HISTORIAN

Ronald Syme

1903 - 1989

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Sir Ronald Syme, (11 March 1903 – 4 September 1989) was a New Zealand-born historian and classicist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ronald Syme has received more than 92,035 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Ronald Syme is the 277th most popular historian, the 45th most popular biography from New Zealand and the most popular New Zealander Historian.

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  • 92k

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  • 59.75

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  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among HISTORIANS

Among historians, Ronald Syme ranks 277 out of 341Before him are İlber Ortaylı, Joan Wallach Scott, George Cœdès, William Robertson, Ehsan Yarshater, and Hugh Trevor-Roper. After him are Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., Frances Yates, Aleksey Shakhmatov, Constantine Paparrigopoulos, Paul Kennedy, and Timothy Garton Ash.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1903, Ronald Syme ranks 202Before him are Nancy Carroll, Jack Oakie, Domingo Tarasconi, Alan Paton, Julie Vlasto, and George Coulouris. After him are Willi Forst, Nikolay Zabolotsky, Kea Bouman, Issa Pliyev, Humberto de Araújo Benevenuto, and Anders Rydberg. Among people deceased in 1989, Ronald Syme ranks 172Before him are Sourou-Migan Apithy, Ján Cikker, John J. McCloy, Chico Landi, Jacques Doniol-Valcroze, and George Coulouris. After him are Imre Németh, Pavel Kurochkin, Roberto Figueroa, Luiz Luz, Anders Rydberg, and Leen Vente.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Ronald Syme ranks 45 out of 206Before him are Gary Thain (1948), Mike Moore (1949), Thomas Williams (1930), Janet Frame (1924), Wallace Fard Muhammad (null), and Howden Ganley (1941). After him are Jean Batten (1909), Temuera Morrison (1960), Anthony Wilding (1883), Kevin Smith (1963), Jonah Lomu (1975), and Lee Tamahori (1950).

Among HISTORIANS In New Zealand

Among historians born in New Zealand, Ronald Syme ranks 1