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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 10,509,034 page views. His biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 83 in 2019). Aldous Huxley is the 143rd most popular writer (down from 142nd in 2019), the 111th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 105th in 2019) and the 16th most popular British Writer.

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

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Among writers, Aldous Huxley ranks 143 out of 5,755Before him are Catullus, Tove Jansson, William Blake, H. G. Wells, Kālidāsa, and Mikhail Bulgakov. After him are Guillaume Apollinaire, Emily Brontë, Murasaki Shikibu, Pindar, Elias Canetti, and Ivo Andrić.

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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 Maximilian Kolbe, Georges Lemaître, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Boris III of Bulgaria, John Ford, Jean Renoir, and Norbert Wiener. Among people deceased in 1963, Aldous Huxley ranks 7Before him are John F. Kennedy, Édith Piaf, Pope John XXIII, Robert Frost, Jean Cocteau, and Georges Braque. After him are Lee Harvey Oswald, Robert Schuman, Tristan Tzara, Ngo Dinh Diem, C. S. Lewis, and Abd el-Krim.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Aldous Huxley ranks 111 out of 7,765Before him are Diana, Princess of Wales (1961), Edward VII (1841), Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson (1758), William Blake (1757), H. G. Wells (1866), and Elizabeth of York (1466). After him are George III of the United Kingdom (1738), Victoria, Princess Royal (1840), Emily Brontë (1818), Charles I of England (1600), John Napier (1550), and James II of England (1633).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Aldous Huxley ranks 16Before him are Mary Shelley (1797), Robert Louis Stevenson (1850), Walter Scott (1771), Charlotte Brontë (1816), William Blake (1757), and H. G. Wells (1866). After him are Emily Brontë (1818), Ian Fleming (1908), Arthur C. Clarke (1917), Geoffrey Chaucer (1343), Terry Pratchett (1948), and John Milton (1608).