Frances Hodgson Burnett

1849 - 1924

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (24 November 1849 – 29 October 1924) was a British-American 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 723,646 page views. Her biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 548th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Frances Hodgson Burnett ranks 545 out of 4,883Before her are Lucy Maud Montgomery, Philip Larkin, Samuel Butler, Giacomo Leopardi, Mo Yan, and John le Carré. After her are Joachim of Fiore, Karl Kraus, Wang Wei, Elie Wiesel, Alessandro Manzoni, and Longus.

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Among people born in 1849, Frances Hodgson Burnett ranks 8Before her are August Strindberg, August von Mackensen, Felix Klein, Édouard-Henri Avril, Muhammad Abduh, and John William Waterhouse. After her are Bertha Benz, Alfred von Tirpitz, Bernhard von Bülow, Sergei Witte, John Ambrose Fleming, and Michael Ancher. Among people deceased in 1924, Frances Hodgson Burnett ranks 12Before her are Joseph Conrad, Louis Sullivan, Gabriel Fauré, Alfred Marshall, Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria, and Carl Spitteler. After her are Ferruccio Busoni, Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, George Mallory, Robert Nivelle, Alexander Parvus, and Léon Bakst.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Frances Hodgson Burnett ranks 388 out of 5,347Before her are Angus Young (1955), Bobby Moore (1941), Philip Larkin (1922), Stanley Matthews (1915), Samuel Butler (1835), and John le Carré (1931). After her are Jim Clark (1936), Henry Hudson (1570), Randal Cremer (1828), Kate Bush (1958), Graham Hill (1929), and Æthelwulf, King of Wessex (795).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Frances Hodgson Burnett ranks 55Before her are D. H. Lawrence (1885), George Eliot (1819), Walter Raleigh (1554), Philip Larkin (1922), Samuel Butler (1835), and John le Carré (1931). After her are Ben Jonson (1572), Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772), Samuel Johnson (1709), Oliver Sacks (1933), William McMaster Murdoch (1873), and Thomas Hardy (1840).