Writers Whose First Name Starts With U

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Discover the famous writers whose name starts with U. The list includes people like Ursula K. Le Guin, Umberto Eco, Upton Sinclair, Uri Geller, Uuno Kailas and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with U includes people from Germany, United States, India, Italy and other countries all over the world.
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 1 
Upton Sinclair
(American writer)
Upton Sinclair
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 20, 1878
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland
Died: November 25, 1968
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Ursula K. Le Guin
(American Author Best Known for Her Works of Speculative Fiction)
Ursula K. Le Guin
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Birthdate: October 21, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
Died: January 22, 2018
 3 
Umberto Eco
(Medievalist, Philosopher and Author of 'The Name of the Rose' and 'Foucault's Pendulum')
Umberto Eco
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alessandria, Italy
Died: February 19, 2016
 4 
Uri Geller
(Magician)
Uri Geller
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Birthdate: December 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tel Aviv
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 5 
Ursula Haverbeck
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Birthdate: November 8, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Winterscheid, Gilserberg, Germany
 6 
Ursula Kuczynski
(German Communist Activist Who Worked as a Spy for the Soviet Union)
Ursula Kuczynski
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 15, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Schöneberg, Berlin, Germany
Died: July 7, 2000
 7 
Ulpian
(Roman jurist)
Ulpian
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 0170 AD
Birthplace: Tyre, Lebanon
Died: November 30, 0228
 8 
Utah Phillips
(Former folk singer known for Goodnight-Loving Trail and Daddy, What's a Train?)
Utah Phillips
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 15, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: May 23, 2008
 9 
Ulrich Seidl
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer)
Ulrich Seidl
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Birthdate: November 24, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna
 10 
U Ottama
(Theravada Buddhist Monk, Author, and Freedom Fighter)
U Ottama
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 28, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sittwe, Myanmar (Burma)
Died: September 9, 1939
 11 
Uuno Kailas
(One of the Most Prominent Finnish Poet of the 1930s)
Uuno Kailas
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 29, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Heinola
Died: March 22, 1933
 12 
Upamanyu Chatterjee
(Author, Civil Servant)
Upamanyu Chatterjee
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1959 AD
Birthplace: Patna, Bihar, India
 13 
Ulrich von Hutten
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 21, 1488
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: near Fulda, Germany
Died: August 29, 1523
 14 
Upendra Subba
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Angsarang, Panchthar, Nepal
 15 
Uzodinma Iweala
(Nigerian-American Author and Doctor Known for Authoring the Novel ‘Beasts of No Nation’)
Uzodinma Iweala
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 5, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
 16 
Uzra Jafari
(Afghan Women's Rights Activist Who Was the Country's First Female Mayor)
Uzra Jafari
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1978 AD
Birthplace: Afghanistan
Umar Ibn Abi Rabi'ah
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0644
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: 0719 AD
 18 
U.A. Fanthorpe
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 22, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 28, 2009
 19 
Ugo Betti
(Poet, Writer, Playwright, Judge)
Ugo Betti
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Listed In:
Birthdate: February 4, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Camerino
Died: June 9, 1953
 20 
Uwe Johnson
(One of Germany’s Greatest and Most-Influential Post-war Writers)
Uwe Johnson
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 20, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kamień Pomorski, Poland
Died: February 22, 1984
 21 
Umberto Saba
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 9, 1883
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Trieste, Italy
Died: August 25, 1957
Ulrich von Liechtenstein
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1200 AD
Birthplace: Murau, Austria
Died: January 26, 1275
 23 
Uchimura Kanzō
(Japanese Author, Christian Evangelist, and the Founder of the 'Nonchurch Movement')
Uchimura Kanzō
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 26, 1861
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: March 28, 1930
 24 
Uri Zvi Greenberg
(Israeli Poet)
Uri Zvi Greenberg
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 22, 1896
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bilyi Kamin', Ukraine
Died: May 8, 1981
 25 
Ulli Beier
(German Writer Who Played an Important Role in the Development of Literature in Nigeria and Papua New Guinea)
Ulli Beier
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Birthdate: July 30, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Germany
Died: April 3, 2011
 26 
Umera Ahmad
(Writer, Author best known for her novels and plays Shehr-e-Zaat, Pir-e-Kamil, Zindagi Gulzar Hai)
Umera Ahmad
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sialkot, Pakistan
 27 
Uys Krige
(Writer)
Uys Krige
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 4, 1910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bontebokskloof, South Africa
Died: August 10, 1987
 28 
Unity Dow
(Lawyer, judge and politician)
Unity Dow
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 23, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mochudi, Bechuanaland Protectorate
 29 
Ulrich Boner
(Writer)
Ulrich Boner
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1280 AD
Birthplace: Bern. Switzerland
Died: 1350 AD
 30 
Ugo Foscolo
(Writer)
Ugo Foscolo
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 6, 1778
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zakynthos, Greece
Died: September 10, 1827
 31 
Unica Zürn
(Author)
Unica Zürn
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 6, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: German
Died: October 19, 1970
 32 
Ukawsaw Gronniosaw
(The First Published African Writer in Britain)
Ukawsaw Gronniosaw
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1705 AD
Birthplace: Nigeria
Died: September 28, 1775
 33 
Uschi Glas
(Actress)
Uschi Glas
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 2, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Landau an der Isar, Bavaria, Germany
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 34 
Ulf Lundell
(Swedish Writer, Musician, Composer, Poet, and Songwriter)
Ulf Lundell
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 20, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Södermalm, Stockholm, Sweden
 35 
Uragami Gyokudō
(Japanese Musician, Painter, Poet and Calligrapher)
Uragami Gyokudō
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1745 AD
Birthplace: Asakuchi, Okayama, Japan
Died: October 10, 1820
 36 
U. A. Khader
(Author)
U. A. Khader
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 16, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bilin, Rangoon, Burma
Died: December 12, 2020
 37 
Ueda Akinari
(Author)
Ueda Akinari
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 25, 1734
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Died: August 8, 1809
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Ungulani Ba Ka Khosa
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 1, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Inhaminga, Mozambique