James Murray

1837 - 1915

James Murray

Sir James Augustus Henry Murray, FBA (; 7 February 1837 – 26 July 1915) was a British lexicographer and philologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Murray has received more than 246,810 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,363rd most popular writer.

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  • 57.24

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.38

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, James Murray ranks 1,362 out of 4,883Before him are Andreas Gryphius, Laura Marx, Rick Riordan, Georgi Markov, W. H. Auden, and Jules Romains. After him are Sait Faik Abasıyanık, Jakob Wassermann, Ignazio Silone, August von Kotzebue, Daniel Pennac, and Marin Držić.

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Among people born in 1837, James Murray ranks 26Before him are Rosalía de Castro, Émile Waldteufel, Stephanie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Empress Dowager Ci'an, John Newlands, and Ilia Chavchavadze. After him are Arnold Janssen, Abraham Kuyper, Francis, Duke of Teck, Édouard Stephan, Ion Creangă, and Vasily Radlov. Among people deceased in 1915, James Murray ranks 15Before him are Sergei Witte, Clara Immerwahr, Wilhelm Windelband, Émile Waldteufel, Sergei Taneyev, and Armand Peugeot. After him are Gopal Krishna Gokhale, François Faber, Saitō Hajime, Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich of Russia, Edith Cavell, and Remy de Gourmont.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Murray ranks 1,044 out of 5,347Before him are Rosemary Harris (1927), Emily Watson (1967), Glenn Hughes (1951), Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848), William the Lion (1142), and Bob Hope (1903). After him are Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March (1287), Catherine Ashton (1956), Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin (1900), Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784), Denis Thatcher (1915), and Eric Idle (1943).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, James Murray ranks 128Before him are Evelyn Waugh (1903), Ruth Rendell (1930), Winifred Wagner (1897), Jane Hawking (1944), Barbara Cartland (1901), and W. H. Auden (1907). After him are John William Polidori (1795), Michael Moorcock (1939), Alistair MacLean (1922), John Gay (1685), Seamus Heaney (1939), and Walafrid Strabo (808).