Lee Child

1954 - Today

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James Dover Grant (born 29 October 1954), primarily known by his pen name Lee Child, is a British author who writes thriller novels, and is best known for his Jack Reacher novel series. The books follow the adventures of a former American military policeman, Jack Reacher, who wanders the United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lee Child has received more than 2,717,356 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Lee Child is the 1,249th most popular writer (down from 1,240th in 2019), the 984th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 940th in 2019) and the 119th most popular British Writer.

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  • 68.65

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  • 32

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  • 7.14

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  • 2.81

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Lee Child ranks 1,249 out of 5,794Before him are Elsa Triolet, William Styron, Siegfried Lenz, Annemarie Schwarzenbach, Cornelius Gallus, and Norman Mailer. After him are Avienus, Mario Benedetti, Nicolas-Edme Rétif, Emmanuelle Arsan, Hartmann Schedel, and Joachim Fest.

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Among people born in 1954, Lee Child ranks 42Before him are Rene Russo, Bernard Hinault, Andrej Babiš, Paolo Gentiloni, Vojislav Šešelj, and François Fillon. After him are Abdul Rashid Dostum, Gianna Nannini, Sezen Aksu, Johnny Logan, Robert Kocharyan, and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Lee Child ranks 984 out of 6,924Before him are Penda of Mercia (606), Charles George Gordon (1833), Jeremy Brett (1933), Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset (1519), George Shaw (1751), and Alasdair MacIntyre (1929). After him are Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron Seymour of Sudeley (1508), William Huggins (1824), Ben Cross (1947), Aphra Behn (1640), John Vane (1927), and John Tenniel (1820).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Lee Child ranks 119Before him are Ruth Rendell (1930), Samuel Butler (1612), Hugh Lofting (1886), John Berger (1926), James Anderson (1680), and Winifred Wagner (1897). After him are Aphra Behn (1640), Alistair MacLean (1922), Matthew Lewis (1775), Alma Reville (1899), John William Polidori (1795), and Joseph Addison (1672).

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