Robert Frost

1874 - 1963

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Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. Known for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech, Frost frequently wrote about settings from rural life in New England in the early 20th century, using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes. Frequently honored during his lifetime, Frost is the only poet to receive four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Frost has received more than 8,990,363 page views. His biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 77 in 2019). Robert Frost is the 73rd most popular writer (up from 78th in 2019), the 57th most popular biography from United States (up from 61st in 2019) and the 6th most popular American Writer.

Robert Frost is most famous for his poetry. He is often called the "poet laureate of America."

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Notable Works

Come in
North of Boston
Stanley Brown
A boy's will
Collected poems of Robert Frost


Among writers, Robert Frost ranks 73 out of 7,302Before him are Romain Rolland, Bertolt Brecht, Nikolai Gogol, Li Bai, Charles Perrault, and Milan Kundera. After him are Theodor Herzl, Jorge Luis Borges, Václav Havel, Arthur Rimbaud, Maxim Gorky, and Rainer Maria Rilke.

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Among people born in 1874, Robert Frost ranks 2Before him is Winston Churchill. After him are Guglielmo Marconi, Harry Houdini, Arnold Schoenberg, Herbert Hoover, Howard Carter, Chaim Weizmann, Ernst Cassirer, Johannes Stark, Max Scheler, and Edward Thorndike. Among people deceased in 1963, Robert Frost ranks 5Before him are John F. Kennedy, Édith Piaf, Lee Harvey Oswald, and Pope John XXIII. After him are Jean Cocteau, Georges Braque, Aldous Huxley, Robert Schuman, Ngo Dinh Diem, Tristan Tzara, and C. S. Lewis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Frost ranks 57 out of 20,380Before him are Clint Eastwood (1930), Wallis Simpson (1896), Al Gore (1948), Joseph Smith (1805), Andy Warhol (1928), and Howard Hughes (1905). After him are Henry Ford (1863), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890), John Wilkes Booth (1838), George W. Bush (1946), Bette Davis (1908), and Marlon Brando (1924).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Robert Frost ranks 6Before him are Edgar Allan Poe (1809), Ernest Hemingway (1899), H. P. Lovecraft (1890), F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896), and Mark Twain (1835). After him are Henry David Thoreau (1817), Jack London (1876), Toni Morrison (1931), Stephen King (1947), Dr. Seuss (1904), and William Faulkner (1897).