Nahum Tate

1652 - 1715

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Nahum Tate ( NAY-əm TAYT; 1652 – 30 July 1715) was an Anglo-Irish poet, hymnist and lyricist, who became Poet Laureate in 1692. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nahum Tate has received more than 153,939 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Nahum Tate is the 6,215th most popular writer (down from 5,735th in 2019), the 325th most popular biography from Ireland and the 45th most popular Irish Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 150k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.65

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.32

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

A duke and no duke
A New Version of the Psalms of David. Fitted to the Tunes Used in Churches
King Lear
Fathers and daughters, Drama, Kings and rulers
A new version of the Psalms of David
Bible, English Paraphrases, Fore-edge painting
Shakespeare Adaptations
Parodies, imitations, Stage history, Adaptations
The island-princess

Page views of Nahum Tates by language

Over the past year Nahum Tate has had the most page views in the with 19,418 views, followed by Russian (1,276), and French (1,230). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Catalan (93.46%), Kannada (44.00%), and Egyptian Arabic (40.91%)


Among writers, Nahum Tate ranks 6,215 out of 7,302Before him are Pentti Haanpää, Wolfdietrich Schnurre, Cynthia Ozick, Mikhail Gurevich, China Miéville, and R. D. Blackmore. After him are Mary Lamb, Lawrence Venuti, Max Hastings, George Alec Effinger, N. Scott Momaday, and Cecily von Ziegesar.

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Among people born in 1652, Nahum Tate ranks 16Before him are Magdalena Sibylla of Hesse-Darmstadt, Charles, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst, Johann Ernst Glück, Jan Brokoff, Pavao Ritter Vitezović, and Camille d'Hostun, duc de Tallard.  Among people deceased in 1715, Nahum Tate ranks 19Before him are François Girardon, Mirwais Hotak, Pierre Magnol, Joseph Raphson, Nicolas Lemery, and Ernest, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Nahum Tate ranks 325 out of 549Before him are Damien Rice (1973), Frank O'Farrell (1927), Robert Emmet (1778), Duncan Hamilton (1920), Diarmait Mac Murchada (1110), and Maria Doyle Kennedy (1964). After him are Paul Harrington (1960), Johnny Giles (1940), Edward Barrett (1877), Jack Gleeson (1992), Siobhan Fahey (1958), and William Hobson (1792).

Among WRITERS In Ireland

Among writers born in Ireland, Nahum Tate ranks 45Before him are Sydney, Lady Morgan (1776), Colum McCann (1965), Margaret Mazzantini (1961), Liam O'Flaherty (1896), Cecelia Ahern (1981), and Frank Harris (1856). After him are Roddy Doyle (1958), Frances Power Cobbe (1822), Terence MacSwiney (1879), Patrick Kavanagh (1904), Marian Keyes (1963), and Máirtín Ó Cadhain (1906).