Christopher Priest

1943 - Today

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Christopher Priest (born 14 July 1943) is a British novelist and science fiction writer. His works include Fugue for a Darkening Island, The Inverted World, The Affirmation, The Glamour, The Prestige, and The Separation. Priest has been strongly influenced by the science fiction of H. G. Wells and in 2006 was appointed Vice-President of the international H. G. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christopher Priest has received more than 13,942 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Christopher Priest is the 3,728th most popular writer (down from 3,408th in 2019), the 2,741st most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 335th most popular British Writer.

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  • 14k

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  • 60.68

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.06

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Christopher Priest ranks 3,728 out of 5,794Before him are Brian O'Nolan, Bernardo Guimarães, Alexey Troitsky, Aleksandrs Čaks, Fernando de Herrera, and Elia Abu Madi. After him are Shel Silverstein, Christopher Hampton, Scott O'Dell, Antonio Fogazzaro, Ferdinand Freiligrath, and Marie Marvingt.

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Among people born in 1943, Christopher Priest ranks 314Before him are Xu Caihou, Juan Mujica, Andrea True, Lajos Szűcs, Leo Kinnunen, and António Simões. After him are Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne, John Lennox, Tony Joe White, Mike Bloomfield, Peter Carey, and Jean Zerbo.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Christopher Priest ranks 2,741 out of 6,924Before him are Henry Wood (1869), Geoff Emerick (1945), Arthur Sullivan (1842), Brian O'Nolan (1911), Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife (1849), and Freddie Jones (1927). After him are Anna Russell (1807), Henrietta Godolphin, 2nd Duchess of Marlborough (1681), Christina Pickles (1935), Cynegils (575), R. M. Hare (1919), and David Wilkie (1785).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Christopher Priest ranks 335Before him are Taylor Caldwell (1900), Ian Rankin (1960), Thomas Middleton (1580), Arnold Wesker (1932), William Hazlitt (1778), and Brian O'Nolan (1911). After him are Dodie Smith (1896), Graham Swift (1949), Martin Amis (1949), Grace Aguilar (1816), Anthony Horowitz (1955), and George Chapman (1559).