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Aneirin [aˈnɛirɪn] or Neirin was an early Medieval Brythonic war poet. He is believed to have been a bard or court poet in one of the Cumbric kingdoms of the Hen Ogledd, probably that of Gododdin at Edinburgh, in modern Scotland. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aneirin has received more than 85,565 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Aneirin is the 4,249th most popular writer (down from 3,440th in 2019), the 3,218th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,505th in 2019) and the 382nd most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Aneirin ranks 4,249 out of 5,794Before him are Eudora Welty, Hervé Guibert, Ki no Tomonori, Archibald MacLeish, Koji Suzuki, and Anita Brookner. After him are Candace Bushnell, José María de Pereda, John Mawe, Vasily Lebedev-Kumach, Eduard Bagritsky, and Jacques Dupin.

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Among people born in 525, Aneirin ranks 6Before him are Pope Benedict I, Liuvigild, Antarah ibn Shaddad, Alexander of Tralles, and Justinian.  Among people deceased in 600, Aneirin ranks 15Before him are Hrólfr Kraki, Eutocius of Ascalon, Agathangelos, David the Invincible, Hesychius of Miletus, and Theodorus Lector.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Aneirin ranks 3,218 out of 6,924Before him are Seán Lester (1888), Matthew Goode (1978), George Edwards (1694), John Fleming (1785), John Arbuthnot (1667), and Anita Brookner (1928). After him are Reg Parnell (1911), Arthur Aikin (1773), Timothy Garton Ash (1955), George Nares (1831), John Mawe (1764), and Dorothy Garrod (1892).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Aneirin ranks 382Before him are David Almond (1951), Alan Bennett (1934), Richard Bentley (1662), Lucy Hawking (1969), Thomas Dekker (1572), and Anita Brookner (1928). After him are John Mawe (1764), Sax Rohmer (1883), William Davenant (1606), Cynewulf (900), Grey Owl (1888), and William McGonagall (1825).