Edward Young

1683 - 1765

Photo of Edward Young

Icon of person Edward Young

Edward Young (c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Young has received more than 139,557 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Edward Young is the 1,826th most popular writer (up from 1,918th in 2019), the 1,413th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,442nd in 2019) and the 162nd most popular British Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 140k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.14

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Page views of Edward Youngs by language


Among writers, Edward Young ranks 1,826 out of 5,794Before him are Aloysius Bertrand, Yvan Goll, Jaume Cabré, Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder, Jean Chapelain, and Theodor Nöldeke. After him are Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, Louis-Sébastien Mercier, Jurji Zaydan, George Adamski, Bernard Malamud, and Nordahl Grieg.

Most Popular Writers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1683, Edward Young ranks 10Before him are Caroline of Ansbach, René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, 6th Dalai Lama, Maria Anna of Austria, Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, and John Theophilus Desaguliers. After him are Christoph Graupner, Johann David Heinichen, Burkhard Christoph von Münnich, Gottfried Silbermann, Christian Ludwig II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Lorenz Heister. Among people deceased in 1765, Edward Young ranks 11Before him are Alexis Clairaut, Giovanni Paolo Panini, Muhammad bin Saud, Prince William, Duke of Cumberland, Axel Fredrik Cronstedt, and Princess Sophia Dorothea of Prussia. After him are Landgravine Marie Louise of Hesse-Kassel, Johann Melchior Molter, Carl Alexander Clerck, Mir Jafar, and William Stukeley.

Others Born in 1683

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1765

Go to all Rankings

In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward Young ranks 1,413 out of 6,924Before him are Stevie Young (1956), Arthur Tansley (1871), Ronald Colman (1891), David Purley (1945), Joe Davis (1901), and Richard J. Roberts (1943). After him are Joseph Boxhall (1884), Rupert Sheldrake (1942), Henry Pelham (1694), Frederic Bartlett (1886), Mark of Cornwall (480), and Gildas (500).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Edward Young ranks 162Before him are David Lodge (1935), Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany (1878), Michael Jackson (1942), David Ogilvy (1911), Patrick O'Brian (1914), and James Herriot (1916). After him are Arthur Machen (1863), Thomas Wyatt (1503), Christopher Isherwood (1904), Vera Brittain (1893), Peter Shaffer (1926), and Clive Barker (1952).