John Wyndham

1903 - 1969

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John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris (; 10 July 1903 – 11 March 1969) was an English science fiction writer best known for his works published under the pen name John Wyndham, although he also used other combinations of his names, such as John Beynon and Lucas Parkes. Some of his works were set in post-apocalyptic landscapes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Wyndham has received more than 658,114 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). John Wyndham is the 2,208th most popular writer (down from 2,042nd in 2019), the 1,688th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,520th in 2019) and the 195th most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, John Wyndham ranks 2,208 out of 5,794Before him are Ramón Sampedro, Mohamed Choukri, Wolfgang Iser, Katsu Kaishū, Émile Augier, and Adalet Ağaoğlu. After him are Mykhailo Kotsiubynsky, Amélie Nothomb, Fred Vargas, Ding Ling, Samad Vurgun, and Sergio Badilla Castillo.

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Among people born in 1903, John Wyndham ranks 118Before him are Rensis Likert, Vladimir Jankélévitch, Florence Owens Thompson, Pedro Eugenio Aramburu, K. Kamaraj, and Bertrand de Jouvenel. After him are Candido Portinari, Michail Stasinopoulos, Amy Johnson, Nikolay Krylov, Luigi Allemandi, and Bartel Leendert van der Waerden. Among people deceased in 1969, John Wyndham ranks 79Before him are Adolfo López Mateos, Prince Konrad of Bavaria, Kimon Georgiev, Duke Adolf Friedrich of Mecklenburg, Jeffrey Hunter, and Max Weinreich. After him are Claude Dornier, Eduardo Mondlane, Peter van Eyck, Domingo Tejera, Josef Blösche, and Harry Hammond Hess.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Wyndham ranks 1,688 out of 6,924Before him are Joseph Fiennes (1970), Æthelbald of Mercia (null), Eglantyne Jebb (1876), Patrick Head (1946), Noel Gallagher (1967), and Catherine Carey (1523). After him are Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst (1717), Ian Wilmut (1944), John Flaxman (1755), James Cosmo (1947), Robert Blake (1599), and George Green (1793).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, John Wyndham ranks 195Before him are Irvine Welsh (1957), William Ernest Henley (1849), Taliesin (518), Kenneth Grahame (1859), George Whitefield (1714), and Anna Sewell (1820). After him are Karen Armstrong (1944), William Beckford (1760), James Boswell (1740), Frederick Marryat (1792), Dick Francis (1920), and David Gemmell (1948).