Edwin Abbott Abbott

1838 - 1926

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Edwin Abbott Abbott (20 December 1838 – 12 October 1926) was an English schoolmaster, theologian, and Anglican priest, best known as the author of the novella Flatland (1884). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edwin Abbott Abbott has received more than 204,876 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Edwin Abbott Abbott is the 1,964th most popular writer (up from 2,185th in 2019), the 1,519th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,609th in 2019) and the 171st most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Edwin Abbott Abbott ranks 1,964 out of 5,794Before him are Wieland Wagner, José-Maria de Heredia, José Carlos Mariátegui, Heinrich Glarean, Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy, and Subramania Bharati. After him are Hincmar, Richard Aldington, Jakub Bart-Ćišinski, Vasily Aksyonov, Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, and Minamoto no Sanetomo.

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Among people born in 1838, Edwin Abbott Abbott ranks 37Before him are Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows, Clemens Winkler, Gustav von Schmoller, Süleyman Hüsnü Pasha, Duchess Alexandra of Oldenburg, and Vatroslav Jagić. After him are Fredrik Idestam, Prince Louis, Count of Trani, John Muir, Konstanty Kalinowski, Henry Sidgwick, and Duke Philipp of Württemberg. Among people deceased in 1926, Edwin Abbott Abbott ranks 45Before him are Robert Todd Lincoln, Théo van Rysselberghe, Eino Leino, Maria Letizia Bonaparte, Duchess of Aosta, Nikolay Chkheidze, and Lars Magnus Ericsson. After him are Francis Ysidro Edgeworth, Leonid Krasin, Albert Robida, Désiré-Joseph Mercier, Katō Takaaki, and Victor Babeș.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edwin Abbott Abbott ranks 1,519 out of 6,924Before him are Spencer Perceval (1762), Sandford Fleming (1827), Emma Darwin (1808), Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800), Martin Rees (1942), and Roger Williamson (1948). After him are Jack Hawkins (1910), Peter Lawford (1923), Richard Aldington (1892), Matthew Boulton (1728), Andrew Bertie (1929), and George Grenville (1712).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Edwin Abbott Abbott ranks 171Before him are Christopher Isherwood (1904), Vera Brittain (1893), Peter Shaffer (1926), Clive Barker (1952), Anthony Trollope (1815), and Malcolm Lowry (1909). After him are Richard Aldington (1892), Thomas Kyd (1558), Kingsley Amis (1922), Tom Sharpe (1928), Anne Perry (1938), and Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806).