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Marilyn vos Savant

1946 - Today

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Marilyn vos Savant (; born Marilyn Mach; 1946) is an American magazine columnist, author, lecturer, and playwright. She was listed as having the highest recorded intelligence quotient (IQ) in the Guinness Book of Records, a competitive category the publication has since retired. Since 1986, she has written "Ask Marilyn", a Parade magazine Sunday column wherein she solves puzzles and answers questions on various subjects. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marilyn vos Savant has received more than 2,700,486 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Marilyn vos Savant is the 1,514th most popular writer (down from 1,308th in 2019), the 1,861st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,493rd in 2019) and the 177th most popular American Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Marilyn vos Savant ranks 1,514 out of 5,794Before her are Avianus, Joseph Joubert, Alexander Grin, Salawat Yulayev, Donald E. Westlake, and René Char. After her are Ramón del Valle-Inclán, Wolfgang Borchert, Ole Nydahl, Natalie Clifford Barney, Marin Držić, and Ahmad ibn Mājid.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1946, Marilyn vos Savant ranks 104Before her are Alan Jones, Stefania Sandrelli, Pete Postlethwaite, Kim Kyong-hui, Marisa Paredes, and Robert Reich. After her are Paul L. Modrich, Thongloun Sisoulith, Rebiya Kadeer, Robert J. Shiller, Gerard 't Hooft, and Robby Krieger.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Marilyn vos Savant ranks 1,861 out of 15,968Before her are Sam Waterston (1940), Diane Lane (1965), Donald E. Westlake (1933), Russell Alan Hulse (1950), Michael Bay (1965), and Viola Davis (1965). After her are Clair Cameron Patterson (1922), Edward B. Lewis (1918), Richard Rodgers (1902), Beyoncé (1981), Luis Walter Alvarez (1911), and Selena (1971).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Marilyn vos Savant ranks 177Before her are Philip José Farmer (1918), Jane Jacobs (1916), Samuel R. Delany (1942), Robert Wilson (1941), Patricia Cornwell (1956), and Donald E. Westlake (1933). After her are Natalie Clifford Barney (1876), Cornell Woolrich (1903), Elizabeth George (1949), Robert Silverberg (1935), John Edward Williams (1922), and Marion Zimmer Bradley (1930).

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