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.
Ernest HemingwayErnest Hemingway
21 July 1899, American
Journalist
J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien
03 January 1892, British, South African
Writer

Oscar WildeOscar Wilde
16 October 1854, Irish
Playwright, Poet & Novelist

Charles DickensCharles Dickens
07 February 1812, British
Writer

Mark Twain ImageMark Twain
30 November 1835, American
Writer

Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley
12 October 1875, British
Occultist
Leo TolstoyLeo Tolstoy
09 September 1828, Russian
Writer

F. Scott FitzgeraldF. Scott Fitzgerald
24 September 1896, American
Novelist

Franz KafkaFranz Kafka
03 July 1883, Austrian
Novelist
Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf
25 January 1882, British
Novelist

Fyodor DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
11 November 1821, Russian
Novelist & Philosopher
Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling
30 December 1865, British
Journalist, Poet & Novelist

Sir Arthur Conan DoyleSir Arthur Conan Doyle
22 May 1859, British, Scottish
Writer & Physician

Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
28 May 1883, Indian
Independence Activist, Reformer

Aldous HuxleyAldous Huxley
26 July 1894, British, American
Writer

Victor HugoVictor Hugo
26 February 1802, French
Novelist & Poet
James JoyceJames Joyce
02 February 1882, Irish
Writer

Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll
27 January 1832, British
Novelist, Mathematician & Photographer

Alexandre DumasAlexandre Dumas
24 July 1802, French
 

Marquis de SadeMarquis de Sade
02 June 1740, French
Erotic Novelist
William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
25 September 1897, American
Writer, Nobel Laureate

Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad
03 December 1857, Polish, Ukrainian, British
Writer
Robert Louis StevensonRobert Louis Stevenson
13 November 1850, Scottish
Novelist, Poet

Jules VerneJules Verne
08 February 1828, French
Writer

Jack LondonJack London
12 January 1876, American
Novelist & Journalist
Vladimir NabokovVladimir Nabokov
22 April 1899, Swiss, American, Russian
Novelist

Charlotte BronteCharlotte Bronte
21 April 1816, British
Novelist
ColetteColette
28 January 1873, French
Novelist

Thomas HardyThomas Hardy
02 June 1840, British
Novelist & Poet

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
03 February 1874, American
American novelist
Bram StokerBram Stoker
08 November 1847, Irish
Creator of Dracula

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D. H. LawrenceD. H. Lawrence
11 September 1885, British
Novelist
Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair
20 September 1878, American
American writer

Marcel ProustMarcel Proust
10 July 1871, French
Novelist & Critic

Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott
29 November 1832, American
Writer

Emily BrontëEmily Brontë
30 July 1818, British
Novelist
George EliotGeorge Eliot
22 November 1819, British
Poet & Novelist
Herman MelvilleHerman Melville
01 August 1819, American
 

Henry JamesHenry James
15 April 1843, American
Writer

Emile ZolaEmile Zola
02 April 1840, French
Novelist, Playwright

Hermann HesseHermann Hesse
02 July 1877, Swiss, German
Poet & Novelist
Nathaniel HawthorneNathaniel Hawthorne
04 July 1804, American
American Novelist

Paul Thomas MannThomas Mann
06 June 1875, Swiss, German
Novelist, Short Story Writer

Munshi PremchandMunshi Premchand
31 July 1880, Indian
Novelist and Author

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

Sir James Matthew BarrieSir James Matthew Barrie
09 May 1860, British, Scottish
Writer
Kazi Nazrul IslamKazi Nazrul Islam
24 May 1899, Bangladeshi, Indian
National Poet of Bangladesh

Zora Neale HurstonZora Neale Hurston
07 January 1891, American
Folklorist, Anthropologist
Raymond ChandlerRaymond Chandler
23 July 1888, American
Novelist and Screenwriter

P G WodehouseP G Wodehouse
15 October 1881, British, American
Playwright and Author

Edgar Rice BurroughsEdgar Rice Burroughs
01 September 1875, American
Creator of Tarzan
P. L. TraversP. L. Travers
09 August 1899, Australian, British
Writer

Lucy Maud MontgomeryLucy Maud Montgomery
30 November 1874, Canadian
Author
George SandGeorge Sand
01 July 1804, French
 

Erich Maria RemarqueErich Maria Remarque
22 June 1898, German
Novelist

Edith WhartonEdith Wharton
24 January 1862, American
Writer

Maxim GorkyMaxim Gorky
28 March 1868, Russian
Writer & Dramatist

Guy de MaupassantGuy de Maupassant
05 August 1850, French
Novelist & Short Story Writer
Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak
10 February 1890, Russian
Poet & Writer

Jean CocteauJean Cocteau
05 July 1889, French
Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker

Anne BrontëAnne Brontë
17 January 1820, British
Writer

Ernst JüngerErnst Jünger
29 March 1895, German
Soldier, Author, Entomologist
Bankim Chandra ChattopadhyaBankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
27 June 1838, Indian
Novelist

E. B. WhiteE. B. White
11 July 1899, American
Writer
Sinclair LewisSinclair Lewis
07 February 1885, American
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

William MaughamWilliam Maugham
25 January 1874, British
Novelist & Playwright

Gustave FlaubertGustave Flaubert
12 December 1821, French
Novelist, Writer
Robert GravesRobert Graves
24 July 1895, British
Poet & Novelist

Willa CatherWilla Cather
07 December 1873, American
Author
Anthony TrollopeAnthony Trollope
24 April 1815, British
Novelist

J. B. PriestleyJ. B. Priestley
13 September 1894, British
Novelist and Playwright

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

John GalsworthyJohn Galsworthy
14 August 1867, American
Nobel Laureate in Literature
Ivan TurgenevIvan Turgenev
09 November 1818, Russian
Novelist

Sarat Chandra ChattopadhyaySarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
15 September 1876, Indian
Writer

Alphonse DaudetAlphonse Daudet
13 May 1840, French
Novelist, Short story writer, playwright, poet

August StrindbergAugust Strindberg
22 January 1849, Swedish
Novelist
Sherwood AndersonSherwood Anderson
13 September 1876, American
Writer
Lady Caroline LambLady Caroline Lamb
13 November 1785, British
Novelist

vNikos Kazantzakis
18 February 1883, Greek
Philosopher and Writer

Miguel de UnamunoMiguel de Unamuno
29 September 1864, Spanish
Writer

Luigi PirandelloLuigi Pirandello
28 June 1867, Italian
Writer
Knut HamsunKnut Hamsun
04 August 1859, Norwegian
Writer

Oliver GoldsmithOliver Goldsmith
10 November 1728, Irish, British
Novelist, Playwright, Poet

H. Rider HaggardH. Rider Haggard
22 June 1856, British
Writer

E. T. A. HoffmannE. T. A. Hoffmann
24 January 1776, German
Author

Henry AdamsHenry Adams
16 February 1838, American
Historian
Sholem AleichemSholem Aleichem
02 March 1859, American
Author

Anatole FranceAnatole France
16 April 1844, French
Writer
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
29 August 1809, American
Writer, Physician

Claude McKayClaude McKay
15 September 1889, Jamaican, American
Writer
Katherine Anne PorterKatherine Anne Porter
15 May 1890, American
Journalist, Essayist, Writer, Novelist
Caroline NortonCaroline Norton
22 March 1808, British
Author