Peter Mayle

1939 - 2018

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Peter Mayle ( "mail"; 14 June 1939 – 18 January 2018) was a British businessman turned author who moved to France in the 1980s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Mayle has received more than 350,532 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Peter Mayle is the 2,498th most popular writer, the 1,899th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 221st most popular British Writer.

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  • 350k

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  • 63.95

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Peter Mayle ranks 2,498 out of 5,794Before him are Alonso de Ercilla, Rahman Baba, Jacques Amyot, Albert Cossery, Asconius Pedianus, and Thorbjørn Egner. After him are Adrienne Rich, Dominique Lapierre, Guido Gezelle, Dacia Maraini, Erinna, and Francisco Ayala.

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Among people born in 1939, Peter Mayle ranks 178Before him are Ignacio Zoco, Paul Gleason, Hércules Brito Ruas, Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, Robert Herbin, and James Burton. After him are Elena Obraztsova, Joseph Vilsmaier, Allen Garfield, John Tong Hon, José Antonio Abreu, and Jack Lang. Among people deceased in 2018, Peter Mayle ranks 145Before him are Kira Muratova, Venantino Venantini, Luis García Meza, Luis Posada Carriles, Dobri Dobrev, and Tab Hunter. After him are Stefán Karl Stefánsson, M. Karunanidhi, Choi Eun-hee, Kim Larsen, Siegfried Rauch, and Trần Đại Quang.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Mayle ranks 1,899 out of 6,924Before him are Rhys Ifans (1967), Nehemiah Grew (1641), George Herbert (1593), Bridget Riley (1931), Graham Bonnet (1947), and James Purefoy (1964). After him are Sean Harris (1966), David Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty (1871), Frederick Scott Archer (1813), Liam Gallagher (1972), Ernest Marsden (1889), and Harold Shipman (1946).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Peter Mayle ranks 221Before him are Angela Carter (1940), John Brunner (1934), Leonard Woolf (1880), Robert Fisk (1946), Eric Knight (1897), and George Herbert (1593). After him are Ephraim Chambers (1680), Edward FitzGerald (1809), Marjorie Boulton (1924), Mary Astell (1666), Wilfred Owen (1893), and Winston Graham (1908).