Nathaniel Hawthorne

Author Nathaniel Hawthorne Full Name: Nathaniel Hawthorne [Nathaniel Hathorne]


Profession: Author
Why Famous: One of America's first authors, much of 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. His texts typically contained moral messages and deep psychological complexity.

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

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 in the Life of Nathaniel Hawthorne

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

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