Lewis Carroll

1832 - 1898

Lewis Carroll

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (; 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English writer of children's fiction, notably Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass. He was noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy. The poems Jabberwocky and The Hunting of the Snark are classified in the genre of literary nonsense. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lewis Carroll has received more than 5,281,719 page views. His biography is available in 101 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 69th most popular writer.

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  • 101

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  • 9.54

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  • 4.41

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Among writers, Lewis Carroll ranks 68 out of 4,883Before him are Stefan Zweig, James Joyce, Rabindranath Tagore, Marquis de Sade, Gustave Flaubert, and Nikolai Gogol. After him are Hesiod, Charles Perrault, Milan Kundera, Jack London, George Bernard Shaw, and Arthur Rimbaud.

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Among people born in 1832, Lewis Carroll ranks 3Before him are Édouard Manet and Gustave Eiffel. After him are Nikolaus Otto, Wilhelm Wundt, Gustave Doré, Maximilian I of Mexico, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Edward Burnett Tylor, William Crookes, José Echegaray, and Ivan Shishkin. Among people deceased in 1898, Lewis Carroll ranks 3Before him are Otto von Bismarck and Empress Elisabeth of Austria. After him are Stéphane Mallarmé, Gustave Moreau, Eugène Boudin, Johann Jakob Balmer, William Ewart Gladstone, Ivan Shishkin, Charbel Makhlouf, Henry Bessemer, and Pierre Puvis de Chavannes.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Lewis Carroll ranks 44 out of 5,347Before him are Lord Byron (1788), Bertrand Russell (1872), Anne Boleyn (1501), Francis Drake (1540), William Wallace (1270), and James Prescott Joule (1818). After him are Robert Hooke (1635), Sean Connery (1930), John Dalton (1766), Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), Anthony Hopkins (1937), and Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (1857).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Lewis Carroll ranks 8Before him are Charles Dickens (1812), Agatha Christie (1890), Arthur Conan Doyle (1859), Daniel Defoe (1660), Jane Austen (1775), and Lord Byron (1788). After him are Virginia Woolf (1882), Walter Scott (1771), Mary Shelley (1797), Robert Louis Stevenson (1850), William Blake (1757), and Emily Brontë (1818).