H. Rider Haggard

1856 - 1925

H. Rider Haggard

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of H. Rider Haggard has received more than 563,568 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 786th most popular writer.

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  • 3.89

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Among writers, H. Rider Haggard ranks 783 out of 4,883Before him are Claudian, Georges Bernanos, Virginia Satir, Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle, Clarice Lispector, and Wilkie Collins. After him are Adunis, John Malalas, Pope Dionysius of Alexandria, Epicharmus of Kos, Abraham Abulafia, and Joseph Murphy.

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Among people born in 1856, H. Rider Haggard ranks 22Before him are Ivan Franko, Robert Nivelle, L. Frank Baum, Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli, Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, and Svetozar Boroević. After him are John Singer Sargent, Andrey Markov, Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, Archduke Friedrich, Duke of Teschen, Frank B. Kellogg, and Jean Moréas. Among people deceased in 1925, H. Rider Haggard ranks 23Before him are Maria Sophie of Bavaria, Johann Palisa, Władysław Reymont, Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar, Léon Bourgeois, and Vajiravudh. After him are Hjalmar Branting, Oliver Heaviside, John Singer Sargent, Percy Fawcett, Duchess Mathilde Ludovika in Bavaria, and Félix Vallotton.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, H. Rider Haggard ranks 591 out of 5,347Before him are Ramsay MacDonald (1866), Bruce Dickinson (1958), Wilkie Collins (1824), John Gurdon (1933), Prince Andrew, Duke of York (1960), and Peter Greenaway (1942). After him are William Dampier (1651), Benjamin Graham (1894), John Harrison (1693), Oliver Heaviside (1850), Philippa of Lancaster (1360), and William John Macquorn Rankine (1820).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, H. Rider Haggard ranks 82Before him are Julian Barnes (1946), Samuel Richardson (1689), John Fowles (1926), Tony Buzan (1942), Edgar Wallace (1875), and Wilkie Collins (1824). After him are Percy Fawcett (1867), Diana Wynne Jones (1934), E. M. Forster (1879), Robert Graves (1895), Rosamunde Pilcher (1924), and James May (1963).