Henry Fielding

1707 - 1754

Henry Fielding

Henry Fielding (22 April 1707 – 8 October 1754) was an English novelist and dramatist known for his earthy humour and satire. His comic novel Tom Jones is still widely appreciated. He and Samuel Richardson are seen as founders of the traditional English novel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Fielding has received more than 722,627 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 734th most popular writer.

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  • 47

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  • 5.60

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  • 4.12

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Among writers, Henry Fielding ranks 731 out of 4,883Before him are John Fante, Matilde Camus, Egill Skallagrímsson, Claudius Aelianus, Michael Crichton, and Thomas Pynchon. After him are Poliziano, Anne Rice, Gaius Lucilius, Aristarchus of Samothrace, Ann Radcliffe, and Verner von Heidenstam.

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Among people born in 1707, Henry Fielding ranks 6Before him are Carl Linnaeus, Leonhard Euler, Carlo Goldoni, Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, and Louis I of Spain. After him are Frederick, Prince of Wales, Louis-Michel van Loo, Charles Wesley, Sir John Pringle, 1st Baronet, and Benjamin Robins. Among people deceased in 1754, Henry Fielding ranks 6Before him are Mahmud I, Abraham de Moivre, Ludvig Holberg, Christian Wolff, and Maria Anna of Austria. After him are Jacopo Riccati, Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, Maria Teresa Felicitas d'Este, Henry Pelham, Edward Cave, and Wu Jingzi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry Fielding ranks 552 out of 5,347Before him are Bill Shankly (1913), Olivia Newton-John (1948), Marie of Romania (1875), Sean Bean (1959), John Couch Adams (1819), and Wentworth Miller (1972). After him are John Langdon Down (1828), Andrew Huxley (1917), Ralph Fiennes (1962), Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales (1453), Catherine Zeta-Jones (1969), and George Mallory (1886).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Henry Fielding ranks 74Before him are Jerome K. Jerome (1859), Muriel Spark (1918), Frederick Forsyth (1938), Aubrey Beardsley (1872), Patrick White (1912), and Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (1757). After him are Ann Radcliffe (1764), Julian Barnes (1946), Samuel Richardson (1689), John Fowles (1926), Tony Buzan (1942), and Edgar Wallace (1875).