Coventry Patmore

1823 - 1896

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Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore (23 July 1823 – 26 November 1896) was an English poet and critic best known for The Angel in the House, his narrative poem about the Victorian ideal of a happy marriage. As a young man, Patmore found employment in the British Museum. Upon the publication of his first book of poems in 1844, he became acquainted with members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Coventry Patmore has received more than 97,480 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Coventry Patmore is the 5,190th most popular writer (down from 4,417th in 2019), the 4,619th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 539th most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Coventry Patmore ranks 5,190 out of 5,794Before him are Ogden Nash, Christopher Fry, Richard Henry Dana Jr., Andy Weir, Michel Faber, and Kari Hotakainen. After him are Stephen Chbosky, Naomi Wolf, Joyce Cary, Sara Shepard, S. E. Hinton, and Swami Rama.

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Among people born in 1823, Coventry Patmore ranks 62Before him are Spencer Fullerton Baird, Joseph Jean Pierre Laurent, William M. Tweed, Mackenzie Bowell, Charlotte Mary Yonge, and George Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll. After him is Francis Parkman. Among people deceased in 1896, Coventry Patmore ranks 70Before him are Christian Emil Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs, Jane Wilde, George Washington Gale Ferris Jr., Vera Yevstafievna Popova, Francis James Child, and Thomas Hughes.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Coventry Patmore ranks 4,619 out of 6,924Before him are Tony Robinson (1946), Noel Harrison (1934), Goldie (1965), Douglas Booth (1992), Arthur Lowe (1915), and Sophie Okonedo (1968). After him are Lilian Bond (1908), Sandy Powell (1960), Joyce Cary (1888), Frank Bruno (1961), Mary Midgley (1919), and Lindsay Hoyle (1957).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Coventry Patmore ranks 539Before him are Simon Sebag Montefiore (1965), Stella Gibbons (1902), John Arden (1930), George MacDonald Fraser (1925), Thomas Hughes (1822), and Christopher Fry (1907). After him are Joyce Cary (1888), Jeff Noon (1957), Aubrey de Grey (1963), Thomas Heywood (1574), Catherine Cookson (1906), and R. D. Blackmore (1825).