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Margery Allingham

1904 - 1966

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Margery Louise Allingham (20 May 1904 – 30 June 1966) was an English novelist from the "Golden Age of Detective Fiction", and considered one of its four "Queens of Crime", alongside Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers and Ngaio Marsh. Allingham is best remembered for her hero, the gentleman sleuth Albert Campion. Initially believed to be a parody of Dorothy L. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margery Allingham has received more than 447,279 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Margery Allingham is the 4,667th most popular writer (down from 4,294th in 2019), the 3,525th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,254th in 2019) and the 400th most popular British Writer.

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  • 450k

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  • 46.44

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  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.47

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Margery Allingham ranks 4,667 out of 5,755Before her are Raymond Abellio, Olav Aukrust, Axel Bakunts, Bernard Clavel, Ann Druyan, and Wyndham Lewis. After her are Fritz von Unruh, John Lyly, Oskar Pastior, Helen Fielding, Jan Kjærstad, and Nigâr Hanım.

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Among people born in 1904, Margery Allingham ranks 236Before her are Henry Dreyfuss, Boris Babochkin, Lillian Copeland, Francisco Garza Gutiérrez, Rudolf Burkert, and Roberto Figueroa. After her are Sergio Amidei, Chūhei Nambu, Jimmy McGrory, Emil František Burian, Jacqueline Logan, and Clyfford Still. Among people deceased in 1966, Margery Allingham ranks 152Before her are Elliot See, Charles Bassett, Joel Stebbins, Seán T. O'Kelly, Herbert Marshall, and Santiago Lovell. After her are Gustavo Marzi, Felix Andries Vening Meinesz, Dimitar Dimov, Frankie Genaro, Julia Faye, and Giorgi Leonidze.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Margery Allingham ranks 3,525 out of 7,765Before her are William Camden (1551), William Sterndale Bennett (1816), Kelly Macdonald (1976), Albert Lee (1943), Lesley Nicol (1953), and Michael Portillo (1953). After her are Pete Doherty (1979), Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein (1872), John Lyly (1554), Leo Sayer (1948), Helen Fielding (1958), and William Whiston (1667).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Margery Allingham ranks 400Before her are Eleanor Farjeon (1881), W. S. Gilbert (1836), Elizabeth Goudge (1900), Len Deighton (1929), Edith Sitwell (1887), and Cynewulf (900). After her are John Lyly (1554), Helen Fielding (1958), M. R. James (1862), Thomas Dekker (1572), Lucy Hawking (1969), and Aneirin (525).