Owen Barfield

1898 - 1997

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Arthur Owen Barfield (9 November 1898 – 14 December 1997) was a British philosopher, author, poet, critic, and member of the Inklings. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Owen Barfield has received more than 278,183 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Owen Barfield is the 5,645th most popular writer (down from 4,899th in 2019), the 4,777th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,047th in 2019) and the 538th most popular Writer.

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  • 17

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  • 3.07

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Among writers, Owen Barfield ranks 5,645 out of 5,755Before him are John Skelton, Edward Everett Hale, John Betjeman, Sarah J. Maas, Anna Löwenstein, and Kenneth Rexroth. After him are Colum McCann, John Perry Barlow, Simon Sebag Montefiore, Karel Schoeman, James Cooke Brown, and John Langalibalele Dube.

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Among people born in 1898, Owen Barfield ranks 251Before him are Harry Watson, Wiley Post, Baby Dodds, Joe Spence, Roy Harris, and Ewald Balser. After him are Loren Murchison, Molly Picon, Ludwig Bemelmans, Stephen Vincent Benét, Bedřich Šupčík, and Gracie Fields. Among people deceased in 1997, Owen Barfield ranks 259Before him are Frank Parker, Sheldon Leonard, James Dickey, Mikhail Anikushin, LaVern Baker, and Amleto Frignani. After him are Gul Mohammed, Jimmy Witherspoon, Kåre Holt, Karen Wetterhahn, Guido Vincenzi, and Spartaco Bandinelli.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Owen Barfield ranks 4,777 out of 7,765Before him are Terry Paine (1939), Anna Löwenstein (1951), Thomas Brisbane (1773), Colin Greenwood (1969), George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville (1716), and Bart McGhee (1899). After him are Daniel Massey (1933), George Russell (1998), Ed O'Brien (1968), Simon Sebag Montefiore (1965), Andy McNab (1959), and Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark (1983).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Owen Barfield ranks 538Before him are Ernest Dowson (1867), John Barbour (1316), Dick King-Smith (1922), John Skelton (1460), John Betjeman (1906), and Anna Löwenstein (1951). After him are Simon Sebag Montefiore (1965), Hammond Innes (1913), Kate Mosse (1961), Alastair Reynolds (1966), China Miéville (1972), and George MacDonald Fraser (1925).