Robert Ludlum
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Robert Ludlum (1927 - 2001)

Robert Ludlum
Born in New York City, New Yorkmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 31 Mar 1951 (to 11 Nov 1996) [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Naples, Collier County, Florida, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 12 Mar 2016
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Robert Ludlum is Notable.

American author of 27 thriller novels. The number of copies of his books in print is estimated between 290 million and 500 million. Ludlum's novels were often inspired by conspiracy theories, both historical and contemporary. Many of Ludlum's novels have been made into films and mini-series.

Robert was adopted.

Ludlum was born in New York City, the son of Margaret (née Wadsworth) and George Hartford Ludlum. His maternal grandparents were English. Ludlum died on March 12, 2001, at his home in Naples, Florida, while recovering from severe burns caused by a mysterious fire which occurred on February 10.


  • "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 19 May 2014), Robert Ludlum, 12 Mar 2001; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

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