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", 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 323,720 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Margery Allingham is the 4,297th most popular writer (down from 3,916th in 2019), the 3,258th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,954th in 2019) and the 389th most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Margery Allingham ranks 4,297 out of 5,794Before her are Dušan Kovačević, William McGonagall, Ioannis Chrysafis, José Luandino Vieira, Adolf Brand, and Johan Henric Kellgren. After her are Eugene Znosko-Borovsky, Johann Gottfried Seume, John Holt, Wolfgang Hildesheimer, Susanna Kaysen, and Louis Bromfield.

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Among people born in 1904, Margery Allingham ranks 218Before her are Nnamdi Azikiwe, Anton Janda, Abraham Alikhanov, Balys Dvarionas, Chūhei Nambu, and Herbert Selpin. After her are Henry Dreyfuss, Alfred Bohrmann, J. R. D. Tata, Vladimir Makogonov, Joel de Oliveira Monteiro, and Boris Babochkin. Among people deceased in 1966, Margery Allingham ranks 137Before her are Ed Wynn, Seán T. O'Kelly, Herbert Marshall, Clifton Webb, Alvin Langdon Coburn, and Emiliano Chamorro Vargas. After her are Frankie Genaro, Reino Ragnar Lehto, Santiago Lovell, Adrianus de Jong, Áron Tamási, and Frank O'Hara.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Margery Allingham ranks 3,258 out of 6,924Before her are William Robert Brooks (1844), Keith Campbell (1954), Thomas Brodie-Sangster (1990), Hywel Dda (880), William McGonagall (1825), and Michael Carrick (1981). After her are Peter Mark Roget (1779), Anthony Head (1954), David Richards (1952), Edgar Wright (1974), Emily Ratajkowski (1991), and Lennie James (1965).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Margery Allingham ranks 389Before her are John Mawe (1764), Sax Rohmer (1883), William Davenant (1606), Cynewulf (900), Grey Owl (1888), and William McGonagall (1825). After her are Bruno Heller (1960), Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1835), Norman Smith (1923), Jonathan Coe (1961), Walter Savage Landor (1775), and Roger Hargreaves (1935).