Eric Linklater

1899 - 1974

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Eric Robert Russell Linklater CBE (8 March 1899 – 7 November 1974) was a Welsh-born Scottish poet, fiction writer, military historian, and travel writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eric Linklater has received more than 115,772 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Eric Linklater is the 5,228th most popular writer, the 4,681st most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 546th most popular British Writer.

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  • 15

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  • 2.81

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Among writers, Eric Linklater ranks 5,228 out of 5,794Before him are Kevin Kelly, Crane Wilbur, Ruth Graham, Nathaniel Parker Willis, R. D. Blackmore, and Éric Vuillard. After him are Buchi Emecheta, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Joumana Haddad, Tracy Hickman, Alexei Panshin, and David Malouf.

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Among people born in 1899, Eric Linklater ranks 231Before him are John Qualen, Jack Beresford, Genevieve Tobin, Dwight Frye, Jimmie Davis, and Glenn Strange. After him are Carlos P. Romulo, Aline MacMahon, Percy Lavon Julian, Seán Lemass, Randall Thompson, and Cyril Radcliffe, 1st Viscount Radcliffe. Among people deceased in 1974, Eric Linklater ranks 194Before him are Ralph Bishop, Tex Ritter, Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar, Clive Brook, Tina Brooks, and Edna Best. After him are Begum Akhtar, Frank Hussey, Jim Bausch, Dorothy Fields, and John Crowe Ransom.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Eric Linklater ranks 4,681 out of 6,924Before him are R. D. Blackmore (1825), Leslie Marr (1922), Terry Paine (1939), Sophie Monk (1979), David Jack (1898), and Neil Marshall (1970). After him are Elyes Gabel (1983), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (1983), Kathy Kirby (1938), John George Children (1777), Grahame Clark (1907), and Emilia Fox (1974).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Eric Linklater ranks 546Before him are Joyce Cary (1888), Jeff Noon (1957), Aubrey de Grey (1963), Thomas Heywood (1574), Catherine Cookson (1906), and R. D. Blackmore (1825). After him are Rose Tremain (1943), Humphrey Carpenter (1946), Dan Abnett (1965), Alastair Reynolds (1966), Saunders Lewis (1893), and Colley Cibber (1671).