Lucy Maud Montgomery

1874 - 1942

Lucy Maud Montgomery

Lucy Maud Montgomery (November 30, 1874 – April 24, 1942), published as L. M. Montgomery, was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning in 1908 with Anne of Green Gables. The book was an immediate success. Anne Shirley, an orphaned girl, made Montgomery famous in her lifetime and gave her an international following.The first novel was followed by a series of sequels with Anne as the central character. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucy Maud Montgomery has received more than 2,698,814 page views. Her biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 542nd most popular writer.

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  • 42

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  • 6.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.64

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Lucy Maud Montgomery ranks 539 out of 4,883Before her are Ivan Bunin, Tyrtaeus, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Alfred Jarry, Denis of Portugal, and Éliphas Lévi. After her are Philip Larkin, Samuel Butler, Giacomo Leopardi, Mo Yan, John le Carré, and Frances Hodgson Burnett.

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Among people born in 1874, Lucy Maud Montgomery ranks 23Before her are Carl Bosch, António Egas Moniz, Sunjong of Korea, Talaat Pasha, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, and Ernest Shackleton. After her are Nikolai Berdyaev, Karl Kraus, August Krogh, Nicholas Roerich, Gustav Holst, and Konstantin Päts. Among people deceased in 1942, Lucy Maud Montgomery ranks 16Before her are Anton Drexler, Robert Bosch, William G. Morgan, Franz Boas, Richard Willstätter, and Fritz Todt. After her are Walther von Reichenau, Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia, Jozef Gabčík, Irène Némirovsky, Bruno Schulz, and Sabina Spielrein.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Lucy Maud Montgomery ranks 21 out of 840Before her are Margaret Atwood (1939), Saul Bellow (1915), Willard Boyle (1924), Michael J. Fox (1961), Paul Anka (1941), and Frederick Banting (1891). After her are James Naismith (1861), Gilles Villeneuve (1950), David Cronenberg (1943), Neil Young (1945), Celine Dion (1968), and William Shatner (1931).

Among WRITERS In Canada

Among writers born in Canada, Lucy Maud Montgomery ranks 4Before her are Alice Munro (1931), Margaret Atwood (1939), and Saul Bellow (1915). After her are A. E. van Vogt (1912), Brian Tracy (1944), Denis Villeneuve (1967), Igor Gouzenko (1919), David Shore (1959), Shulamith Firestone (1945), David Morrell (1943), and Gordon R. Dickson (1923).

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