Richard Steele

1672 - 1729

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Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Steele has received more than 273,872 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Richard Steele is the 3,814th most popular writer (down from 3,476th in 2019), the 164th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 142nd in 2019) and the 27th most popular Irish Writer.

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  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.81

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  • 3.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Richard Steele ranks 3,814 out of 5,794Before him are Hart Crane, Marie Corelli, Susanna Tamaro, Elizabeth Goudge, John Norman, and Cecil Day-Lewis. After him are Ramón Pérez de Ayala, John Lyly, Léon Damas, Turan Dursun, R. K. Narayan, and Robert Herrick.

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Among people born in 1672, Richard Steele ranks 9Before him are Pylyp Orlyk, Ludovico Antonio Muratori, Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Nicolas de Grigny, André Cardinal Destouches, and Ernst Ludwig I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen.  Among people deceased in 1729, Richard Steele ranks 16Before him are Samuel Clarke, John William III, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach, Louis Antoine de Noailles, William Congreve, Count Palatine Joseph Charles of Sulzbach, and Ernst Ludwig II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Richard Steele ranks 164 out of 460Before him are Stephen Roche (1959), Patrick Hillery (1923), George Moore (1852), Paul Kane (1810), Patrick Ryan (1881), and Cecil Day-Lewis (1904). After him are J. B. Bury (1861), Augusta, Lady Gregory (1852), Walter Guinness, 1st Baron Moyne (1880), Alan Cunningham (1887), Brendan Behan (1923), and Kathleen Lonsdale (1903).

Among WRITERS In Ireland

Among writers born in Ireland, Richard Steele ranks 27Before him are Cornelius Ryan (1920), Edna O'Brien (1930), William Trevor (1928), Seán O'Casey (1880), George Moore (1852), and Cecil Day-Lewis (1904). After him are Augusta, Lady Gregory (1852), Brendan Behan (1923), Maeve Binchy (1939), Elizabeth Bowen (1899), John Boyne (1971), and Jane Wilde (1821).