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George R. R. Martin

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George Raymond Richard Martin (born George Raymond Martin; September 20, 1948), also known as GRRM, is an American novelist, screenwriter, television producer and short story writer. He is the author of the series of epic fantasy novels A Song of Ice and Fire, which were adapted into the Emmy Award-winning HBO series Game of Thrones (2011–2019) and its prequel series House of the Dragon (2022–present). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George R. R. Martin has received more than 16,574,777 page views. His biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 86 in 2019). George R. R. Martin is the 509th most popular writer (up from 562nd in 2019), the 516th most popular biography from United States (up from 584th in 2019) and the 56th most popular American Writer.

George R. R. Martin is most famous for his epic fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire.

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  • 90

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  • 3.86

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  • 6.64

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Among writers, George R. R. Martin ranks 509 out of 5,755Before him are Jean Paul, Al-Maʿarri, Allen Ginsberg, Saul Bellow, Héloïse, and Marina Tsvetaeva. After him are J. M. Barrie, Rudaki, Attar of Nishapur, Henri Barbusse, Sei Shōnagon, and Natsume Sōseki.

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Among people born in 1948, George R. R. Martin ranks 28Before him are Luiz Felipe Scolari, Marcello Lippi, Klaus Meine, Keke Rosberg, Yoshihide Suga, and Antonín Panenka. After him are Steven Tyler, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, John R. Bolton, Robert Plant, Donna Summer, and Olivia Newton-John.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George R. R. Martin ranks 516 out of 18,182Before him are Leonard Nimoy (1931), Romina Power (1951), John Malkovich (1953), Allen Ginsberg (1926), Kary Mullis (1944), and Richard Kiel (1939). After him are William Alfred Fowler (1911), Peter Fonda (1940), Betty White (1922), Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (1921), Irving Langmuir (1881), and George Peppard (1928).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, George R. R. Martin ranks 56Before him are Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804), Ellen G. White (1827), Robert A. Heinlein (1907), Kurt Vonnegut (1922), Harriet Tubman (1820), and Allen Ginsberg (1926). After him are Harper Lee (1926), Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811), Sidney Sheldon (1917), T. S. Eliot (1888), Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875), and Washington Irving (1783).

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