Robert James Waller

1939 - 2017

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Robert James Waller (August 1, 1939 – March 10, 2017) was an American author best known for The Bridges of Madison County, an enormously successful book in 1993. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert James Waller has received more than 222,426 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Robert James Waller is the 1,943rd most popular writer (up from 2,394th in 2019), the 2,444th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,861st in 2019) and the 229th most popular American Writer.

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  • 25

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  • 6.34

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  • 2.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Robert James Waller ranks 1,943 out of 5,794Before him are Eduard Uspensky, Tin Ujević, Michael Cunningham, Christy Brown, Guido Adler, and Israel Joshua Singer. After him are John W. Campbell, Yasutaka Tsutsui, Rhonda Byrne, Ana María Matute, Elsa Beskow, and Zinaida Gippius.

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Among people born in 1939, Robert James Waller ranks 129Before him are Karen Black, Leo Brouwer, Tarcisio Burgnich, Paul Sorvino, Norman Davies, and Kim Jae-ryong. After him are Enrico Albertosi, Boris Kolker, Peppino di Capri, Russell Means, Zenon Grocholewski, and Ariane Mnouchkine. Among people deceased in 2017, Robert James Waller ranks 121Before him are Juan Goytisolo, Richard Anderson, Bill Paxton, Tsutomu Hata, Hans Schäfer, and Anne Golon. After him are Quett Masire, Lyudmila Chernykh, Félix Mourinho, Michael Parks, Christine Kaufmann, and Kate Millett.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert James Waller ranks 2,444 out of 15,968Before him are Donald O'Connor (1925), Milton Glaser (1929), Michael Cunningham (1952), Robert F. Engle (1942), Abe Vigoda (1921), and David Lane (1938). After him are John W. Campbell (1910), Craig Venter (1946), Stephen Lang (1952), Barbara Hershey (1948), Elizabeth Warren (1949), and Brent Spiner (1949).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Robert James Waller ranks 229Before him are Lady Randolph Churchill (1854), Clarissa Pinkola Estés (1945), Theodore Sturgeon (1918), Edward Bunker (1933), Charles Berlitz (1913), and Michael Cunningham (1952). After him are John W. Campbell (1910), Archibald Gracie IV (1858), Kathy Reichs (1948), Suzanne Collins (1962), Anne Sexton (1928), and Joan Didion (1934).