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Nathaniel Parker Willis

1806 - 1867

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Nathaniel Parker Willis (January 20, 1806 – January 20, 1867), also known as N. P. Willis, was an American author, poet and editor who worked with several notable American writers including Edgar Allan Poe and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. He became the highest-paid magazine writer of his day. His brother was the composer Richard Storrs Willis and his sister Sara wrote under the name Fanny Fern. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nathaniel Parker Willis has received more than 107,369 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Nathaniel Parker Willis is the 5,225th most popular writer, the 10,054th most popular biography from United States and the 765th most popular American Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Nathaniel Parker Willis ranks 5,225 out of 5,794Before him are Pia Tafdrup, Flora Nwapa, Catherine Cookson, Kevin Kelly, Crane Wilbur, and Ruth Graham. After him are R. D. Blackmore, Éric Vuillard, Eric Linklater, Buchi Emecheta, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, and Joumana Haddad.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1806, Nathaniel Parker Willis ranks 50Before him are George Newbold Lawrence, Aristeidis Moraitinis, Manuel Ignacio de Vivanco, Matthew Fontaine Maury, Leonidas Polk, and Henry Kellett. After him is William P. Fessenden. Among people deceased in 1867, Nathaniel Parker Willis ranks 49Before him are Phan Thanh Giản, Artur Grottger, Santiago Derqui, José Mariano Salas, Prideaux John Selby, and Sterling Price.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Nathaniel Parker Willis ranks 10,054 out of 15,968Before him are Crane Wilbur (1886), Preston Foster (1900), Commodore Cochran (1902), Bill Thompson (1913), Robert J. Walker (1801), and Ed Boon (1964). After him are Alexandra Silk (1963), Omarosa Manigault Newman (1974), David Leitch (1975), Clyde McPhatter (1932), Devon (1977), and Charles W. Juels (1944).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Nathaniel Parker Willis ranks 765Before him are William H. Gass (1924), Lyman Abbott (1835), Anna Todd (1989), John Burroughs (1837), Kevin Kelly (1952), and Crane Wilbur (1886). After him are Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896), Tracy Hickman (1955), Alexei Panshin (1940), Forrest J Ackerman (1916), William Kennedy (1928), and Holly Black (1971).