Richard Henry Dana Jr.

1815 - 1882

Richard Henry Dana Jr.

For other men with the same name, see: Richard Henry Dana (disambiguation).Richard Henry Dana Jr. (August 1, 1815 – January 6, 1882) was an American lawyer and politician from Massachusetts, a descendant of a colonial family, who gained renown as the author of the classic American memoir Two Years Before the Mast. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Henry Dana Jr. has received more than 97,797 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,406th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Richard Henry Dana Jr. ranks 4,399 out of 4,883Before him are Judy Blume, Reki Kawahara, Paul Klebnikov, Sebastian Bieniek, Alex Garland, and Alain LeRoy Locke. After him are Tim Kring, David Mitchell, Henry Vaughan, Edmund Gosse, Paddy Chayefsky, and Thomas Lodge.

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Among people born in 1815, Richard Henry Dana Jr. ranks 60Before him are John McDouall Stuart, Ferdinando Petruccelli della Gattina, Edward John Eyre, Henry Halleck, James Legge, and Rufus Wilmot Griswold. After him is Edward James Roye. Among people deceased in 1882, Richard Henry Dana Jr. ranks 59Before him are Ernest Courtot de Cissey, Charles Wyville Thomson, William Shanks, Henry Cole, William Harrison Ainsworth, and James Spriggs Payne. After him is Edward Bouverie Pusey.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Henry Dana Jr. ranks 7,553 out of 12,171Before him are Elvin Bishop (1942), Evan Handler (1961), Grady Booch (1955), Michael Oher (1986), Nicholas Brendon (1971), and Alain LeRoy Locke (1885). After him are Aida Turturro (1962), Walter Becker (1950), Katee Sackhoff (1980), Adam Arkin (1956), Eric Christian Olsen (1977), and Teri Polo (1969).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Richard Henry Dana Jr. ranks 571Before him are Michael Shermer (1954), D. B. Weiss (1971), William Wallace Denslow (1856), Judy Blume (null), Paul Klebnikov (1963), and Alain LeRoy Locke (1885). After him are Tim Kring (1957), Paddy Chayefsky (1923), Richelle Mead (1976), William Inge (1913), Kathryn Stockett (1969), and Robert E. Sherwood (1896).