Arthur Hailey

1920 - 2004

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Arthur Frederick Hailey (5 April 1920 – 24 November 2004) was a British-Canadian novelist whose plot-driven storylines were set against the backdrops of various industries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Hailey has received more than 357,547 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Arthur Hailey is the 1,069th most popular writer (up from 1,191st in 2019), the 839th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 890th in 2019) and the 104th most popular British Writer.

Arthur Hailey is most famous for his novel, "The Hotel" which was made into a film starring Rod Taylor.

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  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.71

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  • 2.72

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Among writers, Arthur Hailey ranks 1,069 out of 5,794Before him are Nikolai Leskov, Dalton Trumbo, Jan Potocki, Joan Fuster, N. F. S. Grundtvig, and Peter Christen Asbjørnsen. After him are Bertran de Born, Khachatur Abovian, Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, Stanisław Jerzy Lec, Thomas Mayne Reid, and Ken Kesey.

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Among people born in 1920, Arthur Hailey ranks 61Before him are Tom of Finland, P. D. James, Sergei Bondarchuk, George Armitage Miller, Baruj Benacerraf, and Ivan Kozhedub. After him are Setsuko Hara, Alicia Alonso, Jaan Kross, Peter D. Mitchell, Albert Barillé, and Maurice Bucaille. Among people deceased in 2004, Arthur Hailey ranks 36Before him are Nicolai Ghiaurov, Godfrey Hounsfield, Akhmad Kadyrov, Laura Branigan, Saizo Saito, and Robert Merle. After him are Norberto Bobbio, Fanny Blankers-Koen, Thomas Klestil, Andriyan Nikolayev, Julius Axelrod, and Ko Yong-hui.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Arthur Hailey ranks 839 out of 6,924Before him are Richard of Cornwall (1209), Alexander III of Scotland (1241), Louise of Great Britain (1724), Tony Richardson (1928), Ronnie Wood (1947), and Emperor Norton (1818). After him are John Kendrew (1917), Tom Simpson (1937), Charlotte Cooper (1870), Edward Burne-Jones (1833), Ealhswith (852), and Wat Tyler (1341).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Arthur Hailey ranks 104Before him are Eleanor Marx (1855), Bernard Cornwell (1944), Sarah, Duchess of York (1959), P. D. James (1920), Rosamunde Pilcher (1924), and James Hadley Chase (1906). After him are Elizabeth Gaskell (1810), Lobsang Rampa (1910), Dylan Thomas (1914), John Dryden (1631), Thomas De Quincey (1785), and P. G. Wodehouse (1881).