Michael Grant

1914 - 2004

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Michael Grant CBE (21 November 1914 – 4 October 2004) was an English classicist, numismatist, and author of numerous books on ancient history. His 1956 translation of Tacitus's Annals of Imperial Rome remains a standard of the work. Having studied and held a number of academic posts in the United Kingdom and the Middle East, he retired early to devote himself fully to writing. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Grant has received more than 57,918 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Michael Grant is the 4,442nd most popular writer, the 3,425th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 410th most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Michael Grant ranks 4,442 out of 5,794Before him are Frank O'Hara, László Németh, Louis Sachar, Anton Buttigieg, Jorge Icaza Coronel, and Maurice Genevoix. After him are Daniel Silva, Jean Vautrin, Vikenty Veresaev, György Faludy, Xaviera Hollander, and Elias Khoury.

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Among people born in 1914, Michael Grant ranks 247Before him are Karel Kolský, Peter Whitehead, Sonny Boy Williamson I, Hermann Pilnik, Emmanuel Roblès, and Astrid Henning-Jensen. After him are John Hersey, Jyoti Basu, Juanita Moore, Ersilio Tonini, Krishan Chander, and Martí de Riquer i Morera. Among people deceased in 2004, Michael Grant ranks 191Before him are Veríssimo Correia Seabra, Kenneth E. Iverson, Thea Beckman, Balamani Amma, Bagrat Shinkuba, and Anna Lee. After him are Frank Thomas, John Randolph, Virginia Grey, Madeleine Robinson, Carl Anderson, and James Quinn.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Michael Grant ranks 3,425 out of 6,924Before him are John Houghton (1931), Cadwallon ap Cadfan (591), Jimmy McGrory (1904), Mischa Barton (1986), Anna Massey (1937), and Arthur Ponsonby, 1st Baron Ponsonby of Shulbrede (1871). After him are W. V. D. Hodge (1903), Miles Dempsey (1896), Murray Walker (1923), Matthew Macfadyen (1974), Johnny Marr (1963), and Peter Mullan (1959).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Michael Grant ranks 410Before him are Frederick Rolfe (1860), Michael Frayn (1933), William Harrison Ainsworth (1805), Steven Moffat (1961), I. A. Richards (1893), and Fay Weldon (1931). After him are Edward Carpenter (1844), Hanif Kureishi (1954), Peter F. Hamilton (1960), Richard Llewellyn (1906), George Holyoake (1817), and Roger Ascham (1515).