William Moulton Marston

1893 - 1947

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William Moulton Marston (May 9, 1893 – May 2, 1947), also known by the pen name Charles Moulton (), was an American psychologist who, with his wife Elizabeth Holloway, invented an early prototype of the lie detector. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Moulton Marston has received more than 2,859,145 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). William Moulton Marston is the 2,060th most popular writer (down from 1,707th in 2019), the 2,587th most popular biography from United States and the 248th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, William Moulton Marston ranks 2,060 out of 5,794Before him are Mustafa Balel, Tony Robbins, Anonymus, Yehuda Amichai, Aristeas, and Pierre Alexis Ponson du Terrail. After him are Leonora Christina Ulfeldt, John Fletcher, Bella Akhmadulina, Parthenius of Nicaea, Pjetër Bogdani, and Pedro Antonio de Alarcón.

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Among people born in 1893, William Moulton Marston ranks 91Before him are Israel Joshua Singer, Alexander Korda, Edsel Ford, Alois Hába, Bai Chongxi, and Madeleine Astor. After him are Clark Ashton Smith, Henry Murray, Herbert Read, Clas Thunberg, José Calvo Sotelo, and Cedric Gibbons. Among people deceased in 1947, William Moulton Marston ranks 76Before him are Ananda Coomaraswamy, Bronisław Huberman, Fiorello H. La Guardia, Constantin Sănătescu, Nicholas Murray Butler, and Władysław Raczkiewicz. After him are Osami Nagano, William C. Durant, Karol Świerczewski, Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield, Emma Orczy, and Lilly Reich.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Moulton Marston ranks 2,587 out of 15,968Before him are Alexander Haig (1924), Tony Robbins (1960), Carla Bley (1936), Madeleine Astor (1893), John Hillerman (1932), and Lionel Hampton (1908). After him are Robert Grant Aitken (1864), Daniel Boone (1734), John Sculley (1939), Mahershala Ali (1974), Gordon Cooper (1927), and Marg Helgenberger (1958).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, William Moulton Marston ranks 248Before him are James M. Cain (1892), Neil Postman (1931), Margaret Fuller (1810), Kate Millett (1934), Edward Bellamy (1850), and Tony Robbins (1960). After him are Clark Ashton Smith (1893), Joseph Heller (1923), Richard Bandler (1950), Frank McCourt (1930), Kate Chopin (1850), and Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. (1809).