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 320,989 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Malcolm Lowry is the 1,951st most popular writer (up from 2,060th in 2019), the 1,513th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,537th in 2019) and the 170th most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Malcolm Lowry ranks 1,951 out of 5,794Before him are Yasutaka Tsutsui, Rhonda Byrne, Ana María Matute, Elsa Beskow, Zinaida Gippius, and Luigi Illica. After him are Louis Paul Boon, John of Kronstadt, Archibald Gracie IV, Kathy Reichs, Robert de Clari, and Joachim Neander.

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Among people born in 1909, Malcolm Lowry ranks 84Before him are Carl Gustaf von Rosen, Max Baer, Golo Mann, Stavros Niarchos, Aenne Burda, and Roberto Burle Marx. After him are Adolfo López Mateos, Juan Bosch, Ben Webster, Werner Naumann, Shigeo Shingo, and Mikhail Mil. Among people deceased in 1957, Malcolm Lowry ranks 75Before him are Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany, Rudolf Schmidt, Georges Hébert, Heinrich Bär, Alfonso de Portago, and Theodor Körner. After him are Washington Luís, Zhou Xuan, Prince Franz of Bavaria, Josef Hofmann, Paul Walden, and Sholem Asch.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Malcolm Lowry ranks 1,513 out of 6,924Before him are Tony Sheridan (1940), Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester (1944), John William Godward (1861), Seal (1963), Cuthbert (635), and Warren Hastings (1732). After him are Spencer Perceval (1762), Sandford Fleming (1827), Emma Darwin (1808), Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800), Martin Rees (1942), and Roger Williamson (1948).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Malcolm Lowry ranks 170Before him are Thomas Wyatt (1503), Christopher Isherwood (1904), Vera Brittain (1893), Peter Shaffer (1926), Clive Barker (1952), and Anthony Trollope (1815). After him are Edwin Abbott Abbott (1838), Richard Aldington (1892), Thomas Kyd (1558), Kingsley Amis (1922), Tom Sharpe (1928), and Anne Perry (1938).