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Clara Reeve

1729 - 1807

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Clara Reeve (23 January 1729 – 3 December 1807) was an English novelist best known for the Gothic novel The Old English Baron (1777). She also wrote an innovative history of prose fiction, The Progress of Romance (1785). Her first work was a translation from Latin, then an unusual language for a woman to learn. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clara Reeve has received more than 89,636 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Clara Reeve is the 4,943rd most popular writer (down from 4,620th in 2019), the 3,799th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,626th in 2019) and the 432nd most popular British Writer.

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  • 2.41

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Among writers, Clara Reeve ranks 4,943 out of 5,755Before her are Kjell Westö, Steven Moffat, Jorge Icaza Coronel, George Holyoake, František Halas, and James C. Collins. After her are Charles Montagu Doughty, Jamaica Kincaid, José Luandino Vieira, Nicholas Meyer, Mohammad-Reza Shafiei Kadkani, and Pascal Lainé.

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Among people born in 1729, Clara Reeve ranks 30Before her are Giuseppe Parini, Charles Henri Hector d'Estaing, Michael Denis, Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny, Jean-Baptiste Vallin de la Mothe, and Ivan Argunov. After her are Fyodor Volkov, Josiah Bartlett, and Thomas Percy. Among people deceased in 1807, Clara Reeve ranks 25Before her are Johannes Nikolaus Tetens, Jeremias Benjamin Richter, Sophie von La Roche, Johann III Bernoulli, Joseph Brant, and Mikhail Kheraskov. After her are Maria, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh, Oliver Ellsworth, John Opie, Abraham Baldwin, and Alexander Martin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Clara Reeve ranks 3,799 out of 7,765Before her are Cadwallon ap Cadfan (591), Tom Hooper (1972), Peter Mark Roget (1779), Ernest Payne (1884), Howard Marks (1945), and Phil Neville (1977). After her are Charles Montagu Doughty (1843), Beatrice Tinsley (1941), Princess Beatrice of York (1988), Ray Wilson (1968), Tina Charles (1954), and Herbert Ponting (1870).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Clara Reeve ranks 432Before her are John Braine (1922), William Tenn (1920), Edward Rutherfurd (1948), Henry Home, Lord Kames (1696), Steven Moffat (1961), and George Holyoake (1817). After her are Charles Montagu Doughty (1843), Mark Haddon (1962), Robert Herrick (1591), William Davenant (1606), Graham Swift (1949), and Paula Yates (1959).