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John Galsworthy

1867 - 1933

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John Galsworthy (; 14 August 1867 – 31 January 1933) was an English novelist and playwright. Notable works include The Forsyte Saga (1906–1921) and its sequels, 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 908,463 page views. His biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 78 in 2019). John Galsworthy is the 453rd most popular writer (down from 368th in 2019), the 347th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 279th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular British Writer.

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

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  • 83

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  • 5.07

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Among writers, John Galsworthy ranks 453 out of 5,755Before him are Gabriela Mistral, Qu Yuan, Ève Curie, Livius Andronicus, Richard Bach, and Thomas Paine. After him are Ilya Ehrenburg, Athenaeus, Anaïs Nin, Salman Rushdie, Frances Hodgson Burnett, and William of Rubruck.

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Among people born in 1867, John Galsworthy ranks 9Before him are Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Józef Piłsudski, Luigi Pirandello, Arturo Toscanini, Emily Greene Balch, and Mary of Teck. After him are Käthe Kollwitz, Emil Nolde, Maxime Weygand, Natsume Sōseki, Pierre Bonnard, and Prince Maximilian of Baden. Among people deceased in 1933, John Galsworthy ranks 9Before him are Calvin Coolidge, Adolf Loos, Faisal I of Iraq, Mohammed Nadir Shah, Constantine P. Cavafy, and 13th Dalai Lama. After him are Annie Besant, Sándor Ferenczi, Wilhelm Cuno, Nikolai Yudenich, Princess Thyra of Denmark, and Oskar Potiorek.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Galsworthy ranks 347 out of 7,765Before him are Ian Gillan (1945), Marie of Romania (1875), Tristan (535), Anne Hathaway (1556), Thomas Paine (1737), and Jackie Stewart (1939). After him are Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York (1411), Richard Attenborough (1923), Colin Firth (1960), Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849), Malcolm McDowell (1943), and Francis William Aston (1877).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, John Galsworthy ranks 42Before him are George Eliot (1819), G. K. Chesterton (1874), Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828), Christopher Marlowe (1564), Enid Blyton (1897), and Thomas Paine (1737). After him are Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849), D. H. Lawrence (1885), Harold Pinter (1930), Anthony Burgess (1917), Robert Burns (1759), and John le Carré (1931).