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 773,159 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Robert M. Pirsig is the 2,728th most popular writer (down from 2,648th in 2019), the 3,497th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,202nd in 2019) and the 313th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Robert M. Pirsig ranks 2,728 out of 5,794Before him are May Ziade, Ibn Zaydún, Jon Fosse, Maksym Rylsky, Ford Madox Ford, and Katherine Paterson. After him are Charles Pinot Duclos, Abdurauf Fitrat, Sven Nordqvist, Miklós Radnóti, Jean Lorrain, and Janosch.

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Among people born in 1928, Robert M. Pirsig ranks 226Before him are Lennart Carleson, Marion Ross, Eric Dolphy, Jack Tramiel, Hubert Selby Jr., and Joss Ackland. After him are Paul Arizin, Pete Rademacher, Sohrab Sepehri, Ara Güler, Anthony Franciosa, and Kåre Willoch. Among people deceased in 2017, Robert M. Pirsig ranks 186Before him are Giulio Angioni, Bernard Francis Law, Gilberto Agustoni, Gastone Moschin, William Baumol, and Georgy Grechko. After him are Azzedine Alaïa, Peter Berling, Mary Tyler Moore, Spencer Johnson, Allan Holdsworth, and Hilarion Capucci.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert M. Pirsig ranks 3,497 out of 15,968Before him are Peter Senge (1947), John Henry Schwarz (1941), M. Emmet Walsh (1935), William L. Shirer (1904), Celeste Holm (1917), and Joseph A. Walker (1921). After him are Jon Krakauer (1954), Bruce Boxleitner (1950), Mae Murray (1885), Meriwether Lewis (1774), Joe Turkel (1927), and Teri Garr (1944).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Robert M. Pirsig ranks 313Before him are Annie Proulx (1935), Lois Lowry (1937), Gregory Corso (1930), Hubert Selby Jr. (1928), Joseph D. Pistone (1939), and William L. Shirer (1904). After him are L. Sprague de Camp (1907), Richard Yates (1926), Elbert Hubbard (1856), V. C. Andrews (1923), Mickey Spillane (1918), and Glen Cook (1944).