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Lewis Carroll

1832 - 1898

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Charles Lutwidge Dodgson ( LUT-wij DOJ-sən; 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English author, poet and mathematician. His most notable works are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass (1871). He was noted for his facility with word play, logic, and fantasy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lewis Carroll has received more than 7,525,363 page views. His biography is available in 105 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 104 in 2019). Lewis Carroll is the 91st most popular writer (down from 75th in 2019), the 67th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 54th in 2019) and the 9th most popular British Writer.

Lewis Carroll is most famous for his novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, which was published in 1865.

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  • 77.31

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  • 105

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  • 8.57

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  • 4.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Lewis Carroll ranks 91 out of 5,755Before him are Milan Kundera, Heinrich Heine, Selma Lagerlöf, Virginia Woolf, Maxim Gorky, and Maurice Maeterlinck. After him are Jean de La Fontaine, Knut Hamsun, George Bernard Shaw, George Sand, Rainer Maria Rilke, and Ismail I.

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Among people born in 1832, Lewis Carroll ranks 4Before him are Édouard Manet, Gustave Eiffel, and Wilhelm Wundt. After him are Nikolaus Otto, Maximilian I of Mexico, Gustave Doré, Edward Burnett Tylor, William Crookes, Louisa May Alcott, Ivan Shishkin, and Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld. 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, Charbel Makhlouf, Eugène Boudin, Louise of Hesse-Kassel, Ivan Shishkin, Johann Jakob Balmer, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and John Newlands.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Lewis Carroll ranks 67 out of 7,765Before him are Charles Babbage (1791), Henry VII of England (1457), George VI (1895), Virginia Woolf (1882), Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (1857), and Edward VI of England (1537). After him are Alex Ferguson (1941), James VI and I (1566), Neville Chamberlain (1869), David Livingstone (1813), J. M. W. Turner (1775), and Edward III of England (1312).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Lewis Carroll ranks 9Before him are Charles Dickens (1812), Lord Byron (1788), Jane Austen (1775), Arthur Conan Doyle (1859), Daniel Defoe (1660), and Virginia Woolf (1882). After him are Mary Shelley (1797), Robert Louis Stevenson (1850), Walter Scott (1771), Charlotte Brontë (1816), William Blake (1757), and H. G. Wells (1866).