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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 26,127 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Joseph Murphy is the 747th most popular writer (up from 791st in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Ireland (up from 32nd in 2019) and the 9th 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 747 out of 5,755Before him are Christa Wolf, Natalia Ginzburg, Nikolai Ostrovsky, Jamal Khashoggi, Ann Radcliffe, and Aelia Eudocia. After him are Su Shi, Zosimus, Olga Tokarczuk, Solomon Northup, Karl Harrer, and Sidonius Apollinaris.

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Among people born in 1898, Joseph Murphy ranks 41Before him are Curzio Malaparte, Peng Dehuai, Fritz Zwicky, Aloysius Stepinac, Julius Schreck, and Georges Dumézil. After him are Ahmad Shah Qajar, Konrad Henlein, Peggy Guggenheim, Therese Neumann, Joris Ivens, and Vicente Aleixandre. Among people deceased in 1981, Joseph Murphy ranks 26Before him are Harold Urey, William Saroyan, Omar Bradley, A. J. Cronin, Samuel Barber, and Georges Brassens. After him are Karl Böhm, Max Delbrück, Mehmet Shehu, Abel Gance, Mohammad-Ali Rajai, and Miroslav Krleža.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Joseph Murphy ranks 27 out of 501Before him are Laurence Sterne (1713), Enya (1961), Michael Collins (1890), Columbanus (540), Michael D. Higgins (1941), and John Field (1782). After him are Lola Montez (1821), George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence (1449), Francis Beaufort (1774), Cillian Murphy (1976), Bono (1960), and Gabriel Byrne (1950).

Among WRITERS In Ireland

Among writers born in Ireland, Joseph Murphy ranks 9Before him are Jonathan Swift (1667), George Bernard Shaw (1856), Samuel Beckett (1906), Bram Stoker (1847), W. B. Yeats (1865), and Laurence Sterne (1713). After him are Saint Gall (550), Iris Murdoch (1919), Ethel Voynich (1864), Thomas Moore (1779), Christy Brown (1932), and Sheridan Le Fanu (1814).