John Galsworthy

1867 - 1933

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John Galsworthy (; 14 August 1867 – 31 January 1933) was an English novelist and playwright. He is best known for his trilogy of novels collectively called The Forsyte Saga, and two later trilogies, A Modern Comedy and End of the Chapter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Galsworthy has received more than 1,081,120 page views. His biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 83 in 2019). John Galsworthy is the 465th most popular writer (down from 450th in 2019), the 333rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 347th in 2019) and the 35th most popular British Writer.

John Galsworthy is most famous for his trilogy of novels, "The Forsyte Saga."

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  • 1.1M

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  • 67.44

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 87

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

A modern comedy
The dark flower
The Forsyte Saga
The country house

Page views of John Galsworthies by language

Over the past year John Galsworthy has had the most page views in the with 126,466 views, followed by Russian (36,070), and German (9,149). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (1,741.27%), Waray (314.04%), and Hakka (140.50%)


Among writers, John Galsworthy ranks 465 out of 7,302Before him are Lesya Ukrainka, Yevgeny Zamyatin, Léopold Sédar Senghor, Tibullus, Marguerite de Navarre, and Saint-John Perse. After him are Eyvind Johnson, Margaret Atwood, Traudl Junge, Jules Michelet, Athenaeus, and Louise de La Vallière.

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Among people born in 1867, John Galsworthy ranks 12Before him are Emily Greene Balch, Edgar de Wahl, Arturo Toscanini, Emil Nolde, Mary of Teck, and Käthe Kollwitz. After him are Natsume Sōseki, Prince Maximilian of Baden, Walther Rathenau, Maxime Weygand, Johannes Fibiger, and Władysław Reymont. Among people deceased in 1933, John Galsworthy ranks 8Before him are Li Ching-Yuen, Calvin Coolidge, Adolf Loos, Faisal I of Iraq, Constantine P. Cavafy, and 13th Dalai Lama. After him are Paul Ehrenfest, Sándor Ferenczi, Mohammed Nadir Shah, Nikolai Yudenich, Annie Besant, and Wilhelm Cuno.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Galsworthy ranks 333 out of 8,785Before him are Alfred North Whitehead (1861), Robbie Coltrane (1950), Halford Mackinder (1861), Graham Greene (1904), Morrissey (1959), and William Hogarth (1697). After him are William Petty (1623), Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg (1887), Norman Haworth (1883), Margaret Tudor (1489), Ecgberht, King of Wessex (800), and Ian McShane (1942).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, John Galsworthy ranks 35Before him are William Wordsworth (1770), Ken Follett (1949), Ian Fleming (1908), Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792), John Keats (1795), and Graham Greene (1904). After him are Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828), G. K. Chesterton (1874), Christopher Marlowe (1564), Thomas Paine (1737), Philip Larkin (1922), and Anthony Burgess (1917).