Augusta, Lady Gregory

1852 - 1932

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Isabella Augusta, Lady Gregory (née Persse; 15 March 1852 – 22 May 1932) was an Irish dramatist, folklorist and theatre manager. With William Butler Yeats and Edward Martyn, she co-founded the Irish Literary Theatre and the Abbey Theatre, and wrote numerous short works for both companies. Lady Gregory produced a number of books of retellings of stories taken from Irish mythology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Augusta, Lady Gregory has received more than 337,699 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Augusta, Lady Gregory is the 3,836th most popular writer (down from 3,656th in 2019), the 166th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 156th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Irish Writer.

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Among writers, Augusta, Lady Gregory ranks 3,836 out of 5,794Before her are Bozorg Alavi, Janet Frame, Milo Yiannopoulos, Itzik Feffer, Edward William Lane, and Ladislav Mňačko. After her are Régine Deforges, Saneatsu Mushanokōji, Zaharia Stancu, Elin Wägner, Johan Sebastian Welhaven, and Stanley G. Weinbaum.

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Among people born in 1852, Augusta, Lady Gregory ranks 74Before her are Gertrude Käsebier, George Moore, William Burnside, Theodore Robinson, Eugène-Anatole Demarçay, and Vasily Safonov. After her are Simo Matavulj, Curt von François, Carl Chun, Princess Pauline of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Leon Wyczółkowski, and Hans Huber. Among people deceased in 1932, Augusta, Lady Gregory ranks 86Before her are Frederik van Eeden, Maironis, Lipót Baumhorn, Mikhail Pokrovsky, Hart Crane, and Constantin Coandă. After her are John Walter Gregory, Dora Carrington, Henry M. Leland, Rudolf Bauer, Marcel Boulenger, and Carmen de Burgos.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Augusta, Lady Gregory ranks 166 out of 460Before her are George Moore (1852), Paul Kane (1810), Patrick Ryan (1881), Cecil Day-Lewis (1904), Richard Steele (1672), and J. B. Bury (1861). After her are Walter Guinness, 1st Baron Moyne (1880), Alan Cunningham (1887), Brendan Behan (1923), Kathleen Lonsdale (1903), Caitriona Balfe (1979), and Robert McClure (1807).

Among WRITERS In Ireland

Among writers born in Ireland, Augusta, Lady Gregory ranks 28Before her are Edna O'Brien (1930), William Trevor (1928), Seán O'Casey (1880), George Moore (1852), Cecil Day-Lewis (1904), and Richard Steele (1672). After her are Brendan Behan (1923), Maeve Binchy (1939), Elizabeth Bowen (1899), John Boyne (1971), Jane Wilde (1821), and Michael Scott (1959).