Walter Pater

1839 - 1894

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Walter Horatio Pater (4 August 1839 – 30 July 1894) was an English essayist, literary and art critic, and fiction writer, regarded as one of the great stylists. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Pater has received more than 345,638 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Walter Pater is the 2,581st most popular writer (up from 2,606th in 2019), the 1,953rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,919th in 2019) and the 228th most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Walter Pater ranks 2,581 out of 5,794Before him are Juan Pablo Bonet, Aleksandr Tvardovsky, Winston Graham, Tang Xianzu, Amrita Pritam, and Alberic of Trois-Fontaines. After him are Giulio Angioni, Carlo Emilio Gadda, Gustave Kahn, Luis Cernuda, Paul Gallico, and Ruth Westheimer.

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Among people born in 1839, Walter Pater ranks 39Before him are Imre Steindl, Francis Garnier, Takasugi Shinsaku, Princess Feodora of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, George Mary Searle, and Hermann Hankel. After him are Joseph Oller, Otto Finsch, Pascual Cervera y Topete, Pōmare V, Julius Petersen, and Harry Seeley. Among people deceased in 1894, Walter Pater ranks 36Before him are Heinrich Hoffmann, Guillaume Lekeu, Charles Augustus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Alexander von Middendorff, Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia, and Władysław Czartoryski. After him are Princess Amalie of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, William Robertson Smith, Pavel Yablochkov, Juventino Rosas, Marietta Alboni, and Auguste Vaillant.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Walter Pater ranks 1,953 out of 6,924Before him are Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany (1763), F. H. Bradley (1846), Randolph Churchill (1911), Andy Fletcher (1961), Winston Graham (1908), and Eleanor, Fair Maid of Brittany (1182). After him are John Vanbrugh (1664), Andrew Irvine (1902), William Hudson (1730), Charles Shaughnessy (1955), Dudley Moore (1935), and James Ferguson (1797).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Walter Pater ranks 228Before him are Ephraim Chambers (1680), Edward FitzGerald (1809), Marjorie Boulton (1924), Mary Astell (1666), Wilfred Owen (1893), and Winston Graham (1908). After him are Kay Parker (1944), Aelred of Rievaulx (1110), Edith Pargeter (1913), William Smith (1813), Joseph Delaney (1945), and Lady Caroline Lamb (1785).