Eoin Colfer

1965 - Today

Eoin Colfer

Eoin Colfer (; born 14 May 1965) is an Irish author of children's books. He worked as a primary school teacher before he became a full-time writer. He is best known for being the author of the Artemis Fowl series. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eoin Colfer has received more than 599,735 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,916th most popular writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 600k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 45.15

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.36

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Eoin Colfer ranks 3,910 out of 4,883Before him are Kekaumenos, Herberto Hélder, Svetlana Velmar-Janković, Alexander Vampilov, Bernard Clavel, and Enrique Gaspar y Rimbau. After him are Cecil Day-Lewis, Nikolay Mikhaylovsky, Karolina Světlá, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Jean-Philippe Toussaint, and Besiki.

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Among people born in 1965, Eoin Colfer ranks 156Before him are Kim Bodnia, Álex de la Iglesia, Ingo Schwichtenberg, Svetlana Medvedeva, Michael Dell, and Caio Júnior. After him are Jocelyn Angloma, John Bosman, Ryan Murphy, Patrik Sjöberg, Steve Kerr, and Alexander Siddig.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Eoin Colfer ranks 175 out of 366Before him are Liam O'Flaherty (1896), Fiona Shaw (1958), Kathleen Lonsdale (1903), William Trevor (1928), Jason O'Mara (1972), and Geraldine Fitzgerald (1913). After him are Tim O'Reilly (1954), Cecil Day-Lewis (1904), Lena Rice (1866), Domhnall Gleeson (1983), Patrick Bergin (1951), and William Orpen (1878).

Among WRITERS In Ireland

Among writers born in Ireland, Eoin Colfer ranks 31Before him are Brendan Behan (1923), John Boyne (1971), Maeve Binchy (1939), Augusta, Lady Gregory (1852), Liam O'Flaherty (1896), and William Trevor (1928). After him are Cecil Day-Lewis (1904), Edna O'Brien (1930), Colm Tóibín (1955), Michael Scott (1959), Roddy Doyle (1958), and Cecelia Ahern (1981).