Edward Bellamy

1850 - 1898

Edward Bellamy

Edward Bellamy (March 26, 1850 – May 22, 1898) was an American author, journalist, and political activist most famous for his utopian novel, Looking Backward. Bellamy's vision of a harmonious future world inspired the formation of numerous "Nationalist Clubs" dedicated to the propagation of Bellamy's political ideas. After working as a journalist and writing several unremarkable novels, Bellamy published Looking Backward in 1888. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Bellamy has received more than 264,854 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,564th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Edward Bellamy ranks 2,560 out of 4,883Before him are Walter Bagehot, Robert Burton, Anselm Grün, Juan Gelman, Isaac Deutscher, and Olha Kobylianska. After him are Bertus Aafjes, Thomas Corneille, Okakura Kakuzō, Josef Škvorecký, Nihal Atsız, and Walter Hasenclever.

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Among people born in 1850, Edward Bellamy ranks 43Before him are Pablo Iglesias Posse, Jack Daniel, John Collier, Marcelo H. del Pilar, Kate Chopin, and Xaver Scharwenka. After him are Wilhelm Roux, Spencer Gore, Alexander von Linsingen, Princess Marie of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, Augusto Righi, and Kiyoura Keigo. Among people deceased in 1898, Edward Bellamy ranks 36Before him are Pavel Tretyakov, Georg Ebers, Conrad Ferdinand Meyer, Nikolai Yaroshenko, Antoine François Marmontel, and George Müller. After him are Louis Laurent Gabriel de Mortillet, Tan Sitong, Louis Buffet, John Hopkinson, Hieronymous Theodor Richter, and James Hall.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edward Bellamy ranks 3,075 out of 12,171Before him are Kamehameha V (1830), Jack Lord (1920), Edwin Sutherland (1883), Tiger Woods (1975), Gig Young (1913), and Jon Bernthal (1976). After him are Charles Addams (1912), Dwight L. Moody (1837), Bob Pettit (1932), Kevin James (1965), Seymour Cray (1925), and Richard Anderson (1926).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Edward Bellamy ranks 289Before him are Nelson Algren (1909), August Derleth (1909), Andre Norton (1912), Mickey Spillane (1918), Horace McCoy (1897), and Adrienne Rich (1929). After him are James Tiptree Jr. (1915), Lois McMaster Bujold (1949), A. E. Waite (1857), William Goldman (1931), Richard Wright (1908), and Robert M. Pirsig (1928).