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Chris Claremont

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Christopher S. Claremont (; born November 25, 1950) is an American comic book writer and novelist, known for his 16-year stint on Uncanny X-Men from 1975 to 1991, far longer than that of any other writer, during which he is credited with developing strong female characters as well as introducing complex literary themes into superhero narratives, turning the once underachieving comic into one of Marvel's most popular series.During his tenure at Marvel, Claremont co-created numerous X-Men characters, such as Rogue, Psylocke (Betsy Braddock), Kitty Pryde/Shadowcat, Phoenix, the Brood, Lockheed, Shi'ar, Shi'ar Imperial Guard, Mystique, Destiny, Selene, Reverend William Stryker, Lady Mastermind, Emma Frost, Tessa, Siryn, Jubilee, Rachel Summers, Madelyne Pryor, Moira MacTaggert, Lilandra, Shadow King, Cannonball, Warpath, Mirage, Wolfsbane, Karma, Cypher, Sabretooth, Empath, Sebastian Shaw, Donald Pierce, Avalanche, Pyro, Legion, Nimrod, Gateway, Strong Guy, Proteus, Mister Sinister, Marauders, Purifiers, Captain Britain, Sunspot, Forge, and Gambit. Claremont wrote many classic stories, including "The Dark Phoenix Saga" and "Days of Future Past", on which he collaborated with John Byrne. He developed the character of Wolverine into a fan favorite. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Claremont has received more than 1,125,937 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Chris Claremont is the 5,748th most popular writer (down from 5,122nd in 2019), the 5,003rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,484th in 2019) and the 559th most popular British Writer.

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  • 19

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  • 3.38

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Among writers, Chris Claremont ranks 5,748 out of 5,755Before him are Lisa Brennan-Jobs, Renata Viganò, Frances Wright, Buchi Emecheta, Stephen Vincent Benét, and Elizabeth Moon. After him are Fareed Zakaria, Jeff Noon, Beverly Cleary, Jean Rouaud, Gyrðir Elíasson, and Tristan Taormino.

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Among people born in 1950, Chris Claremont ranks 525Before him are Christina Hoff Sommers, Dave Stewart, Austin Stevens, Sheila Young, Nijolė Sabaitė, and Timothy M. Dolan. After him are Jorge Del Castillo, Anthimos Kapsis, Mike Campbell, Dietmar Danner, Paul Westphal, and Inge Helten.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Chris Claremont ranks 5,003 out of 7,765Before him are Horace Gould (1921), Paul Mariner (1953), John Nunn (1955), Ronald Pope (1920), Lucy Gordon (1980), and Stephen Merchant (1974). After him are Bob Bell (1958), Anne Heywood (1931), Jeff Noon (1957), Alan Sugar (1947), William Fox (1812), and Jeffrey Goldstone (1933).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Chris Claremont ranks 559Before him are Sheila Jeffreys (1948), Dorothy Richardson (1873), Thomas Linacre (1460), Dora Marsden (1882), Lady Charlotte Guest (1812), and Frances Wright (1795). After him are Jeff Noon (1957), Mary Lamb (1764), Thomas Lodge (1558), George Farquhar (1677), Compton Mackenzie (1883), and Joyce Cary (1888).