Dan Brown

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Daniel Gerhard Brown (born June 22, 1964) is an American author best known for his thriller novels, including the Robert Langdon novels Angels & Demons (2000), The Da Vinci Code (2003), The Lost Symbol (2009), Inferno (2013) and Origin (2017). His novels are treasure hunts which usually take place over a period of 24 hours. They feature recurring themes of cryptography, art, and conspiracy theories. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dan Brown has received more than 5,551,951 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 80 in 2019). Dan Brown is the 354th most popular writer (up from 359th in 2019), the 328th most popular biography from United States (down from 307th in 2019) and the 36th most popular American Writer.

Dan Brown is most famous for his novels, The Da Vinci Code and Angels and Demons.

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  • 82

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  • 13.13

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  • 3.37

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Among writers, Dan Brown ranks 354 out of 5,794Before him are Théophile Gautier, Sholem Aleichem, Paul Celan, Archilochus, Paul Heyse, and W. B. Yeats. After him are Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Jean Genet, Apollonius of Rhodes, Elfriede Jelinek, Nadine Gordimer, and Arthur de Gobineau.

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Among people born in 1964, Dan Brown ranks 5Before him are Nicolas Cage, Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, and Sandra Bullock. After him are Russell Crowe, Boris Johnson, Jeff Bezos, Marco van Basten, Sarah Palin, Juliette Binoche, and Michael Laudrup.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dan Brown ranks 328 out of 15,968Before him are Ben Affleck (1972), Wilt Chamberlain (1936), Zachary Taylor (1784), Paul Simon (1941), Grover Cleveland (1837), and Rock Hudson (1925). After him are Calvin Coolidge (1872), Caitlyn Jenner (1949), Irvin D. Yalom (1931), J. P. Morgan (1837), J. Paul Getty (1892), and Joe Frazier (1944).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Dan Brown ranks 36Before him are Truman Capote (1924), Margaret Mitchell (1900), James Fenimore Cooper (1789), Raymond Chandler (1888), Napoleon Hill (1883), and Henry James (1843). After him are Paul Auster (1947), Richard Bach (1936), Philip Roth (1933), Alvin Toffler (1928), Gertrude Stein (1874), and Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804).

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