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

Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf
25 January 1882
Novelist

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

H. G. WellsH. G. Wells
21 September 1866
Writer

Aldous HuxleyAldous Huxley
26 July 1894
Writer
D. H. LawrenceD. H. Lawrence
11 September 1885
Novelist

Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad
03 December 1857
Writer

Emily BrontëEmily Brontë
30 July 1818
Novelist

E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster
01 January 1879
Writer
J. B. PriestleyJ. B. Priestley
13 September 1894
Novelist and Playwright

Anne BrontëAnne Brontë
17 January 1820
Writer
Robert GravesRobert Graves
24 July 1895
Poet & Novelist

Elizabeth GaskellElizabeth Gaskell
29 September 1810
Novelist

Oliver GoldsmithOliver Goldsmith
10 November 1728
Novelist, Playwright, Poet
Robert W. ServiceRobert W. Service
16 January 1874
Poet & Writer

Sir Arthur Conan DoyleSir Arthur Conan Doyle
22 May 1859
Writer & Physician
Caroline NortonCaroline Norton
22 March 1808
Author

William MaughamWilliam Maugham
25 January 1874
Novelist & Playwright

Charlotte BronteCharlotte Bronte
21 April 1816
Novelist
Rose MacaulayRose Macaulay
01 August 1881
Writer

Amy LevyAmy Levy
10 November 1861
Poet, Novelist, Essayist
A.P. HerbertA.P. Herbert
24 September 1890
Humorist, Novelist, Playwright & Law Reform

Sir James Matthew BarrieSir James Matthew Barrie
09 May 1860
Writer

Percy Bysshe ShelleyPercy Bysshe Shelley
04 August 1792
Linguist, Poet, Translator, Writer, Playwright,

Arthur Conan DoyleArthur Conan Doyle
22 May 1859
Physician, Writer, Poet, Cricketer, Novelist,
John Henry NewmanJohn Henry Newman
21 February 1801
Theologian
Victoria CrossVictoria Cross
01 October 1868
Writer

G. K. ChestertonG. K. Chesterton
29 May 1874
Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Autobiographer,

W. Somerset MaughamW. Somerset Maugham
25 January 1874
Playwright, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter

Vita Sackville-WestVita Sackville-West
09 March 1892
Writer
Stefan ZweigStefan Zweig
28 November 1881
Writer, Translator, Journalist, Playwright, Poet,

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Dante Gabriel RossettiDante Gabriel Rossetti
12 May 1828
Poet, Illustrator, Painter, Writer, Artist,

Dorothy L. SayersDorothy L. Sayers
13 June 1893
Writer, Translator, Novelist, Playwright,

Frances Hodgson BurnettFrances Hodgson Burnett
24 November 1849
Dramaturge, Writer, Playwright, Children's writer,

George MacDonaldGeorge MacDonald
10 December 1824
Writer, Minister, Poet, Novelist, Cleric
Grey OwlGrey Owl
18 September 1888
Writer, Novelist

Vera BrittainVera Brittain
29 December 1893
Nurse, Writer, Poet, Novelist, Feminist, Pacifist,
Jean RhysJean Rhys
24 August 1890
Writer

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

Anna SewellAnna Sewell
30 March 1820
Writer, Novelist, Children's writer
Josephine TeyJosephine Tey
25 July 1896
Writer, Playwright, Novelist, Screenwriter,

Wyndham LewisWyndham Lewis
18 November 1882
Painter, Writer, Journalist, Editor, Novelist
Elinor GlynElinor Glyn
17 October 1864
Actor, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter

Elizabeth von ArnimElizabeth von Arnim
31 August 1866
Writer, Novelist

Edwin Abbott AbbottEdwin Abbott Abbott
20 December 1838
Theologian, Science fiction writer, Teacher,

Eric Temple BellEric Temple Bell
07 February 1883
Mathematician, Historian of mathematics, Novelist,

Alec WaughAlec Waugh
08 July 1898
Novelist, Writer
Alfred AustinAlfred Austin
30 May 1835
Poet, Novelist, Writer, Journalist

Samuel ButlerSamuel Butler
04 December 1835
Novelist

Gladys Bronwyn SternGladys Bronwyn Stern
17 June 1890
Journalist, Novelist, Literary critic, Biographer

John Boynton PriestleyJohn Boynton Priestley
13 September 1894
 
Amelia BarrAmelia Barr
29 March 1831
Novelist

Sir Henry Maximilian BeerbohmSir Henry Maximilian Beerbohm
24 August 1872
 
Edward G. Bulwer-LyttonEdward G. Bulwer-Lytton
25 May 1803
Writer

Marge KennedyMarge Kennedy
12 April 1896
 

Phyllis Forbes DennisPhyllis Forbes Dennis
31 May 1884
 
Sir. James Matthew BarrieSir. James Matthew Barrie
09 May 1860