Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas was a French author and playwright.He is one of the most widely read French authors.

Born:24 July 1802,Villers-Cotterêts,France.

Died:5 December 1870, Seine-Maritime, France.

Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a British writer and physician. He created the character Sherlock Holmes .

Born: 22 May 1859, Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Died: 7 July 1930, Crowborough, United Kingdom .

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic.

Born: 7 February 1812, Landport, Portsmouth, United Kingdom.

Died: 9 June 1870, Gads Hill Place, United Kingdom.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Charlotte Perkins Gilman was an American humanist,novelist,lecturer,advocate for social reform.

Born: 3 July 1860, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

Died: 17 August 1935, Pasadena, California, United States.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche was a German philosopher,philologist and cultural critic.

Born: 15 October 1844, Röcken, Lützen, Germany.

Died: 25 August 1900, Weimar, Germany.

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, and journalist.

Born: 11 November 1821, Moscow, Russia and Died: 9 February 1881, Saint Petersburg, Russia.

H. G. Wells

Herbert George Wells (H. G. Wells) was a prolific writer of both fiction and nonfiction.

Born: 21 September 1866, Bromley High Street, London, United Kingdom.

Died: 13 August 1946, The Regent’s Park, London, United Kingdom.

Herman Melville

Herman Melville was a short story writer,poet and novelist.His best-known works are Typee,Moby-Dick.

Born: 1 August 1819, New York, New York, United States.

Died: 28 September 1891, New York, New York, United States.


Homer is a legendary author to Iliad and Odyssey.

Born: Ionia and

Died: Ios, Greece.

James Joyce

James Joyce was an Irish novelist,literary critic and poet.

Born: 2 February 1882, Rathgar, Ireland.

Died: 13 January 1941, Zürich, Switzerland.

Jane Austen

Jane Austen was an English novelist.

Born: 16 December 1775, (Steventon, United Kingdom) .

Died: 18 July 1817, (Winchester, United Kingdom

Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift was an Anglo-Irish  author, essayist, poet, and Anglican cleric.

Born: 30 November 1667, Dublin, Ireland.

Died: 19 October 1745, Dublin, Ireland.

Jules Verne

Jules Verne was a French novelist,playwright and  poet.

Born: 8 February 1828, Nantes, France.

Died: 24 March 1905, Amiens, France.

Leo Tolstoy

Graf Leo Tolstoy was a Russian writer(one of the greatest authors of all time).

Born: 9 September 1828, Yasnaya Polyana, Yasnaya Polyana, Russia.

Died: 20 November 1910, Lev Tolstoi, Russia.

Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll was an English author, poet and mathematician. His most notable works are Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass. He was noted for his facility with word play, logic, and fantasy.

Born: 27 January 1832, Daresbury, United Kingdom.Died: 14 January 1898, Guildford, United Kingdom.

Mark Twain

Mark Twain was an American humorist,novelist,and travel writer.

Born: 30 November 1835, Florida, Missouri, United States .

Died: 21 April 1910, Stormfield, Redding, Connecticut, United States .

Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley was an English novelist.Who wrote the Gothic novel Frankenstein(Or The Modern Prometheus).

Born: 30 August 1797, Somers Town, London, United Kingdom.

Died: 1 February 1851, Chester Square, London, United Kingdom.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne was a novelist and short story writer. His works often focus on morality, history and religion.

Born: 4 July 1804, Salem, Massachusetts, United States.

Died: 19 May 1864, Plymouth, New Hampshire, United States.

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde was an Irish poet and playwright.

Born: 16 October 1854, Westland Row, Dublin, Ireland.

Died: 30 November 1900, Paris, France.


Plato was a Greek philosopher.His most famous work is the Republic.

Born: Classical Athens.

Died: Classical Athens.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, essayist, poet and travel writer.

Born: 13 November 1850, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Died: 3 December 1894, Vailima, Apia, Samoa.

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare was an English playwright, actor and poet.

Born: Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom.

Died: 23 April 1616, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom.