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Ian Fleming

1908 - 1964

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Ian Lancaster Fleming (28 May 1908 – 12 August 1964) was a British writer, best known for his postwar James Bond series of spy novels. Fleming came from a wealthy family connected to the merchant bank Robert Fleming & Co., and his father was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Henley from 1910 until his death on the Western Front in 1917. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ian Fleming has received more than 8,769,953 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 74 in 2019). Ian Fleming is the 196th most popular writer (up from 247th in 2019), the 150th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 185th in 2019) and the 18th most popular British Writer.

Ian Fleming is most famous for his James Bond series of books.

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Among writers, Ian Fleming ranks 196 out of 5,755Before him are Quintilian, Snorri Sturluson, Terence, Karen Blixen, Lou Andreas-Salomé, and Tristan Tzara. After him are Osamu Dazai, Emily Dickinson, Imre Kertész, Yasunari Kawabata, Herman Melville, and Taras Shevchenko.

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Among people born in 1908, Ian Fleming ranks 11Before him are Salvador Allende, Enver Hoxha, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Herbert von Karajan, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Otto Skorzeny. After him are Henri Cartier-Bresson, Olivier Messiaen, Lev Landau, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Bette Davis, and Simon Wiesenthal. Among people deceased in 1964, Ian Fleming ranks 3Before him are Jawaharlal Nehru and Douglas MacArthur. After him are Herbert Hoover, Paul of Greece, Rachel Carson, Norbert Wiener, James Franck, Alma Mahler, Gerhard Domagk, Victor Francis Hess, and Vasily Grossman.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Ian Fleming ranks 150 out of 7,765Before him are Charlie Watts (1941), George Harrison (1943), Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857), George IV of the United Kingdom (1762), Ada Lovelace (1815), and Catherine Parr (1512). After him are Alfred Marshall (1842), John Logie Baird (1888), Henry IV of England (1367), Thomas Young (1773), James Chadwick (1891), and Ringo Starr (1940).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Ian Fleming ranks 18Before him are Walter Scott (1771), Charlotte Brontë (1816), William Blake (1757), H. G. Wells (1866), Aldous Huxley (1894), and Emily Brontë (1818). After him are Arthur C. Clarke (1917), Geoffrey Chaucer (1343), Terry Pratchett (1948), John Milton (1608), Mary Wollstonecraft (1759), and Anna Wintour (1949).

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