T. S. Eliot

1888 - 1965

T. S. Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965) was an American-born British poet, essayist, publisher, playwright, literary critic and editor. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, to a prominent Boston Brahmin family, he moved to England in 1914 at the age of 25 and went on to settle, work and marry there. He became a British subject in 1927 at the age of 39, subsequently renouncing his American citizenship.Considered one of the 20th century's major poets, Eliot attracted widespread attention for his poem "The Love Song of J. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of T. S. Eliot has received more than 5,220,970 page views. His biography is available in 97 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 611th most popular writer.

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Among writers, T. S. Eliot ranks 608 out of 4,883Before him are Mikael Agricola, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Thomas Wolfe, Yevgeny Zamyatin, Columella, and Robert Ludlum. After him are Salman Rushdie, Lion Feuchtwanger, Isaac Babel, Seneca the Elder, Pierre Boulle, and André Chénier.

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Among people born in 1888, T. S. Eliot ranks 28Before him are Frits Zernike, Gerrit Rietveld, Anton Makarenko, Eugene O'Neill, Friedrich Olbricht, and Andrei Tupolev. After him are Selman Waksman, Maurice Chevalier, Johannes Itten, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Ossip Zadkine, and Josef Albers. Among people deceased in 1965, T. S. Eliot ranks 15Before him are Farouk of Egypt, Edward Victor Appleton, Hermann Staudinger, Moshe Sharett, Nat King Cole, and Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej. After him are Paul Hermann Müller, Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium, Helena Rubinstein, Maxime Weygand, Eli Cohen, and Louise Mountbatten.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, T. S. Eliot ranks 592 out of 12,171Before him are Martin Lewis Perl (1927), Chester A. Arthur (1829), Thomas Wolfe (1900), Ruth Benedict (1887), Robert Ludlum (1927), and Matthew C. Perry (1794). After him are Charles Taze Russell (1852), Joseph Barbera (1911), Clifford Geertz (1926), John Browning (1855), Richard Meier (1934), and John Wayne Gacy (1942).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, T. S. Eliot ranks 64Before him are Ellen G. White (1827), Louise Hay (1926), Ambrose Bierce (1842), Harper Lee (1926), Thomas Wolfe (1900), and Robert Ludlum (1927). After him are Theodore Dreiser (1871), Frank Herbert (1920), Dashiell Hammett (1894), L. Ron Hubbard (1911), Thomas Harris (1940), and Neal Cassady (1926).