Hugh Lofting

1886 - 1947

Hugh Lofting

Hugh John Lofting (14 January 1886 – 26 September 1947) was an English author trained as a civil engineer, who created the classic children's literature character of Doctor Dolittle. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugh Lofting has received more than 196,599 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,863rd most popular writer.

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  • 200k

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  • 54.40

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  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.13

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Hugh Lofting ranks 1,859 out of 4,883Before him are Nicolás Guillén, Tomé Pires, Mikhail Zoshchenko, Johann Jakob Bodmer, Eugene Nida, and George Adamski. After him are Daqiqi, Thomas Wyatt, Arthur Machen, Avitus of Vienne, Mirza Shafi Vazeh, and Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg.

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Among people born in 1886, Hugh Lofting ranks 72Before him are Gyula Gömbös, Firmin Lambot, Frederic Bartlett, Edward Weston, Henry H. Arnold, and Yehuda Ashlag. After him are Ernst Robert Curtius, Manuel Ponce, Rudolf Schmidt, Prince John Konstantinovich of Russia, Hitoshi Imamura, and Prince Sixtus of Bourbon-Parma. Among people deceased in 1947, Hugh Lofting ranks 70Before him are Charles Bally, Friedrich Paschen, William Moulton Marston, Fiorello H. La Guardia, Constantin Sănătescu, and Ananda Coomaraswamy. After him are Nicholas Murray Butler, Arthur Machen, Bronisław Huberman, Emma Orczy, Victor Goldschmidt, and Georg von Trapp.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Hugh Lofting ranks 1,396 out of 5,347Before him are Martin Frobisher (1535), Kenneth E. Boulding (1910), George Stubbs (1724), Arthur Rackham (1867), John A. Macdonald (1815), and Samantha Fox (1966). After him are Kate Moss (1974), Thomas Wyatt (1503), Arthur Machen (1863), Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel (1870), Greg Lake (1947), and Rod Evans (1947).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Hugh Lofting ranks 161Before him are Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany (1878), Philip Sidney (1554), Michael Jackson (1942), David Ogilvy (1911), John Webster (1578), and Patrick O'Brian (1914). After him are Thomas Wyatt (1503), Arthur Machen (1863), Christopher Isherwood (1904), Kenneth Grahame (1859), Orderic Vitalis (1075), and Edward Young (1683).