Izaak Walton

1593 - 1683

Izaak Walton

Izaak Walton (c. 1593 – 15 December 1683) was an English writer. Best known as the author of The Compleat Angler, he also wrote a number of short biographies including one of his friend John Donne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Izaak Walton has received more than 266,161 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,231st most popular writer.

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  • 42.26

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.02

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Izaak Walton ranks 4,225 out of 4,883Before him are Colm Tóibín, Nicholas Meyer, Atiq Rahimi, Michael Scott, Joel Chandler Harris, and Philip Massinger. After him are Eva Ibbotson, William Harrison Ainsworth, Robert Bly, Michael Cristofer, Antti Tuuri, and Kathy Acker.

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Among people born in 1593, Izaak Walton ranks 12Before him are Matthäus Merian, Nicolaes Tulp, Balthasar van der Ast, George I Rákóczi, Anthony van Diemen, and George Herbert.  Among people deceased in 1683, Izaak Walton ranks 14Before him are Maria Francisca of Savoy, Margravine Hedwig Sophie of Brandenburg, Nicolaes Pieterszoon Berchem, Jacob Stainer, John Owen, and Robert Morison.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Izaak Walton ranks 3,425 out of 5,347Before him are Gavin Harrison (1963), Williamina Fleming (1857), Richard Knill Freeman (1840), George Cohen (1939), Philip Massinger (1583), and Richard Briers (1934). After him are William Harrison Ainsworth (1805), Stuart McCall (1964), Lesley Manville (1956), Dexter Fletcher (1966), Jonny Greenwood (1971), and William Beechey (null).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Izaak Walton ranks 402Before him are Stephen Spender (1909), Anthony Powell (1905), Terence Rattigan (1911), Marmaduke Pickthall (1875), Howard Jacobson (1942), and Philip Massinger (1583). After him are William Harrison Ainsworth (1805), Aubrey de Grey (1963), George Crabbe (1754), Sarah Waters (1966), Robert Edmond Grant (1793), and Brian Friel (1929).