WRITER

Bram Stoker

1847 - 1912

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Abraham "Bram" Stoker (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) was an Irish author, best known today for his 1897 Gothic horror novel Dracula. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bram Stoker has received more than 3,016,668 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 75 in 2019). Bram Stoker is the 214th most popular writer (down from 194th in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 8th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Irish Writer.

Bram Stoker is most famous for writing Dracula, which is a horror novel about Count Dracula and his attempt to move from Transylvania to England so that he can find new blood and spread the undead curse.

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  • 77

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.22

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Bram Stoker ranks 214 out of 5,794. Before him are Imre Kertész, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Yasunari Kawabata, Karen Blixen, François de La Rochefoucauld, and C. S. Lewis. After him are Doris Lessing, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Mary Wollstonecraft, Colette, Walt Whitman, and Pierre Corneille.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1847, Bram Stoker ranks 4Before him are Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, and Paul von Hindenburg. After him are Jesse James, Maria Feodorovna, Auguste Escoffier, Otto Wallach, Joseph Pulitzer, Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria, Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy, and Georges Sorel. Among people deceased in 1912, Bram Stoker ranks 4Before him are Emperor Meiji, Henri Poincaré, and August Strindberg. After him are Edward Smith, Jules Massenet, Karl May, Frederick VIII of Denmark, Thomas Andrews, Frédéric Passy, Joseph Lister, and Gerhard Armauer Hansen.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Bram Stoker ranks 9 out of 460. Before him are James Joyce (1882), George Bernard Shaw (1856), George Berkeley (1685), Robert Boyle (1627), Samuel Beckett (1906), and Michael Gambon (1940). After him are Edmund Burke (1729), Francis Bacon (1909), Peter O'Toole (1932), Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet (1819), Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769), and Pierce Brosnan (1953).

Among WRITERS In Ireland

Among writers born in Ireland, Bram Stoker ranks 6Before him are Oscar Wilde (1854), Jonathan Swift (1667), James Joyce (1882), George Bernard Shaw (1856), and Samuel Beckett (1906). After him are W. B. Yeats (1865), Laurence Sterne (1713), Iris Murdoch (1919), Joseph Murphy (1898), Ethel Voynich (1864), and Saint Gall (550).