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Christopher Fry

1907 - 2005

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Christopher Fry (18 December 1907 – 30 June 2005) was an English poet and playwright. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christopher Fry has received more than 162,252 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Christopher Fry is the 5,803rd most popular writer (down from 5,177th in 2019), the 5,091st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,593rd in 2019) and the 571st most popular British Writer.

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  • 160k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.17

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.32

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Christopher Fry ranks 5,803 out of 5,755Before him are Lawrence Wright, Joe Paterno, Tierno Monénembo, Mo Hayder, Joel Barlow, and Damon Lindelof. After him are Polly Samson, Vikram Seth, Laurell K. Hamilton, Tom Wilson, Helen Gurley Brown, and J. G. Farrell.

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Among people born in 1907, Christopher Fry ranks 343Before him are Adelaide Lambert, Ruth Patrick, Paul Douglas, Grahame Clark, Philip Slone, and Paul Nitze. After him are Aldo Donelli, Roy Welensky, Tranquilino Garcete, John Cody, John Anderson, and Bob Steele. Among people deceased in 2005, Christopher Fry ranks 307Before him are Charles Rocket, Bob Denver, Lucky Thompson, R. L. Burnside, Luis Taruc, and Dave Allen. After him are Georges Dransart, Constance Cummings, Harold J. Stone, Peter Jennings, Michael Park, and Humphrey Carpenter.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Christopher Fry ranks 5,091 out of 7,765Before him are Harry Pollitt (1890), Greg Wise (1966), John Butler Yeats (1839), Jenny Beavan (1950), Rupert Hine (1947), and Mo Hayder (1962). After him are Leona Lewis (1985), Connor Swindells (1996), Polly Samson (1962), Hughie Gallacher (1903), Donald Dewar (1937), and Charles Lapworth (1842).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Christopher Fry ranks 571Before him are Compton Mackenzie (1883), Joyce Cary (1888), Paul Scott (1920), Dan Houser (1974), Michael Drayton (1563), and Mo Hayder (1962). After him are Polly Samson (1962), J. G. Farrell (1935), Thomas Heywood (1574), Thomas Percy (1729), Angus Wilson (1913), and Henry Vaughan (1621).