Tom Clancy

1947 - 2013

Tom Clancy

Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. (April 12, 1947 – October 1, 2013) was an American novelist best known for his technically detailed espionage and military-science storylines set during and after the Cold War. Seventeen of his novels were bestsellers, and more than 100 million copies of his books were sold. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Clancy has received more than 5,484,599 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 436th most popular writer.

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  • 5.5M

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  • 66.55

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  • 58

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.88

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Tom Clancy ranks 433 out of 4,883Before him are Osamu Dazai, Alvin Toffler, Julio Cortázar, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Tennessee Williams, and Wu Cheng'en. After him are Jean Paul, Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux, Jacques Hébert, Allen Ginsberg, Sergei Yesenin, and Wolfram von Eschenbach.

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Among people born in 1947, Tom Clancy ranks 19Before him are Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, O. J. Simpson, Iggy Pop, Shirin Ebadi, Paul Auster, and Carlos Santana. After him are Robert Kiyosaki, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Porter, Glenn Close, Paco de Lucía, and Herman Van Rompuy. Among people deceased in 2013, Tom Clancy ranks 12Before him are Võ Nguyên Giáp, Peter O'Toole, Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, Jorge Rafael Videla, Frederick Sanger, and Douglas Engelbart. After him are Giulio Andreotti, Ronald Coase, Giuliano Gemma, Lou Reed, Paul Walker, and Nílton Santos.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tom Clancy ranks 400 out of 12,171Before him are William G. Morgan (1870), Murray Gell-Mann (1929), Irvin D. Yalom (1931), Oliver Stone (1946), Benjamin Harrison (1833), and Margaret Mead (1901). After him are Geraldine Chaplin (1944), Allen Ginsberg (1926), Man Ray (1890), Bernie Sanders (1941), Alexander Calder (1898), and Jefferson Davis (1808).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Tom Clancy ranks 46Before him are William S. Burroughs (1914), Paul Auster (1947), George R. R. Martin (1948), Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804), Alvin Toffler (1928), and Tennessee Williams (1911). After him are Allen Ginsberg (1926), Kurt Vonnegut (1922), Sidney Sheldon (1917), Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811), Sylvia Plath (1932), and Robert A. Heinlein (1907).