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Gregory David Roberts

1952 - Today

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Gregory David Roberts (born Gregory John Peter Smith; 1952) is an Australian author best known for his novel Shantaram. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gregory David Roberts has received more than 1,446,932 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Gregory David Roberts is the 3,782nd most popular writer (down from 3,468th in 2019), the 121st most popular biography from Australia (down from 112th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Australian Writer.

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  • 1.4M

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  • 49.33

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  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Gregory David Roberts ranks 3,782 out of 5,755Before him are Mykhaylo Semenko, Mykola Bazhan, Lady Ise, Dmitry Furmanov, Peter Rosegger, and Robert Pinget. After him are Veniamin Kaverin, Anne-Cath. Vestly, C. J. Cherryh, Leslie Stephen, Renia Spiegel, and V. C. Andrews.

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Among people born in 1952, Gregory David Roberts ranks 243Before him are Bruno Giacomelli, Mona Hatoum, Roseanne Barr, Daniel Balavoine, Wolfgang Rihm, and Adi Shamir. After him are Shelley McNamara, Dominique Mamberti, Bora Đorđević, Miyuki Nakajima, Gene Haas, and Benito Floro.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Gregory David Roberts ranks 121 out of 925Before him are Mick Doohan (1965), Daniel Ricciardo (1989), Colin Burgess (1946), Ron Mueck (1958), Daevid Allen (1938), and Raewyn Connell (1944). After him are Percy Grainger (1882), Portia de Rossi (1973), Robert Menzies (1894), James Harrison (1936), Rose Byrne (1979), and Helen Reddy (1941).

Among WRITERS In Australia

Among writers born in Australia, Gregory David Roberts ranks 12Before him are John Flanagan (1944), Germaine Greer (1939), James Aldridge (1918), Morris West (1916), Elizabeth von Arnim (1866), and Annette Kellermann (1887). After him are Peter Carey (1943), Greg Egan (1961), Trudi Canavan (1969), Markus Zusak (1975), Patricia Wrightson (1921), and Henry Lawson (1867).