Thomas Wyatt

1503 - 1542

Thomas Wyatt

Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503 – 11 October 1542) was a 16th-century English politician, ambassador, and lyric poet credited with introducing the sonnet to English literature. He was born at Allington Castle near Maidstone in Kent, though the family was originally from Yorkshire. His family adopted the Lancastrian side in the Wars of Roses. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Wyatt has received more than 10,898 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,865th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Thomas Wyatt ranks 1,861 out of 4,883Before him are Mikhail Zoshchenko, Johann Jakob Bodmer, Eugene Nida, George Adamski, Hugh Lofting, and Daqiqi. After him are Arthur Machen, Avitus of Vienne, Mirza Shafi Vazeh, Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Fernando de Rojas, and Christopher Isherwood.

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Among people born in 1503, Thomas Wyatt ranks 12Before him are Isabella of Portugal, Henry II of Navarre, Anne of Bohemia and Hungary, John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, Pier Luigi Farnese, Duke of Parma, and Robert Estienne. After him are Gerolama Orsini, Bartolomé Carranza, and Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski. Among people deceased in 1542, Thomas Wyatt ranks 9Before him are Catherine Howard, Hernando de Soto, Lapu-Lapu, Dosso Dossi, 2nd Dalai Lama, and Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford. After him are Peter Henlein, Diego de Almagro II, Ludwig Senfl, Girolamo Aleandro, Nikolaus Federmann, and Gasparo Contarini.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Thomas Wyatt ranks 1,398 out of 5,347Before him are George Stubbs (1724), Arthur Rackham (1867), John A. Macdonald (1815), Samantha Fox (1966), Hugh Lofting (1886), and Kate Moss (1974). After him are Arthur Machen (1863), Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel (1870), Greg Lake (1947), Rod Evans (1947), Chris Martin (1977), and Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool (1770).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Thomas Wyatt ranks 162Before him are Philip Sidney (1554), Michael Jackson (1942), David Ogilvy (1911), John Webster (1578), Patrick O'Brian (1914), and Hugh Lofting (1886). After him are Arthur Machen (1863), Christopher Isherwood (1904), Kenneth Grahame (1859), Orderic Vitalis (1075), Edward Young (1683), and William Beckford (1760).