Thomas Heywood

1574 - 1641

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Thomas Heywood (early 1570s – 16 August 1641) was an English playwright, actor, and author. His main contributions were to late Elizabethan and early Jacobean theatre. He is best known for his masterpiece A Woman Killed with Kindness, a domestic tragedy, which was first performed in 1603 at the Rose Theatre by the Worcester's Men company. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Heywood has received more than 106,907 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Thomas Heywood is the 5,215th most popular writer, the 4,661st most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 543rd most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Thomas Heywood ranks 5,215 out of 5,794Before him are Olivier Weber, Tamara Gverdtsiteli, Les Murray, William H. Gass, Jean Rouaud, and Didier Van Cauwelaert. After him are Lyman Abbott, Anna Todd, John Burroughs, Pia Tafdrup, Flora Nwapa, and Catherine Cookson.

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Among people born in 1574, Thomas Heywood ranks 13Before him are Frederick IV, Elector Palatine, Robert Fludd, Wilhelm Kettler, Feng Menglong, Elisabeth of Lorraine, and John Wilbye.  Among people deceased in 1641, Thomas Heywood ranks 15Before him are Johan Banér, Franciscus Gomarus, Pau Claris i Casademunt, Adam van Noort, Hedwig of Denmark, and Jeremiah Horrocks.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Thomas Heywood ranks 4,661 out of 6,924Before him are Harold Whitlock (1903), Alex Cox (1954), John Aldridge (1958), Richard Crashaw (1612), Andy Fraser (1952), and Tony Pulis (1958). After him are Allenby Chilton (1918), Ian Brown (1963), Charlie Buchan (1891), Lionel Jeffries (1926), Les Leston (1920), and Daniel Harding (1975).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Thomas Heywood ranks 543Before him are Thomas Hughes (1822), Christopher Fry (1907), Coventry Patmore (1823), Joyce Cary (1888), Jeff Noon (1957), and Aubrey de Grey (1963). After him are Catherine Cookson (1906), R. D. Blackmore (1825), Eric Linklater (1899), Rose Tremain (1943), Humphrey Carpenter (1946), and Dan Abnett (1965).