Graham Greene

1904 - 1991

Graham Greene

Henry Graham Greene (2 October 1904 – 3 April 1991), professionally known as Graham Greene, was an English novelist regarded by many as one of the leading English novelists of the 20th century. Combining literary acclaim with widespread popularity, Greene acquired a reputation early in his lifetime as a major writer, both of serious Catholic novels, and of thrillers (or "entertainments" as he termed them). He was shortlisted, in 1966 and 1967, for the Nobel Prize for Literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Graham Greene has received more than 2,301,601 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 272nd most popular writer.

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  • 72

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  • 4.50

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Among writers, Graham Greene ranks 270 out of 4,883Before him are Peter Drucker, Alphonse Daudet, Germaine de Staël, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, John Keats, and Anna Komnene. After him are Lucan, Chrétien de Troyes, Fuzûlî, Henrik Pontoppidan, Arthur Miller, and Chinghiz Aitmatov.

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Among people born in 1904, Graham Greene ranks 13Before him are B. F. Skinner, Jean Gabin, Umberto II of Italy, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, and Johnny Weissmuller. After him are Pavel Cherenkov, George Gamow, Glenn Miller, Alexei Kosygin, Karl Brandt, and Ève Curie. Among people deceased in 1991, Graham Greene ranks 10Before him are Olav V of Norway, Miles Davis, Edwin McMillan, Serge Gainsbourg, Carl David Anderson, and Yves Montand. After him are Isaac Bashevis Singer, John Bardeen, Gustáv Husák, Klaus Kinski, Klaus Barbie, and Jiang Qing.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Graham Greene ranks 197 out of 5,347Before him are Ecgberht, King of Wessex (800), Elizabeth of York (1466), Peter Higgs (1929), Judi Dench (1934), James V of Scotland (1512), and John Keats (1795). After him are Rowan Atkinson (1955), Stan Laurel (1890), John Donne (1572), J. K. Rowling (1965), Edward V of England (1470), and Tim Berners-Lee (1955).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Graham Greene ranks 29Before him are Roald Dahl (1916), Mary Wollstonecraft (1759), Terry Pratchett (1948), Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792), Ian Fleming (1908), and John Keats (1795). After him are John Donne (1572), J. K. Rowling (1965), Beatrix Potter (1866), Robert Burns (1759), Anna Wintour (1949), and Anne Brontë (1820).