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Danielle Steel

1947 - Today

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Danielle Fernandes Dominique Schuelein-Steel (born August 14, 1947) is an American writer, best known for her romance novels. She is the bestselling living author and the fourth-bestselling fiction author of all time, with over 800 million copies sold. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Danielle Steel has received more than 2,603,347 page views. Her biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Danielle Steel is the 1,163rd most popular writer (down from 1,118th in 2019), the 1,411th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,280th in 2019) and the 141st most popular American Writer.

Danielle Steel is most famous for her many romance novels.

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  • 2.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.86

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 43

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Danielle Steel ranks 1,163 out of 5,755Before her are Michel Tournier, Jean M. Auel, Robert Wilson, Alfred Kubin, Jean Giono, and Odoric of Pordenone. After her are Judah Leon Abravanel, Claudius Aelianus, Hans Urs von Balthasar, Vladimir Korolenko, Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, and Sami Frashëri.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1947, Danielle Steel ranks 71Before her are Mariska Veres, Yukio Hatoyama, Peter Sloterdijk, Michael Levitt, Dick Fosbury, and Stan Kroenke. After her are Ron Dennis, Sheikh Hasina, Carla Del Ponte, Peter Weller, Cozy Powell, and Martha Nussbaum.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Danielle Steel ranks 1,411 out of 18,182Before her are William Nordhaus (1941), Luke Perry (1966), Bernard Herrmann (1911), Sissy Spacek (1949), Patch Adams (1945), and Elisabeth Shue (1963). After her are Bob Newhart (1929), Serena Williams (1981), Gerald Edelman (1929), Robert Jordan (1948), Mike Portnoy (1967), and Rollo May (1909).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Danielle Steel ranks 141Before her are Michael Connelly (1956), James Bond (1900), Ken Kesey (1935), Rex Stout (1886), Jean M. Auel (1936), and Robert Wilson (1941). After her are Robert Jordan (1948), Marilyn vos Savant (1946), John Dickson Carr (1906), Dan Simmons (1948), Dean Koontz (1945), and Betty Friedan (1921).

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