H. Rider Haggard

1856 - 1925

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Sir Henry Rider Haggard (; 22 June 1856 – 14 May 1925) was an English writer of adventure fiction romances set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a pioneer of the lost world literary genre. He was also involved in land reform throughout the British Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of H. Rider Haggard has received more than 739,713 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). H. Rider Haggard is the 785th most popular writer (down from 783rd in 2019), the 619th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 591st in 2019) and the 80th most popular British Writer.

H. Rider Haggard is most famous for his adventure novels, including King Solomon's Mines, She, and Allan Quatermain.

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Among writers, H. Rider Haggard ranks 785 out of 5,794Before him are Ian McEwan, Jun'ichirō Tanizaki, Tirso de Molina, Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, Jens Peter Jacobsen, and Franz Grillparzer. After him are James Brendan Connolly, A. A. Milne, Thomas Malory, L. Frank Baum, Arthur Adamov, and Joseph Murphy.

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Among people born in 1856, H. Rider Haggard ranks 19Before him are Georgi Plekhanov, Tongzhi Emperor, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Robert Nivelle, Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, and Svetozar Boroević. After him are L. Frank Baum, Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli, John Singer Sargent, Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, Ivan Franko, and Andrey Markov. Among people deceased in 1925, H. Rider Haggard ranks 23Before him are Alexander Friedmann, George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, Maria Sophie of Bavaria, Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar, Johann Palisa, and Léon Bourgeois. After him are Vajiravudh, Fritz Haarmann, John Singer Sargent, Duchess Mathilde Ludovika in Bavaria, Władysław Reymont, and Félix Vallotton.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, H. Rider Haggard ranks 619 out of 6,924Before him are Sean Bean (1959), Ian McEwan (1948), Gordon Brown (1951), Bobby Robson (1933), Gladwyn Jebb (1900), and Saint Malachy (1094). After him are Tim Curry (1946), Thomas Cranmer (1489), A. A. Milne (1882), Thomas Malory (1405), Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784), and Edgar Wallace (1875).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, H. Rider Haggard ranks 80Before him are Frederick Forsyth (1938), Jane Hawking (1944), Henry Fielding (1707), Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809), Samuel Richardson (1689), and Ian McEwan (1948). After him are A. A. Milne (1882), Thomas Malory (1405), Edgar Wallace (1875), Wilkie Collins (1824), David Irving (1938), and John Fowles (1926).