Branwell Brontë

1817 - 1848

Branwell Brontë

Patrick Branwell Brontë (, commonly ; 26 June 1817 – 24 September 1848) was an English painter and writer. He was the only son of the Brontë family, and brother of the writers Charlotte, Emily and Anne. Brontë was rigorously tutored at home by his father, and earned praise for his poetry and translations from the classics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Branwell Brontë has received more than 767,088 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,478th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Branwell Brontë ranks 3,472 out of 4,883Before him are Françoise Giroud, George Chapman, Gertrude Jekyll, Karl Leberecht Immermann, Claribel Alegría, and Joe Haldeman. After him are Aleko Konstantinov, Emmanuel Carrère, Martin Gray, Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, Israel Regardie, and Josefina Pla.

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Among people born in 1817, Branwell Brontë ranks 47Before him are Francesco de Sanctis, Jozef Miloslav Hurban, Debendranath Tagore, José María Ventura Casas, Florian Ceynowa, and Hippolyte Mège-Mouriès. After him are Alexandros Koumoundouros, Gustav Karl Wilhelm Hermann Karsten, Braxton Bragg, Christian Emil Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs, Jung Bahadur Rana, and Ramón de Campoamor y Campoosorio. Among people deceased in 1848, Branwell Brontë ranks 43Before him are Princess Sophia of the United Kingdom, Manto Mavrogenous, Petrobey Mavromichalis, Gabriel Bibron, Steen Steensen Blicher, and Vasily Stasov. After him are Pedro Vélez, Avdotia Istomina, George W. Campbell, and Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Branwell Brontë ranks 2,525 out of 5,347Before him are Ray Clemence (1948), Edwin of Northumbria (586), Mary Cartwright (null), George Chapman (1559), Ted Drake (1912), and Michael Gothard (1939). After him are Gareth Southgate (1970), Israel Regardie (1907), Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester (1724), Jane Asher (1946), Hermione Baddeley (1906), and Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter (1907).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Branwell Brontë ranks 308Before him are Raphael Holinshed (1529), Alan Bennett (1934), Aneirin (525), Brian O'Nolan (1911), Ian Rankin (1960), and George Chapman (1559). After him are Israel Regardie (1907), Graham Swift (1949), Sophie Kinsella (1969), Patrick Leigh Fermor (1915), Edwin Atherstone (1788), and E. L. James (1963).