Agatha Christie

1890 - 1976

Agatha Christie

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, (née Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English writer known for her sixty-six detective novels and fourteen short story collections, particularly those revolving around fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. She also wrote the world's longest-running play, The Mousetrap, which was performed in the West End from 1952 to 2020, as well as six novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott. In 1971, she was appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) for her contributions to literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Agatha Christie has received more than 10,022,880 page views. Her biography is available in 123 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 30th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Agatha Christie ranks 29 out of 4,883Before her are Ovid, Albert Camus, Petrarch, Anne Frank, Charles Dickens, and Mark Twain. After her are Alexander Pushkin, Alexandre Dumas, Giovanni Boccaccio, Miguel de Cervantes, Horace, and Stendhal.

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Among people born in 1890, Agatha Christie ranks 2Before her is Charles de Gaulle. After her are Ho Chi Minh, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Friedrich Paulus, Egon Schiele, Vyacheslav Molotov, H. P. Lovecraft, Boris Pasternak, Alfred Jodl, Karel Čapek, and Fritz Lang. Among people deceased in 1976, Agatha Christie ranks 2Before her is Mao Zedong. After her are Martin Heidegger, Howard Hughes, Werner Heisenberg, Alvar Aalto, Luchino Visconti, Max Ernst, Zhou Enlai, Bernard Montgomery, Fritz Lang, and Jean Gabin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Agatha Christie ranks 21 out of 5,347Before her are Thomas Hobbes (1588), Michael Faraday (1791), Henry VIII of England (1491), Mary, Queen of Scots (1542), James Cook (1728), and Charles Dickens (1812). After her are Richard I of England (1157), John Lennon (1940), Alan Turing (1912), Mary II of England (1662), Alfred Hitchcock (1899), and Margaret Thatcher (1925).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Agatha Christie ranks 3Before her are William Shakespeare (1564) and Charles Dickens (1812). After her are Arthur Conan Doyle (1859), Daniel Defoe (1660), Jane Austen (1775), Lord Byron (1788), Lewis Carroll (1832), Virginia Woolf (1882), Walter Scott (1771), Mary Shelley (1797), and Robert Louis Stevenson (1850).