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Edmund Kean

1787 - 1833

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Edmund Kean (4 November 1787 – 15 May 1833) was a celebrated British Shakespearean stage actor born in England, who performed, among other places, in London, Belfast, New York, Quebec, and Paris. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edmund Kean has received more than 174,297 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Edmund Kean is the 1,242nd most popular actor (up from 2,070th in 2019), the 1,341st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,070th in 2019) and the 178th most popular British Actor.

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Among actors, Edmund Kean ranks 1,242 out of 9,996Before him are Hema Malini, Patrick Dewaere, Dominic Purcell, Andrei Mironov, Lee J. Cobb, and Vladimír Menšík. After him are Matt Dillon, Timothy Spall, Katey Sagal, Judd Hirsch, Claire Forlani, and Chazz Palminteri.

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Among people born in 1787, Edmund Kean ranks 15Before him are Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz, Franz Xaver Gruber, Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov, Otto von Kotzebue, Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse, and Guillaume Henri Dufour. After him are Delphine LaLaurie, James Weddell, Ludwig Uhland, Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi, Prince William of Hesse-Kassel, and Christian Ludwig Brehm. Among people deceased in 1833, Edmund Kean ranks 17Before him are Jean-Baptiste Jourdan, Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach, Pierre-Narcisse Guérin, Michał Kleofas Ogiński, Abbas Mirza, and Pierre André Latreille. After him are Adamantios Korais, Ferdinand Hérold, Duke Alexander of Württemberg, Antoni Radziwiłł, Rahel Varnhagen, and René Louiche Desfontaines.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edmund Kean ranks 1,341 out of 7,765Before him are Rhys Ifans (1967), John Eliot Gardiner (1943), Dominic Purcell (1970), Evelyn De Morgan (1855), Bernie Taupin (1950), and David Icke (1952). After him are John Austin (1790), Timothy Spall (1957), John Gay (1685), William McDougall (1871), Joseph Addison (1672), and Simon Rattle (1955).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Edmund Kean ranks 178Before him are Brenda Blethyn (1946), Ralph Richardson (1902), Iain Glen (1961), Julian Glover (1935), Rhys Ifans (1967), and Dominic Purcell (1970). After him are Timothy Spall (1957), Claire Forlani (1971), Mark Rylance (1960), Steven Berkoff (1937), Anthony Daniels (1946), and Robert Pattinson (1986).

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