Rudyard Kipling

1865 - 1936

Rudyard Kipling

Joseph Rudyard Kipling ( RUD-yərd; 30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936) was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He was born in India, which inspired much of his work. Kipling's works of fiction include The Jungle Book (1894), Kim (1901), and many short stories, including "The Man Who Would Be King" (1888). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudyard Kipling has received more than 6,540,585 page views. His biography is available in 106 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 117th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Rudyard Kipling ranks 116 out of 4,883Before him are Hafez, Alexandre Dumas fils, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, José Saramago, François Villon, and Federico García Lorca. After him are Paul Verlaine, Apuleius, Jean Cocteau, Walter Scott, Mary Shelley, and Plautus.

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Among people born in 1865, Rudyard Kipling ranks 2Before him is Jean Sibelius. After him are Pieter Zeeman, George V, Erich Ludendorff, W. B. Yeats, Ferdinand I of Romania, Alexander Glazunov, Arthur Harden, Warren G. Harding, Archduke Otto of Austria, and Carl Nielsen. Among people deceased in 1936, Rudyard Kipling ranks 4Before him are Ivan Pavlov, Maxim Gorky, and Federico García Lorca. After him are George V, Oswald Spengler, Lu Xun, Ferdinand Tönnies, Luigi Pirandello, Lev Kamenev, G. K. Chesterton, and Grigory Zinoviev.

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In India

Among people born in India, Rudyard Kipling ranks 10 out of 848Before him are Ashoka (-304), Rajneesh (1931), Rabindranath Tagore (1861), Amitabh Bachchan (1942), A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (1931), and Kālidāsa (400). After him are Jawaharlal Nehru (1889), Indira Gandhi (1917), Vivien Leigh (1913), Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887), Nagarjuna (150), and Shivaji (1627).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, Rudyard Kipling ranks 4Before him are George Orwell (1903), Rabindranath Tagore (1861), and Kālidāsa (400). After him are Valmiki (-80), Tulsidas (1532), Meera (1498), William Makepeace Thackeray (1811), Premchand (1880), Ghalib (1797), Salman Rushdie (1947), and Tukaram (1608).

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