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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

1689 - 1762

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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (née Pierrepont; 15 May 1689 – 21 August 1762) was an English aristocrat, writer, and poet. Born in 1689, Lady Mary spent her early life in England. In 1712, Lady Mary married Edward Wortley Montagu, who later served as the British ambassador to the Sublime Porte. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu has received more than 952,328 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu is the 1,406th most popular writer (up from 1,599th in 2019), the 1,103rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,201st in 2019) and the 132nd most popular British Writer.

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.54

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  • 2.98

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu ranks 1,406 out of 5,794Before her are Giuseppe Ungaretti, Zachris Topelius, Raymond Roussel, Alexander Radishchev, Joseph Needham, and Albert Memmi. After her are Ubertino of Casale, Archestratus, Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Fulcher of Chartres, Andrei Platonov, and Qiu Chuji.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1689, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu ranks 5Before her are Montesquieu, John V of Portugal, Samuel Richardson, and Jacques I, Prince of Monaco. After her are Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, Archduchess Maria Magdalena of Austria, Samuel Bellamy, Prince William, Duke of Gloucester, Blas de Lezo, Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer, and Alexis Piron. Among people deceased in 1762, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu ranks 11Before her are Crown Prince Sado, Archduchess Maria Johanna Gabriela of Austria, Emperor Momozono, Princess Antoinette of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Francesco Geminiani, and Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille. After her are Jean Calas, Tobias Mayer, Stanisław Poniatowski, Shah Waliullah Dehlawi, Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, and Francesco Manfredini.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu ranks 1,103 out of 6,924Before her are Lilian, Princess of Réthy (1916), William the Lion (1142), Harriet Taylor Mill (1807), Charles Scott Sherrington (1952), Joseph Needham (1900), and John Lydon (1956). After her are Prince Michael of Kent (1942), Joseph Banks (1743), Henry Walter Bates (1825), Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817), David Icke (1952), and William Boyce (1711).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu ranks 132Before her are Lord Alfred Douglas (1870), Thomas Chatterton (1752), James Murray (1837), Colin Wilson (1931), Barbara Cartland (1901), and Joseph Needham (1900). After her are Evelyn Waugh (1903), Vita Sackville-West (1892), Samuel Pepys (1633), Seamus Heaney (1939), John Webster (1578), and Walafrid Strabo (808).