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Richard Crashaw

1612 - 1649

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Richard Crashaw (c. 1613 – 21 August 1649) was an English poet, teacher, High Church Anglican cleric and Roman Catholic convert, who was one of the major metaphysical poets in 17th-century English literature. Crashaw was the son of a famous Anglican divine with Puritan beliefs who earned a reputation as a hard-hitting pamphleteer and polemicist against Catholicism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Crashaw has received more than 145,231 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Richard Crashaw is the 1,178th most popular philosopher (down from 1,072nd in 2019), the 5,285th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,647th in 2019) and the 95th most popular British Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Richard Crashaw ranks 1,178 out of 1,081Before him are Leonard Peikoff, Yuval Steinitz, Paul Churchland, Mary Warnock, Baroness Warnock, José Horacio Gómez, and Christine Korsgaard. After him are Kwame Anthony Appiah, Stephen Walt, Will Kymlicka, Julia Annas, Alex Callinicos, and N. T. Wright.

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Among people born in 1612, Richard Crashaw ranks 24Before him are Frans Post, August Philipp, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, Henry Casimir I of Nassau-Dietz, Thomas Fairfax, Anne Bradstreet, and Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn.  Among people deceased in 1649, Richard Crashaw ranks 17Before him are Ustad Ahmad Lahori, John Winthrop, Vincenzo Carafa, Vittoria Farnese, Jean de Brébeuf, and Susanna Hall.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Crashaw ranks 5,285 out of 7,765Before him are Simon Woods (1980), Mike Coughlan (1959), Aaron Wan-Bissaka (1997), Peter Westbury (1938), Arthur Scargill (1938), and Jim Leighton (1958). After him are Thomas Dolby (1958), Jemima Kirke (1985), Lawrence Hargrave (1850), Zuleikha Robinson (1977), Rupert Keegan (1955), and Trevor Brooking (1948).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United Kingdom

Among philosophers born in United Kingdom, Richard Crashaw ranks 95Before him are J. J. C. Smart (1920), Mary Midgley (1919), Nick Land (1962), James Dunn (1939), Dugald Stewart (1753), and Mary Warnock, Baroness Warnock (1924). After him are Kwame Anthony Appiah (1954), N. T. Wright (1948), Colin McGinn (1950), and John Keble (1792).