D. H. Lawrence

1885 - 1930

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David Herbert Lawrence (11 September 1885 – 2 March 1930) was an English writer and poet. His collected works represent, among other things, an extended reflection upon the dehumanising effects of modernity and industrialisation. Lawrence's writing explores issues such as sexuality, emotional health, vitality, spontaneity, and instinct. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of D. H. Lawrence has received more than 3,461,531 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). D. H. Lawrence is the 498th most popular writer (up from 509th in 2019), the 378th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 367th in 2019) and the 50th most popular British Writer.

D.H. Lawrence is most famous for his novels, Sons and Lovers, Women in Love, and Lady Chatterley's Lover.

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  • 72

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  • 5.22

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  • 5.48

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Among writers, D. H. Lawrence ranks 498 out of 5,794Before him are Saint-John Perse, Robert A. Heinlein, Jules Michelet, Ludvig Holberg, George Eliot, and Allen Ginsberg. After him are Octavio Paz, Muhammad Iqbal, Frank Herbert, Ellen G. White, George Steiner, and Giorgos Seferis.

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Among people born in 1885, D. H. Lawrence ranks 21Before him are André Maurois, Ernst Busch, Karen Horney, Umberto Nobile, Mikhail Frunze, and Princess Alice of Battenberg. After him are Ernst Bloch, Sabina Spielrein, Yakov Sverdlov, George de Hevesy, Heinrich Brüning, and Karl Radek. Among people deceased in 1930, D. H. Lawrence ranks 10Before him are Ilya Repin, Vladimir Mayakovsky, William Howard Taft, Zewditu, Miguel Primo de Rivera, and Allvar Gullstrand. After him are Cosima Wagner, Horst Wessel, Joan Gamper, Christiaan Eijkman, Lon Chaney, and Fritz Pregl.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, D. H. Lawrence ranks 378 out of 6,924Before him are Henry Moseley (1887), Thomas Carlyle (1795), Henry Fox Talbot (1800), George Eliot (1819), Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg (1887), and Ian Gillan (1945). After him are Princess Margaret of Connaught (1882), Anne, Princess Royal (1950), Robert Walpole (1676), John Everett Millais (1829), Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales (1453), and Bartholomew Roberts (1682).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, D. H. Lawrence ranks 50Before him are Ken Follett (1949), Enid Blyton (1897), Harold Pinter (1930), Thomas Paine (1737), Samuel Johnson (1709), and George Eliot (1819). After him are Philip Larkin (1922), A. J. Cronin (1896), Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772), Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849), Samuel Butler (1835), and William McMaster Murdoch (1873).