Thomas Ligotti

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Thomas Ligotti (born July 9, 1953) is a contemporary American horror writer. His writings are rooted in several literary genres – most prominently weird fiction – and have been described by critics as works of philosophical horror, often formed into short stories and novellas in the tradition of gothic fiction. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Ligotti has received more than 636,945 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Thomas Ligotti is the 4,974th most popular writer, the 8,442nd most popular biography from United States and the 667th most popular American Writer.

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  • 15

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  • 3.14

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  • 2.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Thomas Ligotti ranks 4,974 out of 5,794Before him are Reki Kawahara, Susan Hill, James E. Gunn, Albert Sánchez Piñol, Lloyd C. Douglas, and Anšlavs Eglītis. After him are Benjamin Zephaniah, Algis Budrys, Mikhail Shishkin, James C. Collins, Lady Charlotte Guest, and Gyrðir Elíasson.

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Among people born in 1953, Thomas Ligotti ranks 357Before him are Gérard Janvion, Christine Pascal, Rolf Danneberg, Stuart Baxter, Tim Gunn, and Paco Herrera. After him are Friedhelm Funkel, Peter Garrett, Alexandr Romankov, Ken Burns, Roger Allam, and Carolyn Porco.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Thomas Ligotti ranks 8,442 out of 15,968Before him are Gina Raimondo (1971), Corin Nemec (1971), Sabin Carr (1904), Yip Harburg (1896), Steve Railsback (1945), and Kevin Williamson (1965). After him are Gil Gerard (1943), Sam Snead (1912), Jessica Szohr (1985), Shawnee Smith (1969), Alice Lake (1895), and Vinnie Moore (1964).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Thomas Ligotti ranks 667Before him are Geraldo Rivera (1943), Harry Turtledove (1949), Alice Sebold (1963), Gillian Flynn (1971), James E. Gunn (1923), and Lloyd C. Douglas (1877). After him are James C. Collins (1958), M. Scott Peck (1936), Alyson Noël (1965), Winston Churchill (1871), Jerry Pournelle (1933), and Ann Bannon (1932).