Graham Hancock

1950 - Today

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Graham Bruce Hancock (; born 2 August 1950) is a British writer and journalist. He is known for his pseudoscientific theories involving ancient civilisations, Earth changes, stone monuments or megaliths, altered states of consciousness, ancient myths, and astronomical or astrological data from the past. Hancock's works propose a connection with a 'mother culture' from which he believes other ancient civilisations sprang. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Graham Hancock has received more than 1,744,684 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Graham Hancock is the 4,398th most popular writer (down from 4,147th in 2019), the 3,374th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,283rd in 2019) and the 403rd most popular British Writer.

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  • 24

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  • 3.84

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Among writers, Graham Hancock ranks 4,398 out of 5,794Before him are Karel Sabina, Walter M. Miller Jr., Miguel Otero Silva, John Braine, Angela Sommer-Bodenburg, and Lucius Shepard. After him are Rosa Montero, Frederick Rolfe, Michael Frayn, Jacques Jasmin, Anne Carson, and Eliška Krásnohorská.

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Among people born in 1950, Graham Hancock ranks 319Before him are Michael Paul Chan, Ján Švehlík, Susana Higuchi, Lee Tamahori, Jenny Holzer, and Boris Morukov. After him are Anne Carson, Ljubomir Ljubojević, George Yonashiro, Frank Silva, Kate Nelligan, and Karim Khalili.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Graham Hancock ranks 3,374 out of 6,924Before him are Princess Beatrice of York (1988), Simone Perrotta (1977), Thomas Campion (1567), John Braine (1922), Fred Karno (1866), and Steve Bruce (1960). After him are Frederick Rolfe (1860), Gerald Finzi (1901), Pybba of Mercia (570), Michael Frayn (1933), Harold Kitson (1874), and Peter Sinfield (1943).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Graham Hancock ranks 403Before him are Beryl Markham (1902), Val McDermid (1955), Joanne Harris (1964), Edith Sitwell (1887), W. S. Gilbert (1836), and John Braine (1922). After him are Frederick Rolfe (1860), Michael Frayn (1933), William Harrison Ainsworth (1805), Steven Moffat (1961), I. A. Richards (1893), and Fay Weldon (1931).

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