Alan Sillitoe

1928 - 2010

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Alan Sillitoe (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 247,915 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Alan Sillitoe is the 2,091st most popular writer (down from 1,984th in 2019), the 1,616th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,483rd in 2019) and the 182nd most popular British Writer.

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  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.10

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  • 3.48

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Alan Sillitoe ranks 2,091 out of 5,794Before him are Guan Hanqing, Péter Nádas, Paul Morand, Vasil Bykaŭ, Rafael de Nogales Méndez, and Abdurreshid Ibrahim. After him are Frank McCourt, Stefania Wilczyńska, Sabahattin Ali, Mikołaj Rej, C. W. Ceram, and Terentianus.

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Among people born in 1928, Alan Sillitoe ranks 168Before him are Juan María Bordaberry, Maurice Sendak, Henry Silva, Daisaku Ikeda, Jean Kennedy Smith, and Gerard Damiano. After him are Nguyễn Văn Thuận, Eunice Gayson, Gustavo Gutiérrez, Enrique Bolaños, Leyla Gencer, and Germà Colón. Among people deceased in 2010, Alan Sillitoe ranks 94Before him are Alexander Haig, Vladislav Ardzinba, Bella Akhmadulina, Luis Molowny, Teddy Scholten, and Jean Ferrat. After him are Raimon Panikkar, André Kolingba, Giulietta Simionato, Fess Parker, Richard Holbrooke, and Nicolas Hayek.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alan Sillitoe ranks 1,616 out of 6,924Before him are Jimmy Savile (1926), Mike Leigh (1943), Algernon Blackwood (1869), Raymond Williams (1921), Eddie the Eagle (1963), and John Kemp Starley (1854). After him are William Kent (1685), James Gillray (1756), Terry Eagleton (1943), William Renshaw (1861), James Connolly (1868), and Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington (1673).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Alan Sillitoe ranks 182Before him are Anne Perry (1938), Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806), Matthew Arnold (1822), Elizabeth Siddal (1829), John Fletcher (1579), and John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647). After him are Terry Eagleton (1943), Christina Rossetti (1830), Noël Coward (1899), Herbert Read (1893), Orderic Vitalis (1075), and Prince Henri of Orléans (1867).