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Virginia Satir

1916 - 1988

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Virginia Satir (26 June 1916 – 10 September 1988) was an American author and psychotherapist, recognized for her approach to family therapy. Her pioneering work in the field of family reconstruction therapy honored her with the title "Mother of Family Therapy". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Virginia Satir has received more than 516,527 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Virginia Satir is the 800th most popular writer (up from 852nd in 2019), the 922nd most popular biography from United States (up from 928th in 2019) and the 94th most popular American Writer.

Virginia Woolf was a British author and essayist. Her most famous work, "A Room of One's Own," is a feminist essay about the need for women to have a place to call their own.

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  • 26

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  • 8.25

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  • 1.90

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Virginia Satir ranks 800 out of 5,755Before her are Fyodor Tyutchev, Ibn Hawqal, Wole Soyinka, Nonnus, Juliette Récamier, and Max Jacob. After her are Neale Donald Walsch, Julian Barnes, Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné, Ernest Thompson Seton, Gregory of Narek, and Isabelle de Charrière.

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Among people born in 1916, Virginia Satir ranks 31Before her are Dương Văn Minh, Natalia Ginzburg, Marcel Cerdan, Peter Weiss, Jean Dausset, and Christian B. Anfinsen. After her are Bernard Lewis, C. Wright Mills, Abdul Rahman Arif, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Vitaly Ginzburg, and Emil Gilels. Among people deceased in 1988, Virginia Satir ranks 18Before her are Chiang Ching-kuo, Kim Philby, Roy Orbison, Raymond Carver, Juan Pujol García, and Abdul Basit 'Abd us-Samad. After her are Gert Fröbe, Felix Wankel, John Holmes, Clifford D. Simak, Luis Barragán, and André Frédéric Cournand.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Virginia Satir ranks 922 out of 18,182Before her are Laura Branigan (1952), Harvey J. Alter (1935), Davy Crockett (1786), Arthur Leonard Schawlow (1921), Larry Flynt (1942), and Christian B. Anfinsen (1916). After her are George Kennedy (1925), Magic Johnson (1959), Billy Joel (1949), Jerry Goldsmith (1929), Neale Donald Walsch (1943), and David Lee (1931).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Virginia Satir ranks 94Before her are Sinclair Lewis (1885), Dalton Trumbo (1905), Stephen Covey (1932), Sherwood Anderson (1876), John Jacob Astor IV (1864), and John Fante (1909). After her are Neale Donald Walsch (1943), Ambrose Bierce (1842), Thomas Pynchon (1937), Sam Shepard (1943), L. Frank Baum (1856), and Walter Lippmann (1889).