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Birth Name: Tom Clancy
Born: 04/12/1947
Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Death Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Died: 10/01/2013

Born Thomas Leo Clancy, Jr. on April 12, 1947 in Baltimore, Maryland, Tom Clancy developed an interest in military history at an early age, poring over journals and engineering texts intended for adult naval officers and personnel. This naturally evolved into a desire to serve in the armed forces, but after joining the R.O.T.C. while attending Loyola University, he was declared unfit due to his nearsightedness. Clancy graduated in 1969 with a degree in English and worked for a time at an insurance agency founded by his grandfather. In 1984, he sold his first novel, The Hunt for Red October, to the Naval Institute Press for $5,000. At the time, the publisher had never released a ficti... Continue Bio >>


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