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Zig Ziglar

1926 - 2012

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Hilary Hinton "Zig" Ziglar (November 6, 1926 – November 28, 2012) was an American author, salesman, and motivational speaker. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zig Ziglar has received more than 2,086,025 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Zig Ziglar is the 4,642nd most popular writer (down from 4,451st in 2019), the 6,646th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,515th in 2019) and the 535th most popular American Writer.

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  • 46.49

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.36

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.38

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Zig Ziglar ranks 4,642 out of 5,755Before him are Erico Verissimo, Jan Kasprowicz, León Felipe, Marin Sorescu, William Dean Howells, and Katarina Frostenson. After him are Jean Cau, Jan van Beers, Russell Banks, R. A. Lafferty, Marcel Boulenger, and Michel Tremblay.

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Among people born in 1926, Zig Ziglar ranks 315Before him are Anahit Tsitsikian, Salahuddin of Selangor, Dietmar Schönherr, Abel Goumba, Hermann Kant, and Armand Penverne. After him are David Tudor, Sverre Stenersen, Keith Michell, Paul G. Comba, Roberto Goyeneche, and Bernhard Klodt. Among people deceased in 2012, Zig Ziglar ranks 269Before him are Juan Francisco Lombardo, Gunnar Sønsteby, Susanne Lothar, Florence Green, François Migault, and Armand Penverne. After him are Victor Mees, Eugênio Sales, Zalman King, Vadim Glowna, Jacques Dupin, and Ulu Grosbard.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Zig Ziglar ranks 6,646 out of 18,182Before him are Jane Pierce (1806), Corbin Bleu (1989), William Dean Howells (1837), Jack Lousma (1936), Mark Damon (1933), and Theobald Smith (1859). After him are Maynard James Keenan (1964), Ben McKenzie (1978), Louise Lasser (1939), John Hinckley Jr. (1955), Jean Bartik (1924), and Richard Herd (1932).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Zig Ziglar ranks 535Before him are Judith Krantz (1928), Julie Garwood (1946), Patrick Rothfuss (1973), Cyril M. Kornbluth (1923), Josephine Diebitsch Peary (1863), and William Dean Howells (1837). After him are Russell Banks (1940), R. A. Lafferty (1914), Ann Druyan (1949), Steven Millhauser (1943), Bill O'Reilly (1949), and Ben Bova (1932).