Author in History (Part 7)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 1,611

  • 1907-11-27 L[yon] Sprague de Camp, US, sci-fi author (Goblin Tower, Hand of Zei)
  • 1907-11-28 Alberto Moravia, [Pincherle], Italian author (Indifferent Ones)
  • 1907-11-30 Jacques Barzun, France, author (The House of Interlect), (d. 2012)
  • 1907-12-04 Jo Boer, Dutch author (Catharina & the Magnolias)
  • 1907-12-10 Rumer Godden, England, author (Thursday's Children)

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1908-01-09 Simone de Beauvoir, France, author (Mandarins, 2nd Sex)

  • 1908-02-11 Sutan Takdir Alishahbana, Indonesian linguistic/author/novelist
  • 1908-02-25 Frank G Slaughter, author (Sangaree)
  • 1908-03-22 Louis D L'Amour, Jamestown ND, author (Hondo, Jubal Sackett)
  • 1908-04-04 Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, author (Cheaper by the Dozen)
  • 1908-04-09 Victor Vasarely, Hungarian/French painter/author (Op Art)
  • 1908-04-29 Jack [Stewart] Williamson, US, sci-fi author (Cometeers)
  • 1908-05-28 Ian Lancaster Fleming, author (James Bond novels), born in London, England
  • 1908-06-30 Charles Camproux, French linguistic/author (Bestiari)
  • 1908-08-04 Osbert Lancaster, English cartoonist/author (Daily Express)
  • 1908-09-04 Richard Wright, US, author (Native Son, Uncle Tom's Children)
  • 1908-10-12 Ann Lane Petry, US journalist/author (Street)
  • 1908-11-06 Fanny Leys, Flemish author (Ontwijding)
  • 1908-11-12 Hans Werner Richter, German author (Socially Responsible Cinema)
  • 1908-11-14 Harrison E Salisbury, journalist/author (50th Anniv of Soviet Union)
  • 1908-11-21 Elizabeth George Speare, American author (d. 1994)
  • 1908-11-24 Harry Kemelman, US detective author (rabbi-omnibus)
  • 1908-12-03 Nigel M Balchin, [Mark Spade], English author (Business for Pleasure)
  • 1908-12-07 Jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist
  • 1908-12-14 Mária Szepes, Hungarian authoress (d. 2007)
  • 1908-12-25 Quentin Crisp, English author (d. 1999)
  • 1909-01-06 Keith Davis, voice tutor/author
  • 1909-02-25 Edgar Pangborn, US, sci-fi author (Judgment of Eve, Davy)
  • 1909-03-31 Robert Brasillach, French author/nazi collaborator
  • 1909-05-29 Neil R[onald] Jones, US, sci-fi author (Space War, Twin Worlds)
  • 1909-06-26 Betty Askwith, British writer and biographer (d. 1995)
  • 1909-08-09 John Baur, museum director/author (American Paintings in 19th Century)
  • 1909-11-09 Hendrik van Randwijk, Dutch author/founder (Vrij Netherland)
  • 1909-11-13 Paul de Vree, Flemish author (Between Doubt & Tears)
  • 1909-11-19 Moses Josiah Madiba, Seshego, Pietersburg (now Polokwane) district, South African author and first African chancellor of the University of the North
  • 1909-11-23 Nigel Tranter, author/historian (River Realm, Robert the Bruce)
  • 1909-11-24 Hotze de Roos, Dutch youth book author (Chameleon)
  • 1909-11-27 James Agee, American author (African Queen, Death in Family)
  • 1909-12-11 Ronald McKie, Australian author (d. 1991)

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1910-01-20 Joy Adamson [Friederike Viktoria Gessner], Austrian naturalist and author (Born Free), born in Troppau, Austria-Hungary (d. 1980)

Naturalist and Author Joy Adamson
Naturalist and Author
Joy Adamson
  • 1910-01-28 Verda Bryant, American author
  • 1910-02-06 Irmgard Keun, German author (d. 1982)
  • 1910-02-27 Peter De Vries, author (Reuben Reuben, Prick of Noon), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1910-04-12 Jorgen Rausch, German philosopher/author (End of the Playboys)
  • 1910-05-23 Margaret Wise Brown, American author (d. 1952)
  • 1910-08-02 Lou Zara, American writer (Stump the Authors), born in NYC, New York
  • 1910-08-05 Jacquetta Hawkes, English archaeologist/author (A Country), (d. 1996)
  • 1910-08-19 Quentin Bell, artist author/teacher
  • 1910-12-02 Russell Lynes, American art historian, photographer, author and managing editor of Harper's Magazine (d. 1991)
  • 1910-12-24 Fritz [Reuter] Leiber Jr, US, sci-fi author (Bazaar of the Bizarre)
  • 1911-01-24 C[atherine] L[ucille] Moore, US, sci-fi author (Judgment Night)
  • 1911-03-11 Sir Fitzroy Maclean, Scottish diplomat soldier politician, author and an inspiration for Ian Fleming's James Bond, born in Cairo
  • 1911-05-10 Bel Kaufman, American author, born in Berlin, Germany, (d. 2014)
  • 1911-05-20 Gardner Fox, American sci-fi author (Atom, Hawkman, Zatanna), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1911-06-17 Viktor P Nekrasov, Ukrainian author (Vokopach Stalingrada)
  • 1911-10-02 Jack Finney, American author (d. 1995)
  • 1911-10-15 James H[enry] Schmitz, Germany, sci-fi author (Lion Game)
  • 1911-11-01 Henri Troyat, French author and historian (d. 2007)
  • 1911-11-12 William Thomas Pennar Davies, poet author/theologian
  • 1912-01-16 Franz Tumler, Austria, author/novelist (Cloak, Aufruf)
  • 1912-01-30 Barbara Tuchman, US, historian/author (Pulitzer, Guns of August)
  • 1912-02-12 R. F. Delderfield, English author (d. 1972)
  • 1912-02-14 Edmund George Love, US, teacher/historian/author (A Small Bequest)=
  • 1912-02-16 Bob Tadema Sporry, Dutch (female) author
  • 1912-02-17 Andre Norton, American author (d. 2005)
  • 1912-02-20 Pierre Boulle, French author (d. 1994)
  • 1912-03-21 Peter Bull, actor/author (Executioner, Tom Jones, Dr Strangelove)
  • 1912-03-28 A[rthur] Bertram Chandler, UK, sci-fi author (Empress of Outer Space)
  • 1912-04-09 Lew Kopelew, Russian author (d. 1997)
  • 1912-04-26 A. E. van Vogt, Canada, sci-fi author (Wizard of Linn) (d. 2000)
  • 1912-05-08 George Woodcock, author
  • 1912-05-16 Studs Terkel, American author/host (Stud's Place, Working), born in NYC, New York
  • 1912-06-12 Mary Lavin MacDonald Scott, author
  • 1912-06-20 Anthony Buckeridge, English author (d. 2004)
  • 1912-07-20 Andrew Long, Scottish author (Blue Book of Fairy Tales)
  • 1912-09-24 Ian Serraillier, children author
  • 1912-11-16 Anton [Tom] Koolhaas, author (Weird White)
  • 1912-11-30 Gordon Parks, Ft Scott KS, film director/author (Learning Tree)
  • 1912-12-04 John W Pritchard, [Ian Wallace], US, sci-fi author (Megalomania)
  • 1913-01-19 Phyllis Flowerdew, school Reading text author
  • 1913-02-20 Mary Durack, Australian author and historian (Kings in Grass Castles and Keep Him My Country), born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 1994)
  • 1913-03-18 William Hutchinson Murray, mountaineer/author
  • 1913-04-10 Stefan Heym, German/US author (Crusaders, Family Benda)
  • 1913-05-03 Earl Blackwell, author (Celebrity Register), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1913-06-02 Barbara Pym, romantic author (Very Private Eye), (d. 1980)
  • 1913-06-02 Walter Andreas Schwarz, German singer and author (d. 1992)
  • 1913-06-13 Etienne Leroux, major Afrikaans author.
  • 1913-06-21 Irving Shulman, author/screenwriter
  • 1913-06-23 Jacques Rabemananjara, Hungarian author/vice-president (Antsa)
  • 1913-07-11 Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, US, sci-fi author (Space Lords)
  • 1913-07-15 Ralph Hammond Innes, English author
  • 1913-08-08 Daan Wildschut, painter/glazenier/author
  • 1913-09-28 Edith Mary Ellis Peters Pargeter, author
  • 1913-10-26 Stuart J[ames] Byrne, US, sci-fi author (Star Man, God Man)

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1913-11-07 Albert Camus, French author (The Just-Nobel 1957), born in Dréan, Algeria (d. 1960)

Author Albert Camus
Author
Albert Camus
  • 1913-12-18 Alfred Bester, US, science fiction author (Decievers, Starlight)

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1913-12-27 Elizabeth Smart, Canadian author (By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept), born in Ottawa, Ontario

  • 1913-12-30 Elyne Mitchell, Australian author (d. 2002)
  • 1914-03-29 Chapman Pincher, British journalist/author (about secret service)
  • 1914-04-22 Charles Hubert Sisson, author/poet (Christopher Homm)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 601 - 700 of 938

  • 1992-12-25 Monica Dickens, English/US journalist/author, dies at 77
  • 1993-01-11 Lacey Fosburgh, author (Closing Time), dies of breast cancer at 50
  • 1993-01-18 Eleanor Hibbert, British author (b. 1906)
  • 1993-01-22 Maria Vlamynck, Flemish author, dies at 75
  • 1993-02-13 Agatha Hagtingius-Seger, Dutch author (Sparkles Chain), dies at 91
  • 1993-02-26 Fletcher Knebel, author (7 Days in May), commits suicide at 81
  • 1993-03-24 John Hersey, Pulitzer prize author (Hiroshima), dies at 78
  • 1993-03-28 Scott Cunningham, Occult author (b. 1956)
  • 1993-04-14 Jo Boer, Dutch painter/writer/author (Heir, dies at 85
  • 1993-05-08 Avram Davidson, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Peregrine: Primus, Rork!), dies at 70
  • 1993-05-09 Freya Stark, English author (Sunday Bloody Sunday), dies at 61
  • 1993-05-09 Penelope Gilliatt [Conner], British author

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1993-06-19 William Golding, author (Lord of the Flies, Nobel 1983), dies at 81

Nobel Laureate and Novelist William Golding
Nobel Laureate and Novelist
William Golding
  • 1993-07-10 Masugi Ibuse, Japanese author (Kuroi ame (Black rain)), dies at 95
  • 1993-07-10 Ruth Krauss, author (Carrot Seed), dies at 91
  • 1993-07-13 Edwin "Rick" Bakker, author (Rick's Report/AIDS Diary), dies at 31
  • 1993-08-01 Lea Verschuuren-Smulders, Dut author (Kleutertje Luister), dies at 72
  • 1993-09-08 Zaki Naguib Mahmoud, Egyptian philosopher/author/diplomat, dies at 88
  • 1993-12-04 Margaret Landon, US author (Anna & the King of Siam), dies at 90
  • 1994-02-14 Christopher Lasch, author (Culture of Narcissism), dies at 61
  • 1994-03-09 Charles Bukowski, author/poet, dies of leukemia at 73
  • 1994-03-10 Robert Shea, author, dies of cancer
  • 1994-03-12 Sandra Paretti, German/Swiss author (Drums of Winter), dies at 59
  • 1994-04-16 Samuel "Sam" Selvon, Trinidad-born writer (The Lonley Londoners), dies at 70
  • 1994-04-23 Cassidy Clinton Cremer, author (John Cremer), murdered at 30
  • 1994-05-03 Richard Scarry, author/illustrator of children's books, dies at 74
  • 1994-05-10 Phyllis Flowerdew, school Reading text author, dies at 81
  • 1994-05-24 John Barrington Wain, author, dies at 69
  • 1994-06-11 Kitty Rosalind Muggeridge, author, dies at 90
  • 1994-06-26 A "Bob" den Doolaard, author (Inn with the horseshoe), dies at 93
  • 1994-07-01 Johanna Ader-Appels, resistance fighter/author, dies
  • 1994-07-11 James Topping, author of CP/M, dies at 52
  • 1994-07-27 Rosa Chacel, Spanish author, dies at 96
  • 1994-08-09 Aartje W "Mien" van It Sant-van Bommel, author, dies at 93
  • 1994-08-14 Elias Canetti, Bulgaria/British author (Nobel 1981), dies at 89
  • 1994-08-16 Earnest Pawel, Polish/US author (Nightmare of Reason), dies at 74
  • 1994-08-23 Paolo Volponi, Italian communist/author (Machina Mondiale), dies at 70
  • 1994-09-01 Pieter C "Piet" Author, sailor/corrector, dies at 71
  • 1994-09-06 James Clavell, author/director (King Rat, Shogun), dies at 69
  • 1994-09-07 James Clavell, author (Shogun, Tai-Pan), dies at 69
  • 1994-09-09 Keith Davis, voice Tutor/Author, dies at 85
  • 1994-09-17 Henk Figee, author/publisher (Shoes of the Sea), dies at 46
  • 1994-09-24 Otto F Walther, Swiss publisher/author (Der Stumme), dies at 66
  • 1994-09-26 Jessie Kesson, Scottish writer and radio producer, dies at 77
  • 1994-09-28 Juliette Lady Huxley Baillot, author, dies at 96
  • 1994-10-30 Nyanaponika, [Siegmund Feniger), German scholar/author, dies at 93
  • 1994-11-02 David Feinberg, AIDS activist/author, dies at 37
  • 1994-11-15 Elizabeth George Speare, American author (b. 1908)
  • 1994-12-03 Lesley Peacock, jazz photogrpaher/author, dies
  • 1994-12-05 Ronald Ridout, school textbook author, dies at 78
  • 1994-12-16 Mary Durack, Australian author and historian (Kings in Grass Castles and Keep Him My Country), dies at 81
  • 1994-12-26 Johannes J "Joop" Klant, Neth/South African economist/author, dies
  • 1994-12-27 Hans Berghuis, author/poet (Kleitabletten), dies at 70
  • 1994-12-27 Sadi de Gorter, Dutch author/diplomat (Abscess), dies at 82
  • 1995-01-22 Christopher Francis Palmer, orchestrator/Author, dies at 48
  • 1995-01-27 Jean Tardieu, French dramatist, dies at 91
  • 1995-01-28 George Woodcock, author, dies at 82
  • 1995-01-30 Gerald M Durrell, British zoologist/author (Mockery Bird), dies at 70
  • 1995-02-06 Arthur S Taylor Jr, US drummer/author (Notes on notes), dies at 65
  • 1995-02-12 Rachid Mimouni, Algerian author (L'Honneur de la Tribu), dies at 49

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1995-02-23 James Herriot [Alfred Wight], Scottish author (All Creatures Great & Small), dies at 78

Novelist James Herriot
Novelist
James Herriot
  • 1995-03-06 Helene Weijel, author (In Two Worlds), dies at 44
  • 1995-03-18 Frederic Ramsey Jr, folklorist/author, dies at 80
  • 1995-03-21 Daan Wildschut, Dutch painter/author, dies at 81
  • 1995-03-23 Irving Shulman, author/screenwriter, dies at 81
  • 1995-03-23 Russell Reading Braddon, author, dies at 74
  • 1995-04-01 Cheryl Waltz, author/film producer, dies at 50
  • 1995-04-02 Harvey Penick, premier golf instructor/author, dies at 90
  • 1995-04-28 Andrew Salkey, author editor/broadcaster, dies at 67
  • 1995-06-21 Tristan Jones, British sailor and author, dies at 71
  • 1995-07-21 Elleston Trevor, author, dies
  • 1995-10-14 Edith Pargeter, author (Brother Cadfael), dies of a stroke at 82
  • 1995-10-22 Kingsley Amis, English author (Lucky Jim), dies of injuries from a fall at 73
  • 1995-11-01 Lex Hixon, religious teacher/author, dies at 53
  • 1995-11-14 Jack Finney, author (Body Snatchers), dies of pneumonia at 84
  • 1995-11-16 Jack Finney, author (Body Snatchers), dies at 84
  • 1995-12-18 Ross Thomas, author, dies at 69
  • 1996-01-16 Marcia Davenport, American author and music critic (b. 1903)
  • 1996-03-09 Peter Mansfield, British political journalist and author, dies at 67
  • 1996-03-19 William Hutchinson Murray, mountaineer/author, dies at 83
  • 1996-04-09 Richard Thomas Condon, author, dies at 81
  • 1996-06-15 Jean Gimpel, author/iconoclast, dies at 77
  • 1996-07-23 Jessica Lucy Mitford, author, dies at 78
  • 1996-11-26 Michael Bentine, British author/comedian (Reluctant Jester), dies at 74
  • 1996-12-11 William George Rushton, actor (TW3)/author/cartoonist, dies at 59
  • 1996-12-16 Quentin Bell, artist author/teacher, dies at 86
  • 1996-12-21 Margaret E Rey, author of children's books, dies at 90
  • 1996-12-29 William Thomas Pennar Davies, poet author/theologian, dies at 85
  • 1997-03-05 Samm Sinclair Baker, American diet author (b. 1909)
  • 1997-04-09 Helene Hanff, author (84 Charing Cross Road), dies at 80
  • 1997-04-13 Dorothy Frooks, American author and military figure (b. 1896)
  • 1997-06-08 George Turner, Australian author (b. 1916)
  • 1997-06-16 Dal Stivens, Australian author (b. 1911)
  • 1997-08-02 William S Burroughs, author (Naked Lunch), dies at 83
  • 1997-09-06 P. H. Newby, British author and BBC radio director (b. 1918)
  • 1997-10-13 Richard Mason, English author (The World of Suzie Wong), dies at 78
  • 1997-10-16 James Mitchner, author (Hawaii), dies of kidney failure at 90
  • 1998-02-07 Lawrence Sanders, American author (b. 1920)
  • 1998-02-08 Julian Lincoln Simon, American economist and author (b. 1932)
  • 1998-02-13 Jo Clayton, author, Cancer Died, Drums of Chaos, dies at 58