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Lydia Maria Child

1802 - 1880

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Lydia Maria Child (née Francis; February 11, 1802 – October 20, 1880) was an American abolitionist, women's rights activist, Native American rights activist, novelist, journalist, and opponent of American expansionism. Her journals, both fiction and domestic manuals, reached wide audiences from the 1820s through the 1850s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lydia Maria Child has received more than 297,237 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Lydia Maria Child is the 5,698th most popular writer (down from 5,257th in 2019), the 10,205th most popular biography from United States (up from 10,324th in 2019) and the 781st most popular American Writer.

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  • 300k

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  • 41.06

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.92

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Lydia Maria Child ranks 5,698 out of 5,755Before her are Bill Bright, John Ajvide Lindqvist, Tom Kapinos, Colson Whitehead, Māra Zālīte, and Philip Massinger. After her are Patrick Grainville, Alberto Dines, Justine Musk, Walker Percy, Ludwig Bemelmans, and Alan Hollinghurst.

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Among people born in 1802, Lydia Maria Child ranks 56Before her are Alexander Odoevsky, Richard Thomas Lowe, Andrei Stackenschneider, Manuel María Lombardini, Miguel de San Román, and Dorothea Dix. After her are Gideon Welles and Benjamin Fitzpatrick. Among people deceased in 1880, Lydia Maria Child ranks 59Before her are Sabin Berthelot, Thomas Bell, Thrasyvoulos Zaimis, Christen Andreas Fonnesbech, Daniel Bashiel Warner, and Hippolyte Mège-Mouriès. After her are Nell Arthur and James Seddon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lydia Maria Child ranks 10,205 out of 18,182Before her are Charles Farrell (1900), Kevin S. Bright (1954), Walter Rauschenbusch (1861), Eric Holder (1951), Timothy Geithner (1961), and Mekhi Phifer (1974). After her are Edward Brooke (1919), Brian Tyler (1972), Monte Blue (1887), Jimmy Van Heusen (1913), Jack Medica (1914), and Chris Broderick (1970).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Lydia Maria Child ranks 781Before her are Greg Daniels (1963), George B. Seitz (1888), Theodore Roethke (1908), Bill Bright (1921), Tom Kapinos (1969), and Colson Whitehead (1969). After her are Walker Percy (1916), Tim Kring (1957), Richelle Mead (1976), Carol Shields (1935), Tracy Hickman (1955), and Michael McClure (1932).