Terence Rattigan

1911 - 1977

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Sir Terence Mervyn Rattigan (10 June 1911 – 30 November 1977) was a British dramatist and screenwriter. His plays are typically set in an upper-middle-class background. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Terence Rattigan has received more than 435,477 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Terence Rattigan is the 4,729th most popular writer (down from 4,202nd in 2019), the 3,780th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,405th in 2019) and the 440th most popular British Writer.

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  • 440k

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  • 57.29

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  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.10

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Terence Rattigan ranks 4,729 out of 5,794Before him are Nikolai Aseev, Marilynne Robinson, William Blum, Tony Hillerman, Donald Richie, and Þórbergur Þórðarson. After him are Julia Hartwig, David Brown, Milan Rúfus, Ring Lardner, Alasdair Gray, and R. M. Ballantyne.

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Among people born in 1911, Terence Rattigan ranks 254Before him are Heinrich Mark, Sten Suvio, Gypsy Rose Lee, Albina Osipowich, Sonny Terry, and Ashok Kumar. After him are Wilbert Awdry, Charles Walters, Spike Jones, Marie Kraja, Maurice Goldhaber, and Johan van Hulst. Among people deceased in 1977, Terence Rattigan ranks 173Before him are Mary Ford, Miguel Mihura, Jean Delarge, Jean Capelle, José Naya, and Jorge Pardon. After him are Sid Atkinson, Sebastian Cabot, Harald Strøm, Nunnally Johnson, Héctor Méndez, and Andy Auld.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Terence Rattigan ranks 3,780 out of 6,924Before him are Emma Kirkby (1949), Adrian Rawlins (1958), Benjamin Vulliamy (1747), Gavin Bryars (1943), Peter Molyneux (1959), and David Bedford (1937). After him are Arnold Jackson (1891), Alex Stepney (1942), Michael Giles (1942), Simon Gallup (1960), Alasdair Gray (1934), and R. M. Ballantyne (1825).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Terence Rattigan ranks 440Before him are Kate Atkinson (1951), Thomas Hood (1799), James Thomson (1700), Pauline Baynes (1922), Jeanette Winterson (1959), and Amelia Edwards (1831). After him are Alasdair Gray (1934), R. M. Ballantyne (1825), Wilbert Awdry (1911), Margery Kempe (1373), Jonathan Stroud (1970), and Anthony Powell (1905).