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Richard Lovelace

1617 - 1658

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Richard Lovelace (pronounced /lʌvlɪs/, homophone of "loveless"; 9 December 1617 – 1657) was an English poet in the seventeenth century. He was a cavalier poet who fought on behalf of Charles I during the English Civil War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Lovelace has received more than 165,612 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Richard Lovelace is the 5,911th most popular writer (down from 5,310th in 2019), the 5,309th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,859th in 2019) and the 599th most popular British Writer.

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  • 18

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  • 1.74

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  • 3.68

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Among writers, Richard Lovelace ranks 5,911 out of 5,755Before him are August Wilson, Oliver Friggieri, Rami Saari, Frances Harper, Miquel-Lluís Muntané, and Joan Carreras i Goicoechea. After him are Marc Connelly, Studs Terkel, Sandra Cisneros, James K. Morrow, Charlotte Smith, and John P. Marquand.

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Among people born in 1617, Richard Lovelace ranks 14Before him are Emanuel de Witte, Elias Ashmole, Magdalene Sibylle of Saxony, Yun Hyu, John Michael Wright, and Ralph Cudworth.  Among people deceased in 1658, Richard Lovelace ranks 7Before him are Oliver Cromwell, Baltasar Gracián, Francesco I d'Este, Duke of Modena, Adolf Frederick I, Duke of Mecklenburg, Bertuccio Valier, and Lucy Walter.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Lovelace ranks 5,309 out of 7,765Before him are Jonny Evans (1988), Alex McLeish (1959), Gary McAllister (1964), Peter Sallis (1921), Graham Poll (1963), and Simon Shelton (1966). After him are John Wark (1957), John Oxley (1785), Ian Raby (1921), Hazel Court (1926), Tom Whittaker (1898), and Anthony Davidson (1979).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Richard Lovelace ranks 599Before him are Bernardine Evaristo (1959), Hugh Blair (1718), Humphrey Carpenter (1946), Caryl Churchill (1938), Catherine Cookson (1906), and Rose Tremain (1943). After him are Charlotte Smith (1749), Henry Green (1905), Jasper Fforde (1961), Elizabeth Inchbald (1753), Walter Besant (1836), and William Empson (1906).