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James Fenimore Cooper

Writer James Fenimore Cooper

Profession: Writer

United States of America

Biography: His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature.

He is best remembered as a novelist who wrote numerous sea-stories, and his most famous work is the Romantic novel "The Last of the Mohicans".

Born: September 15, 1789
Birthplace: Burlington, New Jersey, USA
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: September 14, 1851 (aged 61)
Cause of Death: Dropsy

Married Life

  • 1811-01-01 Writer James Fenimore Cooper (21) weds Susan Augusta de Lancey in Mamaroneck, New York

Historical Events

  • 1920-11-21 Silent film "The Last of the Mohicans" released, adapted from James Fenimore Cooper's novel, starring Wallace Beery, Barbara Bedford

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