Philip Agee

1935 - 2008

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Philip Burnett Franklin Agee (; January 19, 1935 – January 7, 2008) was a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) case officer and writer of the 1975 book, Inside the Company: CIA Diary, detailing his experiences in the CIA. Agee joined the CIA in 1957, and over the following decade had postings in Washington, D.C., Ecuador, Uruguay and Mexico. After resigning from the Agency in 1968, he became a leading opponent of CIA practices. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philip Agee has received more than 314,903 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Philip Agee is the 4,544th most popular writer (down from 4,274th in 2019), the 6,742nd most popular biography from United States (up from 6,909th in 2019) and the 559th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Philip Agee ranks 4,544 out of 5,794Before him are Arvid August Afzelius, Stratis Myrivilis, Villy Sørensen, Sofi Oksanen, José Craveirinha, and Mats Wahl. After him are Terenci Moix, René Boylesve, Svetlana Velmar-Janković, Ahlam Mosteghanemi, Isabelle Collin Dufresne, and József Bajza.

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Among people born in 1935, Philip Agee ranks 309Before him are Daniel Quinn, Paul A. Rothchild, Moisés Solana, Anne Treisman, Barry McGuire, and Hubert Hahne. After him are Isabelle Collin Dufresne, Henning Enoksen, Vladimir Levenshtein, Ingrid Noll, Leo Falcam, and Elisabeth Rehn. Among people deceased in 2008, Philip Agee ranks 226Before him are Wu Xueqian, Neil Bartlett, Cachao, Olga Lepeshinskaya, Brad Renfro, and Esbjörn Svensson. After him are Nunzio Gallo, Neal Hefti, Judah Folkman, Anita Page, Ernesto Corripio y Ahumada, and René Harris.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Philip Agee ranks 6,742 out of 15,968Before him are Chet Walker (1940), Richard Hell (1949), Billy Campbell (1959), Faye Grant (1957), Russell Westbrook (1988), and Anthony Denison (1949). After him are Memphis Minnie (1897), Daniel Johnston (1961), Samuel Eliot Morison (1887), Tera Patrick (1976), Dominique Dunne (1959), and Horace Mann (1796).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Philip Agee ranks 559Before him are Patrick Rothfuss (1973), John Gardner (1933), Marc Okrand (1948), Elizabeth Gilbert (1969), Stephen Hunter (1946), and Richard Scarry (1919). After him are William Cullen Bryant (1794), Warren Farrell (1943), Robert Charles Wilson (1953), Russell Banks (1940), Eve Ensler (1953), and Ben Bova (1932).