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.
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 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 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 was a German philosopher,philologist and cultural critic.
Born: 15 October 1844, Röcken, Lützen, Germany.
Died: 25 August 1900, Weimar, Germany.
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.
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 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 was an Irish novelist,literary critic and poet.
Born: 2 February 1882, Rathgar, Ireland.
Died: 13 January 1941, Zürich, Switzerland.
Jane Austen was an English novelist.
Born: 16 December 1775, (Steventon, United Kingdom) .
Died: 18 July 1817, (Winchester, United Kingdom
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 was a French novelist,playwright and poet.
Born: 8 February 1828, Nantes, France.
Died: 24 March 1905, Amiens, France.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 was an English playwright, actor and poet.
Born: Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom.
Died: 23 April 1616, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom.