Writers Whose First Name Starts With H

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with H. The list includes people like Helen Keller, Hunter S. Thompson, H. P. Lovecraft, Henry Rollins, Haruki Murakami and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with H includes people from United States, Germany, England, France and other countries all over the world.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Helen Keller
(Author, First Deafblind Person to Earn a B.A. Degree)

Helen Keller
50
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 27, 1880
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States
Died: June 1, 1968

 2 
Homer
(Author)

Homer
16
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0928 BC
Birthplace: Ionia, Greece

 3 
Harper Lee
(Novelist)

Harper Lee
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 28, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Monroeville, Alabama, United States
Died: February 19, 2016

 4 

H. P. Lovecraft
21
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 20, 1890
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Died: March 15, 1937

 5 
Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum
(Crown Prince of Dubai)

Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum
43
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 14, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Hans Christian Andersen
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 2, 1805
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark
Died: August 4, 1875

 7 
H. G. Wells
(Writer)

H. G. Wells
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 21, 1866
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bromley, Kent, England
Died: August 13, 1946
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 8 
Hunter S. Thompson
(Journalist and Author)

Hunter S. Thompson
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Birthdate: July 18, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: February 20, 2005
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 9 
Henry David Thoreau
(Naturalist, Philosopher & Author Of 'Walden')

Henry David Thoreau
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 12, 1817
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Concord, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 6, 1862

 10 

Haruki Murakami
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 12, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 11 
Henry Rollins
(Lead Vocalist of Los Angeles Hardcore Group 'Black Flag')

Henry Rollins
4
Birthdate: February 13, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 12 

Harriet Beecher Stowe
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 14, 1811
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
Died: July 1, 1896

 13 
Herman Melville
(Novelist & Short Story Writer of the American Renaissance Period Best Known for His Works 'Moby-Dick' & 'Typee')

Herman Melville
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 1, 1819
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: September 28, 1891

 14 
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(First American poet to translate Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy)

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 27, 1807
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
Died: March 24, 1882

 15 
Henrik Ibsen
(Playwright)

Henrik Ibsen
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 20, 1828
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Skien Municipality, Norway
Died: May 23, 1906

 16 
Henry James
(Writer)

Henry James
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 15, 1843
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 28, 1916

 17 
Hannah Arendt
(Philosopher)

Hannah Arendt
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 14, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Linden - Mitte, Hanover, Germany
Died: December 4, 1975

 18 

Hill Harper
6
Birthdate: May 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 19 

Henry Graham Greene
1
Birthdate: October 2, 1904
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berkhamsted, England
Died: April 3, 1991

 20 
Helena Blavatsky
(Writer, Co-founder of the Theosophical Society)

Helena Blavatsky
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Birthdate: August 12, 1831
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dnipro, Ukraine
Died: May 8, 1891

 21 
Horace
(Roman poet)

Horace
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 8, 0065
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Venosa, Italy
Died: November 27, 0008

 22 

Harlan Ellison
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 27, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: June 28, 2018
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 23 
Harold Pinter
(Playwright, Screenwriter)

Harold Pinter
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 10, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Metropolitan Borough of Hackney
Died: December 24, 2008

 24 
Hermann Hesse
(Author Known for His Works 'Demian', 'Steppenwolf', 'Siddhartha' and 'The Glass Bead Game')

Hermann Hesse
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 2, 1877
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Calw, Germany
Died: August 9, 1962

 25 
Hafez
(Poet)

Hafez
1
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 1315 AD
Birthplace: Shiraz, Iran
Died: 1390 AD

Harivansh Rai Bachchan
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 27, 1907
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Prayagraj, India
Died: January 18, 2003

 27 

Heather Thomas
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 8, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 28 
Hal Moore
(Former lieutenant colonel in command of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, at the Battle of Ia Drang in 1965, during the American War in Vietnam)

Hal Moore
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 13, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bardstown, Kentucky, United States
Died: February 10, 2017

Henry Valentine Miller
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 26, 1891
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yorkville, Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: June 7, 1980
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 30 
Honoré de Balzac
(French Novelist and Playwright Known for His Magnum Opus 'La Comédie humaine')

Honoré de Balzac
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 20, 1799
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tours, France
Died: August 18, 1850

 31 
H. L. Mencken
(One of the Greatest and Most Influential American Literary Critic in the 1920s)

H. L. Mencken
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 12, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: January 29, 1956

 32 
Homer Hickam
(Aerospace Engineer)

Homer Hickam
1
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: February 19, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Coalwood, West Virginia, United States

 33 
Hugh Downs
(Broadcaster)

Hugh Downs
1
Birthdate: February 14, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: July 1, 2020
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 34 
Howard Zinn
(Historian)

Howard Zinn
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 24, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: January 27, 2010
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 35 
Howard Ashman
(Playwright, Lyricist & Stage Director)

Howard Ashman
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 17, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: March 14, 1991

 36 
Herbert Lom
(Czech Actor Renowned For His Versatility)

Herbert Lom
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 11, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
Died: September 27, 2012
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 37 
Hesiod
(Poet)

Hesiod
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0750 BC
Birthplace: Aliağa, İzmir, Turkey

 38 
Heinrich Heine
(German Poet & Literary Critic Know for His Works 'Germany. A Winter's Tale' and 'Buch der Lieder')

Heinrich Heine
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 13, 1797
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: February 17, 1856

 39 
Henry Lawson
(Writer)

Henry Lawson
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 17, 1867
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Grenfell
Died: September 2, 1922

 40 
Henry Ward Beecher
(Clergyman, Preacher & Abolitionist)

Henry Ward Beecher
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 24, 1813
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Litchfield, Connecticut, U.S
Died: March 8, 1887

 41 

H. Rider Haggard
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 22, 1856
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bradenham, England
Died: May 14, 1925

 42 
Henryk Sienkiewicz
(Journalist)

Henryk Sienkiewicz
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Birthdate: May 5, 1846
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wola Okrzejska, Poland
Died: November 15, 1916

 43 
Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa
(German Polymath and Occult Writer Known for His Book 'Three Books of Occult Philosophy')

Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 14, 1486
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: February 18, 1535

Henry Louis Vivian Derozio
8
Birthdate: April 18, 1809
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: December 26, 1831

 45 
Howard Marks
(Welsh Drug Smuggler and Author of the Bestselling Autobiography, ‘Mr. Nice’)

Howard Marks
2
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 13, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kenfig Hill, Glamorgan, Wales
Died: April 10, 2016

 46 
Harlan Coben
(Writer)

Harlan Coben
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, USA

 47 

Henry Louis Gates Jr.
4
Birthdate: September 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Keyser, West Virginia
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 48 

Harry Turtledove
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 14, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

 49 

Harold Robbins
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 21, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: October 14, 1997

 50 
Humayun Ahmed
(One of the Most Influential Writers in Bangladesh History)

Humayun Ahmed
5
Birthdate: November 13, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Netrokona District, Bangladesh
Died: July 19, 2012