Find out more about the greatest 19th Century British Novelists, including Charles Dickens, J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Aldous Huxley and Arthur Conan Doyle.
J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien
03 January 1892
Writer
Charles DickensCharles Dickens
07 February 1812
Writer

Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley
12 October 1875
Occultist

Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf
25 January 1882
Novelist

C. S. LewisC. S. Lewis
29 November 1898
Writer

Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling
30 December 1865
Journalist, Poet & Novelist
Sir Arthur Conan DoyleSir Arthur Conan Doyle
22 May 1859
Writer & Physician

Aldous HuxleyAldous Huxley
26 July 1894
Writer

H. G. WellsH. G. Wells
21 September 1866
Writer
Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll
27 January 1832
Novelist, Mathematician & Photographer

Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad
03 December 1857
Writer
Charlotte BronteCharlotte Bronte
21 April 1816
Novelist

Thomas HardyThomas Hardy
02 June 1840
Novelist & Poet

D. H. LawrenceD. H. Lawrence
11 September 1885
Novelist

Emily BrontëEmily Brontë
30 July 1818
Novelist

P. L. TraversP. L. Travers
09 August 1899
Writer
George EliotGeorge Eliot
22 November 1819
Poet & Novelist

E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster
01 January 1879
Writer

Sir James Matthew BarrieSir James Matthew Barrie
09 May 1860
Writer

William MaughamWilliam Maugham
25 January 1874
Novelist & Playwright
Anne BrontëAnne Brontë
17 January 1820
Writer

Robert GravesRobert Graves
24 July 1895
Poet & Novelist
J. B. PriestleyJ. B. Priestley
13 September 1894
Novelist and Playwright

Anthony TrollopeAnthony Trollope
24 April 1815
Novelist

Frances Hodgson BurnettFrances Hodgson Burnett
24 November 1849
Novelist
Elizabeth GaskellElizabeth Gaskell
29 September 1810
Novelist

Lady Caroline LambLady Caroline Lamb
13 November 1785
Novelist
Oliver GoldsmithOliver Goldsmith
10 November 1728
Novelist, Playwright, Poet

H. Rider HaggardH. Rider Haggard
22 June 1856
Writer

Caroline NortonCaroline Norton
22 March 1808
Author
Robert W. ServiceRobert W. Service
16 January 1874
Poet & Writer

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Rose MacaulayRose Macaulay
01 August 1881
Writer
A.P. HerbertA.P. Herbert
24 September 1890
Humorist, Novelist, Playwright & Law Reform

Amy LevyAmy Levy
10 November 1861
Poet, Novelist, Essayist

Vita Sackville-WestVita Sackville-West
09 March 1892
Writer

George MacDonaldGeorge MacDonald
10 December 1824
Writer, Minister, Poet, Novelist, Cleric
Jean RhysJean Rhys
24 August 1890
Writer
Edward Bulwer-LyttonEdward Bulwer-Lytton
25 May 1803
Writer

John WyndhamJohn Wyndham
10 July 1903
Fiction Writer

Kenneth GrahameKenneth Grahame
08 March 1859
Writer, Novelist, Children's writer

Ford Madox FordFord Madox Ford
17 December 1873
Novelist
Elizabeth Cavendish, Duchess of DevonshireElizabeth Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
13 May 1758
Writer

E. NesbitE. Nesbit
15 August 1858
Author

Grey OwlGrey Owl
18 September 1888
Writer, Novelist

Arthur MachenArthur Machen
03 March 1863
Writer

Violet TrefusisViolet Trefusis
06 June 1894
Socialite
Edward ThomasEdward Thomas
03 March 1878
Poet

Samuel ButlerSamuel Butler
04 December 1835
Novelist
Josephine TeyJosephine Tey
25 July 1896
Writer, Playwright, Novelist, Screenwriter,

John MasefieldJohn Masefield
01 June 1878
Poet

Wyndham LewisWyndham Lewis
18 November 1882
Painter, Writer, Journalist, Editor, Novelist
Sax RohmerSax Rohmer
15 February 1883
Novelist

Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of DunsanyEdward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany
24 July 1878
Dramatist
Emma OrczyEmma Orczy
23 September 1865
Novelist

Anna SewellAnna Sewell
30 March 1820
Writer, Novelist, Children's writer

Radclyffe HallRadclyffe Hall
12 August 1880
Poet

Elinor GlynElinor Glyn
17 October 1864
Actor, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter

W.W. JacobsW.W. Jacobs
08 September 1863
Writer
George MeredithGeorge Meredith
12 February 1828
Novelist

Maria EdgeworthMaria Edgeworth
01 January 1768
Writer

E.F. BensonE.F. Benson
24 July 1867
Novelist

George GissingGeorge Gissing
22 November 1857
Novelist
David GarnettDavid Garnett
09 March 1892
Writer

Dorothy WordsworthDorothy Wordsworth
25 December 1771
Author
Elizabeth von ArnimElizabeth von Arnim
31 August 1866
Writer, Novelist

Sylvia Townsend WarnerSylvia Townsend Warner
06 December 1893
Novelist

Max BeerbohmMax Beerbohm
24 August 1872
Essayist
Sir Hugh WalpoleSir Hugh Walpole
13 March 1884
Novelist

Israel ZangwillIsrael Zangwill
21 January 1864
Author
Evelyn UnderhillEvelyn Underhill
06 December 1875
Writer

Compton MackenzieCompton Mackenzie
17 January 1883
Writer

Marie CorelliMarie Corelli
01 May 1855
Novelist
Henry WilliamsonHenry Williamson
01 December 1895
Novelist

L.P. HartleyL.P. Hartley
30 December 1895
Novelist
Henry NewboltHenry Newbolt
06 June 1862
Poet

William Henry HudsonWilliam Henry Hudson
04 August 1841
Author

Ernest DowsonErnest Dowson
02 August 1867
Poet

George Norman DouglasNorman Douglas
08 December 1868
Writer
Frederick MarryatFrederick Marryat
10 July 1792
Naval officer
OuidaOuida
01 January 1839
Novelist

Matthew LewisMatthew Lewis
09 July 1775
Novelist

Charlotte SmithCharlotte Smith
04 May 1749
Writer

Mina LoyMina Loy
27 December 1882
Poet
Thomas Love PeacockThomas Love Peacock
18 October 1785
Novelist

Susanna MoodieSusanna Moodie
06 December 1803
Author

Mary Elizabeth BraddonMary Elizabeth Braddon
04 October 1835
Novelist

John Cowper PowysJohn Cowper Powys
08 October 1872
Philosopher

Richard AldingtonRichard Aldington
08 July 1892
Writer
Richard JefferiesRichard Jefferies
06 November 1848
Author

Arthur Quiller-CouchArthur Quiller-Couch
21 November 1863
Writer
Ivy Compton-BurnettIvy Compton-Burnett
05 June 1884
Novelist

Edwin Abbott AbbottEdwin Abbott Abbott
20 December 1838
Theologian, Science fiction writer, Teacher,
Robert Cedric SherriffR.C. Sherriff
06 June 1896
Writer
Anthony HopeAnthony Hope
09 February 1863
Novelist