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D. H. Lawrence

1885 - 1930

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David Herbert Lawrence (11 September 1885 – 2 March 1930) was an English writer, novelist, poet and essayist. His works reflect on modernity, industrialization, 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 3,895,405 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). D. H. Lawrence is the 479th most popular writer (up from 498th in 2019), the 370th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 378th in 2019) and the 44th 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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  • 66.71

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  • 76

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.10

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, D. H. Lawrence ranks 479 out of 5,755Before him are Octavio Paz, Boris Vian, Savitribai Phule, Jules Michelet, William S. Burroughs, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. After him are Statius, Ellen G. White, Harold Pinter, Elie Wiesel, Tyrtaeus, and Anthony Burgess.

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Among people born in 1885, D. H. Lawrence ranks 19Before him are Karen Horney, Princess Alice of Battenberg, Chester W. Nimitz, André Maurois, Ernst Busch, and Umberto Nobile. After him are Vladimir Tatlin, Mikhail Frunze, George de Hevesy, Ernst Bloch, Yakov Sverdlov, and Heinrich Brüning. Among people deceased in 1930, D. H. Lawrence ranks 14Before him are Allvar Gullstrand, Cosima Wagner, Miguel Primo de Rivera, Christiaan Eijkman, Victoria of Baden, and Fritz Pregl. After him are Joan Gamper, Alfred von Tirpitz, Lon Chaney, Horst Wessel, Prince Leopold of Bavaria, and Arthur Balfour.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, D. H. Lawrence ranks 370 out of 7,765Before him are Thomas Cromwell (1485), Boudica (33), Kate Bush (1958), Marianne Faithfull (1946), Edward the Confessor (1003), and Ralph Fiennes (1962). After him are Harold Pinter (1930), Pelagius (360), Sam Neill (1947), Anthony Burgess (1917), C. F. Powell (1903), and Robert Walpole (1676).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, D. H. Lawrence ranks 44Before him are Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828), Christopher Marlowe (1564), Enid Blyton (1897), Thomas Paine (1737), John Galsworthy (1867), and Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849). After him are Harold Pinter (1930), Anthony Burgess (1917), Robert Burns (1759), John le Carré (1931), Beatrix Potter (1866), and J. M. Barrie (1860).