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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 7,357,000 page views. His biography is available in 103 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 101 in 2019). T. S. Eliot is the 530th most popular writer (down from 464th in 2019), the 543rd most popular biography from United States (down from 471st in 2019) and the 60th 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 530 out of 5,755Before him are Ismail Kadare, Giorgos Seferis, Gérard de Nerval, Cassiodorus, Sidney Sheldon, and Lesya Ukrainka. After him are Paul Claudel, Muhammad Iqbal, José Martí, Premchand, Patrick Süskind, and Camille Flammarion.

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Among people born in 1888, T. S. Eliot ranks 26Before him are Johannes Itten, Roland Garros, F. W. Murnau, Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Alexander Friedmann, and Herbert Spencer Gasser. After him are Eugene O'Neill, Gerrit Rietveld, Selman Waksman, Frits Zernike, Inge Lehmann, and Andrei Tupolev. Among people deceased in 1965, T. S. Eliot ranks 16Before him are W. Somerset Maugham, Louise Mountbatten, Edward Victor Appleton, Maxime Weygand, Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium, and Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej. After him are Nat King Cole, Hermann Staudinger, Moshe Sharett, Paul Hermann Müller, Helena Rubinstein, and Jun'ichirō Tanizaki.

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Among people born in United States, T. S. Eliot ranks 543 out of 18,182Before him are Matt Damon (1970), Albert Ellis (1913), Aaron T. Beck (1921), Sidney Sheldon (1917), Herbert Spencer Gasser (1888), and John Howard Northrop (1891). After him are James E. Webb (1906), Nelson Rockefeller (1908), Jerry Lewis (1926), Anthony Perkins (1932), Francis Fukuyama (1952), and James Caan (1940).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, T. S. Eliot ranks 60Before him are Harriet Tubman (1820), Allen Ginsberg (1926), George R. R. Martin (1948), Harper Lee (1926), Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811), and Sidney Sheldon (1917). After him are Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875), Washington Irving (1783), Eugene O'Neill (1888), Theodore Dreiser (1871), Thomas Wolfe (1900), and Michael Crichton (1942).