Writers Whose First Name Starts With E

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Discover the famous writers whose name starts with E. The list includes people like Ernest Hemingway, Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson, Eric Idle, Emily Brontë and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with E includes people from United States, England, Germany, France and other countries all over the world.
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 1 
Edgar Allan Poe
(Writer and Poet - Widely Regarded as a Central Figure of Romanticism in the United States)
Edgar Allan Poe
42
Birthdate: January 19, 1809
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 7, 1849
 2 
Ernest Hemingway
(American Literary Icon Who Was Known for His Straightforward Prose & Use of Understatement)
Ernest Hemingway
62
Birthdate: July 21, 1899
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: July 2, 1961
 3 
Emily Dickinson
(One of the Leading 19th-Century American Poets)
Emily Dickinson
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 10, 1830
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 15, 1886
 4 
Elie Wiesel
( Author, Holocaust Survivor, Political Activist and Winner of 1986 Nobel Peace Prize)
Elie Wiesel
10
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 30, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sighetu Marmației, Romania
Died: July 2, 2016
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 5 
Eckhart Tolle
(Spiritual Teacher and Self-Help Author Known for His Works ‘The Power of Now’ and ‘A New Earth’)
Eckhart Tolle
16
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 16, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lünen, Germany
 6 
Ernie Hudson
4
Birthdate: December 17, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 7 
Enid Blyton
(Best Selling Children's Writer of the 20th Century Known for Her Works 'Malory Towers' & 'The Famous Five')
Enid Blyton
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 11, 1897
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: East Dulwich, London, England
Died: November 28, 1968
 8 
Edward Herrmann
7
Birthdate: July 21, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: December 31, 2014
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 9 
Emily Brontë
(Novelist)
Emily Brontë
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 30, 1818
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Thornton, West Yorkshire
Died: December 19, 1848
 10 
Eric Idle
(Comedian)
Eric Idle
3
Birthdate: March 29, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: South Shields
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 11 
Edd China
(Television Presenter)
Edd China
4
Birthdate: May 9, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 12 
Ezra Pound
(American Poet and Critic Known for His Works: ‘Ripostes’, ‘Hugh Selwyn Mauberley’ and the Epic Poem, ‘The Cantos’)
Ezra Pound
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 30, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Idaho, United States
Died: November 1, 1972
 13 
E. M. Forster
(English Author Known for His Novels: ‘A Room with a View’, ‘Howards End’ and ‘A Passage to India’)
E. M. Forster
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 1, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, United Kingdom
Died: June 7, 1970
 14 
E. E. Cummings
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 14, 1894
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 3, 1962
 15 
Elizabeth Peña
(American Actress and Founder of ‘Hispanic Organization of Latin Actor’)
Elizabeth Peña
9
Birthdate: September 23, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Died: October 14, 2014
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 16 
Eugene O'Neill
(American Playwright and Winner of the 1936 Nobel Prize in Literature)
Eugene O'Neill
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 16, 1888
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: November 27, 1953
 17 
Emile Zola
(French Novelist & Playwright Known for His Works 'Les Rougon-Macquart' and 'Thérèse Raquin')
Emile Zola
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 2, 1840
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 29, 1902
 18 
Eileen Davidson
3
Birthdate: June 15, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Artesia, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 19 
Ellen G White
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 26, 1827
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gorham, Maine, United States
Died: July 16, 1915
 20 
Edgar Rice Burroughs
(Creator of Tarzan)
Edgar Rice Burroughs
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 1, 1875
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: March 19, 1950
 21 
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(English poet of the Victorian era, best known for her 'Sonnets From the Portuguese' and 'Aurora Leigh.)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 6, 1806
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kelloe, Durham, England
Died: June 29, 1861
 22 
Ethan Allen
(Revolutionary War Hero)
Ethan Allen
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 21, 1738
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
Died: February 12, 1789
 23 
Eldridge Cleaver
(American Writer and Political Activist who Became an Early Leader of the Black Panther Party)
Eldridge Cleaver
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 31, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wabbaseka, Arkansas
Died: May 1, 1998
 24 
Eugene Sledge
(Biologist, Soldier, Academic, University teacher, Writer)
Eugene Sledge
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 4, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mobile
Died: March 3, 2001
 25 
Evelyn Waugh
(One of the Great Prose Stylists of the English Language in the 20th Century)
Evelyn Waugh
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 28, 1903
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: West Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Died: April 10, 1966
 26 
Edith Wharton
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 24, 1862
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: August 11, 1937
 27 
Ève Curie
(Journalist and Pianist Best Known for Writing a Biography of Her Mother “Madame Curie”)
Ève Curie
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 6, 1904
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 22, 2007
 28 
Elaine May
(Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Writer, Playwright)
Elaine May
3
Birthdate: April 21, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 29 
Emma Walton Hamilton
(Children's Book Author, Theatrical Director, and Actress)
Emma Walton Hamilton
0
Birthdate: November 27, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
 30 
Eddie the Eagle
(Ski jumper)
Eddie the Eagle
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 5, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cheltenham, England
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 31 
Emerald Fennell
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Birthdate: October 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England, UK
 32 
Erich Maria Remarque
(German Writer Best Known for His Novel ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’)
Erich Maria Remarque
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 22, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Osnabrück, Germany
Died: September 25, 1970
 33 
Edward Albee
(Playwright)
Edward Albee
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 12, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Died: September 16, 2016
 34 
Eric Carle
(Author)
Eric Carle
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 25, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, United States
Died: May 23, 2021
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 35 
Edward Gorey
(American Writer and Artist, Noted for His Own Illustrated Books and Cover Art)
Edward Gorey
0
Birthdate: February 22, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: April 15, 2000
Edna St. Vincent Millay
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 22, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rockland, Maine, United States
Died: October 19, 1950
 37 
Emil Cioran
(One of the Finest Philosophers and Critical Writers from Romania)
Emil Cioran
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 8, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rasinari, Romania
Died: July 20, 1995
 38 
Edward Said
(American Professor of Literature and Founder of the Academic Field of Postcolonial Studies)
Edward Said
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mandatory Palestine
Died: September 25, 2003
 39 
Euripides
(One of the Most Famous Greek Tragedians)
Euripides
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0480 AD
Birthplace: Salamis, Greece
Died: 0406 AD
 40 
Elizabeth Bishop
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 8, 1911
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 6, 1979
 41 
Elizabeth Gaskell
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 29, 1810
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chelsea, England
Died: November 12, 1865
 42 
Eudora Welty
(Writer)
Eudora Welty
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 13, 1909
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi, United States
Died: July 23, 2001
 43 
Erich von Däniken
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 14, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zofingen
 44 
Erma Bombeck
(Humorist)
Erma Bombeck
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 21, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bellbrook, Ohio, United States
Died: April 22, 1996
 45 
Esther Hicks
(Writer)
Esther Hicks
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 5, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Coalville, Utah, U.S.
 46 
E. L. Doctorow
(Novelist)
E. L. Doctorow
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 6, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York (state) New York, United States U.S.
Died: July 21, 2015
 47 
Eric Ripert
1
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: March 2, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Antibes, France
 48 
Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann
(Model, Socialite and Daughter of Actress Isabella Rossellini)
Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 49 
Eugène Ionesco
(Romanian-French Playwright and Leading Figure of the 'French Avant-Garde Theatre')
Eugène Ionesco
2
Birthdate: November 26, 1909
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Slatina, Romania Slatina, Romania
Died: March 28, 1994
 50 
E. T. A. Hoffmann
1
Birthdate: January 24, 1776
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Königsberg, Germany
Died: June 25, 1822