Percy Fawcett

1867 - 1925

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Percy Harrison Fawcett (18 August 1867 – during or after 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 4,500,453 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Percy Fawcett is the 428th most popular writer (up from 808th in 2019), the 323rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 607th in 2019) and the 41st 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 428 out of 5,794Before him are G. K. Chesterton, William Makepeace Thackeray, Phaedrus, Lactantius, Fausto Cercignani, and Mika Waltari. After him are Alfred de Musset, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Andrzej Sapkowski, Sei Shōnagon, Kurt Vonnegut, and Alexander Pope.

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Among people born in 1867, Percy Fawcett ranks 10Before him are Józef Piłsudski, Luigi Pirandello, Emil Nolde, Arturo Toscanini, John Galsworthy, and Mary of Teck. After him are Madam C. J. Walker, Pierre Bonnard, Emily Greene Balch, Käthe Kollwitz, Natsume Sōseki, and Prince Maximilian of Baden. Among people deceased in 1925, Percy Fawcett ranks 11Before him are Friedrich Ebert, Alexandra of Denmark, Josef Breuer, William Jennings Bryan, Henri Fayol, and Sergei Yesenin. After him are Mikhail Frunze, Felix Klein, Georgy Lvov, Camille Flammarion, Wong Fei-hung, and Alexander Friedmann.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Percy Fawcett ranks 323 out of 6,924Before him are G. K. Chesterton (1874), Daniel Day-Lewis (1957), Bernie Ecclestone (1930), Frederick Soddy (1877), Thomas Gainsborough (1727), and William Petty (1623). After him are Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828), William Henry Bragg (1862), Mary Read (1695), Alexander Pope (1688), John Ruskin (1819), and Frederick Sanger (1918).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Percy Fawcett ranks 41Before him are John Donne (1572), J. M. Barrie (1860), Graham Greene (1904), John Galsworthy (1867), Beatrix Potter (1866), and G. K. Chesterton (1874). After him are Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828), Alexander Pope (1688), Ken Follett (1949), Enid Blyton (1897), Harold Pinter (1930), and Thomas Paine (1737).