Author in History (Part 4)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 1,611

  • 1877-01-17 May Gibbs, Australian children's author (d. 1969)
  • 1877-02-17 Henri Vandeputte, Belgian author/poet (L'homme Jeune)
  • 1877-02-18 Betsy Ranucci-Beckmann, [Theodora], Dutch author/actress (Dead Water)
  • 1877-04-18 Vicente Sotto, Filipino patriot, author (d. 1950)
  • 1877-11-14 René de Clerq, Flemish poet/author (Emergency Horn)
  • 1877-12-31 Lawrence Beesley, English journalist and author (d. 1967)
  • 1878-01-30 Anton Hansen Tammsaare, Estonian author (d. 1940)
  • 1878-04-06 Erich Mühsam, German author (d. 1934)
  • 1878-12-31 Horacio Quiroga, Uruguayan author/poet (El Crimen del Otro)
  • 1879-01-15 Mazo de la Roche, Canadian author (d. 1961)
  • 1879-01-19 Marie Koenen, author/wife of Felix Rutten (Wassend Cereal)
  • 1879-01-26 Ludovicus H [Lode] Baekelmans, Flemish (stage)author (Tille)
  • 1879-06-04 Mabel Lucie Attwell, English children's author and illustrator (d. 1964)
  • 1879-09-27 Cyril M Scott, English pianist/composer/author (Heroic Suite)
  • 1879-11-19 Karel van den Oever, Flemish author/poet (Geuzenstad)
  • 1880-06-17 Carl Van Fight, US author/critic (Red, Nigger Heaven)

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1880-06-27 Helen Keller, American blind-deaf author and lecturer, born in Tuscumbia, Alabama (d. 1968)

Author Helen Keller
Author
Helen Keller
  • 1880-07-31 Munshi Premchand, Indian Author (d. 1936)
  • 1880-08-12 Marguerite "John" Radclyffe-Hall, author
  • 1880-08-22 Gorch Fock, German author and poet (d. 1916)
  • 1880-11-25 Leonard S Woolf, English author/husband of Virginia Woolf
  • 1880-11-25 Elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (d. 1960)

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1880-12-31 George Marshall, Uniontown Pa, authored Marshall Plan (Nobel 1953), (d. 1959)

Military Leader George Marshall
Military Leader
George Marshall
  • 1881-01-01 Carry van Bridges, [de Haan], Dutch author (Heleen, Eva)
  • 1881-03-17 Kristian Elster, Norwegian author (Less bror Harris)
  • 1881-04-03 Margaret MJ "Daisy" Ashford, English author (Young Sisters)
  • 1881-08-02 Ethel Mary Dell, English author (Storm Drift)
  • 1881-08-13 Jacqueline [Pierrette] R van Stuwe, [Eline v S], Dutch author
  • 1881-10-30 Elizabeth Madox Roberts, American poet and author (d. 1941)

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1882-01-18 A. A. Milne, English author of the Winnie-the-Pooh books, born in Hampstead Middlesex (d. 1956)

Author A. A. Milne
Author
A. A. Milne

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1882-01-25 Virginia Woolf [Adeline], author (Jacob's Room, To Lighthouse), born in London, England (d. 1941)

  • 1882-02-14 George Jean Nathan, US, editor/author/critic (American Mercury)
  • 1882-04-30 Trijntje "Nine" van de Schaaf, author (To the Invisible)
  • 1882-10-11 Will Vesper, German author (Vom grossen Krieg)
  • 1882-11-18 Wyndham Lewis, English author/painter (Tarr, Apes of God)
  • 1883-02-15 Sax Rohmer (real name Arthur Henry Sarsfield Ward), English author of Dr Fu Manchu novels (d. 1959)
  • 1883-03-27 Marie Under, Estonian author and poet (d. 1980)
  • 1883-05-06 Jose Ortega y Gasset, Spanish philosopher/author [or May 9]
  • 1883-06-02 Bokke R S Pollema, Dutch Frisian journalist/author (Lock of Hair)

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1883-07-03 Franz Kafka, Czech author (Metamorphosis, Trial, Amerika), born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1924)

Writer Franz Kafka
Writer
Franz Kafka
  • 1883-08-06 Scott Nearing, US sociologist/pacifist/author (The Good Life)
  • 1883-09-10 Euphemia "Phemia" Molkenboer, Dutch author/poster artist
  • 1883-12-04 Katharine Susannah Prichard, Australian author (d. 1969)
  • 1884-01-18 Arthur Ransome, English author (Swallows & Amazons)
  • 1884-01-20 A[braham P] Merritt, US, sci-fi author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!)
  • 1884-03-18 Bernard Cronin, Australian author and journalist (d. 1968)
  • 1884-06-30 Georges Duhamel, French author (d. 1966)
  • 1884-08-26 Earl Biggers, author ("Charlie Chan" detective series)
  • 1884-11-03 Apie [Adrian P] Prince, Dutch author (Me Own Way)
  • 1884-11-10 Jan van Nijlen, Flemish poet/author (Bird Phoenix)
  • 1885-06-26 Anna M F van Wageningen-Salomons, author (Girl Student) [or 9/26]
  • 1885-08-15 Edna Ferber, American author & playwright (American Beauty, Cimarron) (d. 1968)
  • 1885-08-28 Vance Palmer, Australian author (d. 1959)
  • 1885-09-06 Franz T Csokor, Austrian author (Writings on the Wall)
  • 1885-09-26 Anna M F "Annie" Wageningen-Salomons, author (Girl Student) [or 6/26]
  • 1885-10-24 Ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem)
  • 1885-11-05 Will Durant, US, author/historian (Story of Civilization)
  • 1886-02-23 Ventura Garcia Calderon, Peruvian diplomat/author
  • 1886-02-28 Jose Gutierrez Solana, Spanish painter and author (Madrid Escenas)
  • 1886-03-18 Marianne [Goudeket-]Philips, Dutch author (Between Heaven & Earth)
  • 1886-05-10 Karl Barth, Basel Switzerland, theologian/author (Action in Waiting)
  • 1886-10-01 Ahmad Amin, Egyptian historian/author
  • 1886-11-15 René Guénon, French-Egyptian author (d. 1951)
  • 1886-11-21 Harold Nicolson, English diplomat/author (Good Behaviour)
  • 1887-01-25 Diego Valeri, Italian author/poet (Le Gaie Tristezze)
  • 1887-02-01 Charles Nordhoff, English-born author (d. 1947)
  • 1887-02-10 [Fran J] Vital Celen, Flemish literary/author [or Feb 9]
  • 1887-02-22 Mary Ellen Chase, educator/author (Windswept, 1959 Sarah Hale Award)
  • 1887-02-24 Mary Ellen Chase, US linguistic/author (White Gate)
  • 1887-09-07 Edith L Sitwell, English poetess/author (Wheels)
  • 1887-10-10 Rie Cramer, [Marie Holman], Dutch cartoonist/author
  • 1887-11-10 Arnold Zweig, German antifascist/author (Erziehung vor Verdun)
  • 1887-11-15 René Maran, Martinique, author (Batouala, Prix Goncourt)
  • 1888-01-24 Hedwig "Vicki" Baum, Austrian/US author (Men Never Know)
  • 1888-06-18 S S Van Dine, [William Huntingdon Wright], author (Canary Murder Case)

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1888-08-16 T. E. Lawrence [Lawrence of Arabia], British author, soldier and diplomat famous for his liaison role in Arabia during WWI, born in Tremadog, Caernarfonshire, Wales (d. 1935)

Soldier and Writer T. E. Lawrence
Soldier and Writer
T. E. Lawrence
  • 1888-11-16 Henri [Ferdinand M J] Bosco, French author/poet (Gogol)
  • 1888-11-24 Dale Carnegie, author (How to Win Friends & Influence People)
  • 1888-12-27 Thea von Harbou, German author and actress (d. 1954)
  • 1889-02-10 Howard Spring, British author/novelist/writer/critic (O Absalom)
  • 1889-03-12 Þórbergur Þórðarson, Icelandic author (d. 1974)
  • 1889-09-07 Bruce F Cummings, English author (Journal of a Disappointed Man)
  • 1889-09-19 Sarah Delany, author/teacher
  • 1889-11-24 Cissy van Marxfield, [Setske Beek-de Haan], Dutch author
  • 1890-01-11 Oswald de Andrade, Brazilian author (d. 1954)
  • 1890-03-25 Marten Baersma, [MH Bottema], Friesan author (De ljochte kimen)
  • 1890-05-02 E[dward] E[lmer] "Doc" Smith, US, sci-fi author (Triplanetary), (d. 1965)
  • 1890-05-05 Christopher Morley, author (Kitty Foil)
  • 1890-06-10 Paul J M Lindemans, Flemish agricultural engineer/author
  • 1890-09-10 Franz Werfel, Austria, author (40 Days of Musa Dagh)
  • 1890-09-15 Claude McKaye, Jamaica/US author (Songs of Jamaica, Banjo)
  • 1890-10-18 [Agathe] Henriette [M de Beaufort], Dutch author (Rembrandt)
  • 1890-11-15 Richmal Crompton, British author (d. 1969)
  • 1891-01-03 Osip E Mandelstam, Polish/Russian poet/author (Kamenj) [NS=Jan 15]
  • 1891-03-28 Karel MJF Cruysberghs, Flemish author
  • 1891-04-30 Watze Cuperus, Frisian author (Swart mar leaflik)
  • 1891-05-15 David Vogel, Ukraine, author (Huwelijksleven)
  • 1891-06-26 Vladislav Vancura, Czech physician/(stage)author/resistance fighter
  • 1891-08-26 Emmy van Lokhorst, Dutch author
  • 1891-09-11 William Thomas Walsh, American author (d. 1949)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 301 - 400 of 938

  • 1953-04-04 Rachilde, [Marguerite Vallette-Eymery], French author, dies at 93
  • 1953-06-30 Elsa Beskow, (Maartman), Swedish author (children's book), dies at 79
  • 1953-07-16 Joseph Hilaire Pierre Belloc, author (Path to Rome), dies at 82
  • 1953-07-20 Jan Struther, British author (b. 1901)
  • 1953-11-09 Dylan Thomas, author-poet (Adv in skin trade), dies in NY at 39
  • 1954-05-30 Ahmad Amin, Egyptian historian/author, dies at 67
  • 1954-10-08 Morten Korch, Danish author, dies at 78
  • 1954-11-04 Stig H Dagerman, Swedish author (Burned Child), dies at 31
  • 1954-12-20 James Hilton, English author (Lost Horizon), dies at 54
  • 1955-11-01 W H van Eemlandt, [Haasse], author (Treasure Hunter of Amstel), dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1956-01-31 A. A. Milne, English author of the Winnie-the-Pooh books, dies at 74

Author A. A. Milne
Author
A. A. Milne
  • 1956-05-13 Aleksandr A Fadejev, Russ author (Young Guard), commits suicide at 54
  • 1956-07-08 Giovanni Papini, Italian author/poet (Un Uomo Finito), dies at 75

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1956-10-30 Pío Baroja y Nessi, Spanish Basque writer, author of over 100 novels (The Struggle for Life, Zalacain the Adventurer), dies at 83

Spanish Writer Pío Baroja
Spanish Writer
Pío Baroja
  • 1956-11-23 Jeanne Cappe, Belgian author (Tres Grand Cardinal), dies at about 61
  • 1957-02-10 Laura Ingalls Wilder, US author (Little House on Praries), dies at 90
  • 1957-02-18 Henry N Russell, co-author (temperature-luminosity graph), dies
  • 1957-03-07 Wyndham Lewis, British author (b. 1882)
  • 1957-07-15 Marie C of Zeggelen, author (Dessajongen), dies at 87
  • 1957-07-19 Curzio Malaparte, [Kurt E Suckert], Italian author (Kaputt), dies at 59
  • 1957-07-28 Edith Abbott, American social worker, educator, and author (b. 1876)
  • 1957-10-25 Lord Dunsany, [Edward J M D Plunkett], author (Jorkens), dies at 79
  • 1957-11-26 Aleksei M Remizov, Russian author (Iveren), dies
  • 1957-11-27 Margot SE Scharten-Antink, author (Catherina/Sprotje), dies at 88
  • 1957-12-17 Dorothy Sayers, [Atherton Fleming], author (Whose body), dies at 64
  • 1958-02-03 Henry Kuttner, sci-fi author (Dark World, As You Were), dies at 42
  • 1958-04-08 Ethel Turner, Australian author (b. 1872)
  • 1958-06-26 Martinus Ballings, Flemish jesuit/author (Vocation), dies at 93
  • 1958-07-22 Mikhail Zoshchenko, Russian author and satirist, dies at 62
  • 1958-10-08 Ran Bosilek, Bulgarian author (b. 1886)
  • 1958-11-16 Warner Fabian, [S Adams], US author (Great American Fraud), dies at 87
  • 1958-12-22 Fjodor W Gladkow, Russian author (Cement), dies at 75
  • 1959-06-01 Sax Rohmer, English author (b. 1883)
  • 1959-06-17 Abdul Mouse, Indonesian nationalist foreman/author, dies at about 68
  • 1959-07-15 Vance Palmer, Australian author (b. 1885)
  • 1960-01-02 Chris van Abkoude, author (Pietje Bell, Kruimeltje), dies at about 79

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1960-01-04 Albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46

Author Albert Camus
Author
Albert Camus
  • 1960-01-09 Elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880)
  • 1960-01-12 Nevil Shute [Norway], Eng/Aust author (Town like Alice), dies at 60
  • 1960-01-28 Zora Neale Hurston, American author, dies at 69
  • 1960-06-17 Pierre Reverdy, French poet (Nord-Sud), dies at 70
  • 1960-09-10 Fjodor I Panfjorov, Russian author (Volga - matushka-reka), dies at 63
  • 1960-09-14 M. Karagatsis, Greek author (b. 1908)
  • 1960-11-28 Richard N Wright, US author (Native son), dies at 52 in Paris France

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1961-07-02 Ernest Hemingway, American author and Nobel laureate, dies from suicide at 61

  • 1961-07-12 Mazo de la Roche, Canadian author (b. 1879)
  • 1961-08-14 Clarke Ashton Smith, sci-fi author (Lost Worlds), dies at 68
  • 1961-09-23 Elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Stenkol), dies at 65
  • 1961-11-01 Alexander Cohen, Dutch anarchist and author, dies at 97
  • 1961-11-07 Antonius F "Anton" Coolen, author (Peelwerkers), dies at 64
  • 1962-03-11 Will Vesper, German author (Tristan und Isolde), dies at 79
  • 1962-05-12 Dick Calkins, co-author (Buck Rogers), dies at 67

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1962-07-06 William Faulkner, US author (Nobel 1949), dies at 64

Author and Nobel Laureate William Faulkner
Author and Nobel Laureate
William Faulkner
  • 1962-08-01 Leon Kruczkowski, Polish author (Niemcy), dies at 62

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1962-08-09 Hermann Hesse, German/Swiss poet/author (Nobel 1946), dies at 85

Nobel Laureate Novelist Hermann Hesse
Nobel Laureate Novelist
Hermann Hesse
  • 1962-09-07 Isak Dinesen, Danish author (b. 1885)
  • 1962-11-23 Herman J Friedericy, Dutch author (Last General), dies at 62
  • 1963-03-29 Pola Gojawiczynska, Polish author (Stolica), dies at 64
  • 1963-10-11 Jean Cocteau, French author (La Voie Humaine), dies at 73
  • 1963-11-01 Elsa Maxwell, author (Jack Paar Show), dies at 80

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1963-11-22 Aldous Huxley, English author ('Brave New World'), dies at 69

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1963-11-22 C. S. Lewis [Clive Staples], Irish author (Silver Chair), dies at 64

Author and Theologian C. S. Lewis
Author and Theologian
C. S. Lewis
  • 1963-11-22 William R Titterton, English author (Candle of the Stars), dies at 87
  • 1964-01-06 Edgar Maass, German/US author (Verdun), dies at 67
  • 1964-01-10 A Marja, Dutch author (Man of Day & Night), dies at 46

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1964-01-17 T. H. White, English author of the King Arthur novels, dies of heart failure at 57

Author T. H. White
Author
T. H. White

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1964-04-14 Rachel Carson, American biologist/author (Silent spring), dies at 56

Marine Biologist and Writer Rachel Carson
Marine Biologist and Writer
Rachel Carson
  • 1964-09-03 Stewart Holbrook, American author (b. 1893)
  • 1964-11-11 H[enry] Beam Piper, US, sci-fi author (4 Day Planet), dies at 60
  • 1964-11-29 Anne de Vries, Dutch teacher/author (Bartje), dies at 60
  • 1964-12-09 Edith L Sitwell, English poet/author (Wheels), dies at 77
  • 1965-03-13 George Calinescu, Romanian author (Lauda Lucrorilor), dies at 65
  • 1965-03-17 Quentin Reynolds, newscaster (Its News to Me)/author (FBI), dies at 62
  • 1965-04-08 Erik A Blomberg, Swedish art historian/poet/author, dies at 70
  • 1965-05-03 Howard Spring, British author (Heaven Lies About Us), dies at 76
  • 1965-05-11 Roger Vailland, French author, dies at 57
  • 1965-07-28 Edogawa Ranpo, Japanese author (b. 1894)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1965-08-08 Shirley Jackson, US author (Road Through the Wall), dies at 45

  • 1965-09-30 E[dward] E[lmer] "Doc" Smith, sci-fi author (Triplanetary), dies at 75
  • 1965-11-16 Alexander King, author (Jack Paar Show), dies at 66
  • 1965-12-16 William Somerset Maugham, English author (Razor's Edge), dies at 91
  • 1966-01-18 Kathleen Norris, US author, dies at 85
  • 1966-03-10 Mari Sandoz, US author (Cheyenne Autumn), dies at 64
  • 1966-04-02 Cecil Scott Forester, English author (Horatio Hornblower), dies at 66
  • 1966-04-25 Maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Prayer for a Good End), dies at 70
  • 1966-08-06 Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, sci-fi author (Space Lords), dies at 53
  • 1966-08-18 Watze Cuperus, Frisian author (Struggle & Blessing), dies at 75
  • 1966-12-26 Klaziena "Ina" Boudier-Bakker, Dutch author (Poverty), dies at 91
  • 1967-06-03 Arthur Mitchell Ransome, critic/children's book author, dies
  • 1967-09-29 Carson McCullers, US author (Heart is a Lonely Hunter), dies at 50
  • 1968-02-23 Fannie Hurst, US author (Anatomy of Me), dies at 78
  • 1968-04-16 Edna Ferber, American author (American Beauty), dies at 82
  • 1968-05-01 Harold G Nicolson, English author (English sense of humor), dies at 71

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1968-06-01 Helen Keller, American blind & deaf author (Let us Have Faith) and lecturer, dies at 87

Author Helen Keller
Author
Helen Keller
  • 1968-06-09 Bernard Cronin, Australian author and journalist (b. 1884)
  • 1968-07-14 Konstatin G Paustovski, Russian sailor/author, dies at 76
  • 1968-07-22 Giovanni Guareschi, Italian author: Don Camillo/Peppone, dies at 60
  • 1968-09-02 Ernest Claes, Belgium, author (The White), dies at 82
  • 1968-09-24 Robert Arthur Ley, sci-fi author (Telepath, Power of X), dies at 47
  • 1968-11-04 Paul JM Lindemans, Flemish agricultural engineer/author, dies at 78