Harriet Beecher Stowe

1811 - 1896

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe (; June 14, 1811 – July 1, 1896) was an American abolitionist and author. She came from the Beecher family, a famous religious family, and is best known for her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852), which depicts the harsh conditions for enslaved African Americans. The book reached millions as a novel and play, and became influential in the United States and Great Britain, energizing anti-slavery forces in the American North, while provoking widespread anger in the South. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harriet Beecher Stowe has received more than 2,065,380 page views. Her biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 471st most popular writer.

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Among writers, Harriet Beecher Stowe ranks 468 out of 4,883Before her are Natsume Sōseki, Margaret Atwood, Sidney Sheldon, Shams Tabrizi, Saint Naum, and Paul Claudel. After her are Saul Bellow, Frantz Fanon, Louis Aragon, Enid Blyton, Paula Hitler, and Ivan Krylov.

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Among people born in 1811, Harriet Beecher Stowe ranks 8Before her are Napoleon II, Évariste Galois, Robert Bunsen, Théophile Gautier, Maximilian II of Bavaria, and Urbain Le Verrier. After her are Isaac Singer, William Makepeace Thackeray, Louis Blanc, Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Vissarion Belinsky, and Ambroise Thomas. Among people deceased in 1896, Harriet Beecher Stowe ranks 11Before her are William Morris, Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria, August Kekulé, Otto Lilienthal, Hippolyte Fizeau, and John Everett Millais. After her are Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, José Rizal, John Langdon Down, H. H. Holmes, Edmond de Goncourt, and Ambroise Thomas.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Harriet Beecher Stowe ranks 435 out of 12,171Before her are Sidney Sheldon (1917), Anthony Perkins (1932), Dean Martin (1917), 50 Cent (1975), Lou Reed (1942), and Stevie Wonder (1950). After her are Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1947), Michael Porter (1947), John Glenn (1921), Joseph Henry (1797), Paul Tibbets (1915), and Julianne Moore (1960).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Harriet Beecher Stowe ranks 50Before her are Alvin Toffler (1928), Tennessee Williams (1911), Tom Clancy (1947), Allen Ginsberg (1926), Kurt Vonnegut (1922), and Sidney Sheldon (1917). After her are Sylvia Plath (1932), Robert A. Heinlein (1907), Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875), Susan Sontag (1933), Washington Irving (1783), and Toni Morrison (1931).