Dan Brown Biography

Author, Educator(1964–)
Dan Brown is the New York Times-bestselling author of The Da Vinci Code. He is known for the intricate plotting and detail in his books.


Dan Brown was born on June 22, 1964 in Exeter, N.H. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy and graduated from Amherst College. His first novel was Digital Fortress. In his next, Angels & Demons, Brown introduced "professor of symbology" Robert Langdon. Brown returned to Langdon with The Da Vinci Code which proved immensely popular and sold more than 80 million copies worldwide.

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