Maxwell Anderson

1888 - 1959

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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 203,362 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Maxwell Anderson is the 3,539th most popular writer (down from 3,453rd in 2019), the 4,727th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,417th in 2019) and the 403rd most popular American Writer.

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  • 61.10

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  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.76

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  • 3.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Maxwell Anderson ranks 3,539 out of 5,794Before him are Apion, Ivanka Trump, Erri De Luca, José Cadalso, Sigbjørn Obstfelder, and Olaf Bull. After him are Jacob of Edessa, Yusuf Idris, Bernard Pivot, Nossis, Radclyffe Hall, and Elena Văcărescu.

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Among people born in 1888, Maxwell Anderson ranks 132Before him are Konstantinos Tsiklitiras, Ralph Hartley, Dan Andersson, Barry Fitzgerald, Bruce Fraser, 1st Baron Fraser of North Cape, and Elisabeth Schumann. After him are Sophus Nielsen, Frances Marion, Anna Q. Nilsson, Marcel Jouhandeau, Alexander Chayanov, and Franciszek Kleeberg. Among people deceased in 1959, Maxwell Anderson ranks 108Before him are Lou Costello, Ernst Fast, William J. Donovan, Maxie Long, Max O. Lorenz, and Fernand Bouisson. After him are Paul Rivet, Galaktion Tabidze, George Albert Smith, Edmund Ironside, 1st Baron Ironside, Heleno de Freitas, and Albert Namatjira.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Maxwell Anderson ranks 4,727 out of 15,968Before him are Bradford Dillman (1930), Eddie Slovik (1920), Ivanka Trump (1981), Francis Lane (1874), Elizabeth Mitchell (1970), and Ruth St. Denis (1879). After him are Mary Elizabeth Winstead (1984), Eric Heiden (1958), Ellen Axson Wilson (1860), Edwin Moses (1955), Van Johnson (1916), and Jean Bartik (1924).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Maxwell Anderson ranks 403Before him are Shere Hite (1942), Varian Fry (1907), David Baldacci (1960), David Foster Wallace (1962), Ralph Ellison (1914), and Ivanka Trump (1981). After him are Charlie Kaufman (1958), Robert M. Parker Jr. (1947), Charlaine Harris (1951), Walter J. Ong (1912), David Brin (1950), and Peter Straub (1943).