Ronald Knox

1888 - 1957

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Ronald Arbuthnott Knox (17 February 1888 – 24 August 1957) was an English Catholic priest, theologian, author, and radio broadcaster. Educated at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford, where he earned a high reputation as a classicist, Knox was a ordained as a priest of the Church of England (in which his father served as Bishop of Manchester) in 1912. He was a fellow and chaplain of Trinity College, Oxford until he resigned following his conversion to Roman Catholicism in 1917. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ronald Knox has received more than 242,968 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Ronald Knox is the 3,876th most popular writer, the 2,865th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 353rd most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Ronald Knox ranks 3,876 out of 5,794Before him are Philip Reeve, Johannes Linnankoski, Gerbrand Bredero, Vera Inber, Mario Rigoni Stern, and Max Beerbohm. After him are Federico Moccia, Milovan Glišić, Andrei Bitov, Alessandro Tassoni, Lloyd Alexander, and Zakaria Tamer.

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Among people born in 1888, Ronald Knox ranks 146Before him are Gladys Cooper, Tom Phillips, Paul Bernays, Harry Beaumont, Sydney Chapman, and Jinichi Kusaka. After him are Tirumalai Krishnamacharya, Kārlis Zāle, Roger Ducret, Anders Haugen, Eduardo Santos, and Edith Evans. Among people deceased in 1957, Ronald Knox ranks 135Before him are Sadri Maksudi Arsal, Arie de Jong, Kulyash Baiseitova, Elia Abu Madi, Adeodato Giovanni Piazza, and Heinrich Campendonk. After him are Carl Størmer, Piero Carini, Percy Hobart, Théophile de Donder, Mikhail Gnessin, and Gustav Mie.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ronald Knox ranks 2,865 out of 6,924Before him are Arthur Ransome (1884), Philip Reeve (1966), Warwick Davis (1970), Edward Hardwicke (1932), Kathleen Kenyon (1906), and Max Beerbohm (1872). After him are Lawrence Oates (1880), Joseph Bramah (1748), Jim Sturgess (1978), Sol Campbell (1974), Prince Edward, Duke of York and Albany (1739), and John Keegan (1934).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Ronald Knox ranks 353Before him are Milo Yiannopoulos (1984), Edward William Lane (1801), Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844), Arthur Ransome (1884), Philip Reeve (1966), and Max Beerbohm (1872). After him are Eleanor Farjeon (1881), Robert Greene (1558), Quentin Crisp (1908), Edwin Atherstone (1788), Len Deighton (1929), and Joe Abercrombie (1974).