Anita Brookner

1928 - 2016

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Anita Brookner (16 July 1928 – 10 March 2016) was an English novelist and art historian. She was Slade Professor of Fine Art at the University of Cambridge from 1967 to 1968 and was the first woman to hold this visiting professorship. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anita Brookner has received more than 263,419 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Anita Brookner is the 4,248th most popular writer (down from 3,925th in 2019), the 3,217th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 381st most popular British Writer.

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  • 24

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  • 3.31

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  • 3.35

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Among writers, Anita Brookner ranks 4,248 out of 5,794Before her are Yoshiki Tanaka, Eudora Welty, Hervé Guibert, Ki no Tomonori, Archibald MacLeish, and Koji Suzuki. After her are Aneirin, Candace Bushnell, José María de Pereda, John Mawe, Vasily Lebedev-Kumach, and Eduard Bagritsky.

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Among people born in 1928, Anita Brookner ranks 349Before her are Kate Wilhelm, Roald Aas, Ann Blyth, Dick Van Patten, Hidetaka Nishiyama, and Johnny Griffin. After her are Othmar Schneider, Ján Zachara, Alice Drummond, Marian Seldes, Joe Morello, and Santiago Vernazza. Among people deceased in 2016, Anita Brookner ranks 292Before her are Valery Khalilov, Anatoli Ilyin, Gotlib, Anne Jackson, Lutz D. Schmadel, and Hermann Kant. After her are Herschell Gordon Lewis, Martin Lundström, Giorgio Albertazzi, Slobodan Santrač, Eri Klas, and Elizabeth Roemer.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Anita Brookner ranks 3,217 out of 6,924Before her are Jay Kay (1969), Seán Lester (1888), Matthew Goode (1978), George Edwards (1694), John Fleming (1785), and John Arbuthnot (1667). After her are Aneirin (525), Reg Parnell (1911), Arthur Aikin (1773), Timothy Garton Ash (1955), George Nares (1831), and John Mawe (1764).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Anita Brookner ranks 381Before her are A. E. Housman (1859), David Almond (1951), Alan Bennett (1934), Richard Bentley (1662), Lucy Hawking (1969), and Thomas Dekker (1572). After her are Aneirin (525), John Mawe (1764), Sax Rohmer (1883), William Davenant (1606), Cynewulf (900), and Grey Owl (1888).