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Top 100 authors
2012-04-24

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Most popular author pages based on two days, 01 January 2011 and 24 April 2012

1. H. P. Lovecraft
2. William Shakespeare
3. Lord Byron
4. Robert Ervin Howard
5. Edgar Allan Poe
6. Arthur Conan Doyle
7. Emily Dickinson
8. John Masefield
9. John Donne
10. Gilbert Keith Chesterton
10. Rudyard Kipling
10. President Barack Obama
10. Alfred, Lord Tennyson
14. Charles Dickens
14. Mohandas K. Gandhi
16. Oscar Wilde
17. William Topaz McGonagall
18. William Blake
18. President William Henry Harrison
18. John Keats
21. Ambrose Bierce
22. Saki
23. T. S. Eliot
23. Ernest Hemingway
25. Robert Louis Stevenson
25. Leo Tolstoy
27. Mark Twain
28. Friedrich Nietzsche
28. H. G. Wells
30. Robert Frost
30. Bret Harte
30. President Abraham Lincoln
33. Marcus Tullius Cicero
33. O. Henry
33. James Joyce
33. Jack London
33. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
38. Aristotle
38. William Butler Yeats
40. Jane Austen
40. Emily Brontë
40. Robert Burns
40. President George W. Bush
44. Lewis Carroll
44. Horace
44. Virginia Woolf
47. Plato
47. Percy Bysshe Shelley
49. Agatha Christie
49. D. H. Lawrence
51. Theodore Kaczynski
51. Rabindranath Tagore
53. Augustine of Hippo
53. Alexander Pope
53. Bram Stoker
53. Voltaire
57. Dante Alighieri
57. Florence Earle Coates
57. Ovid
60. Francis Bacon
60. Honoré de Balzac
60. William Henry Davies
60. Fyodor Dostoevsky
60. John Milton
60. Seneca
60. George Bernard Shaw
67. Francis Scott Fitzgerald
67. Victor Hugo
67. Niccolò Machiavelli
67. Arthur Schopenhauer
67. Haile Selassie
72. Napoleon Bonaparte
72. John Clare
72. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
72. H. H. Matthews
72. Beatrix Potter
72. John Ruskin
72. William Wordsworth
79. Charlotte Brontë
79. Julius Caesar
79. President John F. Kennedy
79. Sir John Alexander Macdonald
79. Wilfred Owen
79. Clark Ashton Smith
79. Jules Verne
79. Charles Wesley
79. Walt Whitman
88. Robert Browning
88. Edgar Rice Burroughs
88. Sigmund Freud
88. Théophile Gautier
88. Thomas Gray
88. Herodotus
88. Thomas Hobbes
88. Franz Kafka
88. John Locke
88. Edna St. Vincent Millay
88. George Orwell
88. President Theodore Roosevelt
88. Sir Walter Scott

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Most popular author pages based on two days, 01 January 2011 and 24 April 2012
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Lovecraft, Howard PhilipsH. P. Lovecraft American author of fantasy, horror and science fiction. HP Lovecraft (par Dominique Signoret).jpg
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Shakespeare, WilliamWilliam Shakespeare English poet and playwright considered to be the greatest writer in the English language. William shakespeare dm.jpg
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Byron, George GordonGeorge Gordon Byron (Lord Byron) British poet and a leading figure in Romanticism. Lord Byron coloured drawing.png
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Howard, Robert ErvinRobert Ervin Howard American author of fantasy and historical adventure pulp stories. Robert E Howard suit.jpg
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Poe, Edgar AllanEdgar Allan Poe American poet, short story writer, editor and critic Edgar Allan Poe 2.jpg
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Doyle, Arthur ConanArthur Conan Doyle A Scottish author of Irish descent most famously known for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes. Conan doyle.jpg
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Dickinson, EmilyEmily Dickinson American poet Emily Dickinson daguerreotype (Restored).jpg
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Masefield, JohnJohn Masefield| English poet and writer, and Poet Laureate from 1930. John Masefield 1913.jpg
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Donne, JohnJohn Donne Jacobean metaphysical poet. JohnDonne.jpg
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Chesterton, Gilbert KeithGilbert Keith Chesterton Prolific English writer of the early 20th century Gilbert Keith Chesterton2.jpg
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Kipling, RudyardRudyard Kipling British author and poet. Rudyard Kipling.jpg
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Obama, BarackBarack Obama 44th President of the United States Official portrait of Barack Obama.jpg
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Tennyson, AlfredAlfred Tennyson The Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom after William Wordsworth and one of the most popular English poets in literature. Alfred Tennyson 2.jpg
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Dickens, CharlesCharles Dickens English novelist whose characters are among the most memorable in English literature. Charles Dickens circa 1860s-crop.png
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Gandhi, MahatmaMahatma Gandhi Indian political and spiritual leader Gandhi.jpg
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Wilde, OscarOscar Wilde Irish playwright, novelist, poet, and author of short stories. Oscar Wilde, 1882.jpg
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McGonagall, William TopazWilliam Topaz McGonagall Scottish poet William McGonagall.jpg
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Blake, WilliamWilliam Blake English poet, painter, and printmaker. William Blake by Thomas Phillips.jpg
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William Henry Harrison 9th President of the United States. William Henry Harrison daguerreotype edit.jpg
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Keats, JohnJohn Keats One of the principal poets of the English Romantic movement. John Keats.jpg
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Bierce, AmbroseAmbrose Bierce American satirist, critic, poet, short story (horror) writer, editor, and journalist. Abierce.jpg
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SakiSaki British author often referred to as the master of short stories; compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker. Hector Hugh Munro.jpg
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Eliot, Thomas StearnsT. S. Eliot American-born poet, dramatist and literary critic. T S Eliot Simon Fieldhouse.jpg
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Hemingway, ErnestErnest Hemingway American novelist, short story writer, and journalist. EH2723PMilan1918.jpg
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Stevenson, Robert LouisRobert Louis Stevenson Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer famous for his novels of adventure, romance, and horror. Robert-louis-stevenson.jpg
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Tolstoy, LeoLeo Tolstoy Russian novelist. Lew Tolstoi.jpg
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Twain, MarkMark Twain Famous American humorist, novelist, writer, and lecturer MarkTwain.LOC.jpg
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Nietzsche, FriedrichFriedrich Nietzsche German philosopher. Nietzsche187c.jpg
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Wells, Herbert GeorgeHerbert George Wells British writer best known for his science fiction novels. Herbert George Wells in 1943.jpg
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Frost, RobertRobert Frost American poet who received four Pulitzer Prizes. Jb modern frost 2 e.jpg
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Harte, BretBret Harte American author and poet, best remembered for his accounts of pioneering life in California. BretHarte.jpg
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Lincoln, AbrahamAbraham Lincoln 16th President of the United States. Abraham Lincoln head on shoulders photo portrait.jpg
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Cicero, Marcus TulliusMarcus Tullius Cicero Orator and statesman of Ancient Rome, and is generally considered the greatest Latin orator and prose stylist. CiceroBust.jpg
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Henry, O.O. Henry O. Henry was the pen name of American writer William Sydney Porter whose clever use of twist endings in his stories popularized the term "O. Henry Ending." William Sydney Porter.jpg
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Joyce, JamesJames Joyce Expatriate Irish writer and poet, widely considered to be one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. Jamesjoyce tuohy-ohne.jpg
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London, JackJack London American novelist and noted socialist. Jack London 1914.jpg
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Longfellow, Henry WadsworthHenry Wadsworth Longfellow American poet and educator. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Project Gutenberg eText 16786.jpg
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AristotleAristotle Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. Aristotle Altemps Inv8575.jpg
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Yeats, William ButlerWilliam Butler Yeats Irish poet, dramatist, mystic and public figure who was one of the driving forces behind the Irish Literary Revival. William Butler Yeats by George Charles Beresford.jpg
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Austen, JaneJane Austen English novelist. CassandraAusten-JaneAusten(c.1810) hires.jpg
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Brontë, EmilyEmily Brontë British novelist and poet, sister of Charlotte and Anne Brontë. Emilybronte retouche.jpg
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Burns, RobertRobert Burns Scottish poet and songwriter Robert Burns 1.jpg
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Bush, George W.George W. Bush 43rd President of the United States. George-W-Bush.jpeg
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Carroll, LewisLewis Carroll English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer Lewis Carroll 1863.jpg
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Horace
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Woolf, VirginiaVirginia Woolf British author and literary figure. George Charles Beresford - Virginia Woolf in 1902.jpg
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PlatoPlato Classical Greek philosopher. Plato.png
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Shelley, Percy BysshePercy Bysshe Shelley One of the major English romantic poets, considered to be among the finest lyric poets in the English language. Portrait of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Curran, 1819.jpg
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Christie, AgathaAgatha Christie British crime writer of novels, short stories, and plays Agatha Christie.png
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D. H. Lawrence
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Kaczynski, TheodoreTheodore Kaczynski American terrorist. Unabomber.jpg
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Tagore, RabindranathRabindranath Tagore Indian poet, Nobel prize for literature in 1913. Rabindranath Tagore in 1909.jpg
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Augustine of Hippo
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Pope, AlexanderAlexander Pope Considered by many as one of the greatest English poets of the eighteenth century. Alexander Pope by Michael Dahl.jpg
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Stoker, BramBram Stoker Irish writer. Bram Stoker.jpg
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VoltaireVoltaire French philosopher from the Enlightment Atelier de Nicolas de Largillière, portrait de Voltaire, détail (musée Carnavalet) -002.jpg
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Alighieri, DanteDante Alighieri Italian poet, statesman and language theoric. Portrait de Dante.jpg
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Coates, Florence EarleFlorence Earle Coates American poet. Florence Earle Coates Platinum Print 3.jpg
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Ovid
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Francis Bacon
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Balzac, Honoré deHonoré de Balzac Nineteenth-century French novelist and playwright Honoré de Balzac (1842).jpg
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Davies, William HenryWilliam Henry Davies Welsh poet and writer. William Henry Davies.jpg
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Dostoevsky, FyodorFyodor Dostoevsky Russian novelist and writer of fiction. Dostoevsky 140-190 for collage.jpg
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Milton, JohnJohn Milton English poet, author, polemicist and civil servant for the Commonwealth of England John Milton - Project Gutenberg eText 13619.jpg
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Seneca
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George Bernard Shaw
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Fitzgerald, Francis ScottFrancis Scott Fitzgerald American novelist, short story writer, and playwright. F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1921.png
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Hugo, VictorVictor Hugo French Romantic writer. Victor Hugo.jpg
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Niccolò Machiavelli
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Schopenhauer, ArthurArthur Schopenhauer German philosopher. Schopenhauer.jpg
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Haile Selassie
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Bonaparte, NapoleonNapoleon Bonaparte Emperor of France. Detail from a painting of Napoleon.jpg
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John Clare
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Coleridge, Samuel TaylorSamuel Taylor Coleridge English poet, critic, and philosopher who was one of the founders of the Romantic Movement. Coleridge.jpeg
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H. H. Matthews
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Potter, BeatrixBeatrix Potter British author, illustrator, and mycologist, famous for her children book. Beatrix Potter1.jpg
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John Ruskin
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William Wordsworth
79
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Charlotte Brontë
79
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Julius Caesar
79
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John F. Kennedy
79
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Sir John Alexander Macdonald
79
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Wilfred Owen
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Smith, Clark AshtonClark Ashton Smith American poet, sculptor, painter and author of fantasy, horror and science fiction short stories.
79
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Jules Verne
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Wesley, CharlesCharles Wesley A leader of the Methodist movement chiefly remembered for his many hymns. Charles Wesley.jpg
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Walt Whitman
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Browning, RobertRobert Browning English poet and playwright. Robert Browning - Project Gutenberg eText 13103.jpg
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Burroughs, Edgar RiceEdgar Rice Burroughs American author of adventurous and science fiction pulp stories. E-R-Burroughs.jpg
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Freud, SigmundSigmund Freud Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist who founded the psychoanalytic school of psychology.
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Théophile Gautier
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Gray, ThomasThomas Gray English poet, classical scholar, and professor of history at Cambridge University. Gray0004.jpg
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HerodotusHerodotus Ancient Greek historian. Herodotus Massimo Inv124478.jpg
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Hobbes, ThomasThomas Hobbes English philosopher. Thomas Hobbes (portrait).jpg
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Franz Kafka
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John Locke
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Millay, Edna St. VincentEdna St. Vincent Millay Lyrical poet and playwright; the first woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Edna St. Vincent Millay 1933 van Vechten.jpg
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George Orwell
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Roosevelt, TheodoreTheodore Roosevelt 26th President of the United States President Theodore Roosevelt, 1904.jpg
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Sir Walter Scott