Arnold Bennett

1867 - 1931

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Enoch Arnold Bennett (27 May 1867 – 27 March 1931) was an English author, best known as a novelist. He was a prolific writer: between the start of his career in 1898 and his death he completed 34 novels, seven volumes of short stories, 13 plays (some in collaboration with other writers), and a daily journal totalling more than a million words. He wrote articles and stories for more than 100 different newspapers and periodicals, worked in and briefly ran the Ministry of Information in the First World War, and wrote for the cinema in the 1920s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arnold Bennett has received more than 467,576 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Arnold Bennett is the 3,034th most popular writer (down from 3,002nd in 2019), the 2,256th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,205th in 2019) and the 266th most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Arnold Bennett ranks 3,034 out of 5,794Before him are László Krasznahorkai, Labīd, Gregory Benford, Jean-Jacques Barthélemy, José Donoso, and Antonio García Gutiérrez. After him are William Cowper, Ron Kovic, Theodor Körner, Maximilian Voloshin, Salama Moussa, and Jacques Delille.

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Among people born in 1867, Arnold Bennett ranks 84Before him are Holger Pedersen, Sister Nivedita, Maximilian Bircher-Benner, Archduchess Maria Dorothea of Austria, Martin Kutta, and William Speirs Bruce. After him are Ivan Grohar, Amy Beach, George Andrew Reisner, Charles Dillon Perrine, Max Jakob Friedländer, and Dimitrios Gounaris. Among people deceased in 1931, Arnold Bennett ranks 74Before him are Rachel Bluwstein, Louis Dollo, Selma Rıza, Franz Schalk, Buddy Bolden, and Eugen Schmidt. After him are Alwin Berger, Dionysios Kasdaglis, Jacques Herbrand, Teresa Claramunt Creus, Albert, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, and Dmitri Egorov.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Arnold Bennett ranks 2,256 out of 6,924Before him are Walter Map (1140), Albert Austin (1881), Francesca Annis (1945), Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1776), Paul Potts (1970), and William Speirs Bruce (1867). After him are William Cowper (1731), Eleanor of England, Countess of Bar (1269), Reginald Doherty (1872), Ian Richardson (1934), Damian Lewis (1971), and Princess Alexandra, 2nd Duchess of Fife (1891).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Arnold Bennett ranks 266Before him are James Herbert Brennan (1940), Andrew Lang (1844), John Evelyn (1620), Francis Beaumont (1584), Richard Hammond (1969), and Walter Map (1140). After him are William Cowper (1731), Arthur Young (1741), John Christopher (1922), Peter Cheyney (1896), Evelyn Beatrice Hall (1868), and Peter James (1948).