Arthur Machen

1863 - 1947

Arthur Machen

Arthur Machen (; 3 March 1863 – 15 December 1947) was the pen-name of Arthur Llewellyn Jones, a Welsh author and mystic of the 1890s and early 20th century. He is best known for his influential supernatural, fantasy, and horror fiction. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Machen has received more than 378,803 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,866th most popular writer.

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  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.59

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  • 2.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Arthur Machen ranks 1,862 out of 4,883Before him are Johann Jakob Bodmer, Eugene Nida, George Adamski, Hugh Lofting, Daqiqi, and Thomas Wyatt. After him are Avitus of Vienne, Mirza Shafi Vazeh, Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Fernando de Rojas, Christopher Isherwood, and Gaius Asinius Gallus Saloninus.

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Among people born in 1863, Arthur Machen ranks 56Before him are Andrés Bonifacio, Hugo Münsterberg, Max Skladanowsky, Hermann Bahr, Charles Pathé, and Alexander Siloti. After him are Gabriel Pierné, Archduke Leopold Salvator of Austria, Richard Mollier, Paul Héroult, Joseph Caillaux, and Hugo Haase. Among people deceased in 1947, Arthur Machen ranks 72Before him are William Moulton Marston, Fiorello H. La Guardia, Constantin Sănătescu, Ananda Coomaraswamy, Hugh Lofting, and Nicholas Murray Butler. After him are Bronisław Huberman, Emma Orczy, Victor Goldschmidt, Georg von Trapp, Władysław Raczkiewicz, and Osami Nagano.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Arthur Machen ranks 1,399 out of 5,347Before him are Arthur Rackham (1867), John A. Macdonald (1815), Samantha Fox (1966), Hugh Lofting (1886), Kate Moss (1974), and Thomas Wyatt (1503). After him are Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel (1870), Greg Lake (1947), Rod Evans (1947), Chris Martin (1977), Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool (1770), and Christopher Isherwood (1904).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Arthur Machen ranks 163Before him are Michael Jackson (1942), David Ogilvy (1911), John Webster (1578), Patrick O'Brian (1914), Hugh Lofting (1886), and Thomas Wyatt (1503). After him are Christopher Isherwood (1904), Kenneth Grahame (1859), Orderic Vitalis (1075), Edward Young (1683), William Beckford (1760), and Thomas Kyd (1558).