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Richard Pococke

1704 - 1765

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Richard Pococke (19 November 1704 – 25 September 1765) was an English-born churchman, inveterate traveller and travel writer. He was the Bishop of Ossory (1756–65) and Meath (1765), both dioceses of the Church of Ireland. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Pococke has received more than 62,956 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Richard Pococke is the 4,736th most popular writer, the 3,593rd most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 407th most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Richard Pococke ranks 4,736 out of 5,755Before him are Art Buchwald, Aneirin, Henri Bosco, Stephen Hunter, Larry McMurtry, and Ælfric of Eynsham. After him are Kim Myeong-sun, Åsa Larsson, E. Marlitt, Duygu Asena, Mark Frost, and Gonzalo Rojas.

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Among people born in 1704, Richard Pococke ranks 18Before him are Carlos Seixas, Louis de Jaucourt, Karl August, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Charles Pinot Duclos, Prince John August of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, and John Byng.  Among people deceased in 1765, Richard Pococke ranks 20Before him are Johann Melchior Molter, Mir Jafar, Johan Agrell, Carl Alexander Clerck, William Stukeley, and Prince Frederick of Great Britain.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Pococke ranks 3,593 out of 7,765Before him are Antonio Pappano (1959), Aneka (1947), James Steuart (1712), Aneirin (525), James Legge (1815), and Ælfric of Eynsham (955). After him are Jake Weber (1963), Martin Gilbert (1936), Adrian Rawlins (1958), John Lyons (1932), Cædmon (657), and Jonathan Coe (1961).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Richard Pococke ranks 407Before him are Helen Fielding (1958), M. R. James (1862), Thomas Dekker (1572), Lucy Hawking (1969), Aneirin (525), and Ælfric of Eynsham (955). After him are Jonathan Coe (1961), Hanif Kureishi (1954), John Gardner (1926), Fay Weldon (1931), Anna Laetitia Barbauld (1743), and James Thomson (1700).