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 256,402 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Edith Pargeter is the 2,622nd most popular writer (up from 2,921st in 2019), the 1,993rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,145th in 2019) and the 231st most popular British Writer.

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.65

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  • 2.23

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Among writers, Edith Pargeter ranks 2,622 out of 5,794Before her are Samson Raphael Hirsch, Tadeusz Różewicz, Olaudah Equiano, Vilis Lācis, Aleksander Fredro, and Edvard Kocbek. After her are Jung Chang, Nikoloz Baratashvili, John Banville, William Smith, Lev Kopelev, and Joseph Delaney.

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Among people born in 1913, Edith Pargeter ranks 131Before her are Albert Cossery, Eiji Toyoda, Amrita Sher-Gil, Philip Abelson, Anthony Quayle, and Abraham Sutzkever. After her are Mark Robson, Alexander Kotov, René Schneider, Milivoj Ašner, Tokutaro Ukon, and Nicolas Grunitzky. Among people deceased in 1995, Edith Pargeter ranks 110Before her are John Brunner, Václav Ježek, Rudolf Peierls, Anatoly Tarasov, Ann Dunham, and Giancarlo Baghetti. After her are Ken Saro-Wiwa, Georgy Beregovoy, Jerry Garcia, Osvaldo Pugliese, Erik Nilsson, and Lev Polugaevsky.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edith Pargeter ranks 1,993 out of 6,924Before her are Peter Frampton (1950), Michael Apted (1941), Dua Lipa (1995), Æthelfrith (600), John William Draper (1811), and Thomas Beecham (1879). After her are James Legge (1815), William Smith (1813), Bill Foulkes (1932), Joseph Delaney (1945), June Whitfield (1925), and Walter Clopton Wingfield (1833).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Edith Pargeter ranks 231Before her are Mary Astell (1666), Wilfred Owen (1893), Winston Graham (1908), Walter Pater (1839), Kay Parker (1944), and Aelred of Rievaulx (1110). After her are William Smith (1813), Joseph Delaney (1945), Lady Caroline Lamb (1785), Rupert Brooke (1887), Jack Higgins (1929), and Philip Kerr (1956).