Nevil Shute

1899 - 1960

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Nevil Shute Norway (17 January 1899 – 12 January 1960) was an English novelist and aeronautical engineer who spent his later years in Australia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nevil Shute has received more than 554,269 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Nevil Shute is the 2,316th most popular writer (up from 2,406th in 2019), the 1,753rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,775th in 2019) and the 203rd most popular British Writer.

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  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.34

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  • 3.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Nevil Shute ranks 2,316 out of 5,794Before him are Kristijonas Donelaitis, Stanisław Przybyszewski, Immanuel Velikovsky, Erich Mühsam, Aeneas Tacticus, and Gaius Asinius Gallus Saloninus. After him are Mak Dizdar, Verrius Flaccus, Samuel Smiles, Jalil Mammadguluzadeh, Tobias Smollett, and Juan Ruiz.

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Among people born in 1899, Nevil Shute ranks 100Before him are Eugene Ormandy, Jimmie Angel, Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski, Irving Thalberg, Susannah Mushatt Jones, and Richard Hartshorne. After him are John Barbirolli, Princess Antonia of Luxembourg, Konstantinos Tsatsos, Domingo Tejera, Fritz von Opel, and Café Filho. Among people deceased in 1960, Nevil Shute ranks 68Before him are Cedric Gibbons, Feroze Gandhi, Bruno Loerzer, Georges Claude, John B. Kelly Sr., and Carlos Ibáñez del Campo. After him are Alan Stacey, Józef Haller, Prince Ferdinand Pius, Duke of Calabria, Hans Albers, Richard Wright, and Erwin Jaenecke.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Nevil Shute ranks 1,753 out of 6,924Before him are John Paul Jones (1747), Robert Hichens (1882), Harold Bride (1890), John Adams (1767), Flora MacDonald (1722), and John Bagot Glubb (1897). After him are John Watson (1946), Samuel Smiles (1812), Thomas Cavalier-Smith (1942), Tobias Smollett (1721), Glenn Murcutt (1936), and Frances de la Tour (1944).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Nevil Shute ranks 203Before him are William Beckford (1760), James Boswell (1740), Frederick Marryat (1792), Dick Francis (1920), David Gemmell (1948), and Rebecca West (1892). After him are Samuel Smiles (1812), Tobias Smollett (1721), Walter Bagehot (1826), Thomas Gray (1716), George Meredith (1828), and David C. H. Austin (1926).