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Tom Clancy

1947 - 2013

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Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. (April 12, 1947 – October 1, 2013) was an American novelist. He is best known for his technically detailed espionage and military-science storylines set during and after the Cold War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Clancy has received more than 8,000,100 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 61 in 2019). Tom Clancy is the 408th most popular writer (up from 442nd in 2019), the 414th most popular biography from United States (up from 440th in 2019) and the 44th most popular American Writer.

Tom Clancy is most famous for his Jack Ryan series of novels, which include "The Hunt for Red October," "Patriot Games," "Clear and Present Danger," "The Sum of All Fears," and "The Teeth of the Tiger."

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  • 8.0M

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  • 67.86

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  • 60

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.71

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Tom Clancy ranks 408 out of 5,755Before him are Arion, Lysias, Paul Auster, Propertius, Martial, and Alvin Toffler. After him are W. B. Yeats, Sholem Aleichem, Gertrude Stein, Saint-John Perse, Thomas Bernhard, and Meera.

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Among people born in 1947, Tom Clancy ranks 21Before him are Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, O. J. Simpson, Michael Porter, Takeshi Kitano, and Paul Auster. After him are Carlos Santana, Glenn Close, Iggy Pop, Salman Rushdie, Shirin Ebadi, and Paco de Lucía. Among people deceased in 2013, Tom Clancy ranks 12Before him are Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, Võ Nguyên Giáp, Peter O'Toole, Jorge Rafael Videla, Frederick Sanger, and Paul Walker. After him are Giuliano Gemma, Mohammed Omar, Joan Fontaine, Ronald Coase, Heinrich Rohrer, and Lou Reed.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tom Clancy ranks 414 out of 18,182Before him are Eminem (1972), Paul Auster (1947), Julia Roberts (1967), William McKinley (1843), Joseph Henry (1797), and Alvin Toffler (1928). After him are Millard Fillmore (1800), Black Dahlia (1924), Gertrude Stein (1874), Dwayne Johnson (1972), Harold Ramis (1944), and Colin Powell (1937).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Tom Clancy ranks 44Before him are Susan Sontag (1933), Henry James (1843), Dan Brown (1964), Sylvia Plath (1932), Paul Auster (1947), and Alvin Toffler (1928). After him are Gertrude Stein (1874), Louisa May Alcott (1832), Tennessee Williams (1911), Richard Bach (1936), William S. Burroughs (1914), and Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804).