James Russell Lowell

1819 - 1891

James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell (; February 22, 1819 – August 12, 1891) was an American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat. He is associated with the Fireside Poets, a group of New England writers who were among the first American poets that rivaled the popularity of British poets. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Russell Lowell has received more than 445,569 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,146th most popular writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 450k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 48.84

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.27

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Page views of James Russell Lowells by language


Among writers, James Russell Lowell ranks 3,142 out of 4,883Before him are Ludwig Anzengruber, Marcin Kromer, Nichita Stănescu, Jurek Becker, Andrea Dworkin, and Sarah Kirsch. After him are Lajos Kassák, David Foster Wallace, David Shore, Francis de Laporte de Castelnau, Kurd Lasswitz, and Paul Johnson.

Most Popular Writers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1819, James Russell Lowell ranks 64Before him are Vatroslav Lisinski, Nicolae Bălcescu, Władysław Taczanowski, Venceslaus Ulricus Hammershaimb, Abe Masahiro, and Ernst Falkbeer. After him are Julia Ward Howe, Ion Emanuel Florescu, Charles Piazzi Smyth, William Powell Frith, Cyrus West Field, and Yakov Polonsky. Among people deceased in 1891, James Russell Lowell ranks 69Before him are Ahmed Vefik Pasha, Karl Maximovich, Jean Stas, Miklós Ybl, Antero de Quental, and José María Iglesias. After him are Amalia Lindegren, Henri de Brouckère, Sarah Childress Polk, Constantine Paparrigopoulos, Joseph Leidy, and Antonio Arenas.

Others Born in 1819

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1891

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, James Russell Lowell ranks 3,926 out of 12,171Before him are Peter Cetera (1944), Ted Nugent (1948), Elizabeth Banks (1974), Jim Gray (1944), Andrea Dworkin (1946), and Alvan Graham Clark (1832). After him are John G. Trump (1907), Brian Keith (1921), David Foster Wallace (1962), Frances Marion (1888), Richard Conte (1910), and Rob Zombie (1965).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, James Russell Lowell ranks 347Before him are Jim Carroll (1949), Marta Kauffman (1956), Murray Leinster (1896), Laura Bridgman (1829), James A. Michener (1907), and Andrea Dworkin (1946). After him are David Foster Wallace (1962), Neil Simon (1927), Jeff Lindsay (1952), Wallace Stevens (1879), Walter J. Ong (1912), and Glen A. Larson (1937).