Ruth Graham

1920 - 2007

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Ruth McCue Bell Graham (June 10, 1920 – June 14, 2007) was an American Christian author, most well known as the wife of evangelist Billy Graham. She was born in Qingjiang, Jiangsu, Republic of China, the second of five children. Her parents, Virginia Leftwich Bell and L. Nelson Bell, were medical missionaries at the Presbyterian Hospital 300 miles (480 km) north of Shanghai. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ruth Graham has received more than 916,003 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Ruth Graham is the 5,224th most popular writer, the 827th most popular biography from China and the 97th most popular Chinese Writer.

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  • 15

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  • 3.25

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Among writers, Ruth Graham ranks 5,224 out of 5,794Before her are John Burroughs, Pia Tafdrup, Flora Nwapa, Catherine Cookson, Kevin Kelly, and Crane Wilbur. After her are Nathaniel Parker Willis, R. D. Blackmore, Éric Vuillard, Eric Linklater, Buchi Emecheta, and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.

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Among people born in 1920, Ruth Graham ranks 332Before her are Kamisese Mara, Keith Andes, Ronald Pope, Jose Tomas Sanchez, Frances Ames, and Les Leston. After her are Noel Neill, John O'Connor, Tony Crook, Eric Brandon, Esther Rolle, and Sammy Lee. Among people deceased in 2007, Ruth Graham ranks 305Before her are Andrew Hill, Boots Randolph, F. Albert Cotton, Grégory Lemarchal, Tillie Olsen, and Ian Wallace. After her are Jack Valenti, Kenji Nagai, Craig L. Thomas, Dan Fogelberg, Charles Lane, and Janet Blair.

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In China

Among people born in China, Ruth Graham ranks 827 out of 1,186Before her are Yuja Wang (1987), Kong Linghui (1975), Jin Xing (1967), Xu Jinglei (1974), Liu Guoliang (1976), and Fan Zhiyi (1969). After her are Zhai Zhigang (1966), Ma Long (1988), Fei Junlong (1965), Chen Kun (1976), Hu Jia (1973), and Sun Yang (1991).

Among WRITERS In China

Among writers born in China, Ruth Graham ranks 97Before her are Ingrid Noll (1935), Liao Yiwu (1958), Su Tong (1963), Ha Jin (1956), Ma Jian (1953), and Chen Danqing (1953). After her are Shan Sa (1972), Woeser (1966), Ken Liu (1976), Wei Hui (1973), Han Han (1982), and Yiyun Li (1972).