Mary Wollstonecraft

1759 - 1797

Mary Wollstonecraft

Mary Wollstonecraft (, also UK: ; 27 April 1759 – 10 September 1797) was an English writer, philosopher, and advocate of women's rights. Until the late 20th century, Wollstonecraft's life, which encompassed several unconventional personal relationships at the time, received more attention than her writing. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary Wollstonecraft has received more than 2,735,139 page views. Her biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 232nd most popular writer.

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Among writers, Mary Wollstonecraft ranks 230 out of 4,883Before her are Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Jacob Grimm, Roald Dahl, Robert Musil, Taras Shevchenko, and Svetlana Alexievich. After her are Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Nâzım Hikmet, W. Somerset Maugham, Carlo Goldoni, Philip K. Dick, and Pierre Corneille.

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Among people born in 1759, Mary Wollstonecraft ranks 4Before her are Friedrich Schiller, Georges Danton, and Joseph Fouché. After her are Robert Burns, Maria Feodorovna, Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia, William Pitt the Younger, Clotilde of France, Maximilian, Hereditary Prince of Saxony, Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp, and Friedrich August Wolf. Among people deceased in 1797, Mary Wollstonecraft ranks 3Before her are Baron Munchausen and Frederick William II of Prussia. After her are Edmund Burke, François-Noël Babeuf, Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar, James Hutton, Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel-Bevern, Vilna Gaon, Joseph Wright of Derby, Horace Walpole, and Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Württemberg.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Mary Wollstonecraft ranks 164 out of 5,347Before her are George Boole (1815), Princess Helena of the United Kingdom (1846), Thomas Newcomen (1663), Victoria, Princess Royal (1840), Francis Crick (1916), and Roald Dahl (1916). After her are Phil Collins (1951), Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830), Henry V of England (1386), William Gilbert (1544), Bobby Charlton (1937), and Bon Scott (1946).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Mary Wollstonecraft ranks 24Before her are Geoffrey Chaucer (1343), John Milton (1608), Arthur C. Clarke (1917), William Golding (1911), C. S. Lewis (1898), and Roald Dahl (1916). After her are Terry Pratchett (1948), Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792), Ian Fleming (1908), John Keats (1795), Graham Greene (1904), and John Donne (1572).