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Michael Grant

1914 - 2004

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Michael Grant (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 63,357 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Michael Grant is the 4,876th most popular writer (down from 4,439th in 2019), the 3,727th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,420th in 2019) and the 425th most popular British Writer.

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  • 16

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  • 2.39

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Among writers, Michael Grant ranks 4,876 out of 5,755Before him are Karin Slaughter, František Langer, Kate Atkinson, René Bazin, Rıfat Ilgaz, and Jacques Laurent. After him are Simon Gregorčič, José Manuel Caballero, Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska, Rita Mae Brown, Adolf Born, and José Burgos.

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Among people born in 1914, Michael Grant ranks 269Before him are Élie Bayol, Emmanuel Roblès, Renato Olmi, David Goodall, Julio Caro Baroja, and Théo Lefèvre. After him are Carlos Menditeguy, Amelia Bence, Martí de Riquer i Morera, John Hersey, Béatrix Beck, and Anna Maria Ortese. Among people deceased in 2004, Michael Grant ranks 212Before him are Thea Beckman, Skeeter Davis, André Hazes, Quorthon, Alan Brown, and Natalya Baranskaya. After him are Gerrie Knetemann, Steve Lacy, Isabel Sanford, Albert Mol, Fred Ramdat Misier, and Jiří Weiss.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Michael Grant ranks 3,727 out of 7,765Before him are George Edwards (1694), Sam Smith (1992), Joe Hart (1987), Kate Atkinson (1951), Henry Edward Manning (1808), and Æthelwold of Winchester (900). After him are Jimmy White (1962), Ted Drake (1912), Sebastian Cabot (1918), Joe Alwyn (1991), David Allan (1744), and Saint Mungo (518).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Michael Grant ranks 425Before him are Henry Lincoln (1930), George Crabbe (1754), Peter Ackroyd (1949), Margery Kempe (1373), Roger Hargreaves (1935), and Kate Atkinson (1951). After him are John Braine (1922), William Tenn (1920), Edward Rutherfurd (1948), Henry Home, Lord Kames (1696), Steven Moffat (1961), and George Holyoake (1817).