Susan Sontag

1933 - 2004

Susan Sontag

Susan Sontag (; January 16, 1933 – December 28, 2004) was an American writer, filmmaker, philosopher, teacher, and political activist. She mostly wrote essays, but also published novels; she published her first major work, the essay "Notes on 'Camp'", in 1964. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Susan Sontag has received more than 2,032,324 page views. Her biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 499th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Susan Sontag ranks 496 out of 4,883Before her are Ilya Ehrenburg, Gérard de Nerval, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Anaïs Nin, Zecharia Sitchin, and Erich Kästner. After her are Arthur Koestler, Eyvind Johnson, William Makepeace Thackeray, Thomas Bernhard, Jostein Gaarder, and Jacob L. Moreno.

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Among people born in 1933, Susan Sontag ranks 24Before her are Tinto Brass, Arno Allan Penzias, Amartya Sen, Corazon Aquino, Krzysztof Penderecki, and Elinor Ostrom. After her are Costa-Gavras, Álvaro Siza Vieira, Oliver Sacks, Paul Biya, Steven Weinberg, and Heinrich Rohrer. Among people deceased in 2004, Susan Sontag ranks 17Before her are Peter Ustinov, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Ahmed Yassin, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, and Janet Leigh. After her are Stieg Larsson, Christopher Reeve, Maurice Wilkins, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Helmut Newton, and Leônidas.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Susan Sontag ranks 474 out of 12,171Before her are Elinor Ostrom (1933), Natalie Wood (1938), Isaac Singer (1811), Michael Landon (1936), The Notorious B.I.G. (1972), and Warren Beatty (1937). After her are John Cazale (1935), Washington Irving (1783), Shaquille O'Neal (1972), Lady Gaga (1986), Leonard Nimoy (1931), and Sidney Poitier (1927).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Susan Sontag ranks 54Before her are Kurt Vonnegut (1922), Sidney Sheldon (1917), Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811), Sylvia Plath (1932), Robert A. Heinlein (1907), and Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875). After her are Washington Irving (1783), Toni Morrison (1931), Eugene O'Neill (1888), Ellen G. White (1827), Louise Hay (1926), and Ambrose Bierce (1842).