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Stephen Covey

1932 - 2012

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Stephen Richards Covey (October 24, 1932 – July 16, 2012) was an American educator, author, businessman, and keynote speaker. His most popular book is The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. His other books include First Things First, Principle-Centered Leadership, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families, The 8th Habit, and The Leader In Me: How Schools and Parents Around the World Are Inspiring Greatness, One Child at a Time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stephen Covey has received more than 2,123,679 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Stephen Covey is the 768th most popular writer (down from 661st in 2019), the 891st most popular biography from United States (down from 701st in 2019) and the 90th most popular American Writer.

Stephen Covey is most famous for his book, "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People."

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Among writers, Stephen Covey ranks 768 out of 5,755Before him are Jens Peter Jacobsen, Sayat-Nova, Lawrence Durrell, Colleen McCullough, Yanka Kupala, and Diana Wynne Jones. After him are Ingeborg Bachmann, Marie de France, Venantius Fortunatus, Cesare Pavese, George Steiner, and Joseph of Anchieta.

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Among people born in 1932, Stephen Covey ranks 50Before him are John Searle, Vytautas Landsbergis, Oliver E. Williamson, Stéphane Audran, Little Richard, and Princess Astrid, Mrs. Ferner. After him are Sirikit, Robert Vaughn, Francis Lai, Zito, V. S. Naipaul, and Nam June Paik. Among people deceased in 2012, Stephen Covey ranks 30Before him are Ravi Shankar, Jean Giraud, Sven Hassel, Carlos Fuentes, Larry Hagman, and Sergey Sokolov. After him are Antoni Tàpies, Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, Kiro Gligorov, Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen, Matilde Camus, and Antonio Tabucchi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stephen Covey ranks 891 out of 18,182Before him are Little Richard (1932), Edward Norton Lorenz (1917), Al Jarreau (1940), Meg Ryan (1961), Dalton Trumbo (1905), and Leon Festinger (1919). After him are Steve Martin (1945), W. Eugene Smith (1918), Suzi Quatro (1950), Francis Peyton Rous (1879), Frederick Reines (1918), and Steve Carell (1962).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Stephen Covey ranks 90Before him are L. Ron Hubbard (1911), Raymond Carver (1938), Mary Higgins Clark (1927), Solomon Northup (1808), Sinclair Lewis (1885), and Dalton Trumbo (1905). After him are Sherwood Anderson (1876), John Jacob Astor IV (1864), John Fante (1909), Virginia Satir (1916), Neale Donald Walsch (1943), and Ambrose Bierce (1842).

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