George Chapman

1559 - 1634

George Chapman

George Chapman (Hitchin, Hertfordshire, c. 1559 – London, 12 May 1634) was an English dramatist, translator and poet. He was a classical scholar whose work shows the influence of Stoicism. Chapman has been speculated to be the Rival Poet of Shakespeare's sonnets by William Minto, and as an anticipator of the metaphysical poets of the 17th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Chapman has received more than 208,215 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,473rd most popular writer.

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Among writers, George Chapman ranks 3,467 out of 4,883Before him are Mary Norton, Ian Rankin, Simin Daneshvar, Viktor Yerofeyev, Vsevolod Ivanov, and Françoise Giroud. After him are Gertrude Jekyll, Karl Leberecht Immermann, Claribel Alegría, Joe Haldeman, Branwell Brontë, and Aleko Konstantinov.

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Among people born in 1559, George Chapman ranks 10Before him are Ishida Mitsunari, Lawrence of Brindisi, Catherine de Bourbon, Ōtani Yoshitsugu, Cigoli, and Isaac Casaubon.  Among people deceased in 1634, George Chapman ranks 8Before him are Hendrick Avercamp, Adriano Banchieri, John Webster, Urbain Grandier, António de Andrade, and Edward Coke. After him is John Marston.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George Chapman ranks 2,522 out of 5,347Before him are Edmund Gunter (null), Ian Rankin (1960), Alexander Wilson (1766), Ray Clemence (1948), Edwin of Northumbria (586), and Mary Cartwright (null). After him are Ted Drake (1912), Michael Gothard (1939), Branwell Brontë (1817), Gareth Southgate (1970), Israel Regardie (1907), and Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester (1724).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, George Chapman ranks 307Before him are Frances Burney (1752), Raphael Holinshed (1529), Alan Bennett (1934), Aneirin (525), Brian O'Nolan (1911), and Ian Rankin (1960). After him are Branwell Brontë (1817), Israel Regardie (1907), Graham Swift (1949), Sophie Kinsella (1969), Patrick Leigh Fermor (1915), and Edwin Atherstone (1788).