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Lucy Maud Montgomery

1874 - 1942

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Lucy Maud Montgomery (November 30, 1874 – April 24, 1942), published as L. M. Montgomery, was a Canadian author best known for a collection of novels, essays, short stories, and poetry beginning in 1908 with Anne of Green Gables. She published 20 novels as well as 530 short stories, 500 poems, and 30 essays. Anne of Green Gables was an immediate success; the title character, orphan Anne Shirley, made Montgomery famous in her lifetime and gave her an international following. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucy Maud Montgomery has received more than 3,532,133 page views. Her biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Lucy Maud Montgomery is the 252nd most popular writer (down from 209th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Canada and the most popular Canadian Writer.

Lucy Maud Montgomery is most famous for her novel, Anne of Green Gables.

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Among writers, Lucy Maud Montgomery ranks 252 out of 5,755Before her are Germaine de Staël, Bram Stoker, Christine de Pizan, Roald Dahl, Walt Whitman, and Vladimir Mayakovsky. After her are Eckhart Tolle, Isabel Allende, Bartolomé de las Casas, Halldór Laxness, Dario Fo, and Henrik Pontoppidan.

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Among people born in 1874, Lucy Maud Montgomery ranks 9Before her are Robert Frost, Harry Houdini, Arnold Schoenberg, Herbert Hoover, Howard Carter, and Edward Thorndike. After her are Ernst Cassirer, Chaim Weizmann, Max Scheler, António Egas Moniz, Johannes Stark, and Alexander Kolchak. Among people deceased in 1942, Lucy Maud Montgomery ranks 6Before her are Stefan Zweig, Reinhard Heydrich, Janusz Korczak, Bronisław Malinowski, and Edith Stein. After her are Anton Drexler, José Raúl Capablanca, Robert Musil, Jean Baptiste Perrin, William Henry Bragg, and Robert Bosch.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Lucy Maud Montgomery ranks 4 out of 1,350Before her are Leonard Cohen (1934), Albert Bandura (1925), and Leslie Nielsen (1926). After her are Donald Sutherland (1935), James Naismith (1861), Justin Trudeau (1971), Erving Goffman (1922), Jim Carrey (1962), Frank Gehry (1929), Alice Munro (1931), and Marshall McLuhan (1911).

Among WRITERS In Canada

Among writers born in Canada, Lucy Maud Montgomery ranks 1After her are Alice Munro (1931), Margaret Atwood (1939), Saul Bellow (1915), A. E. van Vogt (1912), Brian Tracy (1944), David Morrell (1943), Shulamith Firestone (1945), David Shore (1959), Marie-Claire Blais (1939), Gabrielle Roy (1909), and Naomi Klein (1970).