Rufus Wilmot Griswold

1815 - 1857

Rufus Wilmot Griswold

Rufus Wilmot Griswold (February 13, 1815 – August 27, 1857) was an American anthologist, editor, poet, and critic. Born in Vermont, Griswold left home when he was 15 years old. He worked as a journalist, editor, and critic in Philadelphia, New York City, and elsewhere. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rufus Wilmot Griswold has received more than 205,277 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,219th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Rufus Wilmot Griswold ranks 4,212 out of 4,883Before him are Daniel Quinn, Terence Rattigan, Manuel Curros Enríquez, Marmaduke Pickthall, Éric Zemmour, and Luigi Galleani. After him are Cyril Collard, Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi, Howard Jacobson, Virginie Despentes, Scott O'Dell, and Colm Tóibín.

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Among people born in 1815, Rufus Wilmot Griswold ranks 59Before him are Paul Rudolf von Bilguer, John McDouall Stuart, Ferdinando Petruccelli della Gattina, Edward John Eyre, Henry Halleck, and James Legge. After him are Richard Henry Dana Jr. and Edward James Roye. Among people deceased in 1857, Rufus Wilmot Griswold ranks 47Before him are Manuel José Quintana, Johann Friedrich Naumann, Johann Schweigger, William L. Marcy, Gulab Singh, and Louis McLane. After him are Elisha Kent Kane and David Thompson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rufus Wilmot Griswold ranks 6,598 out of 12,171Before him are Julieta Venegas (1970), Cy Young (1928), Danny Lloyd (1972), H. R. Haldeman (1926), Gladys George (1904), and Allen Collins (1952). After him are Method Man (1971), Nils Lofgren (1951), Jimmy Hart (1943), Sam Snead (1912), Richard Kind (1956), and Martin Dempsey (1952).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Rufus Wilmot Griswold ranks 523Before him are John Berryman (1914), Amy Tan (1952), Ernie Pyle (1900), Avram Davidson (1923), Stephen Hunter (1946), and Daniel Quinn (1935). After him are Nicholas Meyer (1945), Joel Chandler Harris (1848), Robert Bly (1926), Kathy Acker (1947), Zitkala-Sa (1876), and Tobias Wolff (1945).