Alan Sillitoe

1928 - 2010

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Alan Sillitoe FRSL (4 March 1928 – 25 April 2010) was an English writer and one of the so-called "angry young men" of the 1950s. He disliked the label, as did most of the other writers to whom it was applied. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alan Sillitoe has received more than 271,861 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Alan Sillitoe is the 2,376th most popular writer (down from 2,090th in 2019), the 1,824th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,615th in 2019) and the 204th most popular Writer.

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  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.22

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  • 3.53

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Among writers, Alan Sillitoe ranks 2,376 out of 5,755Before him are Kate Chopin, Cangrande I della Scala, Johnston McCulley, Hendrik Conscience, Maksim Bahdanovič, and Bhavabhuti. After him are Silva Kaputikyan, Vladimír Clementis, Theodorus Gaza, Amrita Pritam, Kakinomoto no Hitomaro, and Consort Ban.

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Among people born in 1928, Alan Sillitoe ranks 185Before him are Victor Stănculescu, Paul Elvstrøm, Veljko Bulajić, Eddie Fisher, Nicolas Roeg, and Leyla Gencer. After him are Bella Darvi, Jack Tramiel, Nora Nova, Ernest Simoni, Ciriaco De Mita, and Tom Sharpe. Among people deceased in 2010, Alan Sillitoe ranks 108Before him are Andrei Voznesensky, Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, Eddie Fisher, Orlando Peçanha, Lynn Redgrave, and Jean Ferrat. After him are Laurent Fignon, Luis Molowny, Anatoly Dobrynin, Richard Holbrooke, Hajo Herrmann, and Tomáš Špidlík.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alan Sillitoe ranks 1,824 out of 7,765Before him are Tim Rice (1944), John Fastolf (1380), Phil Lynott (1949), Charles Barry (1795), Henry Percy (1364), and Ian Callaghan (1942). After him are William Renshaw (1861), Robert Catesby (1573), Vanessa Bell (1879), James Dunlop (1793), Kathleen Ferrier (1912), and Alan Wilder (1959).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Alan Sillitoe ranks 204Before him are George Whitefield (1714), Orderic Vitalis (1075), Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany (1878), James Boswell (1740), Clive Barker (1952), and Michael Jackson (1942). After him are John Webster (1578), Hamnet Shakespeare (1585), George Meredith (1828), Jojo Moyes (1969), Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster (1310), and Tom Sharpe (1928).