Ray Bradbury

1920 - 2012

Ray Bradbury

Ray Douglas Bradbury (; August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012) was an American author and screenwriter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ray Bradbury has received more than 3,779,546 page views. His biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 174th most popular writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 3.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 73.04

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 85

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.79

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.51

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Page views of Ray Bradburies by language


Among writers, Ray Bradbury ranks 172 out of 4,883Before him are Menander, Geoffrey Chaucer, Herman Melville, Yasunari Kawabata, Eugène Ionesco, and Terence. After him are Dale Carnegie, Joseph Conrad, John the Evangelist, Mikhail Bulgakov, Ferdowsi, and François-René de Chateaubriand.

Most Popular Writers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1920, Ray Bradbury ranks 6Before him are Pope John Paul II, Federico Fellini, Isaac Asimov, Yul Brynner, and Charles Bukowski. After him are Toshiro Mifune, Rosalind Franklin, Mario Puzo, Farouk of Egypt, Paul Celan, and Javier Pérez de Cuéllar. Among people deceased in 2012, Ray Bradbury ranks 2Before him is Neil Armstrong. After him are Oscar Niemeyer, Norodom Sihanouk, Wisława Szymborska, Whitney Houston, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Yitzhak Shamir, Ahmed Ben Bella, Eric Hobsbawm, Jon Lord, and Theo Angelopoulos.

Others Born in 1920

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2012

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Ray Bradbury ranks 129 out of 12,171Before him are Nicolas Cage (1964), Jesse Owens (1913), Vince McMahon (1945), Will Smith (1968), Charles Bronson (1921), and Herman Melville (1819). After him are Amelia Earhart (1897), Dale Carnegie (1888), Phineas Gage (1823), James Watson (1928), Henry Fonda (1905), and Coen brothers (null).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Ray Bradbury ranks 13Before him are Stephen King (1947), John Steinbeck (1902), H. P. Lovecraft (1890), William Faulkner (1897), Dr. Seuss (1904), and Herman Melville (1819). After him are Dale Carnegie (1888), Coen brothers (null), J. D. Salinger (1919), Walt Whitman (1819), Henry David Thoreau (1817), and Pearl S. Buck (1892).