Maria Edgeworth

1768 - 1849

Maria Edgeworth

Maria Edgeworth (1 January 1768 – 22 May 1849) was a prolific Anglo-Irish writer of adults' and children's literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children's literature and was a significant figure in the evolution of the novel in Europe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Edgeworth has received more than 227,491 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 3,797th most popular writer.

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.63

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  • 3.81

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Among writers, Maria Edgeworth ranks 3,792 out of 4,883Before her are Robert Charles Wilson, Hans Erich Nossack, Rosa Chacel, Sue Grafton, Alan Dean Foster, and Antonio Muñoz Molina. After her are Layamon, Mirjam Pressler, Hedvig Charlotta Nordenflycht, Vitaliano Brancati, Bei Dao, and John Piper.

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Among people born in 1768, Maria Edgeworth ranks 29Before her are Elizabeth Monroe, Jacques Lauriston, Dolley Madison, Jędrzej Śniadecki, Agustín Eyzaguirre, and Astley Cooper. After her is Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey. Among people deceased in 1849, Maria Edgeworth ranks 44Before her are Angelica Catalani, Dolley Madison, Marc Isambard Brunel, Andrés Manuel del Río, Mariano Paredes, and José María Carreño. After her are Albert Gallatin, Edward Hicks, and George Eden, 1st Earl of Auckland.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Maria Edgeworth ranks 2,815 out of 5,347Before her are Geraint Thomas (1986), Ronald Lacey (1935), George Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen (1946), Joseph Grimaldi (1778), Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke (1886), and Seán Lester (1888). After her are Anita Roddick (1942), Joely Richardson (1965), Bernard Sumner (1956), Paul Weller (1958), Gregory Winter (1951), and William Thomas Blanford (1832).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Maria Edgeworth ranks 341Before her are Ælfric of Eynsham (955), John Mawe (1764), Sarah Kane (1971), Sax Rohmer (1883), Bob Shaw (1931), and William Hazlitt (1778). After her are M. R. James (1862), Richard Bentley (1662), Joan Aiken (1924), William Davenant (1606), Stephen Baxter (1957), and Elizabeth Goudge (1900).