Raymond Carver

1938 - 1988

Raymond Carver

Raymond Clevie Carver Jr. (May 25, 1938 – August 2, 1988) was an American short story writer and poet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raymond Carver has received more than 1,217,109 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 746th most popular writer.

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  • 62.37

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  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Raymond Carver ranks 743 out of 4,883Before him are Verner von Heidenstam, Tirso de Molina, Elisabeth of Wied, Artemidorus, Faxian, and John Dos Passos. After him are L. Frank Baum, Klaus Mann, Berossus, Jean de La Bruyère, Yanka Kupala, and Christa Wolf.

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Among people born in 1938, Raymond Carver ranks 42Before him are Fuad Masum, Robert Nozick, Jean Giraud, Jean Seberg, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and Kurt Wüthrich. After him are Ben E. King, Diana Rigg, Abulfaz Elchibey, Marina Vlady, Jiří Menzel, and István Szabó. Among people deceased in 1988, Raymond Carver ranks 16Before him are Isidor Isaac Rabi, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Roy Orbison, Kim Philby, Chiang Ching-kuo, and Felix Wankel. After him are Virginia Satir, Valerie Solanas, John Holmes, André Frédéric Cournand, Raj Kapoor, and Clifford D. Simak.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Raymond Carver ranks 781 out of 12,171Before him are Richard Dean Anderson (1950), Vivian Maier (1926), Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (1921), Katherine Johnson (1918), John Dos Passos (1896), and Mickey Rooney (1920). After him are L. Frank Baum (1856), Jean Harlow (1911), Jerry Lee Lewis (1935), Luke Perry (1966), Herbert Spencer Gasser (1888), and H. H. Holmes (1861).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Raymond Carver ranks 85Before him are Harriet Tubman (1820), John Fante (1909), Michael Crichton (1942), Thomas Pynchon (1937), Anne Rice (1941), and John Dos Passos (1896). After him are L. Frank Baum (1856), Maya Angelou (1928), Virginia Satir (1916), Joseph Campbell (1904), Solomon Northup (1808), and William Gibson (1948).