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 1,513,383 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Stephen Covey is the 661st most popular writer (up from 679th in 2019), the 701st most popular biography from United States (down from 680th in 2019) and the 75th 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 661 out of 5,794. Before him are Dashiell Hammett, Ben Jonson, Bernart de Ventadorn, Dimitrie Cantemir, Diana Wynne Jones, and Periander. After him are Irène Némirovsky, Zhang Sanfeng, Émile Verhaeren, William Saroyan, Max Frisch, and Berossus.

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Among people born in 1932, Stephen Covey ranks 40Before him are Louis Malle, Carlos Saura, Raisa Gorbacheva, Donald Rumsfeld, Ryszard Kapuściński, and Valentino. After him are John Searle, Adolfo Suárez, Zito, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Francis Lai, and Nam June Paik. Among people deceased in 2012, Stephen Covey ranks 27Before him are Donna Summer, Robin Gibb, Larry Hagman, Ravi Shankar, Sven Hassel, and Jean Giraud. After him are Tony Scott, Matilde Camus, Carlos Fuentes, Hebe Camargo, Rodney King, and Dave Brubeck.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stephen Covey ranks 701 out of 15,968. Before him are Vincente Minnelli (1903), Dashiell Hammett (1894), Estée Lauder (1906), Martin Cooper (1928), Ed O'Neill (1946), and Hugh Everett III (1930). After him are Robert H. Goddard (1882), Matt Groening (1954), James Tobin (1918), John Carpenter (1948), Robert Venturi (1925), and David Copperfield (1956).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Stephen Covey ranks 75Before him are Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867), Louise Hay (1926), Thomas Harris (1940), L. Ron Hubbard (1911), John Irving (1942), and Dashiell Hammett (1894). After him are William Saroyan (1908), Ursula K. Le Guin (1929), Ambrose Bierce (1842), John Dos Passos (1896), Neal Cassady (1926), and John Fante (1909).

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