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Frederic W. H. Myers

1843 - 1901

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Frederic William Henry Myers (6 February 1843 – 17 January 1901) was a British poet, classicist, philologist, and a founder of the Society for Psychical Research. Myers' work on psychical research and his ideas about a "subliminal self" were influential in his time, but have not been accepted by the scientific community. However, in 2007 a team of cognitive scientists at University of Virginia School of Medicine, led by Edward F. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frederic W. H. Myers has received more than 124,631 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Frederic W. H. Myers is the 3,706th most popular writer, the 2,713th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 318th most popular British Writer.

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  • 15

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  • 1.99

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Among writers, Frederic W. H. Myers ranks 3,706 out of 5,755Before him are Alexander Kazbegi, Simin Daneshvar, Maurice Sachs, Laurens van der Post, Jorge Isaacs, and Dennis Lehane. After him are Krishan Chander, Picander, Marco Girolamo Vida, Luigi Serafini, Andrejs Pumpurs, and Kader Abdolah.

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Among people born in 1843, Frederic W. H. Myers ranks 67Before him are Gertrude Jekyll, Emily Warren Roebling, Mark Antokolsky, Frank James, Paul Cambon, and Georg von Rosen. After him are Ernest Mason Satow, Princess Augusta of Saxe-Meiningen, Peter Rosegger, Friedrich Robert Helmert, Moritz Pasch, and Marcel Deprez. Among people deceased in 1901, Frederic W. H. Myers ranks 56Before him are Marthinus Wessel Pretorius, Jacob Georg Agardh, Alexander Kovalevsky, Peter Benoit, Jules Barbier, and Edward John Eyre. After him are August Malmström, Víctor Balaguer i Cirera, Domenico Morelli, Václav Brožík, Prince Hermann of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, and Giulio Bizzozero.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Frederic W. H. Myers ranks 2,713 out of 7,765Before him are Mick Hucknall (1960), Dan Stevens (1982), Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury (1400), Adolphus Cambridge, 1st Marquess of Cambridge (1868), John Christie (1899), and Edmund Campion (1540). After him are Cathleen Nesbitt (1888), Dougray Scott (1965), Alex Higgins (1949), James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce (1838), John Peel (1939), and Paul Simonon (1955).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Frederic W. H. Myers ranks 318Before him are Hilary Mantel (1952), Georgette Heyer (1902), Robert Fisk (1946), Gillian Rubinstein (1942), Arthur Ransome (1884), and John Osborne (1929). After him are Robert Hugh Benson (1871), Beryl Markham (1902), Arthur Waley (1889), Leslie Stephen (1832), Lydia Becker (1827), and Mary Renault (1905).