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.
Charles DickensCharles Dickens

07 February 1812

British

Ernest HemingwayErnest Hemingway

21 July 1899

American

J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien

03 January 1892

British

Oscar WildeOscar Wilde

16 October 1854

Irish

Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore

07 May 1861

Indian

Mark TwainMark Twain

30 November 1835

American

C. S. LewisC. S. Lewis

29 November 1898

Irish,British

P L TraversP. L. Travers

09 August 1899

Australian

F. Scott FitzgeraldF. Scott Fitzgerald

24 September 1896

American

Leo TolstoyLeo Tolstoy

09 September 1828

Russian

Alexandre DumasAlexandre Dumas

24 July 1802

French

H. G. WellsH. G. Wells

21 September 1866

British

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Aldous HuxleyAldous Huxley

26 July 1894

British,American

James JoyceJames Joyce

02 February 1882

Irish

Robert Louis StevensonRobert Louis Stevenson

13 November 1850

Scottish

Jules VerneJules Verne

08 February 1828

French

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner

25 September 1897

American

Marquis de SadeMarquis de Sade

02 June 1740

French

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Herman MelvilleHerman Melville

01 August 1819

American

Zora Neale HurstonZora Neale Hurston

07 January 1891

American

D. H. LawrenceD. H. Lawrence

11 September 1885

British

Nathaniel HawthorneNathaniel Hawthorne

04 July 1804

American

Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad

03 December 1857

Polish,Ukrainian,British

Vladimir NabokovVladimir Nabokov

22 April 1899

Swiss,American,Russian

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Emily BrontëEmily Brontë

30 July 1818

British

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein

03 February 1874

American

Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott

29 November 1832

American

Bram StokerBram Stoker

08 November 1847

Irish

Henry JamesHenry James

15 April 1843

American

Lucy Maud MontgomeryLucy Maud Montgomery

30 November 1874

Canadian

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Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair

20 September 1878

American

E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster

01 January 1879

British

Paul Thomas MannThomas Mann

06 June 1875

Swiss,German

Raymond ChandlerRaymond Chandler

23 July 1888

American

Guy de MaupassantGuy de Maupassant

05 August 1850

French

Edgar Rice BurroughsEdgar Rice Burroughs

01 September 1875

American

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J. B. PriestleyJ. B. Priestley

13 September 1894

British

George SandGeorge Sand

01 July 1804

French

Edith WhartonEdith Wharton

24 January 1862

American

Maxim GorkyMaxim Gorky

28 March 1868

Russian

Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak

10 February 1890

Russian,Russian

Erich Maria RemarqueErich Maria Remarque

22 June 1898

German

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Kazi Nazrul IslamKazi Nazrul Islam

24 May 1899

Bangladeshi,Indian

Sinclair LewisSinclair Lewis

07 February 1885

American

Anne BrontëAnne Brontë

17 January 1820

British

Jean CocteauJean Cocteau

05 July 1889

French

Willa CatherWilla Cather

07 December 1873

American

Gustave FlaubertGustave Flaubert

12 December 1821

French

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Robert GravesRobert Graves

24 July 1895

British

August StrindbergAugust Strindberg

22 January 1849

Swedish

Elizabeth GaskellElizabeth Gaskell

29 September 1810

British

John GalsworthyJohn Galsworthy

14 August 1867

American

Sarat Chandra ChattopadhyaySarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

15 September 1876

Indian

Oliver GoldsmithOliver Goldsmith

10 November 1728

Irish,British

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vNikos Kazantzakis

18 February 1883

Greek

Knut HamsunKnut Hamsun

04 August 1859

Norwegian

Luigi PirandelloLuigi Pirandello

28 June 1867

Italian

Claude McKayClaude McKay

15 September 1889

Jamaican,American

Anatole FranceAnatole France

16 April 1844

French

Miguel de UnamunoMiguel de Unamuno

29 September 1864

Spanish

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Henry AdamsHenry Adams

16 February 1838

American

Robert W. ServiceRobert W. Service

16 January 1874

Canadian,French,British

Sherwood AndersonSherwood Anderson

13 September 1876

American

Sholem AleichemSholem Aleichem

02 March 1859

American

Munshi PremchandMunshi Premchand

31 July 1880

Indian

Sir Arthur Conan DoyleSir Arthur Conan Doyle

22 May 1859

British,Scottish

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Nirad C. ChaudhuriNirad C. Chaudhuri

23 November 1897

Indian

Ivan BuninIvan Bunin

22 October 1870

Russian

Bret Harte Bret Harte

25 August 1836

American

Katherine Anne PorterKatherine Anne Porter

15 May 1890

American

Bertha von SuttnerBertha von Suttner

09 June 1843

Austrian

Alfred de MussetAlfred de Musset

11 December 1810

French

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Caroline NortonCaroline Norton

22 March 1808

British

Alphonse DaudetAlphonse Daudet

13 May 1840

French

Sigrid UndsetSigrid Undset

20 May 1882

Norwegian

Andrew LangAndrew Lang

31 March 1844

Scottish

Bankim Chandra ChattopadhyaBankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

27 June 1838

Indian

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

29 August 1809

American

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Grazia DeleddaGrazia Deledda

27 September 1871

Italian

Mário de AndradeMário de Andrade

09 October 1893

Brazilian

Ivan CankarIvan Cankar

10 May 1876

Slovenian