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Enid Blyton

1897 - 1968

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Enid Mary Blyton (11 August 1897 – 28 November 1968) was an English children's writer, whose books have been worldwide bestsellers since the 1930s, selling more than 600 million copies. Her books are still enormously popular and have been translated into ninety languages. As of June 2019, Blyton held 4th place for the most translated author. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Enid Blyton has received more than 4,327,535 page views. Her biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Enid Blyton is the 440th most popular writer (up from 446th in 2019), the 339th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 335th in 2019) and the 40th most popular British Writer.

Enid Blyton is most famous for her series of children's books, including the Famous Five, Secret Seven, and Noddy.

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  • 4.3M

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  • 67.36

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  • 74

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Enid Blyton ranks 440 out of 5,755Before her are Louisa May Alcott, Traudl Junge, Yunus Emre, Tennessee Williams, Patrick Modiano, and Christopher Marlowe. After her are Frantz Fanon, Mika Waltari, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Comte de Lautréamont, Seneca the Elder, and Ágota Kristóf.

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Among people born in 1897, Enid Blyton ranks 20Before her are Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia, Norbert Elias, Pola Negri, Thích Quảng Đức, Louis Aragon, and Gordon Allport. After her are Ferenc Szálasi, Kurt Schuschnigg, Frank Capra, Soong Mei-ling, Yun Posun, and Tadeusz Reichstein. Among people deceased in 1968, Enid Blyton ranks 17Before her are Lev Landau, Trygve Lie, Max Brod, Georg von Küchler, Karl Barth, and George Gamow. After her are Erwin Panofsky, Jim Clark, Carl Theodor Dreyer, Salvatore Quasimodo, Corneille Heymans, and Kees van Dongen.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Enid Blyton ranks 339 out of 7,765Before her are Anne, Princess Royal (1950), Bartholomew Roberts (1682), Rod Stewart (1945), Henry Moseley (1887), William Hogarth (1697), and Christopher Marlowe (1564). After her are Vivienne Westwood (1941), Ian Gillan (1945), Marie of Romania (1875), Tristan (535), Anne Hathaway (1556), and Thomas Paine (1737).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Enid Blyton ranks 40Before her are William Wordsworth (1770), Ken Follett (1949), George Eliot (1819), G. K. Chesterton (1874), Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828), and Christopher Marlowe (1564). After her are Thomas Paine (1737), John Galsworthy (1867), Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849), D. H. Lawrence (1885), Harold Pinter (1930), and Anthony Burgess (1917).