WRITER

Saki

1870 - 1916

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Hector Hugh Munro (18 December 1870 – 14 November 1916), better known by the pen name Saki and also frequently as H. H. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirize Edwardian society and culture. He is considered by English teachers and scholars as a master of the short story, and often compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker. Influenced by Oscar Wilde, Lewis Carroll and Rudyard Kipling, he himself influenced A. A. Milne, Noël Coward and P. G. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saki has received more than 1,373,474 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Saki is the 1,551st most popular writer (up from 1,696th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Myanmar (Burma) (up from 12th in 2019) and the most popular Burmese Writer.

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  • 1.4M

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  • 67.22

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.55

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Saki ranks 1,551 out of 5,794Before him are Gil Vicente, Symeon the Metaphrast, Pío Baroja, Lothar-Günther Buchheim, Lyudmila Ulitskaya, and Marion Zimmer Bradley. After him are Håkan Nesser, Albert Cohen, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Georges Feydeau, James Hilton, and Herbjørg Wassmo.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1870, Saki ranks 45Before him are E. M. Antoniadi, Helge von Koch, Aleksandr Kuprin, Alexander Berkman, Oscar Straus, and Leopold Godowsky. After him are Archduchess Margarete Sophie of Austria, Archduchess Louise of Austria, Florent Schmitt, Jaime, Duke of Madrid, Reginald Lee, and Gustav Landauer. Among people deceased in 1916, Saki ranks 49Before him are Vasily Surikov, Oswald Boelcke, Antonio Sant'Elia, Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Torakusu Yamaha, and Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener. After him are Hans Richter, Thomas Eakins, Paolo Tosti, Ōyama Iwao, Joseph Gallieni, and Isa Boletini.

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In Myanmar (Burma)

Among people born in Myanmar (Burma), Saki ranks 11 out of 26Before him are U Nu (1907), Bayinnaung (1516), Ne Win (1910), Thein Sein (1944), Anawrahta (1015), and Alaungpaya (1714). After him are Htin Kyaw (1946), Diana Abgar (1859), Nick Drake (1948), Thibaw Min (1859), Win Myint (1951), and Bodawpaya (1745).

Among WRITERS In Myanmar (Burma)

Among writers born in Myanmar (Burma), Saki ranks 1After him are S. N. Goenka (1924).