Wallace Stevens

1879 - 1955

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Wallace Stevens (October 2, 1879 – August 2, 1955) was an American modernist poet. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, educated at Harvard and then New York Law School, and spent most of his life working as an executive for an insurance company in Hartford, Connecticut. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wallace Stevens has received more than 711,528 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Wallace Stevens is the 2,933rd most popular writer (up from 3,164th in 2019), the 3,781st most popular biography from United States (up from 3,958th in 2019) and the 344th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Wallace Stevens ranks 2,933 out of 5,794Before him are Kan Kikuchi, Charles Brockden Brown, Antonio Beccadelli, Mikhail Koltsov, Hal Clement, and Zofia Kossak-Szczucka. After him are Pierre Jean Jouve, Yevgeny Baratynsky, Decimus Laberius, Yulian Semyonov, Peter Bieri, and Ernst Weiss.

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Among people born in 1879, Wallace Stevens ranks 100Before him are Petar Živković, Dwight F. Davis, Othon Friesz, Periyar E. V. Ramasamy, Hovannes Adamian, and Clemente Micara. After him are Pedro Aguirre Cerda, Bernhard Kellermann, Gorazd, Joseph Canteloube, Will Rogers, and Helena Roerich. Among people deceased in 1955, Wallace Stevens ranks 82Before him are Louis Leon Thurstone, Isaak Dunayevsky, Ernst II, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, Arthur Bernardes, Carl Milles, and Duchess Elisabeth Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. After him are Ahmad Qavam, Prince Gabriel Constantinovich of Russia, Helena Roerich, Lloyd Bacon, Hans Hedtoft, and Otto Gessler.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Wallace Stevens ranks 3,781 out of 15,968Before him are David Harbour (1975), Daniel Stern (1957), Charles Brockden Brown (1771), Reggie Miller (1965), Hal Clement (1922), and Geraldine Farrar (1882). After him are Frank Zamboni (1901), Brian Keith (1921), Bob Seger (1945), Frederick Law Olmsted (1822), Art Pepper (1925), and Dennis Meadows (1942).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Wallace Stevens ranks 344Before him are Lillian Hellman (1905), Mike Resnick (1942), H.D. (1886), Lilian Jackson Braun (1913), Charles Brockden Brown (1771), and Hal Clement (1922). After him are Steve Berry (1955), Eric Carle (1929), John Perkins (1945), Vince Gilligan (1967), Henry Kuttner (1915), and James A. Michener (1907).