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Malcolm Lowry

1909 - 1957

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Clarence Malcolm Lowry (; 28 July 1909 – 26 June 1957) was an English poet and novelist who is best known for his 1947 novel Under the Volcano, which was voted No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Malcolm Lowry has received more than 410,824 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Malcolm Lowry is the 1,748th most popular writer (up from 1,950th in 2019), the 1,371st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,511th in 2019) and the 147th most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Malcolm Lowry ranks 1,748 out of 5,755Before him are Constantijn Huygens, Constantin Virgil Gheorghiu, Horacio Quiroga, Edward Lear, João de Barros, and Mór Jókai. After him are Eupolis, Anonymus, Banine, Pierre Reverdy, Eileen Chang, and Frank McCourt.

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Among people born in 1909, Malcolm Lowry ranks 79Before him are C. Northcote Parkinson, Tokizo Ichihashi, Werner Naumann, Mikhail Mil, Golo Mann, and Franz Six. After him are Guy de Rothschild, Lester Young, Bernd Rosemeyer, Roberto Burle Marx, Kinuyo Tanaka, and Juan Carlos Onetti. Among people deceased in 1957, Malcolm Lowry ranks 69Before him are Pedro Infante, Shoghi Effendi, Leo Perutz, Alexander Vertinsky, Kurt von Tippelskirch, and Soemu Toyoda. After him are Carlos Castillo Armas, Ernst Gräfenberg, Prince Franz of Bavaria, Heinrich Bär, Josef Hofmann, and Dorothy L. Sayers.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Malcolm Lowry ranks 1,371 out of 7,765Before him are Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby (1799), John Toshack (1949), Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy (1936), Samuel Wallis (1728), Edward Lear (1812), and Dennis Nilsen (1945). After him are Thomas Sydenham (1624), Frank Lampard (1978), Neville Marriner (1924), Thomas Browne (1605), Anthony Daniels (1946), and Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone (1883).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Malcolm Lowry ranks 147Before him are Walafrid Strabo (808), John Gay (1685), Joseph Addison (1672), Alma Reville (1899), Arthur Machen (1863), and Edward Lear (1812). After him are Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837), Thomas Wyatt (1503), Peter Shaffer (1926), Aphra Behn (1640), Anne Perry (1938), and Hugh Lofting (1886).