Arthur Young

1741 - 1820

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Arthur Young (11 September 1741 – 12 April 1820) was an English agriculturist. Not himself successful as a farmer, he built on connections and activities as a publicist a substantial reputation as an expert on agricultural improvement. After the French Revolution of 1789, his views on its politics carried weight as an informed observer, and he became an important opponent of British reformers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Young has received more than 35,407 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Arthur Young is the 3,045th most popular writer (up from 3,195th in 2019), the 2,262nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,321st in 2019) and the 268th most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Arthur Young ranks 3,045 out of 5,794Before him are Salama Moussa, Jacques Delille, R. A. Salvatore, Juan Fernández de Heredia, Åsa Larsson, and Bonaventure des Périers. After him are John Christopher, Alma Karlin, Giuseppe Parini, Peter Cheyney, Édouard Chavannes, and Laura Bridgman.

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Among people born in 1741, Arthur Young ranks 19Before him are Emperor Momozono, Andrea Luchesi, Benedict Arnold, Charles II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Augustin Barruel, and Pierre Pigneau de Behaine. After him are Johann Gottlieb Naumann, José Cadalso, William Withering, Ivan Gudovich, Charles Willson Peale, and Aagje Deken. Among people deceased in 1820, Arthur Young ranks 28Before him are Nguyễn Du, Benjamin West, Anders Sparrman, Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia, Gerhard von Kügelgen, and Alexis Thérèse Petit. After him are Princess Adelheid of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym, Frederick V, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg, Nicolaus Michael Oppel, Ivan Gudovich, Palisot de Beauvois, and Stephen Decatur.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Arthur Young ranks 2,262 out of 6,924Before 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). After him are Bob Klose (1945), Paul Greengrass (1955), Francis Darwin (1848), Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia (1924), William Jackson Hooker (1785), and John Christopher (1922).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Arthur Young ranks 268Before him are John Evelyn (1620), Francis Beaumont (1584), Richard Hammond (1969), Walter Map (1140), Arnold Bennett (1867), and William Cowper (1731). After him are John Christopher (1922), Peter Cheyney (1896), Evelyn Beatrice Hall (1868), Peter James (1948), John Winthrop (1588), and J. B. Priestley (1894).