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Rick Riordan

1964 - Today

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Richard Russell Riordan Junior (; born June 5, 1964) is an American author, best known for writing the Percy Jackson & the Olympians series. Riordan's books have been translated into forty-two languages and sold more than thirty million copies in the United States. 20th Century Fox adapted the first two books of his Percy Jackson series as part of a series of films, while a Disney+ adaptation is in production. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rick Riordan has received more than 3,898,734 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Rick Riordan is the 1,455th most popular writer (up from 1,592nd in 2019), the 1,845th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,969th in 2019) and the 175th most popular Writer.

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  • 3.9M

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  • 57.97

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  • 47

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.25

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Rick Riordan ranks 1,455 out of 5,755Before him are Dorothy Parker, Christian Morgenstern, Allen Carr, Tom Wolfe, Sadriddin Ayni, and Ichiyō Higuchi. After him are César Vallejo, Jules Laforgue, Salvian, Fulcher of Chartres, J. G. Ballard, and Vasil Bykaŭ.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1964, Rick Riordan ranks 43Before him are Gitanas Nausėda, Chris Cornell, Eazy-E, Abedi Pele, Mats Wilander, and Melinda Gates. After him are Mehriban Aliyeva, David Woodard, C. C. Catch, Clive Owen, Jean Alesi, and Ernesto Valverde.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rick Riordan ranks 1,845 out of 18,182Before him are Jan-Michael Vincent (1944), Tom Wolfe (1930), Barbara Bach (1947), Steve Vai (1960), Leonard Bloomfield (1887), and Henry Hathaway (1898). After him are Theda Bara (1885), Leo McCarey (1898), Albert King (1923), Scott McKenzie (1939), Eartha Kitt (1927), and Bill Withers (1938).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Rick Riordan ranks 175Before him are Thornton Wilder (1897), Martin Gardner (1914), Ida Tarbell (1857), Ira Levin (1929), Dorothy Parker (1893), and Tom Wolfe (1930). After him are Philip José Farmer (1918), Jack Vance (1916), William Carlos Williams (1883), James B. Donovan (1916), Erle Stanley Gardner (1889), and Nicholas Sparks (1965).

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