Aldous Huxley

1894 - 1963

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Aldous Leonard Huxley ( AWL-dəs; 26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer and philosopher. His bibliography spans nearly 50 books, including novels and non-fiction works, as well as essays, narratives, and poems. Born into the prominent Huxley family, he graduated from Balliol College, Oxford, with an undergraduate degree in English literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aldous Huxley has received more than 11,106,448 page views. His biography is available in 92 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 87 in 2019). Aldous Huxley is the 183rd most popular writer (down from 143rd in 2019), the 131st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 111th in 2019) and the 17th most popular British Writer.

Aldous Huxley is most famous for his dystopian novel, "Brave New World."

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Point Counter Point
Antic Hay
Crome Yellow
The perennial philosophy
Philosophy and religion


Among writers, Aldous Huxley ranks 183 out of 7,302Before him are Svetlana Alexievich, J. D. Salinger, Osamu Dazai, André Breton, Nizami Ganjavi, and John Steinbeck. After him are Constantine VII, Tove Jansson, Dale Carnegie, Murasaki Shikibu, Stanisław Lem, and Lope de Vega.

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Among people born in 1894, Aldous Huxley ranks 5Before him are Nikita Khrushchev, Gavrilo Princip, Rudolf Hess, and Edward VIII. After him are Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Maximilian Kolbe, Georges Lemaître, John Ford, Boris III of Bulgaria, Moshe Sharett, and Jean Renoir. Among people deceased in 1963, Aldous Huxley ranks 8Before him are Édith Piaf, Lee Harvey Oswald, Pope John XXIII, Robert Frost, Jean Cocteau, and Georges Braque. After him are Robert Schuman, Ngo Dinh Diem, Tristan Tzara, C. S. Lewis, Abd el-Krim, and Yasujirō Ozu.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Aldous Huxley ranks 131 out of 8,785Before him are Brian Johnson (1947), Mark Knopfler (1949), Robert Owen (1771), William Gilbert (1544), Roger Moore (1927), and Victoria, Princess Royal (1840). After him are Bobby Charlton (1937), Edward VII (1841), Henry VI of England (1421), William of Ockham (1285), Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830), and George IV of the United Kingdom (1762).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Aldous Huxley ranks 17Before him are Lewis Carroll (1832), Mary Shelley (1797), Robert Louis Stevenson (1850), Walter Scott (1771), Terry Pratchett (1948), and H. G. Wells (1866). After him are Roald Dahl (1916), William Blake (1757), Anna Wintour (1949), J. K. Rowling (1965), John Milton (1608), and Geoffrey Chaucer (1343).