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 187,251 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert Sheckley is the 1,098th most popular writer (up from 1,154th in 2019), the 1,247th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,285th in 2019) and the 129th most popular American Writer.

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

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  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.05

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  • 2.88

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Among writers, Robert Sheckley ranks 1,098 out of 5,794Before him are B. H. Liddell Hart, Aron Nimzowitsch, Lobsang Rampa, Dylan Thomas, Christine Nöstlinger, and Virginia Henderson. After him are Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Marshall Rosenberg, Gottfried Benn, Martin Andersen Nexø, Gregory Skovoroda, and Pehr Henrik Ling.

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Among people born in 1928, Robert Sheckley ranks 72Before him are Colin Chapman, Carl Woese, Hardy Krüger, Herbert Kroemer, James Randi, and Tony Richardson. After him are James Garner, Lina Wertmüller, Vera Rubin, Fats Domino, Zhu Rongji, and Hans Modrow. Among people deceased in 2005, Robert Sheckley ranks 46Before him are Ahmed Deedat, Edward Heath, Akira Yoshizawa, Robert Wise, Hunter S. Thompson, and Wim Duisenberg. After him are Rosemary Kennedy, Peter Benenson, Robert Moog, Ephraim Kishon, William Westmoreland, and Gnassingbé Eyadéma.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Sheckley ranks 1,247 out of 15,968Before him are Jennifer Jones (1919), Dr. Dre (1965), Scottie Pippen (1965), Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (1959), Virginia Henderson (1897), and Trini Lopez (1937). After him are James Garner (1928), Marshall Rosenberg (1934), Stanford Moore (1913), Ron Jeremy (1953), Jerome Isaac Friedman (1930), and Rose Kennedy (1890).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Robert Sheckley ranks 129Before him are Dalton Trumbo (1905), Ken Kesey (1935), John Grisham (1955), Donna Leon (1942), Valerie Solanas (1936), and Virginia Henderson (1897). After him are Marshall Rosenberg (1934), Diana Gabaldon (1952), Noah Gordon (1926), Sam Shepard (1943), Poul Anderson (1926), and Danielle Steel (1947).