William Makepeace Thackeray

1811 - 1863

William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray (; 18 July 1811 – 24 December 1863) was an Indian-born English novelist, author and illustrator. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Makepeace Thackeray has received more than 1,034,355 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 502nd most popular writer.

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Among writers, William Makepeace Thackeray ranks 499 out of 4,883Before him are Anaïs Nin, Zecharia Sitchin, Erich Kästner, Susan Sontag, Arthur Koestler, and Eyvind Johnson. After him are Thomas Bernhard, Jostein Gaarder, Jacob L. Moreno, Washington Irving, Andrzej Sapkowski, and Anthony Burgess.

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Among people born in 1811, William Makepeace Thackeray ranks 10Before him are Robert Bunsen, Théophile Gautier, Maximilian II of Bavaria, Urbain Le Verrier, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Isaac Singer. After him are Louis Blanc, Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Vissarion Belinsky, Ambroise Thomas, François Achille Bazaine, and Aristide Cavaillé-Coll. Among people deceased in 1863, William Makepeace Thackeray ranks 4Before him are Eugène Delacroix, Jacob Grimm, and Frederick VII of Denmark. After him are Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel, Alfred de Vigny, Solomon Northup, Horace Vernet, Jakob Steiner, Sa'id of Egypt, Christian Friedrich Hebbel, and Stonewall Jackson.

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In India

Among people born in India, William Makepeace Thackeray ranks 48 out of 848Before him are Tulsidas (1532), Zubin Mehta (1936), Salman Khan (1965), Meera (1498), Bal Gangadhar Tilak (1856), and Vallabhbhai Patel (1875). After him are Augustus De Morgan (1806), Mumtaz Mahal (1593), Tipu Sultan (1750), Premchand (1880), Vyasa (-390), and Ghalib (1797).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, William Makepeace Thackeray ranks 8Before him are Rabindranath Tagore (1861), Kālidāsa (400), Rudyard Kipling (1865), Valmiki (-80), Tulsidas (1532), and Meera (1498). After him are Premchand (1880), Ghalib (1797), Salman Rushdie (1947), Tukaram (1608), Vātsyāyana (300), and Ahmed Deedat (1918).

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