James Anderson

1680 - 1739

James Anderson

Dr. James Anderson (c. 1679/1680 – 1739) was a Scottish writer and minister born and educated in Aberdeen, Scotland. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Anderson has received more than 79,688 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,132nd most popular writer.

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  • 80k

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  • 59.00

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, James Anderson ranks 1,131 out of 4,883Before him are Joseph Bédier, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Gabriele Amorth, Mimnermus, Basava, and Namdev. After him are Shoko Asahara, Léon Bloy, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Ibn al-Jawzi, Hovhannes Tumanyan, and Elizabeth Gaskell.

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Among people born in 1680, James Anderson ranks 6Before him are Blackbeard, Charles Vane, Benjamin Hornigold, Catherine Opalińska, and Richard Cantillon. After him are Ferdinand Albert II, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria, Saliha Sultan, Ephraim Chambers, John Machin, and Johann Baptist Zimmermann. Among people deceased in 1739, James Anderson ranks 3Before him are Charles Frederick, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp and Benedetto Marcello. After him are Marie Anne de Bourbon, Charles François de Cisternay du Fay, Reinhard Keiser, Johann Gottfried Bernhard Bach, Ernest Louis, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Saliha Sultan, and Dick Turpin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Anderson ranks 838 out of 5,347Before him are Eleanor Marx (1855), Daniel Rutherford (1749), Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York (1473), Derek Jacobi (1938), William Booth (1829), and J. B. S. Haldane (1892). After him are Judith of Flanders (844), Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (1982), Kenny Dalglish (1951), Norman Angell (1872), Elizabeth Gaskell (1810), and Francis Hutcheson (1694).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, James Anderson ranks 104Before him are Bruce Chatwin (1940), Samuel Butler (1612), P. G. Wodehouse (1881), James Hadley Chase (1906), Bernard Cornwell (1944), and Eleanor Marx (1855). After him are Elizabeth Gaskell (1810), Matthew Lewis (1775), John Berger (1926), Thomas Chatterton (1752), Thomas De Quincey (1785), and Lobsang Rampa (1910).