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Jim Corbett

1875 - 1955

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Edward James Corbett (25 July 1875 – 19 April 1955) was an Indian-born British hunter, tracker, naturalist and author. He was frequently called upon by the Government of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh to kill man-eating tigers and leopards that were attacking people in the nearby villages of the Kumaon and Garhwal Divisions. He recounted his hunts and experiences in books like Man-Eaters of Kumaon, which enjoyed critical acclaim and commercial success. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jim Corbett has received more than 2,274,025 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Jim Corbett is the 2,397th most popular writer (down from 2,194th in 2019), the 283rd most popular biography from India (down from 224th in 2019) and the 47th most popular Indian Writer.

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Among writers, Jim Corbett ranks 2,397 out of 5,755Before him are Giovanni de' Bardi, Al-Sharif al-Radi, Franz Overbeck, Robert James Waller, Jacques Futrelle, and António Vieira. After him are Ğabdulla Tuqay, Guido Guinizelli, Parthenius of Nicaea, Kyōka Izumi, Siri Hustvedt, and Péter Esterházy.

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Among people born in 1875, Jim Corbett ranks 66Before him are Gustav Flatow, Othenio Abel, Robert Garrett, Konstantin Hierl, Georges Hébert, and Jacques Futrelle. After him are Pierre Monteux, Eugen Schauman, Alfred P. Sloan, Seyyed Hossein Borujerdi, Grand Duke Alexei Mikhailovich of Russia, and Carl Milles. Among people deceased in 1955, Jim Corbett ranks 67Before him are Ivan Šubašić, Arthur Tansley, Konstantin Hierl, Edward Kasner, Reiner Stahel, and Archie Hahn. After him are Holger Nielsen, Emma Jung, Isak Samokovlija, Louis Lachenal, Duchess Elisabeth Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Carl Milles.

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In India

Among people born in India, Jim Corbett ranks 283 out of 1,493Before him are Madhava of Sangamagrama (1350), Amrapali (-450), Skandagupta (500), Dadasaheb Phalke (1870), Bhavabhuti (null), and Mahadev Govind Ranade (1842). After him are Homi J. Bhabha (1909), Pulakeshin II (610), T. H. White (1906), Begum Hazrat Mahal (1820), Asha Bhosle (1933), and Lindsay Anderson (1923).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, Jim Corbett ranks 47Before him are Jaggi Vasudev (1957), Shakuntala Devi (1929), Idries Shah (1924), Zeb-un-Nissa (1638), Mir Taqi Mir (1723), and Bhavabhuti (null). After him are T. H. White (1906), M. Karunanidhi (1924), Chittaranjan Das (1869), Ram Prasad Bismil (1897), Sumitranandan Pant (1900), and Ramdhari Singh Dinkar (1908).