Vera Brittain

1893 - 1970

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Vera Mary Brittain (29 December 1893 – 29 March 1970) was an English Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) nurse, writer, feminist, socialist and pacifist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vera Brittain has received more than 1,685,700 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Vera Brittain is the 1,888th most popular writer (up from 2,122nd in 2019), the 1,473rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,573rd in 2019) and the 166th most popular British Writer.

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  • 2.85

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Among writers, Vera Brittain ranks 1,888 out of 5,794Before her are John Tzetzes, Heinz G. Konsalik, Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Petr Ginz, Victoria Ocampo, and Christopher Isherwood. After her are Jean Paulhan, Friedrich Rückert, Konstantin Paustovsky, Peter Shaffer, Clive Barker, and Howard Fast.

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Among people born in 1893, Vera Brittain ranks 82Before her are Dragiša Cvetković, Roman Ingarden, Dean Acheson, Marianne Brandt, Dorothy Parker, and Gillis Grafström. After her are Ben Hecht, Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen, Israel Joshua Singer, Alexander Korda, Edsel Ford, and Alois Hába. Among people deceased in 1970, Vera Brittain ranks 79Before her are Roman Ingarden, Princess Victoria Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein, Piers Courage, Wilhelm Schepmann, Michał Kalecki, and Sheng Shicai. After her are Polina Zhemchuzhina, Lucien Goldmann, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Abraham Zapruder, Friedrich Pollock, and Pavel Belyayev.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Vera Brittain ranks 1,473 out of 6,924Before her are Roland Joffé (1945), Frances Fisher (1952), Peg Entwistle (1908), Christopher Isherwood (1904), Mary Leakey (1913), and Lennox Lewis (1965). After her are William Cullen (1710), Ciarán Hinds (1953), Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle (1693), Peter Shaffer (1926), Clive Barker (1952), and Norman Davies (1939).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Vera Brittain ranks 166Before her are Patrick O'Brian (1914), James Herriot (1916), Edward Young (1683), Arthur Machen (1863), Thomas Wyatt (1503), and Christopher Isherwood (1904). After her are Peter Shaffer (1926), Clive Barker (1952), Anthony Trollope (1815), Malcolm Lowry (1909), Edwin Abbott Abbott (1838), and Richard Aldington (1892).