James Murray

1837 - 1915

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Murray has received more than 254,254 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). James Murray is the 1,360th most popular writer (up from 1,361st in 2019), the 1,068th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,044th in 2019) and the 128th most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, James Murray ranks 1,360 out of 5,794Before him are Adolph Freiherr Knigge, Régis Debray, Nadezhda Mandelstam, Charles De Coster, James Ellroy, and Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues. After him are Antoine de Montchrestien, Christian Morgenstern, Ed McBain, Colin Wilson, Don DeLillo, and Terpander.

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Among people born in 1837, James Murray ranks 26Before him are Vasil Levski, Rosalía de Castro, Empress Dowager Ci'an, Francis, Duke of Teck, Stephanie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, and Émile Waldteufel. After him are Abraham Kuyper, Arnold Janssen, Pierre Auguste Cot, Ilia Chavchavadze, Édouard Stephan, and Wild Bill Hickok. Among people deceased in 1915, James Murray ranks 15Before him are Sergei Witte, Wilhelm Windelband, Clara Immerwahr, Sergei Taneyev, Émile Waldteufel, and Armand Peugeot. After him are Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich of Russia, Michel Bréal, Saitō Hajime, Karl Goldmark, and Julius von Payer.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Murray ranks 1,068 out of 6,924Before him are Robert Stirling (1790), Victor Turner (1920), Denis Thatcher (1915), Andy Serkis (1964), William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse (1800), and Brian Clough (1935). After him are Charles Bell (1774), Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk (1517), Colin Wilson (1931), Wallace Hartley (1878), John Harvard (1607), and Ernest Jones (1879).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, James Murray ranks 128Before him are Matthew Lewis (1775), Alma Reville (1899), John William Polidori (1795), Joseph Addison (1672), Lord Alfred Douglas (1870), and Thomas Chatterton (1752). After him are Colin Wilson (1931), Barbara Cartland (1901), Joseph Needham (1900), Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689), Evelyn Waugh (1903), and Vita Sackville-West (1892).