Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Novelists, including Lucy Maud Montgomery, Ernest Hemingway, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain and J. R. R. Tolkien

19th Century Novelists
Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Novelists, including Lucy Maud Montgomery, Ernest Hemingway, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain and J. R. R. Tolkien.
Lucy Maud MontgomeryLucy Maud Montgomery

30 November 1874

24 April 1942

Clifton, Prince Edward Island

Canadian

Sagittarius

Ernest HemingwayErnest Hemingway

21 July 1899

02 July 1961

Oak Park

American

Cancer

Charles DickensCharles Dickens

07 February 1812

09 June 1870

Landport

British

Aquarius

Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore

07 May 1861

07 August 1941

India

Indian

Taurus

Mark TwainMark Twain

30 November 1835

21 April 1910

Florida

American

Sagittarius

J R R TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien

03 January 1892

02 September 1973

Bloemfontein, Orange Free State

British

Capricorn

Oscar WildeOscar Wilde

16 October 1854

30 November 1900

Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Irish

Libra

C. S. LewisC. S. Lewis

29 November 1898

22 November 1963

Belfast

Irish,British,Welsh

Sagittarius

Aldous HuxleyAldous Huxley

26 July 1894

22 November 1963

Godalming

British,American

Leo

Leo TolstoyLeo Tolstoy

09 September 1828

20 November 1910

Yasnaya Polyana

Soviet Russian,Russian

Virgo

F. Scott FitzgeraldF. Scott Fitzgerald

24 September 1896

21 December 1940

Saint Paul

American

Libra

James JoyceJames Joyce

02 February 1882

13 January 1941

Rathgar, Dublin

Irish

Aquarius

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner

25 September 1897

06 July 1962

New Albany, Mississippi, U.S

American

Libra

Jules VerneJules Verne

08 February 1828

24 March 1905

Nantes

French

Aquarius

Robert Louis StevensonRobert Louis Stevenson

13 November 1850

03 December 1894

Edinburgh, Scotland

Scottish

Scorpio

Herman MelvilleHerman Melville

01 August 1819

28 September 1891

New York City

American

Leo

Nathaniel HawthorneNathaniel Hawthorne

04 July 1804

19 May 1864

Salem, Massachusetts, United States

American

Cancer

Marquis de SadeMarquis de Sade

02 June 1740

02 December 1814

Paris

French

Gemini

Vladimir NabokovVladimir Nabokov

22 April 1899

02 July 1977

Saint Petersburg

American,Russian

Taurus

Alexandre DumasAlexandre Dumas

24 July 1802

05 December 1870

French

Leo

Charlotte BronteCharlotte Bronte

21 April 1816

31 March 1855

Thornton, Yorkshire, England

British

Taurus

Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad

03 December 1857

03 August 1924

Berdychiv

Polish,British

Sagittarius

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein

03 February 1874

27 July 1946

Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

American

Aquarius

D. H. LawrenceD. H. Lawrence

11 September 1885

02 March 1930

Eastwood

British

Virgo

Bram StokerBram Stoker

08 November 1847

20 April 1912

Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland

Irish

Scorpio

Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair

20 September 1878

25 November 1968

Baltimore, Maryland

American

Virgo

Henry JamesHenry James

15 April 1843

28 February 1916

New York City

American

Aries

Guy de MaupassantGuy de Maupassant

05 August 1850

06 July 1893

château de Miromesnil, France

French

Leo

P L TraversP. L. Travers

09 August 1899

23 April 1996

Maryborough, Queensland, Australia

Australian

Leo

Emily BrontëEmily Brontë

30 July 1818

19 December 1848

Thornton, West Yorkshire

British

Leo

Paul Thomas MannThomas Mann

06 June 1875

12 August 1955

Lübeck, Germany

German,American

Gemini

Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott

29 November 1832

06 March 1888

Germantown, Pennsylvania, United States

American

Sagittarius

Zora Neale HurstonZora Neale Hurston

07 January 1891

28 January 1960

Notasulga

American

Capricorn

Edgar Rice BurroughsEdgar Rice Burroughs

01 September 1875

19 March 1950

Chicago

American

Virgo

Raymond ChandlerRaymond Chandler

23 July 1888

26 March 1959

Chicago

American

Cancer

George SandGeorge Sand

01 July 1804

08 June 1876

French

Cancer

Edith WhartonEdith Wharton

24 January 1862

11 August 1937

New York City

American

Aquarius

E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster

01 January 1879

07 June 1970

Marylebone

British

Capricorn

Jean CocteauJean Cocteau

05 July 1889

11 October 1963

Maisons-Laffitte

French

Cancer

Maxim GorkyMaxim Gorky

28 March 1868

18 June 1936

Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Empire

Russian

Aries

Munshi PremchandMunshi Premchand

31 July 1880

08 October 1936

Lamhi

Indian,British

Leo

Erich Maria RemarqueErich Maria Remarque

22 June 1898

25 September 1970

Osnabrück, Saxony, Germany

German

Cancer

Gustave FlaubertGustave Flaubert

12 December 1821

08 May 1880

Rouen

French

Sagittarius

Kazi Nazrul IslamKazi Nazrul Islam

24 May 1899

29 August 1976

Churulia

Bangladeshi,Indian

Gemini

Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak

10 February 1890

30 May 1960

Moscow

Soviet Russian

Aquarius

Sinclair LewisSinclair Lewis

07 February 1885

10 January 1951

Sauk Centre

American

Aquarius

J. B. PriestleyJ. B. Priestley

13 September 1894

14 August 1984

Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

British

Virgo

Robert GravesRobert Graves

24 July 1895

07 December 1985

Wimbledon

British

Leo

August StrindbergAugust Strindberg

22 January 1849

14 May 1912

Stockholm, Sweden

Swedish

Aquarius

Bankim Chandra ChattopadhyaBankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

27 June 1838

08 April 1894

Kanthalpara, Bengal

Indian

Cancer

Willa CatherWilla Cather

07 December 1873

24 April 1947

Winchester

American

Sagittarius

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

29 August 1809

07 October 1894

Cambridge

American

Virgo

Anne BrontëAnne Brontë

17 January 1820

28 May 1849

Thornton, West Yorkshire

British

Capricorn

Sir Arthur Conan DoyleSir Arthur Conan Doyle

22 May 1859

07 July 1930

Scotland

British,Scottish

Gemini

Elizabeth GaskellElizabeth Gaskell

29 September 1810

12 November 1865

Chelsea

British

Libra

Sarat Chandra ChattopadhyaySarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

15 September 1876

16 January 1938

Bandel

Indian

Virgo

John GalsworthyJohn Galsworthy

14 August 1867

31 January 1933

Kingston upon Thames

American

Leo

Knut HamsunKnut Hamsun

04 August 1859

19 February 1952

Lom

Norwegian

Leo

Oliver GoldsmithOliver Goldsmith

10 November 1728

04 April 1774

Ballymahon

Canadian,Irish,British

Scorpio

vNikos Kazantzakis

18 February 1883

25 October 1957

Heraklion

Greek

Aquarius

Luigi PirandelloLuigi Pirandello

28 June 1867

10 December 1936

Agrigento

Italian

Cancer

Anatole FranceAnatole France

16 April 1844

12 October 1924

Paris, France

French

Aries

Miguel de UnamunoMiguel de Unamuno

29 September 1864

31 December 1936

Bilbao

Spanish

Libra

Claude McKayClaude McKay

15 September 1889

22 May 1948

Clarendon Parish

Jamaican,American

Virgo

Sherwood AndersonSherwood Anderson

13 September 1876

08 March 1941

Ohio, United States

American

Virgo

Sholem AleichemSholem Aleichem

02 March 1859

13 May 1916

Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi

American

Pisces

Robert W. ServiceRobert W. Service

16 January 1874

11 September 1958

Preston, Lancashire, England

Canadian,British

Capricorn

Henry AdamsHenry Adams

16 February 1838

27 March 1918

Boston, Massachusetts

American

Aquarius

Ivan BuninIvan Bunin

22 October 1870

08 November 1953

Voronezh

Russian

Libra

Katherine Anne PorterKatherine Anne Porter

15 May 1890

18 September 1980

Indian Creek, Texas, U.S.

American

Taurus

Miguel Ãngel AsturiasMiguel Ãngel Asturias

19 October 1899

09 June 1974

Guatemala City

Guamanian

Libra

Alfred de MussetAlfred de Musset

11 December 1810

02 May 1857

Paris

French

Sagittarius

Bertha von SuttnerBertha von Suttner

09 June 1843

21 June 1914

Prague, Bohemia, Austrian Empire

Austrian

Gemini

Bret Harte Bret Harte

25 August 1836

05 May 1902

Albany, New York, U.S.

American

Virgo

Alphonse DaudetAlphonse Daudet

13 May 1840

16 December 1897

Nîmes, France

French

Taurus

Andrew LangAndrew Lang

31 March 1844

20 July 1912

Selkirk

Scottish

Aries

Sigrid UndsetSigrid Undset

20 May 1882

10 June 1949

Kalundborg

Norwegian

Taurus

Grazia DeleddaGrazia Deledda

27 September 1871

15 August 1936

Nuoro

Italian

Libra

Ivan CankarIvan Cankar

10 May 1876

11 December 1918

Vrhnika

Slovenian

Taurus

Nirad C. ChaudhuriNirad C. Chaudhuri

23 November 1897

01 August 1999

Kishoreganj, Mymensingh, British India (now Bangladesh)

Indian

Sagittarius

Christopher MorleyChristopher Morley

05 May 1890

28 March 1957

Haverford

American

Taurus

Caroline NortonCaroline Norton

22 March 1808

15 June 1877

London

British

Aries

Malcolm CowleyMalcolm Cowley

24 August 1898

27 March 1989

Pennsylvania

American

Virgo

Mário de AndradeMário de Andrade

09 October 1893

25 February 1945

São Paulo

Brazilian

Libra

Catherine Helen Spence Catherine Helen Spence

31 October 1825

03 April 1910

Melrose, Scotland

Australian

Scorpio

Thomas Bailey AldrichThomas Bailey Aldrich

11 November 1836

19 March 1907

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States

American

Scorpio

Anna Katherine GreenAnna Katharine Green

11 November 1846

11 April 1935

Brooklyn

American

Scorpio

Rose MacaulayRose Macaulay

01 August 1881

30 October 1958

Rugby

British

Leo

Amy LevyAmy Levy

10 November 1861

10 September 1889

London, Clapham

British

Scorpio

Abraham ValdelomarAbraham Valdelomar

27 April 1888

03 November 1919

Pisco

Peruvian

Taurus

Anton Hansen TammsaareAnton Hansen Tammsaare

30 January 1878

01 March 1940

Albu Parish

Estonian

Aquarius

Elin PelinElin Pelin

08 July 1877

03 December 1949

Bailovo

Bulgarian

Cancer

William MaughamWilliam Maugham

25 January 1874

16 December 1965

Paris

British

Aquarius

Alfred DoblinAlfred Doblin

10 August 1878

26 June 1957

Szczecin

German

Leo

A.P. HerbertA.P. Herbert

24 September 1890

11 November 1971

Ashtead, Surrey

British

Libra

Arthur Conan DoyleArthur Conan Doyle

22 May 1859

07 July 1930

Edinburgh

British

Gemini

H. G. WellsH. G. Wells

21 September 1866

13 August 1946

London Borough of Bromley

British

Virgo

Søren KierkegaardSøren Kierkegaard

05 May 1813

11 November 1855

Copenhagen

Danish

Taurus

Monteiro LobatoMonteiro Lobato

18 April 1882

04 July 1948

Taubaté

Brazilian

Aries

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