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Shere Hite

1942 - 2020

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Shere Hite (; November 2, 1942 – September 9, 2020) was an American-born German sex educator and feminist. Her sexological work focused primarily on female sexuality. Hite built upon biological studies of sex by Masters and Johnson and by Alfred Kinsey and was the author of The Hite Report on Female Sexuality. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shere Hite has received more than 546,192 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Shere Hite is the 2,555th most popular writer (up from 3,486th in 2019), the 3,297th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,643rd in 2019) and the 299th most popular American Writer.

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  • 25

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  • 5.79

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  • 2.72

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Among writers, Shere Hite ranks 2,555 out of 5,755Before her are Lu Ji, Budd Schulberg, Yasutaka Tsutsui, Anne Holt, Renaud Camus, and Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen. After her are Bion of Smyrna, Albert Cossery, André Salmon, Apollonius Dyscolus, Jean Lorrain, and Karin Fossum.

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Among people born in 1942, Shere Hite ranks 228Before her are Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Vladimír Dzurilla, Dennis Meadows, Jorge Ben, Eliso Virsaladze, and Martin Rees. After her are Edward Luttwak, David Stern, Clarence Clemons, Ivan Mládek, Heidi Brühl, and Lawrence Weiner. Among people deceased in 2020, Shere Hite ranks 179Before her are Hans Tilkowski, Gigi Proietti, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Orson Bean, Pierre Buyoya, and Ken Shimura. After her are Vittorio Gregotti, Stanisław Kania, Flavio Cotti, Jack Charlton, John Hume, and McCoy Tyner.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Shere Hite ranks 3,297 out of 18,182Before her are Arnold Rothstein (1882), Kevin James (1965), The Miz (1980), Heber Doust Curtis (1872), Suzanne Vega (1959), and Benjamin Bratt (1963). After her are Max Roach (1924), David Lee Roth (1954), John Paine (1870), Joseph A. Walker (1921), Nathan Homer Knorr (1905), and Tom Holland (1943).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Shere Hite ranks 299Before her are Jack Williamson (1908), Edgar Lee Masters (1868), Stephenie Meyer (1973), Eric Roth (1945), Lawrence Block (1938), and Budd Schulberg (1914). After her are Harlan Ellison (1934), Harold Robbins (1916), Horace McCoy (1897), Gregory Corso (1930), E. L. Doctorow (1931), and Robert M. Parker Jr. (1947).