Clive Cussler

1931 - 2020

Clive Cussler

Clive Eric Cussler (July 15, 1931 – February 24, 2020) was an American adventure novelist and underwater explorer. His thriller novels, many featuring the character Dirk Pitt, have reached The New York Times fiction best-seller list more than 20 times. Cussler was the founder and chairman of the National Underwater and Marine Agency (NUMA), which has discovered more than 60 shipwreck sites and numerous other notable underwater wrecks. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clive Cussler has received more than 1,534,353 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,085th most popular writer.

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  • 25

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  • 2.77

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Among writers, Clive Cussler ranks 1,084 out of 4,883Before him are Deepak Chopra, Daniel Goleman, Achilles Tatius, Zenodotus, Varlam Shalamov, and Shammai. After him are Ernst Toller, P. G. Wodehouse, Ivar Aasen, Reşat Nuri Güntekin, Marie d'Agoult, and Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz.

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Among people born in 1931, Clive Cussler ranks 65Before him are Sofia Gubaidulina, Faten Hamama, Silvia Pinal, Alfred Brendel, Stanislav Grof, and Anthony de Mello. After him are Nawal El Saadawi, Rip Torn, Caterina Valente, Hamilton O. Smith, Lucia Bosè, and Hiroto Muraoka. Among people deceased in 2020, Clive Cussler ranks 12Before him are Katherine Johnson, Little Richard, Mary Higgins Clark, Philip Warren Anderson, Stirling Moss, and Kenny Rogers. After him are Dmitry Yazov, John Horton Conway, Brian Dennehy, Freeman Dyson, Jerry Stiller, and Jack Welch.

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Among people born in United States, Clive Cussler ranks 1,177 out of 12,171Before him are Elliott Gould (1938), Liberace (1919), Vera Rubin (1928), J. K. Simmons (1955), G. Stanley Hall (1846), and Bruce Dern (1936). After him are Aaron Copland (1900), Sydney Chaplin (1926), Jennifer Jones (1919), Mark Wahlberg (1971), Cordell Hull (1871), and George Clinton (1739).