William Inge

1913 - 1973

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William Motter Inge (; May 3, 1913 – June 10, 1973) was an American playwright and novelist, whose works typically feature solitary protagonists encumbered with strained sexual relations. In the early 1950s he had a string of memorable Broadway productions, including Picnic, which earned him a Pulitzer Prize. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Inge has received more than 343,423 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). William Inge is the 4,435th most popular writer (down from 4,408th in 2019), the 6,450th most popular biography from United States (up from 7,642nd in 2019) and the 532nd most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, William Inge ranks 4,435 out of 5,794Before him are Emmanuel Roblès, Leonard Howell, Milán Füst, Fay Weldon, Majit Gafuri, and Ólafur Jóhann Sigurðsson. After him are Frank O'Hara, László Németh, Louis Sachar, Anton Buttigieg, Jorge Icaza Coronel, and Maurice Genevoix.

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Among people born in 1913, William Inge ranks 229Before him are Taos Amrouche, Guillermo Haro, Sándor Tarics, Ferenc Csik, Anna Lee, and Helene Madison. After him are Anni Steuer, Arne Nyberg, Mary Martin, Cornelius Johnson, Ólafur Jóhannesson, and Oscar Alfredo Gálvez. Among people deceased in 1973, William Inge ranks 179Before him are Otilio Ulate Blanco, Erich Srbek, Carlos Menditeguy, Leonid Stein, Aleksandr Ponomarev, and Conrad Aiken. After him are Robert Buron, Albert Paris Gütersloh, Estanislau de Figueiredo Pamplona, Romeo Bertini, Cecil Kellaway, and Memphis Minnie.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Inge ranks 6,450 out of 15,968Before him are Jimmy Giuffre (1921), Helen Jacobs (1908), Helene Madison (1913), Gary Merrill (1915), Eddie Cheever (1958), and Jim Steinman (1947). After him are Frank O'Hara (1926), Anthony Kennedy (1936), Kim Gordon (1953), Elihu Yale (1649), Theodore Long (1947), and Justin Bartha (1978).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, William Inge ranks 532Before him are Marilyn Ferguson (1938), Walter M. Miller Jr. (1923), Lucius Shepard (1943), Cyril M. Kornbluth (1923), Conrad Aiken (1889), and Daniel Quinn (1935). After him are Frank O'Hara (1926), Louis Sachar (1954), Daniel Silva (1960), David E. Kelley (1956), Zig Ziglar (1926), and Arthur Golden (1956).