Jean M. Auel

1936 - Today

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Jean Marie Auel (; née Untinen; born February 18, 1936) is an American writer who wrote the Earth's Children books, a series of novels set in prehistoric Europe that explores human activities during this time, and touches on the interactions of Cro-Magnon people with Neanderthals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean M. Auel has received more than 525,305 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Jean M. Auel is the 973rd most popular writer (up from 996th in 2019), the 1,083rd most popular biography from United States and the 109th most popular American Writer.

Jean M. Auel is most famous for her Earth's Children series, which takes place in prehistoric times. The series follows a young woman, Ayla, who is orphaned as a child and raised by Neanderthals.

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Among writers, Jean M. Auel ranks 973 out of 5,794Before her are Meša Selimović, Marguerite Porete, Alexandra David-Néel, Petar II Petrović-Njegoš, Natalia Ginzburg, and Marcus Minucius Felix. After her are Ivar Aasen, Adalbert Stifter, Isabelle de Charrière, Hunter S. Thompson, Maria Leopoldina of Austria, and Wole Soyinka.

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Among people born in 1936, Jean M. Auel ranks 56Before her are Anna German, Henry Lee Lucas, Engelbert Humperdinck, Infanta Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, and Günter Blobel. After her are Bill Wyman, Bruce Dern, Assia Djebar, Duncan Edwards, Valerie Solanas, and Dražan Jerković.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jean M. Auel ranks 1,083 out of 15,968Before her are Alicia Keys (1981), Anne Hathaway (1982), Chester Bennington (1976), Edward Adelbert Doisy (1893), Jackie Robinson (1919), and Robert Wise (1914). After her are J. J. Cale (1938), Tony Bennett (1926), Mike Pence (1959), Dennis Quaid (1954), Shelley Duvall (1949), and Jeremy Renner (1971).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Jean M. Auel ranks 109Before her are Jean Webster (1876), H. L. Mencken (1880), Irving Stone (1903), Irwin Shaw (1913), Roger Zelazny (1937), and Clifford D. Simak (1904). After her are Hunter S. Thompson (1937), Clive Cussler (1931), William Gibson (1948), Neale Donald Walsch (1943), Daniel Goleman (1946), and Sherwood Anderson (1876).