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Robert Sheckley

1928 - 2005

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Robert Sheckley (July 16, 1928 – December 9, 2005) was an American writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Sheckley has received more than 241,156 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Robert Sheckley is the 1,325th most popular writer (down from 1,098th in 2019), the 1,660th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,246th in 2019) and the 158th most popular American Writer.

Robert Sheckley is most famous for his satirical science fiction short stories.

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  • 240k

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  • 58.71

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  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.42

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.92

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Robert Sheckley ranks 1,325 out of 5,755Before him are Joachim Fest, Daniil Kharms, Ibn al-Nadim, Magda Szabó, Stéphane Hessel, and Kjell Askildsen. After him are Hayim Nahman Bialik, Cees Nooteboom, Don DeLillo, Konstantin Simonov, Xavier de Maistre, and Siegfried Kracauer.

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Among people born in 1928, Robert Sheckley ranks 96Before him are James Earl Ray, Musa al-Sadr, Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Cy Twombly, Hans Modrow, and Walter Mondale. After him are Sol LeWitt, Arman, Christa Ludwig, Edward Albee, Joe Jackson, and Seymour Papert. Among people deceased in 2005, Robert Sheckley ranks 57Before him are Rosemary Kennedy, Emmanuelle Arsan, John DeLorean, Barbara Bel Geddes, Gnassingbé Eyadéma, and William Westmoreland. After him are Arman, Victoria de los Ángeles, Dana Elcar, Urie Bronfenbrenner, Will Eisner, and Robert Moog.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Sheckley ranks 1,660 out of 18,182Before him are Peter Dinklage (1969), Veronica Lake (1922), Wes Studi (1947), Mildred Harris (1901), John Fogerty (1945), and Jennifer Lawrence (1990). After him are Chuck Yeager (1923), (1975), Don DeLillo (1936), Dave Mustaine (1961), Alan Kay (1940), and Frank Stella (1936).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Robert Sheckley ranks 158Before him are Valerie Solanas (1936), Anthony Bourdain (1956), R. L. Stine (1943), Robin Hobb (1952), James Baldwin (1924), and Henry Steel Olcott (1832). After him are Don DeLillo (1936), Robert Bloch (1917), Joyce Carol Oates (1938), William Styron (1925), Samuel R. Delany (1942), and James Oliver Curwood (1878).