Lee Child

1954 - Today

Lee Child

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 2,207,022 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,242nd most popular writer.

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  • 2.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.11

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Lee Child ranks 1,241 out of 4,883Before him are Edith Wharton, Siegfried Lenz, Diana Gabaldon, Stéphane Hessel, Dositej Obradović, and Nikolaus Lenau. After him are Meng Haoran, Erich Segal, Giovanni Papini, Nizar Qabbani, Tadeusz Mazowiecki, and Vivant Denon.

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Among people born in 1954, Lee Child ranks 41Before him are Harald Schumacher, Chris Evert, François Fillon, Sezen Aksu, Vojislav Šešelj, and Ray Liotta. After him are Hrant Dink, Dennis Quaid, Gianna Nannini, Steven Pinker, Prayut Chan-o-cha, and Rene Russo.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Lee Child ranks 941 out of 5,347Before him are Natasha Richardson (1963), Ken Hensley (1945), Rob Halford (1951), William Henry Perkin (1838), Richard Griffiths (1947), and Frederick Griffith (1879). After him are George Shaw (1751), William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse (1800), Wat Tyler (1341), Michael Smith (1932), Charles Scott Sherrington (1952), and Richard Stone (1913).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Lee Child ranks 115Before him are Thomas De Quincey (1785), Lobsang Rampa (1910), Sarah, Duchess of York (1959), Robert Browning (1812), Arthur Hailey (1920), and Alice Bailey (1880). After him are P. D. James (1920), Allan Pinkerton (1819), Samuel Pepys (1633), Joseph Addison (1672), Neil Gaiman (1960), and Philip Pullman (1946).