William Gibson

1914 - 2008

William Gibson

William Gibson (November 13, 1914 – November 25, 2008) was an American playwright and novelist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Gibson has received more than 4,492,457 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 3,754th most popular writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 4.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 46.11

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.45

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, William Gibson ranks 3,749 out of 4,883Before her are Peter Carey, Urs Widmer, Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński, Nicolaas Beets, Gillian Rubinstein, and Damon Knight. After her are Hilde Domin, Nikolay Zabolotsky, Sax Rohmer, Donna Tartt, Aleksey Koltsov, and Bob Shaw.

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Among people born in 1914, William Gibson ranks 208Before her are Jack LaLanne, Elfriede Kaun, Daniel J. Boorstin, Alan Bullock, Hermínio de Brito, and Sándor Képíró. After her are Fazıl Hüsnü Dağlarca, Ersilio Tonini, Béatrix Beck, Sven Jacobsson, David Goodall, and Xosé María Díaz Castro. Among people deceased in 2008, William Gibson ranks 184Before her are Edna Parker, Odetta, Neil Aspinall, Ronnie Drew, Ignazio Fabra, and Thomas M. Disch. After her are John Templeton, Fazıl Hüsnü Dağlarca, Wu Xueqian, Eugenio Montejo, Béatrix Beck, and Olga Lepeshinskaya.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Gibson ranks 5,037 out of 12,171Before her are Duane Eddy (1938), Damon Knight (1922), Michael McKean (1947), Randy Jackson (1961), Harry Shearer (1943), and Signe Toly Anderson (1941). After her are Laura Leighton (1968), Tomas Arana (1955), Rey Mysterio (1974), Connie Booth (1944), John Wesley Powell (1834), and Shawn Wayans (1971).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, William Gibson ranks 428Before her are Chaim Potok (1929), Edmund Wilson (null), Margaret Weis (1948), David Mamet (1947), Lydia Davis (1947), and Damon Knight (1922). After her are Donna Tartt (1963), Amiri Baraka (1934), Saul Alinsky (1909), Marc Okrand (1948), Nathanael West (1903), and Robert Charles Wilson (1953).