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E. Pauline Johnson

1861 - 1913

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Emily Pauline Johnson (10 March 1861 – 7 March 1913), also known by her Mohawk stage name Tekahionwake (pronounced dageh-eeon-wageh, lit. 'double-life'), was a Canadian poet, author, and performer who was popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Her father was a hereditary Mohawk chief of mixed ancestry and her mother was an English immigrant.Johnson—whose poetry was published in Canada, the United States, and Great Britain—was among a generation of widely-read writers who began to define Canadian literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of E. Pauline Johnson has received more than 169,738 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). E. Pauline Johnson is the 5,870th most popular writer (down from 5,134th in 2019), the 648th most popular biography from Canada (down from 522nd in 2019) and the 36th most popular Canadian Writer.

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  • 170k

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  • 39.47

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.03

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  • 3.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, E. Pauline Johnson ranks 5,870 out of 5,755Before her are R. S. Thomas, Shin Kyung-sook, Athol Fugard, Ellen Glasgow, John Gribbin, and Jill Abramson. After her are Hanya Yanagihara, Katie Couric, Bernardine Evaristo, Hugh Blair, Humphrey Carpenter, and Norman Podhoretz.

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Among people born in 1861, E. Pauline Johnson ranks 134Before her are Kalliroi Parren, Emiliano González Navero, Walter Rauschenbusch, Feodor Yulievich Levinson-Lessing, John Bell Hatcher, and Émile Grumiaux. After her are Albert B. Fall, Edith Cowan, and George W. Norris. Among people deceased in 1913, E. Pauline Johnson ranks 81Before her are Robert Collett, George Finnegan, Daniel David Palmer, Alphonse Kirchhoffer, Frederick Holman, and Walter Rutherford. After her are Alfred Austin and Joaquin Miller.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, E. Pauline Johnson ranks 648 out of 1,350Before her are Lexa Doig (1973), Paul Gross (1959), Peter Jennings (1938), Mavis Gallant (1922), Jessica Steen (1965), and Monty Hall (1921). After her are Lucile Wheeler (1935), Sidney Crosby (1987), Eric Johnson (1979), Avan Jogia (1992), Jeon So-mi (2001), and Missy Peregrym (1982).

Among WRITERS In Canada

Among writers born in Canada, E. Pauline Johnson ranks 36Before her are Guy Gavriel Kay (1954), Farley Mowat (1921), George Woodcock (1912), Justine Musk (1972), Gregory Colbert (1960), and Mavis Gallant (1922). After her are Cory Doctorow (1971), Timothy Findley (1930), Robert C. Cooper (1968), Ed Greenwood (1959), Geoff Ryman (1951), and Eleanor Catton (1985).