Napoleon Hill

1883 - 1970

Napoleon Hill

Oliver Napoleon Hill (born October 26, 1883 – November 8, 1970) was an American self-help author. He is known best for his book Think and Grow Rich (1937) which is among the 10 best selling self-help books of all time. Hill's works insisted that fervid expectations are essential to improving one's life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Napoleon Hill has received more than 1,741,906 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 337th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Napoleon Hill ranks 335 out of 4,883Before him are André Malraux, Archilochus, Apollonius of Rhodes, Heinrich von Kleist, Valmiki, and Marguerite Yourcenar. After him are Arthur Schnitzler, Claude Simon, Ali-Shir Nava'i, Arion, Jean Genet, and Heinrich Mann.

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Among people born in 1883, Napoleon Hill ranks 16Before him are Nikos Kazantzakis, Jaroslav Hašek, Victor Francis Hess, Lev Kamenev, José Ortega y Gasset, and Morihei Ueshiba. After him are Pierre Laval, Georgios Papanikolaou, Grigory Zinoviev, Clement Attlee, Celâl Bayar, and Otto Heinrich Warburg. Among people deceased in 1970, Napoleon Hill ranks 19Before him are Hjalmar Schacht, Nelly Sachs, Mark Rothko, François Mauriac, Shmuel Yosef Agnon, and Paul Celan. After him are Édouard Daladier, Semyon Timoshenko, Rudolf Carnap, C. V. Raman, Peter II of Yugoslavia, and Otto Heinrich Warburg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Napoleon Hill ranks 283 out of 12,171Before him are Calvin Coolidge (1872), Aretha Franklin (1942), Bruce Springsteen (1949), Norbert Wiener (1894), Ed Gein (1906), and Ray Kroc (1902). After him are Eleanor Roosevelt (1884), Burt Lancaster (1913), Claude Shannon (1916), Spencer Tracy (1900), Marvin Gaye (1939), and Paul Samuelson (1915).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Napoleon Hill ranks 30Before him are Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803), Arthur Miller (1915), Emily Dickinson (1830), Mario Puzo (1920), Philip Roth (1933), and Raymond Chandler (1888). After him are Henry James (1843), Dan Brown (1964), Truman Capote (1924), Gertrude Stein (1874), Margaret Mitchell (1900), and Richard Bach (1936).