Male Writers born prior to 1850

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Li Bai
? ? Suyab, Kyrgyzstan
701 - 762
Ghiyath ad-Din Abu'l-Fath 'Umar ibn Ibrahim al-Khayyam Nishapuri
? ? Nishapur, Razavi Khorasan, Iran
1048(05/18) - 1131(12/04)
Durante degli Alighieri
39 ? Florence, IT
1265(05) - 1321(09/09)
Francesco Petrarca
39 ? Arezzo, Tuscany, IT
1304(07/20) - 1374(07/19)
Giovanni Boccaccio
39 ? Certaldo, Tuscany, IT
1313 - 1375(12/21)
Willielmi de Langlond
44 ? Shipton-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire, England, GB
1332 - 1386
Geoffrey Chaucer
44 ? London, England, GB
1343 - 1400(10/25)
Thomas Malory
44 ? Newbold Revel, Warwickshire, England, GB
1405 - 1471(03/14)
François de Montcorbier
33 ? ?, FR
1431 - 1464
Ludovico Ariosto
39 ? Reggio Emilia, IT
1474(09/08) - 1533(07/06)
Thomas More
44 ? Milk Street, City of London, London, England, GB
1478(02/07) - 1535(07/06)
François Rabelais
33 ? Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, FR
1494 - 1553(04/09)
Luís Vaz de Camões
? ? Coimbra, Portugal
1524 - 1580(06/10)
Pierre de Ronsard
33 ? Manoir de la Possonnière, Couture-sur-Loir, Loir-et-Cher, FR
1524(09/11) - 1585(12/28)
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
33 ? Château de Montaigne, Dordogne, FR
1533(02/28) - 1592(09/13)
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
34 ? Alcalá de Henares
1547(09/29) - 1616(04/22)
Edmund Spenser
44 ? East Smithfield, London, England, GB
1553 - 1599(01/13)
Félix Arturo Lope de Vega y Carpio
34 ? Madrid, ES
1562(11/25) - 1635(08/27)
Christopher Marlowe
44 ? Canterbury, Kent, England, GB
1564(02) - 1593(05/30)
William Shakespeare
44 ? Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, GB
1564(04) - 1616(04/23)
Benjamin Jonson
44 ? Westminster, London, England, GB
1572(06/11) - 1637(08/06)
John Donne
44 ? London, England, GB
1572 - 1631(03/31)
Robert Herrick
44 ? Cheapside, London, GB
1591(08) - 1674(10)
George Herbert
44W ? Montgomery, Wales, GB
1593(04/03) - 1633(03/01)
Pedro Calderón de la Barca y Barreda González de Henao Ruiz de Blasco y Riaño
34 ? Madrid, ES
1600(01/17) - 1681(05/25)
Pierre Corneille
33 ? Rouen, FR
1606(06/06) - 1684(10/01)
John Milton
44 ? Bread Street, Cheapside, London, England, GB
1608(12/09) - 1674(11/08)
Andrew Marvell
44 ? Winestead-in-Holderness, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, GB
1621(03/31) - 1678(08/16)
Jean de La Fontaine
33 ? Château-Thierry, Champagne, FR
1621(07/08) - 1695(04/13)
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin
33 ? Paris, FR
1622(01) - 1673(02/17)
Charles Perrault
33 ? Paris, FR
1628(01/12) - 1703(05/16)
John Bunyan
44 ? Bunyan's End, Elstow, Bedfordshire, England, GB
1628(11/28) - 1688(08/31)
John Dryden
44 ? village rectory, Aldwincle, Thrapston, Northamptonshire, England, GB
1631(08/09) - 1700(05/01)
Samuel Pepys
44 ? Salisbury Court, Fleet Street, London, England, GB
1633(02/23) - 1703(05/26)
Jean-Baptiste Racine
33 ? La Ferté-Milon, FR
1639(12/22) - 1699(04/21)
Daniel Foe
44 ? St. Giles, Cripplegate, London, England, GB
1960 - 1731(04/24)
Jonathan Swift
? ? Dublin, IE
1667(11/30) - 1745(10/19)
Alain-René Lesage
33 ? Sarzeau, Morbihan, Brittany, FR
1668(05/06) - 1747(11/17)
Richard Steele
? ? Dublin, IE
1672(03) - 1729(09/01)
Alexander Pope
44 ? Plough Court, Lombard Street, London, England, GB
1688(05/22) - 1744(05/30)
Samuel Richardson
44 ? Mackworth, Derbyshire, England, GB
1689(08/19) - 1761(07/04)
François-Marie Arouet
33 ? Paris, FR
1694(11/21) - 1778(05/30)
Henry Fielding
44 ? Sharpham, Glastonbury, Somerset, England, GB
1707(04/22) - 1754(10/08)
Samuel Johnson
44 ? Breadmarket Street at Market Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England, GB
1709(09/18) - 1784(12/13)
Laurence Sterne
? ? Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland
1713(11/24) - 1768(03/18)
Jupiter Hammon
1 ? Lloyd Manor, Lloyd Harbor, Suffolk County, NY
1711(10/17) - 1805
Giacomo Girolamo Casanova de Seingalt
39 ? Venice, IT
1725(04/02) - 1798(06/04)
Oliver Goldsmith
? ? Smith Hill House, Elphin, County Roscommon, Ireland>
1730(11/10) - 1774(04/04)
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
49 ? Kamenz, Saxony, DE
1729(01/22) - 1781(02/15)
James Boswell
44S ? Blair's Land, Edinburgh, Scotland, GB
1740(10/29) - 1795(05/19)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
49 ? Frankfurt, DE
1749(08/28) - 1832(03/22)
Richard Brinsley Butler Sheridan
? ? Dorset Street, Dublin, Ireland
1751(10/30) - 1816(07/07)
Noah Webster
1 06101? West Hartford, CT
1758(10/16) - 1843(05/28)
Robert Burns
44S ? Ayrshire, Scotland, GB
1759(01/25) - 1796(07/21)
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
49 ? Marbach am Neckar, Baden-Württemberg, DE
1759(11/10) - 1805(05/09)
William Wordsworth
44 ? Wordsworth House, Cockermouth, Cumbria, England, GB
1770(04/07) - 1850(04/23)
Walter Scott
44S ? Edinburgh, Scotland, GB
1771(08/15) - 1832(09/21)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
44 ? Ottery St. Mary, Devon, England, GB
1772(10/21) - 1834(07/25)
Charles Lamb
44 ? Inner Temple, London, England, GB
1775(02/10) - 1834(12/27)
Clement Clarke Moore
1 10001? New York, NY
1779(07/15) - 1863(07/10)
Francis Scott Key
1 ?? Terra Rubra, Keysville, MD
1779(08/01) - 1843(01/11)
Washington Irving
1 10001? New York, NY
1783(04/03) - 1859(11/28)
Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm
49 ? Hanau, Hesse-Kassel, DE
1785(01/04) - 1863(09/20)
Wilhelm Carl Grimm
49 ? Hanau, Hesse-Kassel, DE
1786(02/24) - 1859(12/16)
George Gordon Byron
44 ? London, England, GB
1788(01/22) - 1824(04/19)
James Fenimore Cooper
1 08016 Burlington, NJ
1789(09/15) - 1851(09/14)
Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine
33 ? Mâcon, Burgundy, FR
1790(10/21) - 1869(02/28)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
44 ? Field Place, Broadbridge Heath, Horsham, West Sussex, England, GB
1792(08/04) - 1822(07/08)
William Cullen Bryant
1 01026 Cummington, MA
1794(11/03) - 1878(06/12)
John Keats
44 ? Moorgate, London, England, GB
1795(10/31) - 1821(02/23)
Christian Johann Heinrich Heine
49 ? Düsseldorf, DE
1797(12/13) - 1856(02/17)
Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
7 ? Moscow, Russia, SU
1799(06/06) - 1837(02/10)
Honoré de Balzac
33 ? Tours, FR
1799(05/20) - 1850(08/18)
Victor Marie Hugo
33 ? Besançon, FR
1802(02/26) - 1885(05/22)
Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie
33 ? Villers-Cotterêts, Aisne, FR
1802(07/24) - 1870(12/05)
Prosper Mérimée
33 ? Paris, FR
1803(09/28) - 1870(09/23)
Ralph Waldo Emerson
1 02205? Boston, MA
1803(05/25) - 1882(04/27)
Nathaniel Hathorne
1 01970? Salem, MA
1804(07/04) - 1864(05/19)
Hans Christian Andersen
? ? Odense, Denmark
1805(04/02) - 1875(08/04)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
1 04101? Portland, ME
1807(02/27) - 1882(03/24)
John Greenleaf Whittier
1 01830? Haverhill, MA
1807(12/17) - 1892(09/07)
Edgar Poe
1 02205? Boston, MA
1809(01/19) - 1849(10/07)
Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
380 ? Velyki Sorochyntsi, Poltava Oblast, UA
1809(03/31) - 1852(03/04)
Alfred Tennyson
44 ? Somersby, Lincolnshire, England, GB
1809(08/09) - 1892(10/06)
Oliver Wendell Holmes
1 02139? Cambridge, MA
1809(08/29) - 1894(10/07)
Alfred Louis Charles de Musset-Pathay
33 ? Paris, FR
1810(12/11) - 1857(05/02)
William Makepeace Thackeray
? ? Kolkata, IN
1811(07/18) - 1863(12/24)
Charles John Huffam Dickens
44 ? Landport, Portsea Island, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, GB
1812(02/07) - 1870(06/09)
Robert Browning
44 ? Camberwell, London, England, GB
1812(05/07) - 1889(12/12)
Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov
7 ? Moscow, Russia, SU
1814(10/15) - 1841(07/27)
William Wells Brown
1 ? Lexington, KY
1814(11/06) - 1884(11/06)
Anthony Trollope
44 ? London, England, GB
1815(04/24) - 1882(12/06)
Patrick Branwell Brontë
44 ? Thornton, Yorkshire, England, GB
1817(06/26) - 1848(09/24)
Henry David Thoreau
1 01742 Concord, MA
1817(07/12) - 1862(05/06)
Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev
7 ? Oryol, Russia, SU
1818(11/09) - 1883(09/03)
John Ruskin
44 ? 54 Hunter Street, Brunswick Square, London, England, GB
1819(02/08) - 1900(01/20)
James Russell Lowell
1 ? Cambridge, MA
1819(02/22) - 1891(08/12)
Walter Whitman
1 11743 West Hills, Huntingon, NY
1819(05/31) - 1892(03/26)
Herman Melville
1 10001? New York, NY
1819(08/01) - 1891(09/28)
Charles Pierre Baudelaire
33 ? Paris, FR
1821(04/09) - 1867(08/31)
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
7 ? Moscow, Russia, SU
1821(11/11) - 1881(02/09)
Gustave Flaubert
33 ? Rouen, FR
1821(12/21) - 1880(05/08)
Matthew Arnold
44 ? Laleham, Middlesex, England, GB
1822(12/24) - 1888(04/15)
Edward Everett Hale
1 02205? Boston, MA
1822(04/03) - 1909(06/10)
William Wilkie Collins
44 ? 11 New Cavendish Street, Marylebone, London, GB
1824(01/08) - 1889(09/23)
Jules Gabriel Verne
33 ? Nantes, FR
1828(02/08) - 1905(03/24)
George Meredith
44 ? Portsmouth, England, GB
1828(02/12) - 1909(05/18)
Henrik Johan Ibsen
? ? Skien, Telemark County, NO
1828(03/20) - 1906(05/23)
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
44 ? London, England, GB
1828(05/12) - 1882(04/09)
Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy
7 ? Yasnaya Polyana, Tula, Russia, SU
1828(09/09) - 1910(11/20)
Horatio Alger
1 02150 Chelsea, MA
1832(01/13) - 1899(07/18)
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
44 ? Daresbury, Cheshire, England, GB
1832(01/27) - 1898(01/14)
Samuel Langhorne Clemens
1 65283 Florida, MO
1835(11/30) - 1910(04/21)
Francis Bret Harte
1 ? Albany, NY
1836(08/25) - 1902(05/06)
William Dean Howells
1 ? Martins Ferry, OH
1937(03/01) - 1920(05/11)
Algernon Charles Swinburne
44 ? 7 Chester Street, Grosvenor Place, London, England, GB
1837(04/05) 1909(04/10)
Henry Brooks Adams
1 02205? Boston, MA
1838(02/16) - 1918(03/28)
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
55 ? Rio de Janeiro, BR
1839(06/21) - 1908(09/29)
Émile François Zola
33 ? Paris, FR
1840(04/02) - 1902(09/29)
Thomas Hardy
44 ? Upper Bockhampton, Stinsford, Dorchester, Dorset, England, GB
1840(06/02) - 1928(01/11)
Stéphane Mallarmé
33 ? Paris, FR
1842(03/18) - 1898(09/09)
Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce
1 ? Horse Cave Creek, Meigs County, OH
1842(06/24) - 1913(12/26)
Henry James
1 10001? New York, NY
1843(04/15) - 1916(02/28)
Paul-Marie Verlaine
33 ? Metz, FR
1844(03/30) - 1896(01/08)
François-Anatole Thibault
1 ? Paris, FR
1844(04/16) - 1924(10/12)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
44 ? Stratford, Essex, London, GB
1844(07/28) - 1889(06/08)
Abraham Stoker
? ? 15 Marino Crescent, Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
1847(11/08) - 1912(04/20)
Joel Chandler Harris
1 ? Eatonton, GA
1848(12/09) - 1908(07/03)
Johan August Strindberg
? ? Stockholm, Sweden
1849(01/22) - 1889(06/08)
James Whitcomb Riley
1 46140 Greenfield, IN
1849(10/07) - 1916(07/22)

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