Graham Swift

1949 - Today

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Graham Colin Swift FRSL (born 4 May 1949) is an English writer. Born in London, England, he was educated at Dulwich College, London, Queens' College, Cambridge, and later the University of York. Some of Swift's books have been filmed, including Waterland (1992), Shuttlecock (1993) and Last Orders (1996). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Graham Swift has received more than 212,305 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Graham Swift is the 3,762nd most popular writer (down from 3,490th in 2019), the 2,770th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,547th in 2019) and the 337th most popular British Writer.

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  • 210k

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  • 60.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.06

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.72

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Graham Swift ranks 3,762 out of 5,794Before him are Musa Anter, Roger Vailland, Dodie Smith, Andrey Kurkov, U. R. Ananthamurthy, and Tad Williams. After him are Mikhail Isakovsky, Hitoshi Igarashi, Martin Amis, Kim Hyon-hui, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, and Enrique Vila-Matas.

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Among people born in 1949, Graham Swift ranks 263Before him are Pierre Buyoya, Ibrahim Mahlab, Hamadi Jebali, Jean-Michel Aulas, Jessica Harper, and Åse Kleveland. After him are Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Martin Amis, Garry Shandling, Mike Moore, Tarık Akan, and Jim Varney.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Graham Swift ranks 2,770 out of 6,924Before him are Anthony Caro (1924), Hugh Bonneville (1963), Ronald Lacey (1935), Henry Beaufort, 3rd Duke of Somerset (1436), Dodie Smith (1896), and Hermione Baddeley (1906). After him are Peter Phillips (1977), Mary Ure (1933), Derek Warwick (1954), Martin Amis (1949), Mel Collins (1947), and Ælfheah of Canterbury (954).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Graham Swift ranks 337Before him are Thomas Middleton (1580), Arnold Wesker (1932), William Hazlitt (1778), Brian O'Nolan (1911), Christopher Priest (1943), and Dodie Smith (1896). After him are Martin Amis (1949), Grace Aguilar (1816), Anthony Horowitz (1955), George Chapman (1559), Donald Adamson (1939), and Elizabeth Goudge (1900).