Aldous Huxley

1894 - 1963

Aldous Huxley

Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer and philosopher. He wrote nearly fifty books—both novels and non-fiction works—as well as wide-ranging 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 5,229,916 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 153rd most popular writer.

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Among writers, Aldous Huxley ranks 151 out of 4,883Before him are Georges Simenon, Novalis, Elias Canetti, Petronius, Charlotte Brontë, and Du Fu. After him are Carlo Collodi, Yukio Mishima, Fernando Pessoa, André Breton, Boris Pasternak, and Snorri Sturluson.

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Among people born in 1894, Aldous Huxley ranks 4Before him are Nikita Khrushchev, Rudolf Hess, and Gavrilo Princip. After him are Edward VIII, John Ford, Boris III of Bulgaria, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Jean Renoir, Maximilian Kolbe, Georges Lemaître, 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 Robert Schuman, Tristan Tzara, C. S. Lewis, Lee Harvey Oswald, Nâzım Hikmet, and Ngo Dinh Diem.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Aldous Huxley ranks 101 out of 5,347Before him are William Harvey (1578), Christopher Lee (1922), Henry VII of England (1457), H. G. Wells (1866), Ridley Scott (1937), and Charlotte Brontë (1816). After him are William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin (1824), Paul Dirac (1902), Elton John (1947), Roger Moore (1927), Edward I of England (1239), and Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (1930).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Aldous Huxley ranks 17Before him are Mary Shelley (1797), Robert Louis Stevenson (1850), William Blake (1757), Emily Brontë (1818), H. G. Wells (1866), and Charlotte Brontë (1816). After him are Geoffrey Chaucer (1343), John Milton (1608), Arthur C. Clarke (1917), William Golding (1911), C. S. Lewis (1898), and Roald Dahl (1916).