Edward Wilmot Blyden

1832 - 1912

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Edward Wilmot Blyden (3 August 1832 – 7 February 1912) was a Liberian educator, writer, diplomat, and politician who was primarily active in West Africa. Born in the Danish West Indies, he joined the waves of black immigrants from the Americas who migrated to the country. Blyden became a teacher for five years in the British West African colony of Sierra Leone in the early twentieth century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Wilmot Blyden has received more than 177,374 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Edward Wilmot Blyden is the 4,641st most popular writer, the 7th most popular biography from U.S. Virgin Islands and the most popular Writer.

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Among writers, Edward Wilmot Blyden ranks 4,641 out of 5,794Before him are Carlo Cassola, Albert Mol, Zofka Kveder, Robert Hughes, Olivia Manning, and Jerry Falwell. After him are Kalhana, Peter S. Beagle, Liam O'Flaherty, George Borrow, Carlo Porta, and Susan Blackmore.

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Among people born in 1832, Edward Wilmot Blyden ranks 73Before him are Juan Montalvo, Eugenio Montero Ríos, Victor Meirelles, Horatio Alger, Lucretia Garfield, and Juris Alunāns. After him are Edward Newton, Lizardo Montero Flores, Gaspar Núñez de Arce, William Thomas Blanford, Marcelo Azcárraga Palmero, and Walter Q. Gresham. Among people deceased in 1912, Edward Wilmot Blyden ranks 100Before him are Cesare Arzelà, Francis Davis Millet, Patricio Escobar, Anton Aškerc, Luis Cordero Crespo, and Björn Jónsson. After him are Edward Wilson, Henry Sweet, Albino Jara, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, and Sophia Jex-Blake.

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In U.S. Virgin Islands

Among people born in U.S. Virgin Islands, Edward Wilmot Blyden ranks 7 out of 11Before him are Camille Pissarro (1830), Kelsey Grammer (1955), Emile Griffith (1938), Henri Étienne Sainte-Claire Deville (1818), Tim Duncan (1976), and Judah P. Benjamin (1811). After him are Jasmin St. Claire (1972), Peter Holmberg (1960), Raja Bell (1976), and Daryl Homer (1990).

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Among writers born in U.S. Virgin Islands, Edward Wilmot Blyden ranks 1