Robert Greene

1558 - 1592

Robert Greene

Robert Greene (1558–1592) was an English author popular in his day, and now best known for a posthumous pamphlet attributed to him, Greene's Groats-Worth of Witte, bought with a million of Repentance, widely believed to contain an attack on William Shakespeare. Robert Greene was a popular Elizabethan dramatist and pamphleteer known for his negative critiques of his colleagues. He is said to have been born in Norwich. He attended Cambridge, receiving a BA in 1580, and an M.A. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Greene has received more than 43,654 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,573rd most popular writer.

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  • 22

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  • 2.38

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  • 3.67

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Among writers, Robert Greene ranks 3,568 out of 4,883Before him are Michel Déon, John Gower, Eric Ambler, Konstantin Aksakov, Ludovic Halévy, and Robert Ettinger. After him are Vera Komissarzhevskaya, Andrey Kurkov, Leigh Brackett, Ioan Slavici, Juan José Arreola, and Bernard Pivot.

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Among people born in 1558, Robert Greene ranks 6Before him are Maximilian III, Archduke of Austria, Michael the Brave, Hendrik Goltzius, Ishikawa Goemon, and Thomas Kyd. After him is Thomas Lodge. Among people deceased in 1592, Robert Greene ranks 17Before him are William, Duke of Jülich-Cleves-Berg, William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, William the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq, and John Casimir of the Palatinate-Simmern.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Robert Greene ranks 2,610 out of 5,347Before him are E. H. Shepard (1879), Cædwalla of Wessex (659), Eric Ambler (1909), Euphemia de Ross (1333), Patsy Kensit (1968), and Sienna Guillory (1975). After him are Dennis Nilsen (1945), Andrew V. McLaglen (1920), Edward Wilson (1872), Caroline Goodall (1959), John Rimmer (1878), and Olivia Williams (1968).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Robert Greene ranks 320Before him are Edwin Atherstone (1788), E. L. James (1963), George Gissing (1857), Radclyffe Hall (1880), Mary Renault (1905), and Eric Ambler (1909). After him are Robert Hugh Benson (1871), Ford Madox Ford (1873), W. S. Gilbert (1836), Robert Fisk (1946), Robert Bolt (1924), and Anne Bradstreet (1612).