Milman Parry

1902 - 1935

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Milman Parry (June 23, 1902 – December 3, 1935) was an American Classicist whose theories on the origin of Homer's works have revolutionized Homeric studies to such a fundamental degree that he has been described as the "Darwin of Homeric studies". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Milman Parry has received more than 118,845 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Milman Parry is the 1,877th most popular religious figure (down from 1,657th in 2019), the 5,229th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,270th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular American Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Milman Parry ranks 1,877 out of 2,272Before him are Felix of Byzantium, Alexandru Todea, Reinhard Marx, Paul I of Constantinople, Philippe Ouédraogo, and Antje Jackelén. After him are Diogenes of Byzantium, Polycarpus I of Byzantium, João Braz de Aviz, Geraldo Majella Agnelo, Conrad Grebel, and Jean-Pierre Ricard.

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Among people born in 1902, Milman Parry ranks 197Before him are Sergey Lebedev, Learco Guerra, Bobby Jones, Larry Fine, Zaharia Stancu, and Stanley G. Weinbaum. After him are Alexander Abusch, David Arellano, Panagiotis Kanellopoulos, Théodore Monod, Jesús Bermúdez, and Sigizmund Levanevsky. Among people deceased in 1935, Milman Parry ranks 92Before him are Jules Cambon, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Tsubouchi Shōyō, Childe Hassam, Jackson Showalter, and Stanley G. Weinbaum. After him are Vladimir Gilyarovsky, Charles Demuth, Heinrich Schenker, Johannes Thiele, Daniel Salamanca Urey, and Gerhard Louis De Geer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Milman Parry ranks 5,229 out of 15,968Before him are Tony Visconti (1944), Stephen F. Austin (1793), Dorothy Gish (1898), Taraji P. Henson (1970), Tom Heinsohn (1934), and Laura Prepon (1980). After him are Charley Chase (1893), Larry Collins (1929), Kelly LeBrock (1960), John Kuck (1905), Dennis Franz (1944), and Michael Stuhlbarg (1968).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United States

Among religious figures born in United States, Milman Parry ranks 42Before him are William Wakefield Baum (1926), Thomas S. Monson (1927), Seraphim Rose (1934), Francis Spellman (1889), Theodore Edgar McCarrick (1930), and Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton (1757). After him are John Patrick Foley (1935), James Michael Harvey (1949), Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774), Adoniram Judson (1788), James Stafford (1932), and Lillian Disney (1899).