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Robert M. Pirsig

1928 - 2017

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Robert Maynard Pirsig (; September 6, 1928 – April 24, 2017) was an American writer and philosopher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert M. Pirsig has received more than 861,511 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Robert M. Pirsig is the 3,034th most popular writer (down from 2,726th in 2019), the 3,955th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,495th in 2019) and the 359th most popular American Writer.

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  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.55

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  • 3.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Robert M. Pirsig ranks 3,034 out of 5,755Before him are James Rollins, Fanny Crosby, Victor Segalen, Rahman Baba, Josef Jungmann, and Marie-Claire Blais. After him are Boris Pilnyak, Robert de Nola, Vladimir Sorokin, Marcel Prévost, William Smith, and Gunnar Ekelöf.

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Among people born in 1928, Robert M. Pirsig ranks 236Before him are Amata Kabua, Maynard Ferguson, Bengt Gustavsson, Robert Indiana, Juris Hartmanis, and Sohrab Sepehri. After him are Ann Morgan Guilbert, Annie Cordy, Pedro Casaldáliga, Anthony Franciosa, Torben Ulrich, and Anna Kolesárová. Among people deceased in 2017, Robert M. Pirsig ranks 197Before him are Shashi Kapoor, Peter Berling, Michael Bond, Bengt Gustavsson, Maryam Mirzakhani, and James Rosenquist. After him are Daphne Caruana Galizia, Henning Jensen, Max Gallo, Clifton James, Spencer Johnson, and Ilya Glazunov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert M. Pirsig ranks 3,955 out of 18,182Before him are Mitchell Feigenbaum (1944), David Janssen (1931), Tommy Dorsey (1905), Jennifer Lee (1971), John Carlos (1945), and Reginald VelJohnson (1952). After him are George Shultz (1920), Dave Grohl (1969), Tom Atkins (1935), Lana Wood (1946), Walter Short (1880), and Robert Mulligan (1925).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Robert M. Pirsig ranks 359Before him are Douglas Preston (1956), Betty Mahmoody (1945), Robert McKee (1941), Howard Pyle (1853), James Rollins (1961), and Fanny Crosby (1820). After him are Mercedes de Acosta (1892), Glen Cook (1944), Robert Bly (1926), Charles Grandison Finney (1792), Glen A. Larson (1937), and Gregory Benford (1941).