Writers Whose First Name Starts With N

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with N. The list includes people like Noam Chomsky, Nikki Grahame, Niccolò Machiavelli, Neil Gaiman, Nora Ephron and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with N includes people from United States, England, Russia, India 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 
Noam Chomsky
(The Father of Modern Linguistics)

Noam Chomsky
39
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 7, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 2 

Niccolò Machiavelli
18
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 3, 1469
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: June 22, 1527

 3 
Neil Gaiman
(Author)

Neil Gaiman
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 10, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portchester, Hampshire, England
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 4 
Nigella Lawson
(Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer)

Nigella Lawson
20
Birthdate: January 6, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 5 
Nicholas Sparks
(Novelist)

Nicholas Sparks
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 31, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States

 6 

Nathaniel Hawthorne
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 4, 1804
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 19, 1864

 7 
Nora Ephron
(Screenwriter, Producer, Director)

Nora Ephron
2
Birthdate: May 19, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: June 26, 2012
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 8 
Nick Mason
(Drummer)

Nick Mason
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 27, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Edgbaston, Birmingham, England

 9 
Neil Simon
(Playwright & Screenwriter)

Neil Simon
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 4, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York
Died: August 26, 2018
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 10 
Napoleon Hill
(Writer of personal-success literature)

Napoleon Hill
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 26, 1883
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pound, Virginia
Died: November 8, 1970

 11 
Nicolle Wallace
(Former White House Communications Director)

Nicolle Wallace
8
Birthdate: February 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Orange County, California, United States

 12 
Nikolai Gogol
(Playwright)

Nikolai Gogol
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 1, 1809
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Velyki Sorochyntsi, Ukraine
Died: March 4, 1852

 13 
Nizamuddin Auliya
(Sufi Saint)

Nizamuddin Auliya
14
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 9, 1238
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Budaun, India
Died: April 3, 1325

 14 
Nadiya Hussain
(Television personality)

Nadiya Hussain
5
Birthdate: December 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England, UK

 15 
Noah Baumbach
(Filmmaker)

Noah Baumbach
0
Birthdate: September 3, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 16 
Nikki Grahame
(Television Personality, Writer)

Nikki Grahame
4
Birthdate: April 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Northwood, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: April 9, 2021
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 17 
Naomi Klein
(Author)

Naomi Klein
6
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

 18 

Norman Mailer
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 31, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
Died: November 10, 2007

 19 
Naguib Mahfouz
(Novelist)

Naguib Mahfouz
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 11, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: August 30, 2006

 20 
Nestor Makhno
(Revolutionary, Writer)

Nestor Makhno
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 7, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hulyaipole, Ukraine
Died: July 25, 1934
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 21 
Noah Webster
(Lexicographer)

Noah Webster
0
Birthdate: October 16, 1758
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: May 28, 1843

 22 
Nikos Kazantzakis
(Philosopher and Writer)

Nikos Kazantzakis
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 18, 1883
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Heraklion, Greece
Died: October 26, 1957

 23 

Nigel Planer
0
Birthdate: February 22, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Westminster, England

 24 
N. K. Jemisin
(Novelist)

N. K. Jemisin
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Iowa City, Iowa, U.S.

 25 

Nassim Nicholas Taleb
2
Birthdate: 1960 AD
Birthplace: Amioun, Lebanon

 26 
Nadine Gordimer
(Writer, Political Activist)

Nadine Gordimer
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 20, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Transvaal, South Africa
Died: July 13, 2014

 27 
Nicholas Pileggi
(Writer, Screenwriter, Film producer, Journalist)

Nicholas Pileggi
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 22, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City

 28 
Neale Donald Walsch
(Spiritual Author)

Neale Donald Walsch
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

 29 
Nagarjuna
(Philosopher)

Nagarjuna
0
Birthdate: 0150 AD
Birthplace: Andhra Pradesh, India
Died: 0250 AD
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 30 
Nizar Qabbani
(Diplomat)

Nizar Qabbani
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 21, 1923
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Damascus
Died: April 30, 1998

 31 
Nikki Giovanni
(Poet, Writer)

Nikki Giovanni
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 7, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Knoxville

 32 
Nick Joaquin
(Writer, Journalist)

Nick Joaquin
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 4, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manila
Died: April 29, 2004

 33 
Novalis
(Poet)

Novalis
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 2, 1772
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wiederstedt, Germany
Died: March 25, 1801

 34 
Nizam al-Mulk
(scientist, writer)

Nizam al-Mulk
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 10, 1018
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: October 14, 1092

 35 

Nizami Ganjavi
2
Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 1141 AD
Birthplace: Ganja, Azerbaijan
Died: 1209 AD

 36 
Noname
(Rapper)

Noname
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 18, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 37 
Nancy Mitford
(Novelist)

Nancy Mitford
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 28, 1904
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 30, 1973

 38 
Nasser Hussain
(Cricketer)

Nasser Hussain
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 28, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madras, India
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 39 
Nacho Vidal
(Director)

Nacho Vidal
0
Birthdate: December 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mataró, Spain
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 40 
Nora Roberts
(Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Science fiction writer)

Nora Roberts
2
Listed In:
Birthdate: October 10, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Silver Spring

 41 

Nicholas Roerich
0
Birthdate: October 9, 1874
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: December 13, 1947

 42 
Naim Frasheri
(Historian)

Naim Frasheri
0
Birthdate: May 25, 1846
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fraşer, Yanya Eyalet, Ottoman Empire (now Frashër, Albania)
Died: October 20, 1900

 43 

Norman Lindsay
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 22, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Creswick, Australia
Died: November 21, 1969

 44 

Nabaneeta Dev Sen
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 13, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kolkata, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died: November 7, 2019

 45 
Nirad C. Chaudhuri
(Indian writer)

Nirad C. Chaudhuri
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 23, 1897
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kishoreganj, Mymensingh, British India (now Bangladesh)
Died: August 1, 1999

 46 
Nathanael West
(Novelist)

Nathanael West
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 17, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: December 22, 1940

 47 
Norman Cousins
(Journalist & Author)

Norman Cousins
0
Birthdate: June 24, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Union City
Died: November 30, 1990

 48 

Nawal El Saadawi
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 27, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kafr Tahlah, Egypt

 49 
Norman Maclean
(Novelist, Journalist, Writer, University teacher)

Norman Maclean
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 23, 1902
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Clarinda
Died: August 2, 1990

 50 
Nagarjun
(Poet)

Nagarjun
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 30, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Madhubani, Bihar, India
Died: November 5, 1998