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 821,723 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). John Galsworthy is the 368th most popular writer (up from 397th in 2019), the 279th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 289th in 2019) and the 38th most popular British Writer.

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

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Among writers, John Galsworthy ranks 368 out of 5,794Before him are Ammianus Marcellinus, Callimachus, Jacques Prévert, Shams Tabrizi, Alphonse de Lamartine, and Mikhail Sholokhov. After him are Heinrich Mann, Joseph Roth, Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet, Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Jorge Amado, and Auguste Escoffier.

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Among people born in 1867, John Galsworthy ranks 8Before him are Frank Lloyd Wright, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Józef Piłsudski, Luigi Pirandello, Emil Nolde, and Arturo Toscanini. After him are Mary of Teck, Percy Fawcett, Madam C. J. Walker, Pierre Bonnard, Emily Greene Balch, and Käthe Kollwitz. Among people deceased in 1933, John Galsworthy ranks 6Before him are Clara Zetkin, Li Ching-Yuen, Adolf Loos, Constantine P. Cavafy, and Calvin Coolidge. After him are Faisal I of Iraq, 13th Dalai Lama, Sándor Ferenczi, Mohammed Nadir Shah, Albert Calmette, and Stefan George.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Galsworthy ranks 279 out of 6,924Before him are Margaret Tudor (1489), Benjamin Britten (1913), Arthur Evans (1851), David Suchet (1946), Ritchie Blackmore (1945), and Owen Willans Richardson (1879). After him are Clement Attlee (1883), Gary Oldman (1958), Roger Taylor (1949), Vanessa Redgrave (1937), John Deacon (1951), and Jane Birkin (1946).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, John Galsworthy ranks 38Before him are Anne Brontë (1820), J. K. Rowling (1965), Christopher Marlowe (1564), John Donne (1572), J. M. Barrie (1860), and Graham Greene (1904). After him are Beatrix Potter (1866), G. K. Chesterton (1874), Percy Fawcett (1867), Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828), Alexander Pope (1688), and Ken Follett (1949).