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Beryl Markham

1902 - 1986

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Beryl Markham (born Clutterbuck; 26 October 1902 – 3 August 1986) was a Kenyan aviator born in England (one of the first bush pilots), adventurer, racehorse trainer and author. She was the first person to fly solo, non-stop across the Atlantic from Britain to North America. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Beryl Markham has received more than 1,136,157 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Beryl Markham is the 3,739th most popular writer (up from 4,362nd in 2019), the 2,737th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,330th in 2019) and the 320th most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Beryl Markham ranks 3,739 out of 5,755Before her are Buton Rinchen Drub, Botho Strauß, Gloria Vanderbilt, Onomacritus, Chairil Anwar, and Juan Valera y Alcalá-Galiano. After her are Jean-Louis de Rambures, David Lagercrantz, Betti Alver, Luigi Alamanni, Enrique Vila-Matas, and David Baldacci.

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Among people born in 1902, Beryl Markham ranks 185Before her are Son House, Ilmari Salminen, André Patry, Georgette Heyer, Yevgeny Petrov, and Yakov Smushkevich. After her are Flora Robson, Henry Hansen, Veniamin Kaverin, Juan José Tramutola, Kajirō Yamamoto, and Henri Saint Cyr. Among people deceased in 1986, Beryl Markham ranks 141Before her are Broderick Crawford, Ilmari Salminen, Harald Reinl, Fumiko Enchi, Lars-Erik Larsson, and Gaston Defferre. After her are Ernst Lehner, Juan Carlos Corazzo, Daniel Balavoine, V. C. Andrews, Ruth Teitelbaum, and Annemarie Selinko.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Beryl Markham ranks 2,737 out of 7,765Before her are Edward Woodward (1930), James Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan (1797), Robert Stephens (1931), C. Aubrey Smith (1863), John Burgoyne (1722), and William Burnside (1852). After her are John Phillips (1800), Dorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers (1878), Alexander Burnes (1805), Joseph Morgan (1981), Walter Legge (1906), and John Rutter (1945).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Beryl Markham ranks 320Before her are Robert Fisk (1946), Gillian Rubinstein (1942), Arthur Ransome (1884), John Osborne (1929), Frederic W. H. Myers (1843), and Robert Hugh Benson (1871). After her are Arthur Waley (1889), Leslie Stephen (1832), Lydia Becker (1827), Mary Renault (1905), George Gissing (1857), and Minette Walters (1949).