Arnold Wesker

1932 - 2016

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Sir Arnold Wesker (24 May 1932 – 12 April 2016) was an English dramatist. He was the author of 50 plays, four volumes of short stories, two volumes of essays, much journalism and a book on the subject, a children's book, some poetry, and other assorted writings. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arnold Wesker has received more than 184,748 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Arnold Wesker is the 3,689th most popular writer (down from 2,834th in 2019), the 2,711th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,080th in 2019) and the 332nd most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Arnold Wesker ranks 3,689 out of 5,794Before him are Mongo Beti, Attilâ İlhan, Seymour Hersh, Tsubouchi Shōyō, Katherine Anne Porter, and Jozef Miloslav Hurban. After him are Gerardo Diego, Girolamo de Rada, Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, Ildefonso Falcones, John Gray, and Friedebert Tuglas.

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Among people born in 1932, Arnold Wesker ranks 245Before him are Alfonso Arau, Javier Ambrois, Yakir Aharonov, Atef Ebeid, Paul Bley, and Mongo Beti. After him are Sven Lindqvist, Anand Panyarachun, U. R. Ananthamurthy, Lola Beltrán, László Sárosi, and Banharn Silpa-archa. Among people deceased in 2016, Arnold Wesker ranks 242Before him are Alan Young, Marco Pannella, Paul Bley, Leonid Zhabotinsky, Michel Delpech, and Juan Mujica. After him are Chiyonofuji Mitsugu, Ernst Neizvestny, Ken Adam, Charmian Carr, Luis María Echeberría, and Doris Roberts.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Arnold Wesker ranks 2,711 out of 6,924Before him are Ian Rankin (1960), Thomas Middleton (1580), Gerrard Winstanley (1609), Philip Henry Gosse (1810), Alex Salmond (1954), and Edmund Crouchback (1245). After him are Capability Brown (1716), Dora Boothby (1881), Don Revie (1927), Peter Grant (1935), Erling Braut Håland (2000), and Harry Brearley (1871).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Arnold Wesker ranks 332Before him are Charles Williams (1886), Mary Renault (1905), Eric Frank Russell (1905), Taylor Caldwell (1900), Ian Rankin (1960), and Thomas Middleton (1580). After him are William Hazlitt (1778), Brian O'Nolan (1911), Christopher Priest (1943), Dodie Smith (1896), Graham Swift (1949), and Martin Amis (1949).