Frances Hodgson Burnett

1849 - 1924

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Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (24 November 1849 – 29 October 1924) was a British novelist and playwright. She is best known for the three children's novels Little Lord Fauntleroy (published in 1885–1886), A Little Princess (1905), and The Secret Garden (1911). Frances Eliza Hodgson was born in Cheetham, Manchester, England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frances Hodgson Burnett has received more than 946,487 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Frances Hodgson Burnett is the 565th most popular writer (down from 545th in 2019), the 427th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 388th in 2019) and the 54th most popular British Writer.

Frances Hodgson Burnett is most famous for her children's novels The Secret Garden and A Little Princess.

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Among writers, Frances Hodgson Burnett ranks 565 out of 5,794Before her are Eyvind Johnson, Anton Makarenko, Ludwig Tieck, George R. R. Martin, Longus, and Lion Feuchtwanger. After her are Sándor Petőfi, Mo Yan, Marie-Antoine Carême, Dean Koontz, Gustav Meyrink, and Novatian.

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Among people born in 1849, Frances Hodgson Burnett ranks 9Before her are Muhammad Abduh, August von Mackensen, Felix Klein, Édouard-Henri Avril, John William Waterhouse, and Bernhard von Bülow. After her are Alfred von Tirpitz, Bertha Benz, John Ambrose Fleming, Sergei Witte, Max Nordau, and W. T. Stead. Among people deceased in 1924, Frances Hodgson Burnett ranks 12Before her are Joseph Conrad, Alfred Marshall, Louis Sullivan, Gabriel Fauré, Carl Spitteler, and Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria. After her are Ferruccio Busoni, George Mallory, Robert Nivelle, Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Ferdinand Cheval, and Léon Bakst.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Frances Hodgson Burnett ranks 427 out of 6,924Before her are Saint Boniface (680), Raymond Cattell (1905), Colin Firth (1960), David Lean (1908), Robert Plant (1948), and Mary Mallon (1869). After her are Olivia Newton-John (1948), Jim Clark (1936), Samuel Butler (1835), Robert II of Scotland (1316), William McMaster Murdoch (1873), and Isaac Barrow (1631).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Frances Hodgson Burnett ranks 54Before her are Samuel Johnson (1709), George Eliot (1819), D. H. Lawrence (1885), Philip Larkin (1922), A. J. Cronin (1896), and Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772). After her are Samuel Butler (1835), William McMaster Murdoch (1873), Walter Raleigh (1554), Thomas Hardy (1840), Oliver Sacks (1933), and Anthony Burgess (1917).