Writers Whose First Name Starts With I

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Discover the famous writers whose name starts with I. The list includes people like Isla Fisher, Ian Fleming, Isaac Asimov, Ina Garten, India Oxenberg and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with I includes people from United States, England, Russia, Germany and other countries all over the world.
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 1 
Isla Fisher
(Australian Actress Known for Her Films: ‘Wedding Crashers’, ‘Confessions of a Shopaholic’, ‘Bachelorette’ and ‘Scooby-Doo’)
Isla Fisher
55
Birthdate: February 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Muscat, Oman
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 2 
Isaac Asimov
(Writer Best Known for His Hard Science Fiction Novels and Professor of Biochemistry)
Isaac Asimov
40
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 2, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Petrovichi, Russia
Died: April 6, 1992
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 3 
Ian Fleming
(Author of James Bond Series)
Ian Fleming
18
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 28, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mayfair, London
Died: August 12, 1964
 4 
Isabel Allende
(Chilean-American Author Known for Her Novels: ‘The House of the Spirits’ and ‘City of the Beasts’)
Isabel Allende
19
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 2, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 5 
Ina Garten
(Author and Host of the Food Network Show ‘Barefoot Contessa’)
Ina Garten
9
Birthdate: February 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 6 
Ismail I
(sovereign, poet, writer)
Ismail I
6
Birthdate: July 17, 1487
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ardabil
Died: May 23, 1524
 7 
Ibn Arabi
(Arab Andalusian Muslim Scholar, Poet and Philosopher)
Ibn Arabi
6
Birthdate: July 26, 1165
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Murcia, Spain
Died: November 16, 1240
 8 
Iris Chang
(Journalist)
Iris Chang
1
Birthdate: March 28, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Died: November 9, 2004
 9 
Ivan Turgenev
(Novelist, Short Story Writer, Poet & Popularizer of Russian Literature in the West)
Ivan Turgenev
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 9, 1818
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oryol, Russia
Died: September 3, 1883
 10 
Isaac Bashevis Singer
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 21, 1902
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leoncin, Congress Poland
Died: July 24, 1991
 11 
Ian Hislop
(Screenwriter, Journalist, Editor, Writer)
Ian Hislop
0
Birthdate: July 13, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Swansea
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 12 
Iris Murdoch
(Irish & British Novelist Best Known for Her Novels: 'Under the Net', 'The Sea, the Sea' and 'The Bell')
Iris Murdoch
3
Birthdate: July 15, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: February 8, 1999
 13 
Ira Levin
(Novelist)
Ira Levin
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 27, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: November 12, 2007
 14 
Italo Calvino
(The Most Translated Contemporary Italian Writer at the Time of His Death)
Italo Calvino
0
Birthdate: October 15, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santiago de Las Vegas, Havana, Cuba
Died: September 19, 1985
 15 
Ian Rankin
(Writer, Novelist)
Ian Rankin
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Scotland
 16 
Isabella Beeton
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 12, 1836
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London
Died: February 6, 1865
 17 
Ivor Novello
(Actor, Playwright, Composer, Writer, Screenwriter, Songwriter)
Ivor Novello
3
Birthdate: January 15, 1893
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cardiff
Died: March 6, 1951
 18 
Ira Aldridge
1
Birthdate: July 24, 1807
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 7, 1867
 19 
Isaiah Berlin
(Philosopher)
Isaiah Berlin
2
Birthdate: June 6, 1909
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
Died: November 5, 1997
 20 
Ivan Bunin
(The First Russian Writer to Receive the Nobel Prize for Literature)
Ivan Bunin
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 22, 1870
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Voronezh, Russia
Died: November 8, 1953
 21 
Isaac Watts
(Theologian)
Isaac Watts
1
Birthdate: July 17, 1674
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Southampton, Kingdom of England
Died: November 25, 1748
 22 
Isabel Wilkerson
(Journalist)
Isabel Wilkerson
0
Birthdate: 1961 AD
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
 23 
Ilya Ehrenburg
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 26, 1891
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: August 31, 1967
 24 
Ion Creanga
(Romanian Author Who Was a Prominent Member of the Junimea Literary Society)
Ion Creanga
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 1, 1837
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Târgu Neamț, Moldavia
Died: December 31, 1889
 25 
Ian Kershaw
(Best Known for His Non-fiction Work About Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Regim)
Ian Kershaw
0
Birthdate: April 29, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oldham, England, United Kingdom
 26 
Ivo Andric
(Novelist, Poet & Short Story Writer Who Won the 1961 Nobel Prize in Literature)
Ivo Andric
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 9, 1892
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dolac, Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Died: March 13, 1975
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 27 
Izaak Walton
(British Writer Best Known as the Author of 'The Compleat Angler')
Izaak Walton
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 9, 1593
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stafford, England
Died: December 15, 1683
Isabelle Collin Dufresne
0
Birthdate: September 6, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Tronche, France
Died: June 14, 2014
 29 
Ian Ogilvy
(Actor)
Ian Ogilvy
1
Birthdate: September 30, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Woking, Surrey, England, UK
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 30 
Ignatius Sancho
(Composer, Writer)
Ignatius Sancho
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1729 AD
Birthplace: Atlantic Ocean
Died: December 14, 1780
 31 
Irving Stone
(Writer)
Irving Stone
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 14, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
Died: August 26, 1989
 32 
Ivan Franko
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 27, 1856
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nahuievychi, Ukraine
Died: May 28, 1916
 33 
Isaac Babel
(Russian Author and Journalist Who Is Remembered for His Iconic Short Story Collections)
Isaac Babel
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 13, 1894
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine
Died: January 27, 1940
 34 
Imadaddin Nasimi
(One of the Greatest Turkic Mystical Poets of the Late 14th and Early 15th Centuries)
Imadaddin Nasimi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1369 AD
Birthplace: Shamakhi, Azerbaijan
Died: 1417 AD
 35 
Ilia Chavchavadze
(Journalist)
Ilia Chavchavadze
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 8, 1837
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kvareli, Georgia
Died: September 12, 1907
 36 
Ion Luca Caragiale
(Romanian Playwright, Poet, and Short Story Writer Known for His Satirical Works)
Ion Luca Caragiale
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 30, 1852
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: I. L. Caragiale, Romania
Died: June 9, 1912
 37 
Igor Gouzenko
(Cipher clerk known for exposing Joseph Stalin's efforts to steal nuclear secrets)
Igor Gouzenko
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 26, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dmitrov, Russia
Died: June 25, 1982
 38 
Ivan Albright
(American Sculptor, Painter, and Print-maker)
Ivan Albright
0
Birthdate: February 20, 1897
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: North Harvey, Illinois, United States
Died: November 18, 1983
 39 
Iris Berben
(Actress)
Iris Berben
0
Birthdate: August 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Detmold, Germany
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 40 
Ignatius L. Donnelly
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 3, 1831
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 1, 1901
 41 
Irvin Baxter Jr.
(Televangelist)
Irvin Baxter Jr.
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 8, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Richmond, Indiana, United States
Died: November 3, 2020
 42 
Irwin Shaw
(Illness)
Irwin Shaw
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 27, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: The Bronx
Died: May 16, 1984
 43 
Irene Nemirovsky
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 24, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine, Russian Empire
Died: August 17, 1942
 44 
Ivan Goncharov
(Novelist)
Ivan Goncharov
0
Birthdate: June 18, 1812
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ulyanovsk, Russia
Died: September 1, 1891
 45 
Ivan Vazov
(Bulgarian Novelist, Poet and Playwright Best Known for His Novel 'Under the Yoke')
Ivan Vazov
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 9, 1850
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sopot, Bulgaria
Died: September 22, 1921
 46 
Ian McEwan
(Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Playwright, Film producer, Author)
Ian McEwan
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 21, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Aldershot
 47 
I.A.L. Diamond
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 27, 1920
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ungheni, Moldova
Died: April 21, 1988
 48 
Ivan Krylov
(Fabulist)
Ivan Krylov
0
Birthdate: February 13, 1769
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: November 21, 1844
 49 
Ivan Cankar
(Considered as the Beginner of Modernism in Slovene Literature)
Ivan Cankar
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 10, 1876
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vrhnika, Slovenia
Died: December 11, 1918
 50 
Ishmael Reed
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 22, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States