Alfred, Lord Tennyson

1809 - 1892

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson (6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892) was a British poet. He was the Poet Laureate during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets. In 1829, Tennyson was awarded the Chancellor's Gold Medal at Cambridge for one of his first pieces, "Timbuktu". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred, Lord Tennyson has received more than 2,493,249 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 618th most popular writer.

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  • 63

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  • 4.37

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  • 5.41

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Among writers, Alfred, Lord Tennyson ranks 615 out of 4,883Before him are Salman Rushdie, Lion Feuchtwanger, Isaac Babel, Seneca the Elder, Pierre Boulle, and André Chénier. After him are Walther von der Vogelweide, Theodore Dreiser, Max Frisch, Ferenc Molnár, Arrigo Boito, and Sei Shōnagon.

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Among people born in 1809, Alfred, Lord Tennyson ranks 11Before him are Felix Mendelssohn, Louis Braille, Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Georges-Eugène Haussmann, William Ewart Gladstone, and Bruno Bauer. After him are Joseph Liouville, Albert Pike, Hermann Grassmann, Juliusz Słowacki, Ljudevit Gaj, and Prince Albert of Prussia. Among people deceased in 1892, Alfred, Lord Tennyson ranks 8Before him are Werner von Siemens, Bahá'u'lláh, Ernest Renan, Princess Ludovika of Bavaria, Richard Owen, and Édouard Lalo. After him are Thomas Cook, Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse, John Couch Adams, Rudolf von Jhering, August Wilhelm von Hofmann, and Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alfred, Lord Tennyson ranks 453 out of 5,347Before him are Æthelred I, King of Wessex (837), Henry Bessemer (1813), Albert Finney (1936), Martin Ryle (1918), Donald Winnicott (1896), and Eadweard Muybridge (1830). After him are Princess Margaret of Connaught (1882), Deborah Kerr (1921), Richard Francis Burton (1821), Frank Whittle (1907), James Bradley (1693), and John Wallis (1616).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Alfred, Lord Tennyson ranks 62Before him are Ben Jonson (1572), Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772), Samuel Johnson (1709), Oliver Sacks (1933), William McMaster Murdoch (1873), and Thomas Hardy (1840). After him are Geoffrey of Monmouth (1090), A. J. Cronin (1896), A. A. Milne (1882), John Bunyan (1628), Douglas Adams (1952), and Jerome K. Jerome (1859).