Michael Connelly

1956 - Today

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Michael Joseph Connelly (born July 21, 1956) is an American author of detective novels and other crime fiction, notably those featuring LAPD Detective Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch and criminal defense attorney Mickey Haller. Connelly is the bestselling author of 31 novels and one work of non-fiction, with over 74 million copies of his books sold worldwide and translated into 40 languages. His first novel, The Black Echo, won the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award for Best First Novel in 1992. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Connelly has received more than 2,230,714 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Michael Connelly is the 1,343rd most popular writer (up from 1,417th in 2019), the 1,582nd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,651st in 2019) and the 155th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Michael Connelly ranks 1,343 out of 5,794Before him are Thomas Chatterton, Khaled Hosseini, Erich Segal, Joanot Martorell, Nicolás Gómez Dávila, and Gunnar Gunnarsson. After him are Judah Leon Abravanel, Robert E. Howard, Gore Vidal, Léon Werth, Hugo Claus, and Ödön von Horváth.

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Among people born in 1956, Michael Connelly ranks 42Before him are Steve Harris, Aileen Wuornos, Marc Dutroux, Zbigniew Boniek, Kim Cattrall, and Ingemar Stenmark. After him are David Caruso, John Lydon, Imelda Staunton, Park Won-soon, Patricia Cornwell, and Dave Murray.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Connelly ranks 1,582 out of 15,968Before him are Tex Avery (1908), Héctor Elizondo (1936), Carroll Baker (1931), Erich Segal (1937), Annie Jump Cannon (1863), and Lloyd Bridges (1913). After him are Joseph Cotten (1905), Robert E. Howard (1906), Axl Rose (1962), David Caruso (1956), Julia Child (1912), and Aaron Burr (1756).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Michael Connelly ranks 155Before him are Tom Wolfe (1930), James Oliver Curwood (1878), Thornton Wilder (1897), Rex Stout (1886), Robin Hobb (1952), and Erich Segal (1937). After him are Robert E. Howard (1906), Gore Vidal (1925), James Ellroy (1948), Ed McBain (1926), Don DeLillo (1936), and Jack Vance (1916).

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