Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

1807 - 1882

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy and was one of the Fireside Poets from New England. Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine, which was then still part of Massachusetts. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow has received more than 1,735,550 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,013th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ranks 1,011 out of 4,883Before him are Robert Merle, Charles De Coster, Alain-Fournier, Al-Zamakhshari, Alcman, and Al-Mutanabbi. After him are Katherine Mansfield, Marcel Pagnol, Dominique Venner, Nicolas Chamfort, Aristophanes of Byzantium, and Jean Moréas.

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Among people born in 1807, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ranks 6Before him are Giuseppe Garibaldi, Robert E. Lee, Josephine of Leuchtenberg, Jules Grévy, and Joseph Petzval. After him are Louis Agassiz, Lajos Batthyány, Princess Charlotte of Württemberg, Harriet Taylor Mill, Anthony Mary Claret, and Bezmiâlem Sultan. Among people deceased in 1882, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ranks 15Before him are Theodor Schwann, Léon Gambetta, Louis Blanc, Francesco Hayez, Joseph Liouville, and William Stanley Jevons. After him are Sergey Nechayev, Vasily Perov, Mary Todd Lincoln, Henri Giffard, Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play, and Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald.

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Among people born in United States, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ranks 1,095 out of 12,171Before him are Mario Lanza (1921), Meg Ryan (1961), Louis Ignarro (1941), James Avery (1945), George Papandreou (1952), and Allen Dulles (1893). After him are Paul D. Boyer (1918), Ryan O'Neal (1941), Robert Wise (1914), Dr. Dre (1965), James Horner (1953), and William Boeing (1881).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ranks 120Before him are Louisa May Alcott (1832), Gore Vidal (1925), Zelda Fitzgerald (1900), Tom Wolfe (1930), Sam Shepard (1943), and Jean M. Auel (1936). After him are John Grisham (1955), Cormac McCarthy (1933), Fredric Brown (1906), Harry Harrison (1925), Neale Donald Walsch (1943), and Will Durant (1885).