Abraham Cowley

1618 - 1667

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Abraham Cowley (; 1618 – 28 July 1667) was an English poet born in the City of London late in 1618. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abraham Cowley has received more than 119,545 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Abraham Cowley is the 4,569th most popular writer (down from 4,119th in 2019), the 3,556th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,227th in 2019) and the 422nd most popular British Writer.

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  • 21

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  • 3.51

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Among writers, Abraham Cowley ranks 4,569 out of 5,794. Before him are Russell Banks, Marie-Claire Blais, Boris Lavrenyov, Stijn Streuvels, Alain Decaux, and David Garnett. After him are Joaquim Manuel de Macedo, Karel Píč, Eve Ensler, Birgitta Trotzig, Dora Gabe, and Kerstin Gier.

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Among people born in 1618, Abraham Cowley ranks 14Before him are Juraj Križanić, Peter Lely, Michiel Sweerts, Roger de Rabutin, Comte de Bussy, Vittoria Farnese, and Jeremiah Horrocks.  Among people deceased in 1667, Abraham Cowley ranks 20Before him are Fasilides, Grégoire de Saint-Vincent, Johann von Rist, Melchiorre Cafà, Jean de Thévenot, and Giovanni Battista Zupi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Abraham Cowley ranks 3,556 out of 6,924. Before him are Amira Casar (1971), Francis Buchanan-Hamilton (1762), Hereward the Wake (1035), Nigel Davenport (1928), David Garnett (1892), and Terry Venables (1943). After him are Emily Hobhouse (1860), Roger of Wendover (1200), Chris Menges (1940), Stanley Holloway (1890), Zayn Malik (1993), and James Sowerby (1757).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Abraham Cowley ranks 422Before him are Roger Ascham (1515), Tanith Lee (1947), Izaak Walton (1593), Stephen Spender (1909), Henry Lincoln (1930), and David Garnett (1892). After him are William Tenn (1920), Peter Ackroyd (1949), Thomas Linacre (1460), Daniel Tammet (1979), Clara Reeve (1729), and George William Russell (1867).