Edith Pargeter

1913 - 1995

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Edith Mary Pargeter (28 September 1913 – 14 October 1995), also known by her nom de plume Ellis Peters, was an English author of works in many categories, especially history and historical fiction, and was also honoured for her translations of Czech classics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edith Pargeter has received more than 286,290 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Edith Pargeter is the 2,524th most popular writer (up from 2,620th in 2019), the 1,914th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,991st in 2019) and the 219th most popular Writer.

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  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.73

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  • 2.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Edith Pargeter ranks 2,524 out of 5,755Before her are Heinrich Hoffmann, Félix Fénéon, Vilhelm Moberg, Sergey Aksakov, Predrag Matvejević, and Giovanni Francesco Straparola. After her are Stephenie Meyer, Gitta Sereny, Begum Rokeya, William Congreve, Yury Yakovlev, and Arthur Young.

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Among people born in 1913, Edith Pargeter ranks 126Before her are Mouloud Feraoun, William Tolbert, Eiji Toyoda, Charles Berlitz, Malietoa Tanumafili II, and Hajo Herrmann. After her are Eugene Odum, Albert Cossery, Motoo Tatsuhara, Tadao Horie, Alfonso López Michelsen, and Alexander Kotov. Among people deceased in 1995, Edith Pargeter ranks 110Before her are Dirceu, Rudolf Peierls, André Frossard, Isang Yun, Vladimír Dzurilla, and Ken Saro-Wiwa. After her are Georgy Beregovoy, Srinagarindra, Robert Monroe, Jerry Garcia, Józef Maria Bocheński, and Madalyn Murray O'Hair.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edith Pargeter ranks 1,914 out of 7,765Before her are Anne Conway (1631), Gregor MacGregor (1786), E. Nesbit (1858), John Dollond (1706), John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe (1859), and Robert Smith (1959). After her are Neil Tennant (1954), Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (1984), John Alcock (1892), Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery (1847), Willibald (700), and Alfred Fowler (1868).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Edith Pargeter ranks 219Before her are A. S. Byatt (1936), Terry Eagleton (1943), Renée Vivien (1877), Edward FitzGerald (1809), Philip Kerr (1956), and E. Nesbit (1858). After her are William Congreve (1670), Arthur Young (1741), Aelred of Rievaulx (1110), Mary Astell (1666), Kay Parker (1944), and John Christopher (1922).