Eleanor Farjeon

1881 - 1965

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Eleanor Farjeon ((1881-02-13)13 February 1881 – (1965-06-05)5 June 1965) was an English author of children's stories and plays, poetry, biography, history and satire. Several of her works had illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. Some of her correspondence has also been published. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eleanor Farjeon has received more than 234,424 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Eleanor Farjeon is the 3,886th most popular writer (down from 3,241st in 2019), the 2,876th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,351st in 2019) and the 354th most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Eleanor Farjeon ranks 3,886 out of 5,794Before her are Alessandro Tassoni, Lloyd Alexander, Zakaria Tamer, Felix Dahn, Enric Valor i Vives, and Nathanael West. After her are Victor Pelevin, Mirjam Pressler, Ippolito Nievo, Arundhati Roy, C. J. Cherryh, and Bharavi.

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Among people born in 1881, Eleanor Farjeon ranks 131Before her are Eugen Bolz, Mordecai Kaplan, Patrick Ryan, Henri Dentz, Arkady Averchenko, and Aleksandr Gerasimov. After her are Lewis Fry Richardson, Refik Saydam, Tommy Burns, Antti Hackzell, Zoltán Halmay, and Louis Bastien. Among people deceased in 1965, Eleanor Farjeon ranks 118Before her are Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen, Píndaro de Carvalho Rodrigues, Roger Vailland, Adlai Stevenson II, Henry Travers, and Konstantin Muraviev. After her are Alan Freed, David Smith, Johannes Bobrowski, Nancy Carroll, Tommy Hampson, and Arnold Luhaäär.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Eleanor Farjeon ranks 2,876 out of 6,924Before her are Prince Edward, Duke of York and Albany (1739), John Keegan (1934), Ian Hunter (1939), Steve Marriott (1947), Chris Barber (1930), and Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury (1621). After her are Alexander Wilson (1766), George Abecassis (1913), John Rutter (1945), Blanche Bingley (1863), John Lennard-Jones (1894), and Dave Holland (1948).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Eleanor Farjeon ranks 354Before her are Edward William Lane (1801), Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844), Arthur Ransome (1884), Philip Reeve (1966), Max Beerbohm (1872), and Ronald Knox (1888). After her are Robert Greene (1558), Quentin Crisp (1908), Edwin Atherstone (1788), Len Deighton (1929), Joe Abercrombie (1974), and Robert Bolt (1924).