WRITER

Roger Zelazny

1937 - 1995

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Roger Joseph Zelazny (May 13, 1937 – June 14, 1995) was an American poet and writer of fantasy and science fiction short stories and novels, best known for The Chronicles of Amber. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Zelazny has received more than 845,923 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Roger Zelazny is the 935th most popular writer (up from 953rd in 2019), the 1,096th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,042nd in 2019) and the 108th most popular Writer.

Roger Zelazny is most famous for his science fiction and fantasy novels. He won the Hugo Award for best novel in 1967 for "Lord of Light" and in 1968 for "This Immortal". He won the Nebula Award for best novel in 1966 for "The Dream Master" and in 1970 for "Creatures of Light and Darkness".

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Roger Zelazny ranks 935 out of 5,755Before him are Jules Renard, James Jones, Alexandra David-Néel, Ben Jonson, Arthur Adamov, and Peter Townsend. After him are Thietmar of Merseburg, Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, Ahmad Khani, Ivan Gundulić, Jan Potocki, and Felix Salten.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1937, Roger Zelazny ranks 51Before him are Ferdinand Piëch, Thomas Pynchon, Jacques Santer, Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga, Abu Nidal, and Paolo Conte. After him are Anatoly Sobchak, Roald Hoffmann, Sajida Talfah, Hunter S. Thompson, Robert Huber, and Robin Warren. Among people deceased in 1995, Roger Zelazny ranks 42Before him are Siad Barre, Jeremy Brett, John Vincent Atanasoff, Aziz Nesin, Pierre Schaeffer, and Peter Townsend. After him are Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Rory Gallagher, Elizabeth Montgomery, Ernest Gellner, Lola Flores, and Ștefan Kovács.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Roger Zelazny ranks 1,096 out of 18,182Before him are Douglas Fairbanks (1883), Jonathan Demme (1944), James Jones (1921), Edmund Kemper (1948), Kathryn Bigelow (1951), and Sugar Ray Robinson (1921). After him are Larry Page (1973), Bob Kahn (1938), George Stinney (1929), Robin Cook (1940), Hattie McDaniel (1893), and Tom Berenger (1949).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Roger Zelazny ranks 108Before him are Clifford D. Simak (1904), John Updike (1932), John Grisham (1955), Daniel Goleman (1946), Noah Gordon (1926), and James Jones (1921). After him are Marshall Rosenberg (1934), Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840), Eleanor H. Porter (1868), Richard Matheson (1926), Stephen Crane (1871), and James Brendan Connolly (1868).