Nathaniel Hawthorne

Author Nathaniel Hawthorne

Full Name: Nathaniel Hathorne
Profession: Author

United States of America

Biography: One of America's first authors, much of his writing centers on New England, with many works featuring moral allegories with a Puritan inspiration.

His themes often center on the inherent evil and sin of humanity, and his fiction works are considered part of the Romantic movement.

Hawthorne's texts typically contained moral messages and deep psychological complexity.

Born: July 4, 1804
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts, USA
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: May 19, 1864 (aged 59)

Married Life

  • 1842-07-09 American writer "The Scarlett Letter" Nathaniel Hawthorne (38) marries painter and illustrator Sophia Peabody (33) in the Peabody's home, Boston

Historical Events

  • 1850-03-16 Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter" published by Ticknor, Reed and Fields in Boston

Quotes by Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • "You can get assent to almost any proposition so long as you are not going to do anything about it."

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