Thomas Hardy

1840 - 1928

Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist and poet. A Victorian realist in the tradition of George Eliot, he was influenced both in his novels and in his poetry by Romanticism, including the poetry of William Wordsworth. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Hardy has received more than 3,322,563 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 602nd most popular writer.

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  • 78

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  • 6.71

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Thomas Hardy ranks 599 out of 4,883Before him are Ludwig Tieck, Maurice Druon, Harper Lee, Ahmad Yasawi, Rudaki, and Héloïse. After him are Aulus Gellius, Georg Büchner, Mikael Agricola, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Thomas Wolfe, and Yevgeny Zamyatin.

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Among people born in 1840, Thomas Hardy ranks 16Before him are Crazy Horse, Ernst Abbe, Edward Drinker Cope, Carlota of Mexico, Carl Menger, and Father Damien. After him are August Bebel, Richard von Krafft-Ebing, Hans Makart, Edward Whymper, Namık Kemal, and Hiram Maxim. Among people deceased in 1928, Thomas Hardy ranks 11Before him are Max Scheler, Maria Feodorovna, Emmeline Pankhurst, Édouard-Henri Avril, Theodore William Richards, and Pyotr Wrangel. After him are Johannes Fibiger, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Franz Stuck, Luigi Cadorna, Zhang Zuolin, and Loie Fuller.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Thomas Hardy ranks 437 out of 5,347Before him are Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia (1596), George Martin (1926), James IV of Scotland (1473), Isaac Barrow (1631), Charles Lyell (1797), and Morrissey (1959). After him are John Hicks (1904), Anne, Princess Royal (1950), James I of Scotland (1394), Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (1532), Millvina Dean (1912), and Joseph Lister (1827).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Thomas Hardy ranks 61Before him are Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849), Ben Jonson (1572), Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772), Samuel Johnson (1709), Oliver Sacks (1933), and William McMaster Murdoch (1873). After him are Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809), Geoffrey of Monmouth (1090), A. J. Cronin (1896), A. A. Milne (1882), John Bunyan (1628), and Douglas Adams (1952).