Patrick Pearse

1879 - 1916

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Patrick Henry Pearse (also known as Pádraig or Pádraic Pearse; Irish: Pádraig Anraí Mac Piarais; 10 November 1879 – 3 May 1916) was an Irish teacher, barrister, poet, writer, nationalist, republican political activist and revolutionary who was one of the leaders of the Easter Rising in 1916. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patrick Pearse has received more than 994,896 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Patrick Pearse is the 2,398th most popular writer (down from 1,964th in 2019), the 98th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 73rd in 2019) and the 18th most popular Irish Writer.

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Among writers, Patrick Pearse ranks 2,398 out of 5,794Before him are Benoît de Sainte-Maure, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Ngaio Marsh, Félix Fénéon, Dezső Kosztolányi, and Jojo Moyes. After him are Heinrich von Veldeke, Alexandra Ripley, Herman Gorter, Laura Esquivel, Panteleimon Kulish, and Sergey Aksakov.

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Among people born in 1879, Patrick Pearse ranks 83Before him are Aleksandar Tsankov, René Pottier, Aleksandër Moisiu, Alan Gardiner, Carlos Chagas, and Mark Sykes. After him are Vanessa Bell, Hu Hanmin, Marius Jacob, Josep Maria Jujol, Guido Fubini, and Sándor Garbai. Among people deceased in 1916, Patrick Pearse ranks 75Before him are Modest Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Higaonna Kanryō, Oskar Backlund, Petar Kočić, George Huntington, and Roger Casement. After him are Hugo von Pohl, Artúr Görgei, Ota Benga, Ferdinand Fellner, Charles Dawson, and Princess Augusta of Cambridge.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Patrick Pearse ranks 98 out of 460Before him are Aidan Gillen (1968), Arthur Guinness (1725), Conor McGregor (1988), Sinéad O'Connor (1966), Roger Casement (1864), and Andrew Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope (1883). After him are Nicholas Aylward Vigors (1785), Jim Sheridan (1949), William Brown (1777), William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne (1737), Fionnula Flanagan (1941), and William Howard Russell (1820).

Among WRITERS In Ireland

Among writers born in Ireland, Patrick Pearse ranks 18Before him are Saint Gall (550), Sheridan Le Fanu (1814), Thomas Moore (1779), Oliver Goldsmith (1728), Christy Brown (1932), and Charles Maturin (1780). After him are John Millington Synge (1871), John Banville (1945), Cornelius Ryan (1920), Edna O'Brien (1930), William Trevor (1928), and Seán O'Casey (1880).