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Alfred, Lord Tennyson

1809 - 1892

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Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson (6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892) was an English poet. He was the Poet Laureate during much of Queen Victoria's reign. 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 3,603,415 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Alfred, Lord Tennyson is the 880th most popular writer (down from 774th in 2019), the 713th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 608th in 2019) and the 86th most popular British Writer.

Alfred, Lord Tennyson is most famous for his poems "The Charge of the Light Brigade" and "The Lady of Shalott."

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Among writers, Alfred, Lord Tennyson ranks 880 out of 5,755Before him are Otto of Freising, H. Rider Haggard, Appius Claudius Caecus, Jean de Joinville, Gerard of Cremona, and Ali Shariati. After him are Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Gaius Lucilius, Basava, Vicente Aleixandre, and Hans Sachs.

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Among people born in 1809, Alfred, Lord Tennyson ranks 13Before him are Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Georges-Eugène Haussmann, Bruno Bauer, Albert Pike, William Ewart Gladstone, and Joseph Liouville. After him are Hermann Grassmann, Prince Albert of Prussia, Ljudevit Gaj, Juliusz Słowacki, Prince Charles of Hesse and by Rhine, and Juan Donoso Cortés. Among people deceased in 1892, Alfred, Lord Tennyson ranks 15Before him are Rudolf von Jhering, John Couch Adams, Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse, Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia, Louis Vuitton, and Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale. After him are Olga Nikolaevna of Russia, Charles Spurgeon, Deodoro da Fonseca, August Wilhelm von Hofmann, Tewfik Pasha, and George Biddell Airy.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alfred, Lord Tennyson ranks 713 out of 7,765Before him are H. Rider Haggard (1856), David Harvey (1935), Banksy (1970), Rosemary Harris (1927), Edward B. Titchener (1867), and Andrew Huxley (1917). After him are John Kendrew (1917), William Oughtred (1574), Kim Cattrall (1956), John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer (1924), Thomas Malory (1405), and George Martin (1926).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Alfred, Lord Tennyson ranks 86Before him are Ian McEwan (1948), Edgar Wallace (1875), Eleanor Marx (1855), Sarah, Duchess of York (1959), James May (1963), and H. Rider Haggard (1856). After him are Thomas Malory (1405), Wilkie Collins (1824), Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (1757), Samuel Richardson (1689), Bruce Chatwin (1940), and Ben Jonson (1572).