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Theodore Sturgeon

1918 - 1985

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Theodore Sturgeon (; born Edward Hamilton Waldo, February 26, 1918 – May 8, 1985) was an American fiction author of primarily fantasy, science fiction and horror, as well as a critic. He wrote approximately 400 reviews and more than 120 short stories, 11 novels and several scripts for Star Trek: The Original Series.Sturgeon's science fiction novel More Than Human (1953) won the 1954 International Fantasy Award (for SF and fantasy) as the year's best novel, and the Science Fiction Writers of America ranked "Baby Is Three" number five among the "Greatest Science Fiction Novellas of All Time" to 1964. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theodore Sturgeon has received more than 495,725 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Theodore Sturgeon is the 2,175th most popular writer (down from 1,921st in 2019), the 2,811th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,415th in 2019) and the 255th most popular American Writer.

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  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.34

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  • 3.68

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Among writers, Theodore Sturgeon ranks 2,175 out of 5,755Before him are Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar, Lucilius Junior, Oscar Milosz, Cigerxwîn, Phocylides, and Magnús Scheving. After him are Edwin Abbott Abbott, Sait Faik Abasıyanık, René Crevel, José-Maria de Heredia, Princess Alexandra of Bavaria, and Justus of Tiberias.

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Among people born in 1918, Theodore Sturgeon ranks 109Before him are Borys Paton, Bebo Valdés, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Ida Lupino, Leila Mourad, and Raimon Panikkar. After him are Alexander Shelepin, Massimo Girotti, David Ausubel, Bobby Riggs, Adolfo Pedernera, and Ted Williams. Among people deceased in 1985, Theodore Sturgeon ranks 75Before him are Denis de Rougemont, Edmond O'Brien, Vasyl Stus, Wolfgang Reitherman, Heinz Hoffmann, and Afet İnan. After him are Anton Karas, Vladimir Jankélévitch, Karl Menger, Tapio Wirkkala, Alfredo Foni, and Lovro von Matačić.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Theodore Sturgeon ranks 2,811 out of 18,182Before him are A. E. Waite (1857), Mimi Rogers (1956), David Riesman (1909), Ronny Cox (1938), Allison Janney (1959), and Richard Farnsworth (1920). After him are Arnold Gesell (1880), Cynthia Nixon (1966), Sung Kang (1972), Jedediah Smith (1799), Lea Thompson (1961), and Ernest King (1878).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Theodore Sturgeon ranks 255Before him are Maurice Sendak (1928), Flannery O'Connor (1925), Fritz Leiber (1910), Archibald Gracie IV (1858), Harold Bloom (1930), and Suzanne Collins (1962). After him are John Edward Williams (1922), Morgan Robertson (1861), Ben Hecht (1893), Ivy Lee (1877), Margaret Fuller (1810), and Richard Ford (1944).