1941). After him are James Franciscus (1934), Henry E. Holt (1929), Lilla Cabot Perry (1848), Ashley Tisdale (1985), Michael Eisner (1942), and Caleb Deschanel (1944).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Lloyd Alexander ranks 451Before him are Stanley G. Weinbaum (1902), Sandra Brown (1948), Mary McCarthy (1912), Larry Collins (1929), Leigh Brackett (1915), and E. B. White (1899). After him are Nathanael West (1903), C. J. Cherryh (1942), Elizabeth Strout (1956), Chester Himes (1909), Greg Bear (1951), and Lester del Rey (1915).