Evelyn Waugh

1903 - 1966

Evelyn Waugh

Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh (; 28 October 1903 – 10 April 1966) was an English writer of novels, biographies, and travel books; he was also a prolific journalist and book reviewer. His most famous works include the early satires Decline and Fall (1928) and A Handful of Dust (1934), the novel Brideshead Revisited (1945), and the Second World War trilogy Sword of Honour (1952–1961). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Evelyn Waugh has received more than 1,756,096 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,300th most popular writer.

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  • 47

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  • 3.51

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  • 5.02

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Among writers, Evelyn Waugh ranks 1,299 out of 4,883Before him are Neil Gaiman, R. L. Stine, Ira Levin, Philip Pullman, Pierre Louÿs, and Ono no Komachi. After him are August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben, Velimir Khlebnikov, Ruth Rendell, Ion of Chios, Winifred Wagner, and Jeffery Deaver.

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Among people born in 1903, Evelyn Waugh ranks 65Before him are Prince Charles, Count of Flanders, Louis Leakey, Jiro Horikoshi, Erskine Caldwell, Vincente Minnelli, and Maria Reiche. After him are Sadegh Hedayat, Benjamin Spock, Uichiro Hatta, Bob Hope, Werner Best, and Waldemar Hoven. Among people deceased in 1966, Evelyn Waugh ranks 48Before him are Elizabeth Arden, Alfred Naujocks, Augusta Victoria of Hohenzollern, L. E. J. Brouwer, Georges Duhamel, and Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. After him are Hannes Kolehmainen, Jisaburō Ozawa, Amédée Ozenfant, Siegfried Kracauer, Frank Lentini, and Sadao Araki.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Evelyn Waugh ranks 996 out of 5,347Before him are Charles Spearman (1863), Neil Gaiman (1960), Orlando Bloom (1977), Philip Pullman (1946), Mungo Park (1771), and John Schlesinger (1926). After him are John McLaughlin (1942), Ruth Rendell (1930), Winifred Wagner (1897), Katharine, Duchess of Kent (1933), Æthelberht, King of Wessex (836), and William Huggins (1824).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Evelyn Waugh ranks 122Before him are P. D. James (1920), Allan Pinkerton (1819), Samuel Pepys (1633), Joseph Addison (1672), Neil Gaiman (1960), and Philip Pullman (1946). After him are Ruth Rendell (1930), Winifred Wagner (1897), Jane Hawking (1944), Barbara Cartland (1901), W. H. Auden (1907), and James Murray (1837).