Patrick Kavanagh

1904 - 1967

Patrick Kavanagh

Patrick Kavanagh (21 October 1904 – 30 November 1967) was an Irish poet and novelist. His best-known works include the novel Tarry Flynn, and the poems "On Raglan Road" and "The Great Hunger". He is known for his accounts of Irish life through reference to the everyday and commonplace. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patrick Kavanagh has received more than 279,332 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,581st most popular writer.

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  • 16

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  • 3.36

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Among writers, Patrick Kavanagh ranks 4,573 out of 4,883Before him are George Saunders, Tom Wilson, Conn Iggulden, Peter Stamm, Renate Dorrestein, and Thomas Brussig. After him are Ihor Pavlyuk, Saroo Brierley, Colley Cibber, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, R. S. Thomas, and Dmitry Bykov.

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Among people born in 1904, Patrick Kavanagh ranks 215Before him are Laura La Plante, George Brent, Keith Holyoake, Milburn Stone, Jacqueline Logan, and Tom Conway. After him is Dorothy Fields. Among people deceased in 1967, Patrick Kavanagh ranks 189Before him are Henry J. Kaiser, Joe Orton, Nelson Eddy, Joe Meek, Alice Lake, and Tom Conway.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Patrick Kavanagh ranks 272 out of 366Before him are Tony Dunne (1941), Stephen Hunt (1981), Sheamus (1978), Finn Bálor (1981), Dave Allen (1936), and Christy Moore (1945). After him are Nicky Byrne (1978), John Redmond (1856), Thomas MacDonagh (1878), Shay Given (1976), Shane Filan (1979), and Paul Harrington (1960).

Among WRITERS In Ireland

Among writers born in Ireland, Patrick Kavanagh ranks 41Before him are Michael Scott (1959), Roddy Doyle (1958), Cecelia Ahern (1981), Máirtín Ó Cadhain (1906), Margaret Mazzantini (1961), and Marian Keyes (1963). After him are Thomas MacDonagh (1878), Anne Enright (1962), and Colum McCann (null).