Algernon Charles Swinburne

1837 - 1909

Algernon Charles Swinburne

Algernon Charles Swinburne (5 April 1837 – 10 April 1909) was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and critic. He wrote several novels and collections of poetry such as Poems and Ballads, and contributed to the famous Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica. Swinburne wrote about many taboo topics, such as lesbianism, cannibalism, sado-masochism, and anti-theism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Algernon Charles Swinburne has received more than 412,979 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,701st most popular writer.

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Among writers, Algernon Charles Swinburne ranks 1,699 out of 4,883Before him are Dorothy Parker, Jorge Manrique, Hannah Szenes, Henry Steel Olcott, Constantijn Huygens, and Saki. After him are Georg Heym, Pierre Lemaitre, James Hilton, Eileen Chang, Yevgenia Ginzburg, and John Grinder.

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Among people born in 1837, Algernon Charles Swinburne ranks 33Before him are Arnold Janssen, Abraham Kuyper, Francis, Duke of Teck, Édouard Stephan, Ion Creangă, and Vasily Radlov. After him are Henry Draper, Tippu Tip, Théodore Dubois, Joseph Bell, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pierre Auguste Cot. Among people deceased in 1909, Algernon Charles Swinburne ranks 28Before him are Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg, Arnold Janssen, Joshua Slocum, Ludwig Gumplowicz, Simon Newcomb, and Princess Marie of Orléans. After him are Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Emil Christian Hansen, George Meredith, Jakub Bart-Ćišinski, Friedrich Martens, and Naftali Herz Imber.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Algernon Charles Swinburne ranks 1,274 out of 5,347Before him are Ryan Giggs (1973), Alexander I of Scotland (1078), Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington (1673), Kim Wilde (1960), Dave Murray (1956), and Sydney Chaplin (1885). After him are James Hilton (1900), Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers (1854), Edward Fox (1937), Robert Watson-Watt (1892), Jeremiah Horrocks (1618), and Maurice Wilkes (1913).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Algernon Charles Swinburne ranks 151Before him are Alma Reville (1899), Ted Hughes (1930), Dorothy L. Sayers (1893), David Lodge (1935), Richard Adams (1920), and Gerald Gardner (1884). After him are James Hilton (1900), Colin Dexter (1930), Lord Alfred Douglas (1870), John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647), Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany (1878), and Philip Sidney (1554).