Richard Hoggart

1918 - 2014

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Herbert Richard Hoggart (24 September 1918 – 10 April 2014) was a British academic whose career covered the fields of sociology, English literature and cultural studies, with emphasis on British popular culture. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Hoggart has received more than 184,731 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Richard Hoggart is the 285th most popular historian (down from 225th in 2019), the 3,228th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,628th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular British Historian.

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Among historians, Richard Hoggart ranks 285 out of 341Before him are Frances Yates, Aleksey Shakhmatov, Constantine Paparrigopoulos, Paul Kennedy, Timothy Garton Ash, and Anton Heinrich Springer. After him are Boris Rybakov, Taner Akçam, Américo Castro, Niall Ferguson, Fritz Stern, and Stephen Greenblatt.

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Among people born in 1918, Richard Hoggart ranks 187Before him are Georges Berger, Jacqueline Susann, Gunder Hägg, Franjo Wölfl, Carlos Manuel Arana Osorio, and Gérard de Vaucouleurs. After him are Alexander Galich, Anne Stine Ingstad, Peter Poreku Dery, Martin Lundström, Albert George Wilson, and André Pilette. Among people deceased in 2014, Richard Hoggart ranks 271Before him are Dave Legeno, Helena Rakoczy, Fiorenzo Angelini, Jonathan Williams, Joseph Sargent, and Gordon Tullock. After him are Jacques Barrot, Mary F. Lyon, Louise Brough, China Zorrilla, Alakbar Mammadov, and James Shigeta.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Hoggart ranks 3,228 out of 6,924Before him are George Nares (1831), John Mawe (1764), Dorothy Garrod (1892), Benedict Wong (1971), Gary Numan (1958), and Dennis Nilsen (1945). After him are Calvin Harris (1984), Martin Parr (1952), Biff Byford (1951), William Huskisson (1770), Kaya Scodelario (1992), and Gwendoline Christie (1978).

Among HISTORIANS In United Kingdom

Among historians born in United Kingdom, Richard Hoggart ranks 33Before him are John Keegan (1934), William Robertson (1721), Hugh Trevor-Roper (1914), Frances Yates (1899), Paul Kennedy (1945), and Timothy Garton Ash (1955). After him are Niall Ferguson (1964), Martin Gilbert (1936), Agnes Arber (1879), G. M. Trevelyan (1876), William of Newburgh (1130), and George Grote (1794).