Stephen Crane

1871 - 1900

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Stephen Crane (November 1, 1871 – June 5, 1900) was an American poet, novelist, and short story writer. Prolific throughout his short life, he wrote notable works in the Realist tradition as well as early examples of American Naturalism and Impressionism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stephen Crane has received more than 950,628 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Stephen Crane is the 1,847th most popular writer (down from 1,639th in 2019), the 2,326th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,896th in 2019) and the 215th most popular American Writer.

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  • 950k

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  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.57

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  • 5.08

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Stephen Crane ranks 1,847 out of 5,794Before him are Tadeusz Borowski, Moschus, François Coppée, Conrad Ferdinand Meyer, Ross Macdonald, and Eva Schloss. After him are François Pierre La Varenne, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq, Tavo Burat, Avraham Stern, Niccolò de' Niccoli, and Rómulo Gallegos.

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Among people born in 1871, Stephen Crane ranks 48Before him are Oscar Wisting, Zhang Jinghui, Wilhelm Stenhammar, Fedor Tokarev, Arthur Tansley, and Danilo, Crown Prince of Montenegro. After him are William Heard Kilpatrick, Fritz Hofmann, Hubert Cecil Booth, Camille Huysmans, Mariano Fortuny, and Ivan Poddubny. Among people deceased in 1900, Stephen Crane ranks 35Before him are David Edward Hughes, Samori Ture, Joseph Bertrand, Vasily Kalinnikov, Duchess Alexandra of Oldenburg, and Eugenio Beltrami. After him are Birsa Munda, Henry Sidgwick, Mihály Munkácsy, Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Johan Peter Emilius Hartmann, and Sergei Korsakoff.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stephen Crane ranks 2,326 out of 15,968Before him are Chris Brown (1989), Pinetop Perkins (1913), Robert Sternberg (1949), Thomas Midgley Jr. (1889), Karen Black (1939), and Patricia Clarkson (1959). After him are Gerry Mulligan (1927), Teri Hatcher (1964), William Joyce (1906), Jessica Biel (1982), Jeff Daniels (1955), and Dorothea Tanning (1910).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Stephen Crane ranks 215Before him are Raymond E. Feist (1945), Agnes Smedley (1892), Harold Bloom (1930), Bernard Malamud (1914), Alex Haley (1921), and Ross Macdonald (1915). After him are Dorothy Parker (1893), Morgan Robertson (1861), John Kennedy Toole (1937), Howard Fast (1914), Voltairine de Cleyre (1866), and Ben Hecht (1893).