Margaret Mitchell

1900 - 1949

Margaret Mitchell

Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell (November 8, 1900 – August 16, 1949) was an American novelist and journalist. Mitchell wrote only one novel, published during her lifetime, the American Civil War-era novel Gone with the Wind, for which she won the National Book Award for Most Distinguished Novel of 1936 and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1937. In recent years long after her death, a collection of Mitchell's girlhood writings and a novella she wrote as a teenager, titled Lost Laysen, have been published. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margaret Mitchell has received more than 1,302,506 page views. Her biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 370th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Margaret Mitchell ranks 368 out of 4,883Before her are Christopher Marlowe, Constantine P. Cavafy, Johannes V. Jensen, Gertrude Stein, G. K. Chesterton, and Cornelius Nepos. After her are Jacques Prévert, Eckhart Tolle, Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark, Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Traudl Junge, and Henning Mankell.

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Among people born in 1900, Margaret Mitchell ranks 18Before her are Adolf Dassler, Dennis Gabor, Spencer Tracy, Charles Francis Richter, Vasily Chuikov, and Sándor Márai. After her are Jacques Prévert, Heinrich Müller, Hans Adolf Krebs, Urho Kekkonen, Hans Fritzsche, and Kurt Weill. Among people deceased in 1949, Margaret Mitchell ranks 7Before her are Maurice Maeterlinck, Richard Strauss, Sigrid Undset, George Gurdjieff, Georgi Dimitrov, and Edward Thorndike. After her are James Ensor, Hassan al-Banna, Friedrich Bergius, Elton Mayo, August Krogh, and Louis II, Prince of Monaco.

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Among people born in United States, Margaret Mitchell ranks 317 out of 12,171Before her are Tim Burton (1958), George Armstrong Custer (1839), Gertrude Stein (1874), Dennis Hopper (1936), Bernie Madoff (1938), and Grover Cleveland (1837). After her are Nick Nolte (1941), Richard Bach (1936), Harvey Weinstein (1952), James Fenimore Cooper (1789), Harvey Keitel (1939), and Kevin Costner (1955).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Margaret Mitchell ranks 35Before her are Raymond Chandler (1888), Napoleon Hill (1883), Henry James (1843), Dan Brown (1964), Truman Capote (1924), and Gertrude Stein (1874). After her are Richard Bach (1936), James Fenimore Cooper (1789), O. Henry (1862), Anton LaVey (1930), William S. Burroughs (1914), and Paul Auster (1947).