Maxwell Anderson

1888 - 1959

Maxwell Anderson

James Maxwell Anderson (December 15, 1888 – February 28, 1959) was an American playwright, author, poet, journalist and lyricist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maxwell Anderson has received more than 157,922 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,463rd most popular writer.

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  • 160k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 47.52

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.69

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Maxwell Anderson ranks 3,457 out of 4,883Before him are Vicente Espinel, Hart Crane, William Steig, Glenn Greenwald, Alessandro Tassoni, and Otar Chiladze. After him are Irving Wallace, William Boyd, Peter Rosegger, Mary Norton, Ian Rankin, and Simin Daneshvar.

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Among people born in 1888, Maxwell Anderson ranks 125Before him are Kan Kikuchi, Sophus Nielsen, Marcel Jouhandeau, Edward Cook, Tom Phillips, and Marie Rambert. After him are Edith Evans, Ralph Hartley, Charles Winslow, Gladys Cooper, Bruce Fraser, 1st Baron Fraser of North Cape, and Ferdinand Bie. Among people deceased in 1959, Maxwell Anderson ranks 106Before him are Esfir Shub, Heleno de Freitas, Edmund Goulding, Roald Larsen, William D. Leahy, and Ernst Fast. After him are Eero Lehtonen, George Albert Smith, Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda, William J. Donovan, Jacob Epstein, and Boris Eikhenbaum.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Maxwell Anderson ranks 4,420 out of 12,171Before him are Terry Funk (1944), James Denton (1963), Will Rogers (1879), Edward Ruscha (1937), Wilfrid Sellars (1912), and Sean S. Cunningham (1941). After him are Shemar Moore (1970), Irving Wallace (1916), Brad Harris (1933), Kevin Schwantz (1964), Shawn Crahan (1969), and William Porter (1926).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Maxwell Anderson ranks 389Before him are Tad Williams (1957), Zane Grey (1872), Lloyd Alexander (1924), Hart Crane (1899), William Steig (1907), and Glenn Greenwald (1967). After him are Irving Wallace (1916), Joe Haldeman (1943), Bret Harte (1836), Connie Willis (1945), Ida B. Wells (1862), and Sandra Brown (1948).