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

Aldous HuxleyAldous Huxley
26 July 1894
Writer

H. G. WellsH. G. Wells
21 September 1866
Writer
Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad
03 December 1857
Writer

Emily BrontëEmily Brontë
30 July 1818
Novelist

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

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

Oliver GoldsmithOliver Goldsmith
10 November 1728
Novelist, Playwright, Poet

Elizabeth GaskellElizabeth Gaskell
29 September 1810
Novelist
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

Rose MacaulayRose Macaulay
01 August 1881
Writer

Charlotte BronteCharlotte Bronte
21 April 1816
Novelist
Amy LevyAmy Levy
10 November 1861
Poet, Novelist, Essayist

William MaughamWilliam Maugham
25 January 1874
Novelist & Playwright
A.P. HerbertA.P. Herbert
24 September 1890
Humorist, Novelist, Playwright & Law Reform

Arthur Conan DoyleArthur Conan Doyle
22 May 1859
Physician, Writer, Poet, Cricketer, Novelist,

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

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

Stefan ZweigStefan Zweig
28 November 1881
Writer, Translator, Journalist, Playwright, Poet,

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,
George MacDonaldGeorge MacDonald
10 December 1824
Writer, Minister, Poet, Novelist, Cleric

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

Vera BrittainVera Brittain
29 December 1893
Nurse, Writer, Poet, Novelist, Feminist, Pacifist,

Grey OwlGrey Owl
18 September 1888
Writer, Novelist

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
 

Marge KennedyMarge Kennedy
12 April 1896
 

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