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Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany

1878 - 1957

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Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany (; 24 July 1878 – 25 October 1957) was an Anglo-Irish writer and dramatist, who was published mostly as Lord Dunsany. Over 90 books of his work, mainly fantasy, appeared in his lifetime and both his original work and compilations have continued to appear. His œuvre includes several hundred short stories, as well as plays, novels and essays. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany has received more than 373,993 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany is the 1,731st most popular writer (up from 1,754th in 2019), the 1,350th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,326th in 2019) and the 157th most popular British Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany ranks 1,731 out of 5,794Before him are Shen Yue, Dora d'Istria, Rainis, David Lodge, Djuna Barnes, and Emilia Pardo Bazán. After him are Charles Paul de Kock, Jordan of Saxony, Marcel Reich-Ranicki, Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić, Sebastian Haffner, and Marcel Schwob.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1878, Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany ranks 62Before him are Georg Kaiser, Paul Troost, Paul Pelliot, Franz Schreker, Jack Johnson, and Eino Leino. After him are Horacio Quiroga, Carl Sandburg, Paul Renner, Anton Hansen Tammsaare, José Miaja, and Felix Bernstein. Among people deceased in 1957, Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany ranks 69Before him are Rezső Kasztner, Kurt von Tippelskirch, Irving Baxter, Dorothy L. Sayers, Shoghi Effendi, and Soemu Toyoda. After him are Rudolf Schmidt, Georges Hébert, Heinrich Bär, Alfonso de Portago, Theodor Körner, and Malcolm Lowry.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany ranks 1,350 out of 6,924Before him are William Stuart-Houston (1911), Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence (1388), Cerdic of Wessex (467), David Lodge (1935), John Newton (1725), and Marina Berti (1924). After him are Robert Stephenson (1803), Saint David (512), Neville Marriner (1924), Harry Gregg (1932), Charles Rolls (1877), and P. F. Strawson (1919).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany ranks 157Before him are Richard Adams (1920), Allen Carr (1934), Philip Sidney (1554), Gerald Gardner (1884), Ted Hughes (1930), and David Lodge (1935). After him are Michael Jackson (1942), David Ogilvy (1911), Patrick O'Brian (1914), James Herriot (1916), Edward Young (1683), and Arthur Machen (1863).