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James Jones

1921 - 1977

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James Ramon Jones (November 6, 1921 – May 9, 1977) was an American novelist known for his explorations of World War II and its aftermath. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Jones has received more than 74,311 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). James Jones is the 848th most popular writer (up from 851st in 2019), the 918th most popular biography from United States (up from 924th in 2019) and the 98th most popular American Writer.

James Jones is most famous for his novel "From Here to Eternity" which is set in Hawaii and follows a group of soldiers stationed there during World War II.

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  • 1.48

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, James Jones ranks 848 out of 5,794Before him are Machado de Assis, Joannes Zonaras, Salvatore Quasimodo, Sidonius Apollinaris, André Bazin, and Aelius Donatus. After him are Rubén Darío, Issei Sagawa, John Updike, Virginia Satir, Ingeborg Bachmann, and Quintus Tullius Cicero.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1921, James Jones ranks 43Before him are Rosalyn Sussman Yalow, Telmo Zarra, Akio Morita, Lana Turner, Lotfi A. Zadeh, and Satyajit Ray. After him are Lydia Litvyak, Alida Valli, Edgar Morin, Sugar Ray Robinson, Marija Gimbutas, and Arthur Leonard Schawlow. Among people deceased in 1977, James Jones ranks 29Before him are Clarice Lispector, Ali Shariati, Peter Finch, Andreas Baader, Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, and Groucho Marx. After him are Henri-Georges Clouzot, Gudrun Ensslin, Sergey Ilyushin, Naum Gabo, A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, and Archibald Hill.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Jones ranks 918 out of 15,968Before him are George F. Kennan (1904), Melvin Schwartz (1932), Willie Nelson (1933), Steve Martin (1945), Mark David Chapman (1955), and Percy Spencer (1894). After him are Lillian Gish (1893), Karl Malden (1912), Stan Getz (1927), Louise Fletcher (1934), Lance Henriksen (1940), and Barbara Stanwyck (1907).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, James Jones ranks 98Before him are Sinclair Lewis (1885), Anne Rice (1941), Daniel Keyes (1927), Thomas Pynchon (1937), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807), and Solomon Northup (1808). After him are John Updike (1932), Virginia Satir (1916), Richard Matheson (1926), Walter Lippmann (1889), Jean Webster (1876), and H. L. Mencken (1880).