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Percy Fawcett

1867 - 1925

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Percy Harrison Fawcett (18 August 1867 – disappeared 29 May 1925) was a British geographer, artillery officer, cartographer, archaeologist, and explorer of South America. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Percy Fawcett has received more than 5,315,512 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Percy Fawcett is the 963rd most popular writer (down from 559th in 2019), the 740th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 441st in 2019) and the 87th most popular British Writer.

Percy Fawcett was an explorer who disappeared while searching for a lost city in the Amazon.

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Among writers, Percy Fawcett ranks 963 out of 7,302Before him are Panait Istrati, Al-Mutanabbi, Ivan Gundulić, Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, Sulpicius Severus, and Chiara Lubich. After him are Victorien Sardou, B. Traven, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Alexander Griboyedov, Imru' al-Qais, and Heinrich Kramer.

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Among people born in 1867, Percy Fawcett ranks 34Before him are Eugen Sandow, Alexander Parvus, Margaret Brown, Rubén Darío, Joseph Maria Olbrich, and Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony. After him are Kurt Eisner, Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Edward B. Titchener, Wilhelm Groener, Madam C. J. Walker, and Henry L. Stimson. Among people deceased in 1925, Percy Fawcett ranks 32Before him are Hjalmar Branting, Eugen Sandow, Aleksey Kuropatkin, Karl Abraham, Oliver Heaviside, and Fritz Haarmann. After him are John Singer Sargent, H. Rider Haggard, Pierre Louÿs, Clément Ader, Johann Palisa, and Max Linder.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Percy Fawcett ranks 740 out of 8,785Before him are James Mill (1773), Ronald Fisher (1890), Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (1738), Thomas Mun (1571), H. H. Asquith (1852), and William John Macquorn Rankine (1820). After him are Tom Jones (1940), Alfred Molina (1953), J. L. Austin (1911), Arthur Cayley (1821), John Macleod (1876), and Andrew Huxley (1917).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Percy Fawcett ranks 87Before him are Philip Pullman (1946), Ben Jonson (1572), Bruce Chatwin (1940), James May (1963), Ann Radcliffe (1764), and Patrick White (1912). After him are H. Rider Haggard (1856), James Hadley Chase (1906), John Fowles (1926), Samuel Richardson (1689), Henry Fielding (1707), and Thomas De Quincey (1785).