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Brian Jacques

1939 - 2011

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James Brian Jacques (, as in "Jakes"; 15 June 1939 – 5 February 2011) was an English novelist known for his Redwall series of novels and Castaways of the Flying Dutchman series. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brian Jacques has received more than 635,982 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Brian Jacques is the 5,713th most popular writer (down from 5,107th in 2019), the 4,930th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,464th in 2019) and the 552nd most popular British Writer.

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  • 640k

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  • 40.95

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.74

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Brian Jacques ranks 5,713 out of 5,755Before him are Tracy Hickman, Ion Negoițescu, Michael McClure, Stella Gibbons, Susan Hill, and Joanna Baillie. After him are Ferenc Juhász, Alain Mabanckou, Sheila Jeffreys, Andrzej Stasiuk, David Diop, and Sándor Csoóri.

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Among people born in 1939, Brian Jacques ranks 500Before him are S. David Griggs, Göran Sonnevi, Bernie Casey, John M. Fabian, Bob Clark, and Marino Perani. After him are Velimir Sombolac, James Hartle, Claude Piquemal, Anne Heggtveit, Viktor Shustikov, and James Dunn. Among people deceased in 2011, Brian Jacques ranks 395Before him are Arthur Laurents, Annalisa Ericson, David "Honeyboy" Edwards, Rob Schroeder, Yrjö Hietanen, and Gordon Tootoosis. After him are Taiji, Andrija Fuderer, Ragnar Lundberg, Khamis Gaddafi, Albertina Sisulu, and Mike Starr.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Brian Jacques ranks 4,930 out of 7,765Before him are Joanna Baillie (1762), John Aldridge (1958), Eddie Thomson (1947), Allan Cunningham (1791), Howard Kendall (1946), and Val Guest (1911). After him are Edward Lhuyd (1660), Sheila Jeffreys (1948), Phoebe Waller-Bridge (1985), Priti Patel (1972), Joan Sims (1930), and Alan Cox (1968).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Brian Jacques ranks 552Before him are Philip Massinger (1583), Alan Hollinghurst (1954), Benjamin Zephaniah (1958), Stella Gibbons (1902), Susan Hill (1942), and Joanna Baillie (1762). After him are Sheila Jeffreys (1948), Dorothy Richardson (1873), Thomas Linacre (1460), Dora Marsden (1882), Lady Charlotte Guest (1812), and Frances Wright (1795).