Christopher Isherwood

1904 - 1986

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Christopher Isherwood (26 August 1904 – 4 January 1986) was an Anglo-American novelist, playwright, screenwriter, autobiographer, and diarist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christopher Isherwood has received more than 984,598 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. Christopher Isherwood is the 1,887th most popular writer (down from 1,865th in 2019), the 1,471st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,403rd in 2019) and the 165th most popular British Writer.

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  • 36

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  • 4.29

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Among writers, Christopher Isherwood ranks 1,887 out of 5,794Before him are Johann Jakob Bodmer, John Tzetzes, Heinz G. Konsalik, Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Petr Ginz, and Victoria Ocampo. After him are Vera Brittain, Jean Paulhan, Friedrich Rückert, Konstantin Paustovsky, Peter Shaffer, and Clive Barker.

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Among people born in 1904, Christopher Isherwood ranks 93Before him are Emilio Fernández, Valery Chkalov, Tadao Takayama, Lyudmila Rudenko, Heinz Jost, and Giuseppe Terragni. After him are Oskar R. Lange, Jacques Tourneur, Max Mallowan, Deng Yingchao, Muhammad Najib ar-Ruba'i, and Karl Ernst. Among people deceased in 1986, Christopher Isherwood ranks 81Before him are Bernard Malamud, Christa McAuliffe, Michael J. Smith, Elio de Angelis, Omar Ali Saifuddien III, and Alexandre Tansman. After him are André Leroi-Gourhan, Nicholas Kaldor, Elsa Lanchester, Henri Toivonen, Jorge Alessandri, and Pierre Fournier.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Christopher Isherwood ranks 1,471 out of 6,924Before him are Ian Rush (1961), David Garrick (1717), Jeremiah Clarke (1674), Roland Joffé (1945), Frances Fisher (1952), and Peg Entwistle (1908). After him are Mary Leakey (1913), Lennox Lewis (1965), Vera Brittain (1893), William Cullen (1710), Ciarán Hinds (1953), and Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle (1693).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Christopher Isherwood ranks 165Before him are David Ogilvy (1911), Patrick O'Brian (1914), James Herriot (1916), Edward Young (1683), Arthur Machen (1863), and Thomas Wyatt (1503). After him are Vera Brittain (1893), Peter Shaffer (1926), Clive Barker (1952), Anthony Trollope (1815), Malcolm Lowry (1909), and Edwin Abbott Abbott (1838).