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Frances Hodgson Burnett

1849 - 1924

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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 1,149,743 page views. Her biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Frances Hodgson Burnett is the 458th most popular writer (up from 565th in 2019), the 351st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 426th in 2019) and the 43rd 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 458 out of 5,755Before her are Thomas Paine, John Galsworthy, Ilya Ehrenburg, Athenaeus, Anaïs Nin, and Salman Rushdie. After her are William of Rubruck, Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet, Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux, Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus, Vasily Grossman, and Wu Cheng'en.

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Among people born in 1849, Frances Hodgson Burnett ranks 5Before her are Ivan Pavlov, August Strindberg, Muhammad Abduh, and August von Mackensen. After her are Édouard-Henri Avril, Bernhard von Bülow, Felix Klein, Alfred von Tirpitz, John William Waterhouse, Sergei Witte, and Bertha Benz. 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 George Mallory, Ferruccio Busoni, Robert Nivelle, Ferdinand Cheval, Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant, and G. Stanley Hall.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Frances Hodgson Burnett ranks 351 out of 7,765Before her are Thomas Paine (1737), Jackie Stewart (1939), John Galsworthy (1867), Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York (1411), Richard Attenborough (1923), and Colin Firth (1960). After her are Malcolm McDowell (1943), Francis William Aston (1877), Ronald Coase (1910), Æthelflæd (869), Edward Victor Appleton (1892), and Oswald Mosley (1896).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Frances Hodgson Burnett ranks 43Before her are G. K. Chesterton (1874), Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828), Christopher Marlowe (1564), Enid Blyton (1897), Thomas Paine (1737), and John Galsworthy (1867). After her are D. H. Lawrence (1885), Harold Pinter (1930), Anthony Burgess (1917), Robert Burns (1759), John le Carré (1931), and Beatrix Potter (1866).