Writers Whose First Name Starts With F

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with F. The list includes people like Fran Drescher, Friedrich Nietzsche, Franz Kafka, Fyodor Dostoevsky, F. Scott Fitzgerald and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with F includes people from United States, Germany, France, England and other countries all over the world.
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Friedrich Nietzsche
(German Philosopher, Cultural Critic and Philologist)
Friedrich Nietzsche
44
Birthdate: October 15, 1844
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Röcken, Lützen, Germany
Died: August 25, 1900
 2 
Frederick Douglass
(American Social Reformer, Abolitionist, Orator, Writer, and Statesman)
Frederick Douglass
19
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 14, 1818
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Talbot County, Maryland, United States
Died: February 20, 1895
 3 
F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Best Known for His Novel 'The Great Gatsby')
F. Scott Fitzgerald
36
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 24, 1896
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Died: December 21, 1940
 4 
Fran Drescher
(Actress & Comedian Known for Her Role of 'Fran Fine' in the Sitcom 'The Nanny')
Fran Drescher
35
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Flushing, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 5 
Franz Kafka
(Novelist and Short-Story Writer, Widely Regarded as One of the Major Figures of 20th-Century Literature)
Franz Kafka
18
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 3, 1883
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
Died: June 3, 1924
 6 
Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Best Known for His Novella Notes from The 'Underground')
Fyodor Dostoevsky
16
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 11, 1821
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: February 9, 1881
 7 
Francis Scott Key
8
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 1, 1779
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Frederick County, Maryland, United States
Died: January 11, 1843
 8 
Francesco Petrarch
(Poet, Scholar and Humanist)
Francesco Petrarch
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 20, 1304
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Arezzo, Italy
Died: July 19, 1374
 9 
Federico García Lorca
(Spanish Poet, Playwright, and Theatre Director.)
Federico García Lorca
5
Birthdate: June 5, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fuente Vaqueros, Spain
Died: August 19, 1936
 10 
F. Lee Bailey
6
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 3, 2021
 11 
Frank Herbert
(Science Fiction Author Best Known for His 1965 Novel 'Dune' & Its Sequels)
Frank Herbert
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 8, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
Died: February 11, 1986
 12 
Friedrich Schiller
(Playwright and Poet Known for His Works 'The Robbers', 'Don Carlos' and 'Mary Stuart')
Friedrich Schiller
4
Birthdate: November 10, 1759
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marbach am Neckar, Germany
Died: May 9, 1805
 13 
Fernando Pessoa
(Portuguese Modernist Poet and Author of 'Mensagem' and 'The Book of Disquiet')
Fernando Pessoa
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 13, 1888
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: November 30, 1935
 14 
Fannie Flagg
(Actress)
Fannie Flagg
10
Birthdate: September 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, USA
 15 
Ferdowsi
(Persian Poet and One of the Most Influential Figures of Persian Literature)
Ferdowsi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0940 AD
Birthplace: Tous, Iran
Died: 1020 AD
 16 
Frank Miller
(American comic book writer)
Frank Miller
5
Birthdate: January 27, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Olney, Maryland, U.S.
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 17 
Frank Skinner
(comedian, autobiographer)
Frank Skinner
4
Birthdate: January 27, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: West Bromwich
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 18 
Fran Lebowitz
(Writer Known for Her Sardonic Social Commentary on American Life and Her Defiant Grouchiness and Wit)
Fran Lebowitz
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 27, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Morristown, New Jersey, United States
 19 
Fanny Crosby
(Poet)
Fanny Crosby
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 24, 1820
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brewster, New York, United States
Died: February 12, 1915
 20 
Fred Stoller
(Comedian)
Fred Stoller
3
Birthdate: March 19, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 21 
François Rabelais
(French Renaissance Writer and Physician Known for His Work ‘Gargantua and Pantagruel’)
François Rabelais
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1494 AD
Birthplace: Chinon, France
Died: 1553 AD
 22 
Frank McCourt
(Writer)
Frank McCourt
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 19, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: July 19, 2009
 23 
Frances Hodgson Burnett
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 24, 1849
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cheetham, Manchester, England
Died: October 29, 1924
 24 
Flannery O'Connor
(Novelist)
Flannery O'Connor
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 25, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States
Died: August 3, 1964
 25 
Françoise Sagan
(Playwright)
Françoise Sagan
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 21, 1935
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cajarc, France
Died: September 24, 2004
 26 
Frederic Remington
(Sculptor, Writer, Painter)
Frederic Remington
0
Birthdate: October 4, 1861
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York
Died: December 26, 1909
 27 
Fukuzawa Yukichi
(Writer, Teacher, Educationist, Philosopher, University teacher, Critic, Journalist)
Fukuzawa Yukichi
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 10, 1835
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ōsaka
Died: February 3, 1901
 28 
Ford Madox Ford
(British Writer Known for His Novels: 'The Good Soldier', 'Parade’s End' Tetralogy and 'The Fifth Queen' Trilogy)
Ford Madox Ford
2
Birthdate: December 17, 1873
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Merton, Surrey, England
Died: June 26, 1939
 29 
Friedrich Hölderlin
(German Poet and Philosopher Best Known for His Novel 'Hyperion')
Friedrich Hölderlin
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 20, 1770
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lauffen am Neckar, Germany
Died: June 7, 1843
 30 
Forrest J. Ackerman
(Magazine Editor)
Forrest J. Ackerman
3
Birthdate: November 24, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died: December 4, 2008
 31 
Ferdinand Columbus
(Spanish Bibliographer, Cosmographer and Son of Explorer Christopher Columbus)
Ferdinand Columbus
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 24, 1488
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cordoba, Spain
Died: July 12, 1539
 32 
Friedrich Engels
(German Philosopher Who Developed 'Marxism' Together With Karl Max)
Friedrich Engels
24
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 28, 1820
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Barmen, Germany
Died: August 5, 1895
 33 
Fernand Braudel
(French Historian and Leader of the Annales School)
Fernand Braudel
1
Birthdate: August 24, 1902
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Luméville-en-Ornois, France
Died: November 27, 1985
 34 
Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
(Italian Poet, Founder of the 'Futurist Movement' and Author of the First 'Futurist Manifesto')
Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
0
Birthdate: December 22, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: December 2, 1944
 35 
France Prešeren
(Poet, Lawyer, Writer, Poet lawyer)
France Prešeren
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 3, 1800
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vrba
Died: February 8, 1849
 36 
Florian Zeller
(Novelist)
Florian Zeller
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 28, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
 37 
Frieda Hughes
(Painter, Poet)
Frieda Hughes
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 1, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
 38 
François Fénelon
(Catholic Archbishop and the Author of 'The Adventures of Telemachus')
François Fénelon
0
Birthdate: August 6, 1651
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sainte-Mondane, France
Died: January 7, 1715
 39 
Francisco de Quevedo
(Spanish Politician and One of the Greatest Poets of the Spanish Golden Age)
Francisco de Quevedo
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 14, 1580
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: September 8, 1645
 40 
Franz Halder
(Former general, chief of staff of the Army High Command (OKH) in Nazi Germany from 1938 until September 1942)
Franz Halder
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 30, 1884
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: April 2, 1972
 41 
Forough Farrokhzad
(Poet, Film director, Writer)
Forough Farrokhzad
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 5, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tehran
Died: February 13, 1967
 42 
Fereydoon Batmanghelidj
(physician)
Fereydoon Batmanghelidj
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1931 AD
Birthplace: Tehran
Died: November 15, 2004
 43 
Fanny Cradock
(English Restaurant Critic, Television Chef and Writer)
Fanny Cradock
1
Birthdate: February 26, 1909
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Leytonstone, Essex, England
Died: December 27, 1994
 44 
Frances Harper
(Poet)
Frances Harper
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 24, 1825
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: February 22, 1911
 45 
Fanny Kemble
(Actress)
Fanny Kemble
0
Birthdate: November 27, 1809
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 15, 1893
 46 
Fred Melamed
(American Actor)
Fred Melamed
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 47 
Felix Salten
(Austro-Hungarian Writer and Literary Critic)
Felix Salten
0
Birthdate: September 6, 1869
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: October 8, 1945
 48 
Fatima Meer
(Writer)
Fatima Meer
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 12, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Durban, South Africa
Died: March 12, 2010
 49 
Frank Norris
(Journalist)
Frank Norris
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 5, 1870
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S
Died: October 25, 1902
 50 
Fannie Farmer
(Cook)
Fannie Farmer
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 23, 1857
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 15, 1915