Allan Pinkerton

1819 - 1884

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Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Allan Pinkerton has received more than 1,290,883 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Allan Pinkerton is the 1,134th most popular writer (up from 1,267th in 2019), the 883rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 975th in 2019) and the 111th most popular British Writer.

Allan Pinkerton was a detective who founded the Pinkerton National Detective Agency. He is most famous for his role in the Lincoln assassination.

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Among writers, Allan Pinkerton ranks 1,134 out of 5,794Before him are Harry Harrison, Shoko Asahara, Thomas De Quincey, Laura Marx, Henri Michaux, and P. G. Wodehouse. After him are Rosalía de Castro, Adalberon, Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Nikolay Nekrasov, Michel Butor, and Anthony Bourdain.

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Among people born in 1819, Allan Pinkerton ranks 24Before him are Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, George V of Hanover, Theodor Fontane, Gottfried Keller, Louise Marie Thérèse of Artois, and Francis V, Duke of Modena. After him are Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia, Stanisław Moniuszko, Annibale de Gasparis, Johan Jongkind, Christopher Latham Sholes, and Carolyne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein. Among people deceased in 1884, Allan Pinkerton ranks 12Before him are Paul Morphy, Johann Gustav Droysen, Marie Bashkirtseff, Jean-Baptiste Dumas, Alfred Brehm, and Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany. After him are Hans Makart, Hermann Kolbe, Fanny Elssler, Karl Richard Lepsius, Charles Adolphe Wurtz, and Hermann Schlegel.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Allan Pinkerton ranks 883 out of 6,924Before him are Frederic Leighton (1830), Thomas De Quincey (1785), Orlando Bloom (1977), Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853), Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (1982), and P. G. Wodehouse (1881). After him are Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury (1671), Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872), John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer (1924), Archer Martin (1910), Peter D. Mitchell (1920), and Robert Adam (1728).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Allan Pinkerton ranks 111Before him are Elizabeth Gaskell (1810), Lobsang Rampa (1910), Dylan Thomas (1914), John Dryden (1631), Thomas De Quincey (1785), and P. G. Wodehouse (1881). After him are Robert Browning (1812), Ruth Rendell (1930), Samuel Butler (1612), Hugh Lofting (1886), John Berger (1926), and James Anderson (1680).