Jerome K. Jerome

1859 - 1927

Jerome K. Jerome

Jerome Klapka Jerome (2 May 1859 – 14 June 1927) was an English writer and humourist, best known for the comic travelogue Three Men in a Boat (1889). Other works include the essay collections Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow (1886) and Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow; Three Men on the Bummel, a sequel to Three Men in a Boat, and several other novels. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jerome K. Jerome has received more than 599,492 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 666th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Jerome K. Jerome ranks 663 out of 4,883Before him are Marcus Gavius Apicius, Thomas Harris, Curzio Malaparte, Pierre Loti, Douglas Adams, and Edmond Rostand. After him are Muriel Spark, Eduardo Galeano, Neal Cassady, Bert Hellinger, John Jacob Astor IV, and Madame Roland.

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Among people born in 1859, Jerome K. Jerome ranks 18Before him are Yuan Shikai, Billy the Kid, Sholem Aleichem, Jean Jaurès, Alexandre Millerand, and Alexander Stepanovich Popov. After him are Hugo Junkers, Verner von Heidenstam, Pierre Janet, George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, Venustiano Carranza, and Alexander Samsonov. Among people deceased in 1927, Jerome K. Jerome ranks 11Before him are Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Ferdinand I of Romania, Carlota of Mexico, Gaston Leroux, Albrecht Kossel, and Houston Stewart Chamberlain. After him are Hugo Ball, Andranik, Kang Youwei, Georg Brandes, Michael Ancher, and Carl David Tolmé Runge.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jerome K. Jerome ranks 495 out of 5,347Before him are Kenneth MacAlpin (810), A. S. Neill (1883), Douglas Adams (1952), Jacqueline Bisset (1944), Alan Parker (1944), and Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861). After him are Gustav Holst (1874), Muriel Spark (1918), Sweyn II of Denmark (1020), G. E. Moore (1873), Boris Karloff (1887), and Brook Taylor (1685).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Jerome K. Jerome ranks 68Before him are Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809), Geoffrey of Monmouth (1090), A. J. Cronin (1896), A. A. Milne (1882), John Bunyan (1628), and Douglas Adams (1952). After him are Muriel Spark (1918), Frederick Forsyth (1938), Aubrey Beardsley (1872), Patrick White (1912), Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (1757), and Henry Fielding (1707).