Terry Pratchett

1948 - 2015

Terry Pratchett

Sir Terence David John Pratchett (28 April 1948 – 12 March 2015) was an English humorist, satirist, and author of fantasy novels, especially comical works. He is best known for his Discworld series of 41 novels. Pratchett's first novel, The Carpet People, was published in 1971. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Terry Pratchett has received more than 3,959,267 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 255th most popular writer.

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  • 62

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  • 3.04

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Among writers, Terry Pratchett ranks 253 out of 4,883Before him are Johanna Spyri, Anna Akhmatova, Nelly Sachs, Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau, Primo Levi, and Karen Blixen. After him are Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Ian Fleming, Jack Kerouac, Antonin Artaud, and Mansur Al-Hallaj.

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Among people born in 1948, Terry Pratchett ranks 8Before him are Charles, Prince of Wales, Jean Reno, Gérard Depardieu, Cat Stevens, Samuel L. Jackson, and Svetlana Alexievich. After him are Hassan Rouhani, Ozzy Osbourne, Eckhart Tolle, Henning Mankell, Jan Palach, and George R. R. Martin. Among people deceased in 2015, Terry Pratchett ranks 12Before him are Omar Sharif, Demis Roussos, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Tomas Tranströmer, B.B. King, and Süleyman Demirel. After him are Anita Ekberg, Henning Mankell, Kenan Evren, Lemmy, Helmut Schmidt, and Kim Young-sam.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Terry Pratchett ranks 186 out of 5,347Before him are Charles Thomson Rees Wilson (1869), Theresa May (1956), Alan Rickman (1946), Joseph Priestley (1733), Brian Johnson (1947), and Sting (1951). After him are Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792), Ian Fleming (1908), Alexander Selkirk (1676), Charlotte Rampling (1946), Ecgberht, King of Wessex (800), and Elizabeth of York (1466).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Terry Pratchett ranks 25Before him are John Milton (1608), Arthur C. Clarke (1917), William Golding (1911), C. S. Lewis (1898), Roald Dahl (1916), and Mary Wollstonecraft (1759). After him are Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792), Ian Fleming (1908), John Keats (1795), Graham Greene (1904), John Donne (1572), and J. K. Rowling (1965).