Max Hastings

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Sir Max Hugh Macdonald Hastings (; born 28 December 1945) is a British journalist and military historian, who has worked as a foreign correspondent for the BBC, editor-in-chief of The Daily Telegraph, and editor of the Evening Standard. He is also the author of numerous books, chiefly on defence matters, which have won several major awards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Max Hastings has received more than 551,524 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Max Hastings is the 5,270th most popular writer, the 4,772nd most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 554th most popular British Writer.

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  • 550k

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  • 53.22

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.82

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  • 2.87

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Among writers, Max Hastings ranks 5,270 out of 5,794Before him are Paul Laurence Dunbar, Lydia Maria Child, Frederica Sagor Maas, Ben Okri, Tõnu Õnnepalu, and Wayne C. Booth. After him are Joel Osteen, James Dickey, Leïla Slimani, Beverly Cleary, Norman Podhoretz, and Jáchym Topol.

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Among people born in 1945, Max Hastings ranks 472Before him are Cliff DeYoung, Frank Hansen, Patty McCormack, Betty Stöve, Christy Moore, and Aparna Sen. After him are Amjad Ali Khan, Gülsün Sağlamer, Winston Peters, Brewster H. Shaw, Vladimir Nazlymov, and Pat Conroy.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Max Hastings ranks 4,772 out of 6,924Before him are George Don (1798), Carole Ann Ford (1940), Paddy Considine (1973), Conrad Lant (1963), Duncan James (1978), and John Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair (1847). After him are Jamie Bamber (1973), Peter Ashdown (1934), Hazel Court (1926), Imogen Poots (1989), Phoebe Waller-Bridge (1985), and Victoria Tennant (1950).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Max Hastings ranks 554Before him are Humphrey Carpenter (1946), Dan Abnett (1965), Alastair Reynolds (1966), Saunders Lewis (1893), Colley Cibber (1671), and Bernice Rubens (1923). After him are R. S. Thomas (1913), Zadie Smith (1975), Richard Lovelace (1617), Barry Unsworth (1930), J. G. Farrell (1935), and Jasper Fforde (1961).