S. S. Van Dine

1888 - 1939

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S. S. Van Dine (also styled S.S. Van Dine) is the pseudonym used by American art critic Willard Huntington Wright (October 15, 1888 – April 11, 1939) when he wrote detective novels. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of S. S. Van Dine has received more than 134,090 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. S. S. Van Dine is the 2,255th most popular writer, the 2,837th most popular biography from United States and the 270th most popular American Writer.

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  • 15

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  • 5.51

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  • 1.55

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Among writers, S. S. Van Dine ranks 2,255 out of 5,794Before him are Andrey Kurbsky, Sholem Asch, Apollonius Dyscolus, Jeppe Aakjær, Elena Poniatowska, and Larry Niven. After him are Eustache Deschamps, Miloš Crnjanski, Bálint Balassi, Terry Goodkind, James Boswell, and Henri Desgrange.

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Among people born in 1888, S. S. Van Dine ranks 95Before him are Roberto Assagioli, Lead Belly, Harpo Marx, Princess Helena Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Hans von Salmuth, and Paul Ramadier. After him are Du Yuesheng, Milan Stojadinović, Sigfried Giedion, Odile Defraye, Hans Graf von Sponeck, and Harald Sverdrup. Among people deceased in 1939, S. S. Van Dine ranks 59Before him are Yevgeny Miller, Franz Schmidt, Konstantin Korovin, Johann Strauss III, Xu Shichang, and Edvard Westermarck. After him are Bronisława Dłuska, Archibald Leitch, Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, Konstantin Somov, Kyōka Izumi, and Armand Călinescu.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, S. S. Van Dine ranks 2,837 out of 15,968Before him are Doyle Brunson (1933), Maggie Gyllenhaal (1977), John Milnor (1931), Marian Anderson (1897), Octavia Spencer (1972), and Larry Niven (1938). After him are Walter De Maria (1935), Dita Von Teese (1972), John B. Kelly Sr. (1889), Eva Longoria (1975), Edwin H. Land (1909), and Moses Malone (1955).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, S. S. Van Dine ranks 270Before him are Alfred Bester (1913), John Barth (1930), David Eddings (1931), Fritz Leiber (1910), Leon Uris (1924), and Larry Niven (1938). After him are Terry Goodkind (1948), Edgar Lee Masters (1868), Harlan Coben (1962), Stephenie Meyer (1973), Elmore Leonard (1925), and Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919).