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Rick Riordan

1964 - Today

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Richard Russell Riordan Jr. (; born June 5, 1964) is an American author. He is known for writing the Percy Jackson & the Olympians series, about a teenager named Percy Jackson who discovers he is a son of the Greek god Poseidon. Riordan's books have been translated into forty-two languages and sold more than thirty million copies in the US. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rick Riordan has received more than 3,586,853 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Rick Riordan is the 1,593rd most popular writer (down from 1,357th in 2019), the 1,970th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,566th in 2019) and the 185th most popular American Writer.

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  • 3.6M

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  • 67.04

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.54

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Rick Riordan ranks 1,593 out of 5,794Before him are Robert Southey, Johanna Schopenhauer, Fritz Gerlich, Branko Ćopić, Neil Gaiman, and Jonas Mekas. After him are Edmond Hamilton, Peter Altenberg, Táhirih, Lewis Mumford, Eugene Nida, and Nina Berberova.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1964, Rick Riordan ranks 44Before him are Melinda Gates, Robert Trujillo, C. C. Catch, Edi Rama, Mats Wilander, and Djimon Hounsou. After him are Uday Hussein, Ronnie Coleman, Jean Alesi, Bridget Fonda, Gianluca Vialli, and David Woodard.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rick Riordan ranks 1,970 out of 15,968Before him are Susan Sullivan (1942), Coleman Hawkins (1904), Josiah Warren (1798), Kathleen Turner (1954), Steve Morse (1954), and Clement Greenberg (1909). After him are Edmond Hamilton (1904), Lewis Mumford (1895), John Hancock (1737), Billy Ray Cyrus (1961), Eugene Nida (1914), and Irving Baxter (1876).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Rick Riordan ranks 185Before him are Cornell Woolrich (1903), Elizabeth George (1949), Robert Silverberg (1935), John Edward Williams (1922), Marion Zimmer Bradley (1930), and James Bond (1900). After him are Edmond Hamilton (1904), Lewis Mumford (1895), Eugene Nida (1914), Elizabeth Bishop (1911), Ken Wilber (1949), and Upton Sinclair (1878).

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