Samuel Taylor Coleridge

1772 - 1834

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge (; 21 October 1772 – 25 July 1834) was an English poet, literary critic, philosopher and theologian who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets. He also shared volumes and collaborated with Charles Lamb, Robert Southey, and Charles Lloyd. He wrote the poems The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan, as well as the major prose work Biographia Literaria. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samuel Taylor Coleridge has received more than 2,617,816 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Samuel Taylor Coleridge is the 554th most popular writer (up from 557th in 2019), the 415th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 401st in 2019) and the 53rd most popular British Writer.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge is most famous for his poem "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner."

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Among writers, Samuel Taylor Coleridge ranks 554 out of 5,794Before him are Georg Trakl, Natsume Sōseki, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Tyrtaeus, Patrick Süskind, and Harriet Tubman. After him are Jacob L. Moreno, Isaac Babel, Elie Wiesel, Gaston Leroux, Eyvind Johnson, and Anton Makarenko.

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Among people born in 1772, Samuel Taylor Coleridge ranks 7Before him are David Ricardo, Novalis, Charles Fourier, William I of the Netherlands, Friedrich Schlegel, and Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily. After him are Ram Mohan Roy, Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Nachman of Breslov, Fath-Ali Shah Qajar, Louis Antoine, Duke of Enghien, and Jean-Étienne Dominique Esquirol. Among people deceased in 1834, Samuel Taylor Coleridge ranks 6Before him are Thomas Robert Malthus, Friedrich Schleiermacher, Joseph Marie Jacquard, Pedro I of Brazil, and Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette. After him are Sunjo of Joseon, Alois Senefelder, Fath-Ali Shah Qajar, Karl Ludwig Harding, William Carey, and François-Adrien Boieldieu.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Samuel Taylor Coleridge ranks 415 out of 6,924Before him are Edward Victor Appleton (1892), Hugh Grant (1960), William Kidd (1645), Albert Finney (1936), J. Bruce Ismay (1862), and Ralph Fiennes (1962). After him are Margot Fonteyn (1919), Tony Blair (1953), Jackie Stewart (1939), James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell (1534), Fred Hoyle (1915), and Saint Boniface (680).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Samuel Taylor Coleridge ranks 53Before him are Thomas Paine (1737), Samuel Johnson (1709), George Eliot (1819), D. H. Lawrence (1885), Philip Larkin (1922), and A. J. Cronin (1896). After him are Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849), Samuel Butler (1835), William McMaster Murdoch (1873), Walter Raleigh (1554), Thomas Hardy (1840), and Oliver Sacks (1933).