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Taylor Caldwell

1900 - 1985

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Janet Miriam Caldwell (September 7, 1900 – August 30, 1985) was a British-born American novelist and prolific author of popular fiction under the pen names Taylor Caldwell, Marcus Holland and Max Reiner. She was also known by a variation of her married name, J. Miriam Reback. In her fiction, she often used real historical events or persons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Taylor Caldwell has received more than 304,914 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Taylor Caldwell is the 3,915th most popular writer (down from 3,665th in 2019), the 2,877th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,698th in 2019) and the 331st most popular British Writer.

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  • 300k

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  • 48.90

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  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.80

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Taylor Caldwell ranks 3,915 out of 5,755Before her are Thaddeus Bulgarin, Johann Most, Paavo Haavikko, Leigh Brackett, Palaephatus, and Peter Andreas Heiberg. After her are Katherine Paterson, Deon Meyer, Manuel Machado, Adrienne Clarkson, José Enrique Rodó, and Cerverí de Girona.

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Among people born in 1900, Taylor Caldwell ranks 183Before her are Jean Duvieusart, Karl-Jesko von Puttkamer, Vladimir Tributs, Edward Stettinius Jr., Halina Konopacka, and Maurice Dobb. After her are Bruno Apitz, Seewoosagur Ramgoolam, Itzik Feffer, Masujiro Nishida, Jacques Moeschal, and Adlai Stevenson II. Among people deceased in 1985, Taylor Caldwell ranks 135Before her are Henry Hansen, Laura Ashley, Gerhard Stöck, George Murdock, Samantha Smith, and Francesca Bertini. After her are Aksel Airo, Arkady Fiedler, Seewoosagur Ramgoolam, Bruno de Finetti, Ana Mendieta, and Dawn Addams.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Taylor Caldwell ranks 2,877 out of 7,765Before her are Ray Clemence (1948), Rupert Graves (1963), Frederick North, Lord North (1732), Gwyneth Jones (1936), Frederick W. Lanchester (1868), and William Nicol (1770). After her are George S. Robertson (1872), Hector Boece (1465), Archibald Scott Couper (1831), Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh (1864), Harry Kane (1993), and Henry Wood (1869).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Taylor Caldwell ranks 331Before her are George Gissing (1857), Minette Walters (1949), Raphael Holinshed (1529), Francis Beaumont (1584), Eric Frank Russell (1905), and Susanna Hall (1583). After her are Richard Hakluyt (1552), Philip Reeve (1966), Sophie Kinsella (1969), Robert Bolt (1924), David Almond (1951), and Arnold Wesker (1932).