Alexander McDonnell

1798 - 1835

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Alexander McDonnell (1798–1835), sometimes spelled MacDonnell, was an Irish chess master, who contested a series of six matches with the world's leading player Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais in 1834. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander McDonnell has received more than 43,371 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Alexander McDonnell is the 112th most popular chess player (down from 90th in 2019), the 2,908th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,296th in 2019) and the 4th most popular British Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Alexander McDonnell ranks 112 out of 376Before him are Petar Trifunović, Esteban Canal, Jackson Showalter, Oscar Panno, Boris Kostić, and Peter Romanovsky. After him are Levon Aronian, Igor Bondarevsky, Vasja Pirc, Alexander Khalifman, Richard Teichmann, and István Bilek.

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Among people born in 1798, Alexander McDonnell ranks 35Before him are Abigail Fillmore, Eduard Friedrich Poeppig, Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, Jean-Baptiste Élie de Beaumont, Charles Wilkes, and Paolo Savi. After him are Karl Georg Christian von Staudt, Alexander Brullov, Friedrich Robert Faehlmann, Friedrich Gottlieb Bartling, Willibald Alexis, and John Cochrane. Among people deceased in 1835, Alexander McDonnell ranks 23Before him are John Marshall, Franz von Paula Schrank, Sally Hemings, Tomás de Zumalacárregui, Leopoldo Nobili, and Ivan Martos. After him are Gilbert Thomas Burnett, Thomas Hardwicke, James Hogg, William Cobbett, and Muthuswami Dikshitar.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alexander McDonnell ranks 2,908 out of 6,924Before him are David Heyman (1961), Constance Markievicz (1868), John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836), Cary Elwes (1962), Tommy Lawrence (1940), and Clare Torry (1947). After him are Jimmy Hogan (1882), Lady Byron (1792), Minnie Driver (1970), Bonnie Wright (1991), Edward Turner Bennett (1797), and Joely Richardson (1965).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among chess players born in United Kingdom, Alexander McDonnell ranks 4Before him are Howard Staunton (1810), Joseph Henry Blackburne (1841), and Michael Adams (1971). After him are Henry Bird (1830), Amos Burn (1848), Fred Yates (1884), Jonathan Penrose (1933), John Nunn (1955), Harry Golombek (1911), Nigel Short (1965), and Tony Miles (1955).