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 764,249 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Roger Zelazny is the 953rd most popular writer (down from 887th in 2019), the 1,043rd most popular biography from United States (down from 963rd in 2019) and the 107th most popular American 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, Roger Zelazny ranks 953 out of 5,794Before him are Valerius Maximus, Kurt Eisner, Guido Cavalcanti, Bernard Cornwell, Christoph Martin Wieland, and Harry Mulisch. After him are Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Henri Troyat, Jorge Semprún, Antonio Tabucchi, Clifford D. Simak, and Panait Istrati.

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Among people born in 1937, Roger Zelazny ranks 50Before him are Robert Lucas Jr., Avram Hershko, Jacques Santer, Paolo Conte, Andrei Konchalovsky, and Abu Nidal. After him are Ferdinand Piëch, Sigmund Jähn, Tsukasa Hosaka, Hunter S. Thompson, George Takei, and George Carlin. Among people deceased in 1995, Roger Zelazny ranks 42Before him are Pierre Schaeffer, Ștefan Kovács, Christian B. Anfinsen, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Aziz Nesin, and Rory Gallagher. After him are Gerald Durrell, U Nu, Alonzo Church, Lita Grey, Miklós Rózsa, and Rose Kennedy.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Roger Zelazny ranks 1,043 out of 15,968Before him are Buck Henry (1930), Daniel Bell (1919), Anjelica Huston (1951), Irwin Shaw (1913), Richard Barthelmess (1895), and Larry Ellison (1944). After him are Hiram Bingham III (1875), George Beadle (1903), A. L. Kroeber (1876), Jimmy Connors (1952), Scarlett Johansson (1984), and Robert Forster (1941).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Roger Zelazny ranks 107Before him are Richard Matheson (1926), Walter Lippmann (1889), Jean Webster (1876), H. L. Mencken (1880), Irving Stone (1903), and Irwin Shaw (1913). After him are Clifford D. Simak (1904), Jean M. Auel (1936), Hunter S. Thompson (1937), Clive Cussler (1931), William Gibson (1948), and Neale Donald Walsch (1943).