Len Deighton

1929 - Today

Len Deighton

Leonard Cyril Deighton (; born 18 February 1929) is a British author. His publications have included cookery books, history and military history, but he is best known for his spy novels. After completing his national service in the Royal Air Force, Deighton attended art school in London, and graduated from the Royal College of Art in 1955. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Len Deighton has received more than 722,071 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,689th most popular writer.

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  • 720k

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  • 46.51

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  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.32

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Len Deighton ranks 3,684 out of 4,883Before him are David Benioff, Anne Applebaum, Charlie Kaufman, Pencho Slaveykov, Eric Frank Russell, and Thomas Dekker. After him are Bernardo Guimarães, Constantin von Wurzbach, Shakuntala Devi, Grant Allen, Kedarnath Singh, and Quim Monzó.

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Among people born in 1929, Len Deighton ranks 251Before him are Harry Frankfurt, Charles Antenen, Adalet Ağaoğlu, Hong Song-nam, Henry E. Holt, and Ignacio Velasco. After him are Shakuntala Devi, Yvette Williams, Mark Rydell, Hubert Dreyfus, Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak, and Chaim Potok.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Len Deighton ranks 2,697 out of 5,347Before him are Eric Frank Russell (1905), Brian Blessed (1936), Thomas Dekker (1572), Robert W. Paul (1869), Edmund Gwenn (1877), and John Hick (1922). After him are Ben Barnes (1981), Jonathan Edwards (1966), Peter Phillips (1977), Michael Apted (1941), Ian McDonald (1946), and Neil Aspinall (1941).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Len Deighton ranks 333Before him are Hilary Mantel (1952), I. A. Richards (1893), Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844), Richard Hakluyt (1552), Eric Frank Russell (1905), and Thomas Dekker (1572). After him are Sue Townsend (1946), Ælfric of Eynsham (955), John Mawe (1764), Sarah Kane (1971), Sax Rohmer (1883), and Bob Shaw (1931).