T. S. Eliot
#54 Overall Influence

T. S. Eliot

English author


Why is this person notable and influential?

Thomas Stearns Eliot was an American-born British poet, essayist, publisher, playwright, literary critic and editor. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, to a prominent Boston Brahmin family, he moved to England in 1914 at the age of 25 and went on to settle, work and marry there. He became a British subject in 1927 at the age of 39, subsequently renouncing his American citizenship.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?
University of Chicago
University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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University of London
University of London

Federal research university in London, England

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Notable Works

What contributions to academia has this person made?
  • Poems
  • Tradition and the Individual Talent
  • Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
  • The Hollow Men
  • Homage to Wilkie Collins
  • The Waste Land
  • The Sacred Wood
  • Hamlet and His Problems
  • The Queen's Book of the Red Cross
  • Four Quartets

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#4 World Rank #1 USA Rank