Dan Simmons

1948 - Today

Dan Simmons

Dan Simmons (born April 4, 1948) is an American science fiction and horror writer. He is the author of the Hyperion Cantos and the Ilium/Olympos cycles, among other works which span the science fiction, horror, and fantasy genres, sometimes within a single novel. Simmons' genre-intermingling Song of Kali (1985) won the World Fantasy Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dan Simmons has received more than 860,199 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,275th most popular writer.

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  • 860k

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  • 57.84

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  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.05

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.93

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Dan Simmons ranks 1,274 out of 4,883Before him are Allan Pinkerton, Karl-Maria Kertbeny, Georges Rodenbach, B. K. S. Iyengar, Sulpicius Severus, and Tess Gerritsen. After him are Per Olov Enquist, Wen Tianxiang, Avienus, Henri Murger, Thomas Moore, and Marshall Rosenberg.

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Among people born in 1948, Dan Simmons ranks 65Before him are Brian Eno, John R. Bolton, Chris de Burgh, Pim Fortuyn, Charles Simonyi, and Dominique Sanda. After him are William Daniel Phillips, Claude Jade, Nicolae Timofti, Alia Al-Hussein, René Arnoux, and Amadou Toumani Touré.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dan Simmons ranks 1,445 out of 12,171Before him are Sam Cooke (1931), Frank Lucas (1930), Frederick Douglass (1818), Robert H. Grubbs (1942), David McClelland (1917), and Tess Gerritsen (1953). After him are Rodney King (1965), Jonathan Edwards (1703), Paul L. Modrich (1946), William Lipscomb (1919), Sol LeWitt (1928), and Marshall Rosenberg (1934).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Dan Simmons ranks 148Before him are Diana Gabaldon (1952), Erich Segal (1937), Martin Gardner (1914), Carson McCullers (1917), Robert Wilson (1941), and Tess Gerritsen (1953). After him are Marshall Rosenberg (1934), Edward Albee (1928), Donna Leon (1942), Martha Gellhorn (1908), Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840), and Anthony Bourdain (1956).