T. S. Eliot

1888 - 1965

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Thomas Stearns Eliot (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965) was a poet, essayist, publisher, playwright, literary critic and editor. Considered one of the 20th century's major poets, he is a central figure in English-language Modernist poetry. Born in St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of T. S. Eliot has received more than 6,679,013 page views. His biography is available in 101 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 97 in 2019). T. S. Eliot is the 464th most popular writer (up from 608th in 2019), the 471st most popular biography from United States (up from 592nd in 2019) and the 50th most popular American Writer.

T.S. Eliot is most famous for his poem "The Waste Land."

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Among writers, T. S. Eliot ranks 464 out of 5,794Before him are Harold Pinter, Tulsidas, Wu Cheng'en, Thomas Paine, Statius, and J. M. G. Le Clézio. After him are Valmiki, Theodore Dreiser, Louis Aragon, Paula Hitler, Susan Sontag, and Tennessee Williams.

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Among people born in 1888, T. S. Eliot ranks 17Before him are José Raúl Capablanca, Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Nestor Makhno, Raymond Chandler, Jean Monnet, and C. V. Raman. After him are Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Gerrit Rietveld, F. W. Murnau, Friedrich Fromm, Johannes Itten, and Roland Garros. Among people deceased in 1965, T. S. Eliot ranks 11Before him are Syngman Rhee, Martin Buber, W. Somerset Maugham, Stan Laurel, Farouk of Egypt, and Eli Cohen. After him are Nat King Cole, Moshe Sharett, Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, Louise Mountbatten, Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium, and Hermann Staudinger.

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Among people born in United States, T. S. Eliot ranks 471 out of 15,968Before him are Milton H. Erickson (1901), Roy Scheider (1932), Mickey Rourke (1952), Barbara McClintock (1902), Ernest Lawrence (1901), and Edward Drinker Cope (1840). After him are John Cazale (1935), Paul Tibbets (1915), Theodore Dreiser (1871), Faye Dunaway (1941), Sarah Palin (1964), and John Bardeen (1908).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, T. S. Eliot ranks 50Before him are Kurt Vonnegut (1922), Sylvia Plath (1932), Tom Clancy (1947), Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875), William S. Burroughs (1914), and Louisa May Alcott (1832). After him are Theodore Dreiser (1871), Susan Sontag (1933), Tennessee Williams (1911), Sidney Sheldon (1917), Mary Higgins Clark (1927), and Washington Irving (1783).