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6’5” | 1.96 m
July 26, 1894
Aldous Huxley
196.000
1894.00
50000
3D
Aldous Huxley
Ayn Rand
131000
5’2" | 1.57 m
February 2, 1905
Ayn Rand
157.000
1905.00
131000
3D
Ayn Rand
5’11” | 1.80 m
November 29, 1898
C. S. Lewis
180.000
1898.00
68800
3D
C. S. Lewis
5’8” | 1.73 m
February 7, 1812
Charles Dickens
173.000
1812.00
65000
3D
Charles Dickens
6’2” | 1.88 m
February 21, 1962
David Foster Wallace
188.000
1962.00
59000
3D
David Foster Wallace
5’8” | 1.73 m
January 19, 1809
Edgar Allan Poe
173.000
1809.00
134000
3D
Edgar Allan Poe
6’0” | 1.83 m
July 21, 1899
Ernest Hemingway
183.000
1899.00
122000
3D
Ernest Hemingway
5’8” | 1.73 m
September 24, 1896
F. Scott Fitzgerald
173.000
1896.00
62000
3D
F. Scott Fitzgerald
5’7” | 1.70 m
November 11, 1821
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
170.000
1821.00
58000
3D
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
6’2” | 1.88 m
June 25, 1903
George Orwell
188.000
1903.00
111000
3D
George Orwell
5’6” | 1.68 m
September 20, 1948
George R. R. Martin
168.000
1948.00
93000
3D
George R. R. Martin
5’5” | 1.65 m
September 21, 1866
H. G. Wells
165.000
1866.00
36400
3D
H. G. Wells
5’6” | 1.68 m
January 12, 1949
Haruki Murakami
168.000
1949.00
43000
3D
Haruki Murakami
5’7” | 1.70 m
July 12, 1817
Henry David Thoreau
170.000
1817.00
43000
3D
Henry David Thoreau
5’9” | 1.75 m
January 2, 1920
Isaac Asimov
175.000
1920.00
65000
3D
Isaac Asimov
5’4” | 1.63 m
July 31, 1965
J. K. Rowling
163.000
1965.00
360000
3D
J. K. Rowling
5’9” | 1.75 m
January 3, 1892
J. R. R. Tolkien
175.000
1892.00
221000
3D
J. R. R. Tolkien
5’10” | 1.78 m
February 2, 1882
James Joyce
178.000
1882.00
39000
3D
James Joyce
5’2" | 1.57 m
December 16, 1775
Jane Austen
157.000
1775.00
118000
3D
Jane Austen
5’0” | 1.52 m
December 5, 1934
Joan Didion
152.000
1934.00
43000
3D
Joan Didion
5’5” | 1.65 m
February 8, 1828
Jules Verne
165.000
1828.00
40000
3D
Jules Verne
6’2” | 1.88 m
November 11, 1922
Kurt Vonnegut
188.000
1922.00
72000
3D
Kurt Vonnegut
5’11” | 1.80 m
September 9, 1828
Leo Tolstoy
180.000
1828.00
31000
3D
Leo Tolstoy
5’9” | 1.75 m
November 30, 1835
Mark Twain
175.000
1835.00
129000
3D
Mark Twain
6’0” | 1.83 m
April 4, 1928
Maya Angelou
183.000
1928.00
228000
3D
Maya Angelou
6’6” | 1.98 m
September 13, 1916
Roald Dahl
198.000
1916.00
97000
3D
Roald Dahl
5’7” | 1.70 m
June 19, 1947
Salman Rushdie
170.000
1947.00
40000
3D
Salman Rushdie
6’4” | 1.93 m
September 21, 1947
Stephen King
193.000
1947.00
273000
3D
Stephen King
5’9” | 1.75 m
October 27, 1932
Sylvia Plath
175.000
1932.00
134000
3D
Sylvia Plath
6’2” | 1.88 m
April 12, 1947
Tom Clancy
188.000
1947.00
87000
3D
Tom Clancy
5’7” | 1.70 m
January 25, 1882
Virginia Woolf
170.000
1882.00
100000
3D
Virginia Woolf
5’7” | 1.70 m (Estimated)
April 26, 1564
William Shakespeare
170.000
1564.00
705000
3D
William Shakespeare
Salman Rushdie
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Salman Rushdie, also known as Sir Salman Rushdie, is an Indian-British-American novelist and author known for combining the genres of magical realism with historical fiction. His most notable works include Midnight’s Children and The Satanic Verses. The release of The Satanic Verses caused major controversy and he was forced to go into hiding and placed under protection by the British government for several years. Salman Rushdie’s writing explores the different connections, disruptions, and migrations between Eastern and Western civilizations. Throughout his career, he has received various recognitions all around the world, including the Booker Prize and St. Louis Literary Award.

Salman Rushdie has a height of 5’7” (1.70 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Salman Rushdie labeled with overall height
Salman Rushdie, also known as Sir Salman Rushdie, is an Indian-British-American novelist and author known for combining the genres of magical realism with historical fiction. His most notable works include Midnight’s Children and The Satanic Verses.

Salman Rushdie has a height of 5’7” (1.70 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Salman Rushdie labeled with overall height
Salman Rushdie
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Nationality: England, United States

Given Name
Ahmed Salman Rushdie
Birthday
June 19, 1947

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Roald Dahl
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Roald Dahl was a British author and screenwriter who is known for being one of the greatest storytellers for children. His best-known work includes James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Matilda. Roald Dahl’s writing has sold more than 250 million copies throughout the world. His stories are characterized by their unexpected endings as some of his stories end with dark comic moods. Roald Dahl was awarded the 1983 World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement and the Children’s Author of the Year by British Book Awards in 1990. Roald Dahl died November 23, 1990 at the age of 74.

Roald Dahl had a height of 6’6” (1.98 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Roald Dahl labeled with overall height
Roald Dahl was a British author and screenwriter who is known for being one of the greatest storytellers for children. His best-known work includes James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Matilda. Roald Dahl’s writing has sold more than 250 million copies.

Roald Dahl had a height of 6’6” (1.98 m).

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Nationality: England

Death: November 23, 1990 (74)

Given Name
Roald Dahl
Birthday
September 13, 1916

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Tom Clancy
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Tom Clancy, was an American author and insurance agent known for his detailed espionage and military-science storyline writing. His most prominent works include The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, and The Sum of All Fears. He attended Loyola University in the United States. Most of his writing was set during and after the Cold War. Tom Clancy’s novels sold more than 100 million copies and some were adapted into successful films. Tom Clancy also co-authored the memoirs of top military generals. Tom Clancy died on October 1, 2013 at the age of 66.

Tom Clancy had a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Tom Clancy labeled with overall height
Tom Clancy, was an American author and insurance agent known for his detailed espionage and military-science storyline writing. His most prominent works include The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, and The Sum of All Fears. He attended Loyola University.

Tom Clancy had a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

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Nationality: United States

Death: October 1, 2013 (66)

Given Name
Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.
Birthday
April 12, 1947

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Haruki Murakami
Height comparison diagram of Haruki Murakami compared to other writers

Haruki Murakami is a Japanese writer recognized for his writing within the genres of fiction, surrealism, and magical realism. Haruki Murakami’s most notable works spanning across novels, essays, and short stories include Norwegian Wood, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, Kafka on the Shore, and the 1Q84. Haruki Murakami attended Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan. His work has reached best-selling status at an international level and has been translated into more than 50 languages selling millions of copies. Haruki Murakami has received various awards including the Gunzo Prize for New Writers, the World Fantasy Award, and the Jerusalem Prize.

Haruki Murakami has a height of 5’6” (1.68 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Haruki Murakami with overall height
Haruki Murakami is a Japanese writer recognized for his writing within the genres of fiction, surrealism, and magical realism. Haruki Murakami’s most notable works spanning across novels, essays, and short stories include Norwegian Wood, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, Kafka on the Shore, and 1Q84.

Haruki Murakami has a height of 5’6” (1.68 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Haruki Murakami with overall height
Haruki Murakami
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Nationality: Japan

Given Name
村上 春樹
Birthday
January 12, 1949

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George Orwell
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George Orwell, also known as Eric Arthur Blair, was an English author and critic known for his work characterized by its lucid prose, biting social criticism, and opposition to totalitarianism. His most popular work includes Animal Farm, 1984, and Homage to California. George Orwell did not obtain a college education, but his work has had a great influential impact on popular and political culture. He is seen as one of Britain’s greatest writers since 1945. Within his work George Orwell criticized imperialism, nationalism, capitalism, political dishonesty, power, and totalitarianism. George Orwell died on January 21, 1950 at the age of 46.

George Orwell had a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of George Orwell with height measurements
George Orwell, also known as Eric Arthur Blair, was an English author and critic known for his work characterized by its lucid prose, biting social criticism, and opposition to totalitarianism. His most popular work includes Animal Farm, 1984, and Homage to California.

George Orwell had a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

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George Orwell
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Nationality: England

Death: January 21, 1950 (46)

Given Name
Eric Arthur Blair
Birthday
June 25, 1903

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