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Walter Besant

1836 - 1901

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Sir Walter Besant (14 August 1836 – 9 June 1901) was an English novelist and historian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Besant has received more than 96,119 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Walter Besant is the 5,942nd most popular writer, the 5,375th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 604th most popular British Writer.

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  • 96k

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  • 38.62

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.91

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Walter Besant ranks 5,942 out of 5,755Before him are Sarah Winnemucca, Masih Alinejad, Kim Leine, Renate Dorrestein, Kevin Poulsen, and Elizabeth Inchbald. After him are William Empson, Emma Willard, Russell Simmons, Ramon Solsona i Sancho, R. D. Blackmore, and Wladimir Kaminer.

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Among people born in 1836, Walter Besant ranks 73Before him are Thomas Bailey Aldrich, Remigio Morales Bermúdez, Tekle Giyorgis II, Joseph Smit, Justiniano Borgoño, and Pablo Arosemena. After him is Russell A. Alger. Among people deceased in 1901, Walter Besant ranks 88Before him are Henri Helle, Albrecht Weber, Charlotte Mary Yonge, Lorenzo Snow, Auguste Serrurier, and John Stainer. After him is Hiram Rhodes Revels.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Walter Besant ranks 5,375 out of 7,765Before him are Ben Hardy (1991), Michael Fallon (1952), Terry Griffiths (1947), Brian Labone (1940), Toyah Willcox (1958), and Malcolm Allison (1927). After him are William Empson (1906), Janet Montgomery (1985), Willie Watson (1920), Tamzin Merchant (1987), William Moseley (1987), and Gerry Peyton (1956).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Walter Besant ranks 604Before him are Rose Tremain (1943), Richard Lovelace (1617), Charlotte Smith (1749), Henry Green (1905), Jasper Fforde (1961), and Elizabeth Inchbald (1753). After him are William Empson (1906), R. D. Blackmore (1825), Coventry Patmore (1823), Naomi Mitchison (1897), Sophie Hannah (1971), and Samuel Daniel (1562).