Christina Rossetti

1830 - 1894

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Christina Georgina Rossetti (5 December 1830 – 29 December 1894) was an English writer of romantic, devotional and children's poems, including "Goblin Market" and "Remember". She also wrote the words of two Christmas carols well known in Britain: "In the Bleak Midwinter", later set by Gustav Holst, Katherine Kennicott Davis, and Harold Darke, and "Love Came Down at Christmas", also set by Darke and other composers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christina Rossetti has received more than 1,310,503 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Christina Rossetti is the 2,107th most popular writer (up from 2,234th in 2019), the 1,624th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,633rd in 2019) and the 184th most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Christina Rossetti ranks 2,107 out of 5,794Before her are Arkady Gaidar, Eiji Tsuburaya, Kate Chopin, Theodorus Gaza, Giovanni Francesco Straparola, and Khushal Khattak. After her are Caterina Albert, Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., Mahsati, Bion of Smyrna, Chuck Palahniuk, and Michalina Wisłocka.

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Among people born in 1830, Christina Rossetti ranks 33Before her are Jules de Goncourt, Albert Bierstadt, Lalla Fatma N'Soumer, François-Marie Raoult, Theodor Leschetizky, and Carmine Crocco. After her are Yoshida Shōin, Alexei Savrasov, Albert Günther, Kamehameha V, Henry Peach Robinson, and Guido Gezelle. Among people deceased in 1894, Christina Rossetti ranks 27Before her are Hassan I of Morocco, August Kundt, Eugène Charles Catalan, Nikolai Ge, Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac, and Gall. After her are Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., Archduke Wilhelm Franz of Austria, Heinrich Hoffmann, Guillaume Lekeu, Charles Augustus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, and Alexander von Middendorff.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Christina Rossetti ranks 1,624 out of 6,924Before her are James Gillray (1756), Terry Eagleton (1943), William Renshaw (1861), James Connolly (1868), Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington (1673), and Gary Glitter (1944). After her are Matthew Festing (1949), Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773), Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield (1694), Eunice Gayson (1928), Noël Coward (1899), and Rick Wakeman (1949).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Christina Rossetti ranks 184Before her are Matthew Arnold (1822), Elizabeth Siddal (1829), John Fletcher (1579), John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647), Alan Sillitoe (1928), and Terry Eagleton (1943). After her are Noël Coward (1899), Herbert Read (1893), Orderic Vitalis (1075), Prince Henri of Orléans (1867), Irvine Welsh (1957), and William Ernest Henley (1849).