Joseph Murphy

1898 - 1981

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Joseph Denis Murphy (May 20, 1898 – December 16, 1981) was an Irish author and New Thought minister, ordained in Divine Science and Religious Science. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Murphy has received more than 21,185 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Joseph Murphy is the 791st most popular writer (down from 789th in 2019), the 32nd most popular biography from Ireland (down from 29th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Irish Writer.

Joseph Murphy was an Irish-American Catholic priest and author who wrote a number of books on the subject of spirituality. He was most famous for his book The Power of Your Subconscious Mind, which sold over five million copies.

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Among writers, Joseph Murphy ranks 791 out of 5,794Before him are H. Rider Haggard, James Brendan Connolly, A. A. Milne, Thomas Malory, L. Frank Baum, and Arthur Adamov. After him are Edmond de Goncourt, Sinclair Lewis, Leconte de Lisle, Clemens Brentano, Felix Salten, and Edgar Wallace.

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Among people born in 1898, Joseph Murphy ranks 41Before him are Aloysius Stepinac, Peng Dehuai, Georges Dumézil, Curzio Malaparte, Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, and Fritz Zwicky. After him are Therese Neumann, Julius Schreck, Josef Terboven, Konrad Henlein, Vicente Aleixandre, and Peggy Guggenheim. Among people deceased in 1981, Joseph Murphy ranks 24Before him are René Clair, Samuel Barber, Omar Bradley, William Saroyan, Odd Hassel, and Hideki Yukawa. After him are Karl Böhm, Mehmet Shehu, Zarah Leander, Georges Brassens, Bill Haley, and Eugenio Montale.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Joseph Murphy ranks 32 out of 460Before him are Enya (1961), Francis Beaufort (1774), Iris Murdoch (1919), Lola Montez (1821), Gabriel Byrne (1950), and Bono (1960). After him are Cillian Murphy (1976), Ethel Voynich (1864), Michael D. Higgins (1941), Maureen O'Hara (1920), George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence (1449), and Harald Gille (1103).

Among WRITERS In Ireland

Among writers born in Ireland, Joseph Murphy ranks 10Before him are George Bernard Shaw (1856), Samuel Beckett (1906), Bram Stoker (1847), W. B. Yeats (1865), Laurence Sterne (1713), and Iris Murdoch (1919). After him are Ethel Voynich (1864), Saint Gall (550), Sheridan Le Fanu (1814), Thomas Moore (1779), Oliver Goldsmith (1728), and Christy Brown (1932).