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Kate Atkinson

1951 - Today

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Kate Atkinson (born 20 December 1951) is an English writer of novels, plays and short stories. She is known for creating the Jackson Brodie series of detective novels, which has been adapted into the BBC One series Case Histories. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kate Atkinson has received more than 765,880 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Kate Atkinson is the 4,872nd most popular writer (down from 4,676th in 2019), the 3,724th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,698th in 2019) and the 424th most popular British Writer.

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  • 770k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 45.69

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Kate Atkinson ranks 4,872 out of 5,755Before her are William McGonagall, Roger Hargreaves, Natalya Baranskaya, Antti Tuuri, Karin Slaughter, and František Langer. After her are René Bazin, Rıfat Ilgaz, Jacques Laurent, Michael Grant, Simon Gregorčič, and José Manuel Caballero.

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Among people born in 1951, Kate Atkinson ranks 349Before her are Robben Ford, Bruce Arena, Luc Ferry, Edgardo Codesal, Patricia Wettig, and Ivar Formo. After her are Ivano Bordon, Gerrie Knetemann, Sally Mann, Peter Withe, Freundel Stuart, and Zakir Hussain.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Kate Atkinson ranks 3,724 out of 7,765Before her are Margery Kempe (1373), Roger Hargreaves (1935), Richard Burns (1971), George Edwards (1694), Sam Smith (1992), and Joe Hart (1987). After her are Henry Edward Manning (1808), Æthelwold of Winchester (900), Michael Grant (1914), Jimmy White (1962), Ted Drake (1912), and Sebastian Cabot (1918).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Kate Atkinson ranks 424Before her are Charles Williams (1886), Henry Lincoln (1930), George Crabbe (1754), Peter Ackroyd (1949), Margery Kempe (1373), and Roger Hargreaves (1935). After her are Michael Grant (1914), John Braine (1922), William Tenn (1920), Edward Rutherfurd (1948), Henry Home, Lord Kames (1696), and Steven Moffat (1961).