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Tony Buzan

1942 - 2019

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Anthony Peter "Tony" Buzan (; 2 June 1942 – 13 April 2019) was an English author and educational consultant. Buzan popularised the idea of mental literacy, radiant thinking, and a technique called mind mapping, inspired by techniques used by Leonardo da Vinci, Albert Einstein, and Joseph D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tony Buzan has received more than 450,567 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Tony Buzan is the 683rd most popular writer (up from 746th in 2019), the 540th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 583rd in 2019) and the 65th most popular British Writer.

Tony Buzan is most famous for his invention of the Mind Map. The Mind Map is a graphic representation of a person's thoughts and ideas.

Memorability Metrics

  • 450k

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  • 64.02

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  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.93

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Tony Buzan ranks 683 out of 5,755Before him are Ryszard Kapuściński, Osip Mandelstam, H. L. Mencken, Thomas Hardy, Pierre Boulle, and Ze'ev Jabotinsky. After him are Periander, Alain-René Lesage, Clarice Lispector, Luis de Góngora, Judah Halevi, and Pietro Bembo.

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Among people born in 1942, Tony Buzan ranks 53Before him are Frank Williams, Françoise Dorléac, Věra Čáslavská, Giacomo Agostini, Carlos Reutemann, and Tobin Bell. After him are Stanley B. Prusiner, Manuel Castells, Maurizio Pollini, Jacob Zuma, Martin Seligman, and Arto Paasilinna. Among people deceased in 2019, Tony Buzan ranks 32Before him are Bibi Andersson, Murray Gell-Mann, Albert Finney, Andrea Camilleri, Bert Hellinger, and Manfred Eigen. After him are Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Gordon Banks, Mariss Jansons, Beji Caid Essebsi, B. J. Habibie, and Li Peng.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tony Buzan ranks 540 out of 7,765Before him are J. Bruce Ismay (1862), James III of Scotland (1451), Æthelberht, King of Wessex (836), Chaim Herzog (1918), Stuart Sutcliffe (1940), and Thomas Hardy (1840). After him are Jacqueline du Pré (1945), Helena Bonham Carter (1966), Annie Lennox (1954), Isaac Barrow (1631), Roger Glover (1945), and Fred Perry (1909).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Tony Buzan ranks 65Before him are Daphne du Maurier (1907), Geoffrey of Monmouth (1090), William McMaster Murdoch (1873), Oliver Sacks (1933), Walter Raleigh (1554), and Thomas Hardy (1840). After him are Alexander Pope (1688), Frederick Forsyth (1938), David Irving (1938), A. J. Cronin (1896), Aubrey Beardsley (1872), and Ann Radcliffe (1764).