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Agent (3,016 facts / 1,686 unique)
Alternate titles (31,715 facts / 28,319 unique)
Awards and honors (234,651 facts / 30,149 unique)
Birthdate (220,040 facts / 46,115 unique)
Birthplace (63,094 facts / 23,686 unique)
Blurbers (49,192 facts / 24,883 unique)
Book haiku (1,587 facts / 1,551 unique)
Burial location (11,302 facts / 7,378 unique)
Canonical name (130,311 facts / 112,735 unique)
Canonical title (577,282 facts / 487,329 unique)
Connections (1 facts / 1 unique)
Contributors (491 facts / 216 unique)
Country (for map) (8,271 facts / 387 unique)
Date (1,791 facts / 1,650 unique)
Date of death (84,838 facts / 31,311 unique)
Dedication (72,552 facts / 64,730 unique)
Description (121,209 facts / 112,183 unique)
Disambiguation notice (86,084 facts / 67,374 unique)
Education (97,332 facts / 21,633 unique)
Epigraph (25,882 facts / 24,505 unique)
First words (134,825 facts / 125,851 unique)
Gender (513,094 facts / 4 unique)
Important events (46,600 facts / 11,754 unique)
Important places (371,685 facts / 68,333 unique)
Inventory Source (2,046 facts / 1,197 unique)
Last words (99,843 facts / 92,740 unique)
Legacy Book Value (1,112 facts / 323 unique)
Legacy Category (3,775 facts / 44 unique)
Legacy Inventory Value (1,087 facts / 1,082 unique)
Legacy Library Size (Titles) (1,799 facts / 1,087 unique)
Legacy Size (volumes) (914 facts / 205 unique)
Legal name (81,422 facts / 69,685 unique)
Links (21 facts / 21 unique)
Media reviews (34,207 facts / 32,974 unique)
Modern wording (7,704 facts / 5,971 unique)
Nationality (186,842 facts / 1,609 unique)
Notes (1,438 facts / 1,350 unique)
Occupations (208,748 facts / 34,888 unique)
Organizations (93,326 facts / 35,799 unique)
Original language (1,110 facts / 198 unique)
Original publication date (330,207 facts / 16,245 unique)
Original title (132,344 facts / 98,996 unique)
Other names (43,172 facts / 37,558 unique)
People/Characters (927,873 facts / 414,957 unique)
Place of death (26,022 facts / 9,600 unique)
Places of residence (136,581 facts / 29,297 unique)
Provenance marks (25 facts / 23 unique)
Publisher Series (220,085 facts / 20,920 unique)
Publisher's editor (11,651 facts / 6,648 unique)
Quotations (22,971 facts / 21,743 unique)
Related movies (27,001 facts / 15,323 unique)
Relationships (46,491 facts / 29,531 unique)
Series (785,933 facts / 98,220 unique)
Short biography (20,235 facts / 19,994 unique)
Wording (9,293 facts / 6,410 unique)
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