Wallace Stegner

1909 - 1993

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Wallace Earle Stegner (February 18, 1909 – April 13, 1993) was an American novelist, short story writer, environmentalist, and historian, often called "The Dean of Western Writers". He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1972 and the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wallace Stegner has received more than 547,994 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Wallace Stegner is the 5,658th most popular writer (down from 5,103rd in 2019), the 9,957th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,353rd in 2019) and the 764th most popular Writer.

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Among writers, Wallace Stegner ranks 5,658 out of 5,755Before him are Christoph Ransmayr, Sarah Moore Grimké, Robert Hughes, Glenn Greenwald, Naomi Wolf, and Hammond Innes. After him are Henrik Nordbrandt, Pavel Antokolsky, William Inge, Ewa Lipska, Kate Mosse, and Laurent Binet.

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Among people born in 1909, Wallace Stegner ranks 328Before him are Emmett Toppino, Dorothy Round, Montgomery Wilson, Lazăr Sfera, Marjorie Clark, and Vladimir Barmin. After him are Dragomir Tošić, Robert Helpmann, Evelyne Hall, C. Douglas Dillon, Frank Albertson, and Ivan Fuqua. Among people deceased in 1993, Wallace Stegner ranks 249Before him are Helen Sawyer Hogg, Gert Hofmann, Evelyn Venable, Kenneth Connor, Marjorie Clark, and Vladimir Barmin. After him are Arnie Oliver, Michael Clarke, Francisco Rúa, Srđan Aleksić, Leon Ames, and Evelyne Hall.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Wallace Stegner ranks 9,957 out of 18,182Before him are Richard H. Anderson (1821), Margaret Chase Smith (1897), Jimmy Witherspoon (1920), Lucinda Williams (1937), Ruth Hussey (1911), and Maria Pitillo (1965). After him are Marley Shelton (1974), Jason Earles (1977), Rory Cochrane (1972), Lucinda Williams (1953), Jayma Mays (1979), and Andy Jassy (1968).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Wallace Stegner ranks 764Before him are Sarah J. Maas (1986), Kenneth Rexroth (1905), John Perry Barlow (1947), Sarah Moore Grimké (1792), Glenn Greenwald (1967), and Naomi Wolf (1962). After him are William Inge (1913), Veronica Roth (1988), Anna J. Cooper (1858), Terry Southern (1924), Rick Yancey (1962), and Ann Bannon (1932).