Georgette Heyer

1902 - 1974

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Georgette Heyer (; 16 August 1902 – 4 July 1974) was an English novelist and short-story writer, in both the regency romance and detective fiction genres. Her writing career began in 1921, when she turned a story for her younger brother into the novel The Black Moth. In 1925 Heyer married George Ronald Rougier, a mining engineer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georgette Heyer has received more than 530,673 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Georgette Heyer is the 3,531st most popular writer (up from 3,552nd in 2019), the 2,628th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 316th most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Georgette Heyer ranks 3,531 out of 5,794Before her are Alaiza Pashkevich, Alexander Kazbegi, Juan Valera y Alcalá-Galiano, Vsevolod Ivanov, Lyudmila Petrushevskaya, and Arthur Waley. After her are Sophie Kinsella, Apion, Ivanka Trump, Erri De Luca, José Cadalso, and Sigbjørn Obstfelder.

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Among people born in 1902, Georgette Heyer ranks 181Before her are Paul Yoshigoro Taguchi, Erik Eriksen, Juan José Tramutola, Nikolay Kamov, Herma Szabo, and Max Abegglen. After her are Manuel Seoane, Veniamin Kaverin, Yevgeny Petrov, Moderato Wisintainer, Emeric Pressburger, and Giovanni Colombo. Among people deceased in 1974, Georgette Heyer ranks 131Before her are Abraham Robinson, Hertta Kuusinen, Fritz Szepan, André Marie, Harry Partch, and Sattar Bahlulzade. After her are Anna Q. Nilsson, Rashid Nezhmetdinov, Sergey Lebedev, Zaharia Stancu, Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, and Marie Luise Kaschnitz.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Georgette Heyer ranks 2,628 out of 6,924Before her are John Bodkin Adams (1899), William Shanks (1812), Natalie Dormer (1982), Jim Marshall (1923), Enoch Powell (1912), and Arthur Waley (1889). After her are Sophie Kinsella (1969), Dominic West (1969), Timothy West (1934), John Anderson (1833), Radclyffe Hall (1880), and Roy Harper (1941).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Georgette Heyer ranks 316Before her are Paul Johnson (1928), Minette Walters (1949), W. W. Jacobs (1863), Frances Burney (1752), John Farey Sr. (1766), and Arthur Waley (1889). After her are Sophie Kinsella (1969), Radclyffe Hall (1880), E. L. James (1963), Bob Shaw (1931), Edith Durham (1863), and Lytton Strachey (1880).