Elizabeth Barrett Browning

1806 - 1861

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning (née Moulton-Barrett; ; 6 March 1806 – 29 June 1861) was an English poet of the Victorian era, popular in Britain and the United States during her lifetime. Born in County Durham, the eldest of 12 children, Elizabeth Barrett wrote poetry from the age of eleven. Her mother's collection of her poems forms one of the largest extant collections of juvenilia by any English writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elizabeth Barrett Browning has received more than 1,883,136 page views. Her biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Elizabeth Barrett Browning is the 2,003rd most popular writer (up from 2,257th in 2019), the 1,554th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,655th in 2019) and the 177th most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Elizabeth Barrett Browning ranks 2,003 out of 5,794Before her are José Zorrilla, Silva Kaputikyan, Anne Perry, Juan del Encina, Jørgen Moe, and Nora Ephron. After her are Champfleury, Ludwig Uhland, Ryū Murakami, Maria Konopnicka, Roger Peyrefitte, and Magnús Scheving.

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Among people born in 1806, Elizabeth Barrett Browning ranks 25Before her are Duchenne de Boulogne, Johan Vilhelm Snellman, Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle, Antoine Wiertz, Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich, and Karl Friedrich Mohr. After her are John A. Roebling, Giacomo Antonelli, Johann Kaspar Mertz, Lionel Kieseritzky, Stand Watie, and Michel Chevalier. Among people deceased in 1861, Elizabeth Barrett Browning ranks 27Before her are Teréz Brunszvik, Heinrich Marschner, Tekla Bądarzewska-Baranowska, Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Jonas Furrer, and Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire. After her are Nikolay Dobrolyubov, Henri Mouhot, John Stevens Henslow, Aleksey Petrovich Yermolov, Pierre Berthier, and Eugène de Mazenod.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Elizabeth Barrett Browning ranks 1,554 out of 6,924Before her are Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon (1862), John Loudon McAdam (1756), Louis Wain (1860), Anne Perry (1938), Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk (1473), and Michael Sheen (1969). After her are Edward Vernon (1684), James McAvoy (1979), Peter Bonetti (1941), Louise d'Orléans (1869), Alan Shearer (1970), and Catherine Ashton (1956).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Elizabeth Barrett Browning ranks 177Before her are Edwin Abbott Abbott (1838), Richard Aldington (1892), Thomas Kyd (1558), Kingsley Amis (1922), Tom Sharpe (1928), and Anne Perry (1938). After her are Matthew Arnold (1822), Elizabeth Siddal (1829), John Fletcher (1579), John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647), Alan Sillitoe (1928), and Terry Eagleton (1943).