Ian Rankin

1960 - Today

Ian Rankin

Ian James Rankin (born 28 April 1960) is a Scottish crime writer, best known for his Inspector Rebus novels. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ian Rankin has received more than 833,752 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,468th most popular writer.

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  • 830k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 47.51

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.82

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Ian Rankin ranks 3,462 out of 4,883Before him are Otar Chiladze, Maxwell Anderson, Irving Wallace, William Boyd, Peter Rosegger, and Mary Norton. After him are Simin Daneshvar, Viktor Yerofeyev, Vsevolod Ivanov, Françoise Giroud, George Chapman, and Gertrude Jekyll.

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Among people born in 1960, Ian Rankin ranks 134Before him are Stephen Daldry, Linden Ashby, Mart Laar, Daniel Baldwin, Oliver Platt, and Temuera Morrison. After him are Adam Clayton, Yu Hua, Andrés Gómez, José Maria Neves, J. Christopher Stevens, and Craig Mello.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ian Rankin ranks 2,517 out of 5,347Before him are Brian O'Nolan (1911), Alan Lancaster (1949), Natascha McElhone (1969), Robin Milner (1934), Harold Kitson (1874), and Edmund Gunter (null). After him are Alexander Wilson (1766), Ray Clemence (1948), Edwin of Northumbria (586), Mary Cartwright (null), George Chapman (1559), and Ted Drake (1912).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Ian Rankin ranks 306Before him are Arthur Ransome (1884), Frances Burney (1752), Raphael Holinshed (1529), Alan Bennett (1934), Aneirin (525), and Brian O'Nolan (1911). After him are George Chapman (1559), Branwell Brontë (1817), Israel Regardie (1907), Graham Swift (1949), Sophie Kinsella (1969), and Patrick Leigh Fermor (1915).