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Edward Rutherfurd

1948 - Today

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Edward Rutherfurd is a pen name for Francis Edward Wintle (born in 1948). He is best known as a writer of epic historical novels that span long periods of history but are set in particular places. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Rutherfurd has received more than 376,157 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Edward Rutherfurd is the 4,911th most popular writer (down from 4,834th in 2019), the 3,769th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,938th in 2019) and the 428th most popular British Writer.

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  • 380k

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  • 45.55

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.72

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  • 2.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Edward Rutherfurd ranks 4,911 out of 5,755Before him are August Spies, Christian Matras, Enrique Gaspar y Rimbau, Tom Peters, Ted Chiang, and Henriette Roland Holst. After him are François Weyergans, Frano Selak, Lester del Rey, Ring Lardner, Eoin Colfer, and Joel Chandler Harris.

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Among people born in 1948, Edward Rutherfurd ranks 436Before him are Natalya Gundareva, Felix Kulov, Benny Morris, John Foxx, Argentina Menis, and Richard Riehle. After him are Johan Boskamp, Abdul Quader Molla, Phil Mogg, Susanna Kaysen, Hrafn Gunnlaugsson, and Sgt. Slaughter.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward Rutherfurd ranks 3,769 out of 7,765Before him are Pybba of Mercia (570), Carlo Acutis (1991), Jack Davenport (1973), Melanie C (1974), Nigel Marven (1960), and Nat Lofthouse (1925). After him are Peter Withe (1951), Howard Hodgkin (1932), George Graham (1673), John Moresby (1830), William Henry Smyth (1788), and David Pegg (1935).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Edward Rutherfurd ranks 428Before him are Margery Kempe (1373), Roger Hargreaves (1935), Kate Atkinson (1951), Michael Grant (1914), John Braine (1922), and William Tenn (1920). After him are Henry Home, Lord Kames (1696), Steven Moffat (1961), George Holyoake (1817), Clara Reeve (1729), Charles Montagu Doughty (1843), and Mark Haddon (1962).