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Saunders Lewis

1893 - 1985

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Saunders Lewis (born John Saunders Lewis; 15 October 1893 – 1 September 1985) was a Welsh politician, poet, dramatist, Medievalist, and literary critic. He was a prominent Welsh nationalist, supporter of Welsh independence and was a co-founder of Plaid Genedlaethol Cymru (The National Party of Wales), later known as Plaid Cymru. Lewis is usually acknowledged as one of the most prominent figures of 20th century Welsh literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saunders Lewis has received more than 120,372 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Saunders Lewis is the 5,860th most popular writer (down from 5,247th in 2019), the 5,197th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,740th in 2019) and the 589th most popular British Writer.

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  • 120k

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  • 39.64

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.37

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  • 3.33

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Saunders Lewis ranks 5,860 out of 5,755Before him are Ernest Cline, James Bowen, George Peele, Naomi Novik, Claudio Rodriguez Fer, and Christian Prudhomme. After him are Dannie Abse, Fedor Samokhin, Mavis Gallant, R. S. Thomas, Shin Kyung-sook, and Athol Fugard.

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Among people born in 1893, Saunders Lewis ranks 243Before him are Charles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford, Richard Dix, Tom Forman, Grace Cunard, Sydney Camm, and Feroz Khan Noon. After him are Theresa Weld, John P. Marquand, Gladys Brockwell, Irving Bacon, Bert McCaffrey, and Walter Donaldson. Among people deceased in 1985, Saunders Lewis ranks 244Before him are Jack Medica, Phil Silvers, Evelyn Ankers, Margo, Carmen Barth, and Harold Whitlock. After him are Carlos P. Romulo, John Davis Lodge, Horatio Fitch, Coral Buttsworth, Stepin Fetchit, and Pelle Lindbergh.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Saunders Lewis ranks 5,197 out of 7,765Before him are George Peele (1556), Lalla Ward (1951), David Jacobs (1888), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (1983), Angela Cartwright (1952), and Rag'n'Bone Man (1985). After him are Dannie Abse (1923), Queenie Newall (1854), Bernadette Devlin McAliskey (1947), Phyllida Lloyd (1957), Norman Whiteside (1965), and Michael Park (1966).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Saunders Lewis ranks 589Before him are Bernice Rubens (1923), Denise Levertov (1923), William Collins (1721), Zadie Smith (1975), James Bowen (1979), and George Peele (1556). After him are Dannie Abse (1923), R. S. Thomas (1913), John Gribbin (1946), Bernardine Evaristo (1959), Hugh Blair (1718), and Humphrey Carpenter (1946).