Stephen King

1947 - Today

Stephen King

Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, crime, science-fiction, and fantasy novels. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, and many have been adapted into films, television series, miniseries, and comic books. King has published 61 novels, including seven under the pen name Richard Bachman, and five non-fiction books. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stephen King has received more than 18,341,754 page views. His biography is available in 95 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 90th most popular writer.

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  • 18M

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  • 77.23

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 95

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.16

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.30

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Stephen King ranks 89 out of 4,883Before him are Romain Rolland, Bertolt Brecht, Heinrich Heine, Jorge Luis Borges, Pablo Neruda, and Maurice Maeterlinck. After him are Selma Lagerlöf, Virginia Woolf, Charles Bukowski, Jonathan Swift, Miyamoto Musashi, and Ivan Turgenev.

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Among people born in 1947, Stephen King ranks 4Before him are Hillary Clinton, Johan Cruyff, and Arnold Schwarzenegger. After him are Paulo Coelho, David Bowie, Elton John, Brian May, James Hunt, Brian Johnson, Dilma Rousseff, and Florentino Pérez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stephen King ranks 58 out of 12,171Before him are Charles Lindbergh (1902), Al Gore (1948), Maria Callas (1923), Jack Nicholson (1937), John Forbes Nash Jr. (1928), and Robert De Niro (1943). After him are Charles Manson (1934), Warren Buffett (1930), Bill Gates (1955), George H. W. Bush (1924), Helen Keller (1880), and Abraham Maslow (1908).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Stephen King ranks 7Before him are Edgar Allan Poe (1809), Ernest Hemingway (1899), Mark Twain (1835), F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896), Jack London (1876), and Robert Frost (1874). After him are John Steinbeck (1902), H. P. Lovecraft (1890), William Faulkner (1897), Dr. Seuss (1904), Herman Melville (1819), and Ray Bradbury (1920).