William Faulkner

Author and Nobel Laureate William Faulkner

Profession: Author and Nobel Laureate

United States of America

Biography: He is known for his works such as "The Sound and the Fury," "A Fable" in 1954 and his last novel in 1962 "The Reivers", for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Born: September 25, 1897
Birthplace: New Albany, Mississippi, USA

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra

Died: July 6, 1962 (aged 64)

Married Life

  • 1929-06-20 Author William Faulkner (31) weds Estelle Oldham at College Hill Presbyterian Church outside Oxford, Mississippi

Historical Events

  • 1932-02-19 William Faulkner completes his novel "Light in August"
  • 1942-05-11 William Faulkner's collections of short stories, "Go Down, Moses", is published
  • 1950-11-10 Nobel for literature awarded to William Faulkner
  • 1958-03-08 William Faulkner says US school degenerated to become babysitters