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Lord Byron

1788 - 1824

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George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (Greek: Λόρδος Βύρων, romanized: Lórdos Výron; 22 January 1788 – 19 April 1824), simply known as Lord Byron, was an English poet and peer. One of the leading figures of the Romantic movement, Byron is regarded as one of the greatest English poets. He remains widely read and influential. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lord Byron has received more than 8,632,829 page views. His biography is available in 143 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 140 in 2019). Lord Byron is the 42nd most popular writer (up from 63rd in 2019), the 32nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 48th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Writer.

He is most famous for his poetry, which includes Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Don Juan, and the Prisoner of Chillon.

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  • 8.6M

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  • 81.31

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  • 143

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  • 10.09

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  • 5.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Lord Byron ranks 42 out of 5,755Before him are George Orwell, Alexander Pushkin, Marcel Proust, Hermann Hesse, Denis Diderot, and Friedrich Schiller. After him are Jane Austen, Aristophanes, Euripides, Mark Twain, Simone de Beauvoir, and Sappho.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1788, Lord Byron ranks 2Before him is Arthur Schopenhauer. After him are Sarah Baartman, Augustin-Jean Fresnel, Jean-Victor Poncelet, Princess Augusta of Bavaria, Infante Carlos, Count of Molina, Catherine Pavlovna of Russia, Robert Peel, Princess Wilhelmine of Baden, Christian Jürgensen Thomsen, and Archduke Rudolf of Austria. Among people deceased in 1824, Lord Byron ranks 1After him are Louis XVIII of France, Théodore Géricault, Eugène de Beauharnais, Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany, James Parkinson, Anne Catherine Emmerich, Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia, Agustín de Iturbide, Giovanni Battista Viotti, Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson, and Maria Luisa, Duchess of Lucca.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Lord Byron ranks 32 out of 7,765Before him are James Cook (1728), Alexander Fleming (1881), Anne Boleyn (1501), John Maynard Keynes (1883), Mary, Queen of Scots (1542), and Robert Hooke (1635). After him are Jane Austen (1775), John Dalton (1766), David Hume (1711), Mary II of England (1662), James Prescott Joule (1818), and Thomas More (1478).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Lord Byron ranks 4Before him are William Shakespeare (1564), Agatha Christie (1890), and Charles Dickens (1812). After him are Jane Austen (1775), Arthur Conan Doyle (1859), Daniel Defoe (1660), Virginia Woolf (1882), Lewis Carroll (1832), Mary Shelley (1797), Robert Louis Stevenson (1850), and Walter Scott (1771).