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Mavis Gallant

1922 - 2014

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Mavis Leslie de Trafford Gallant, , née Young (11 August 1922 – 18 February 2014), was a Canadian writer who spent much of her life and career in France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mavis Gallant has received more than 175,888 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Mavis Gallant is the 5,863rd most popular writer, the 645th most popular biography from Canada and the 35th most popular Canadian Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 180k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 39.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.08

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Mavis Gallant ranks 5,863 out of 5,755Before her are Naomi Novik, Claudio Rodriguez Fer, Christian Prudhomme, Saunders Lewis, Dannie Abse, and Fedor Samokhin. After her are R. S. Thomas, Shin Kyung-sook, Athol Fugard, Ellen Glasgow, John Gribbin, and Jill Abramson.

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Among people born in 1922, Mavis Gallant ranks 383Before her are Johnny Thomson, Turhan Bey, Helen Gurley Brown, Billy Liddell, Emil Wolf, and Len Lesser. After her are Edwin Thompson Jaynes, Eugenie Clark, Audrey Meadows, Jean Porter, Herb McKenley, and Kathleen Booth. Among people deceased in 2014, Mavis Gallant ranks 451Before her are Russell Johnson, Nanda, Edward Clancy, Anjali Devi, Dannie Abse, and Andriy Husin. After her are Tony Crook, Sahana Pradhan, Maicon Pereira de Oliveira, Gholam Hossein Mazloumi, Ruben Kun, and John Seigenthaler.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Mavis Gallant ranks 645 out of 1,350Before her are Chris Diamantopoulos (1975), Georges Vanier (1888), Laura Vandervoort (1984), Lexa Doig (1973), Paul Gross (1959), and Peter Jennings (1938). After her are Jessica Steen (1965), Monty Hall (1921), E. Pauline Johnson (1861), Lucile Wheeler (1935), Sidney Crosby (1987), and Eric Johnson (1979).

Among WRITERS In Canada

Among writers born in Canada, Mavis Gallant ranks 35Before her are Sven Delblanc (1931), Guy Gavriel Kay (1954), Farley Mowat (1921), George Woodcock (1912), Justine Musk (1972), and Gregory Colbert (1960). After her are E. Pauline Johnson (1861), Cory Doctorow (1971), Timothy Findley (1930), Robert C. Cooper (1968), Ed Greenwood (1959), and Geoff Ryman (1951).