Nathaniel Hawthorne

1804 - 1864

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne (July 4, 1804 – May 19, 1864) was an American novelist, dark romantic, and short story writer. His works often focus on history, morality, and religion. He was born in 1804 in Salem, Massachusetts, to Nathaniel Hathorne and the former Elizabeth Clarke Manning. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nathaniel Hawthorne has received more than 2,929,366 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 423rd most popular writer.

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Among writers, Nathaniel Hawthorne ranks 420 out of 4,883Before him are Henry IV of Castile, Ken Follett, Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Edward Said, and Lysias. After him are André Maurois, Statius, Alfred de Musset, Yunus Emre, Carl Spitteler, and Dionysius of Halicarnassus.

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Among people born in 1804, Nathaniel Hawthorne ranks 9Before him are Johann Strauss I, Wilhelm Eduard Weber, Mikhail Glinka, Emil Lenz, Benjamin Disraeli, and Napoléon Louis Bonaparte. After him are Franklin Pierce, Mongkut, Richard Owen, Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi, Allan Kardec, and Eugène Sue. Among people deceased in 1864, Nathaniel Hawthorne ranks 6Before him are George Boole, Ferdinand Lassalle, Maximilian II of Bavaria, Giacomo Meyerbeer, and Vuk Karadžić. After him are Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron, Hong Xiuquan, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve, Cheoljong of Joseon, Leo von Klenze, and William I of Württemberg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Nathaniel Hawthorne ranks 369 out of 12,171Before him are Jack Ruby (1911), Warren G. Harding (1865), Ernest Lawrence (1901), Barry Barish (1936), Albert Fish (1870), and Mary Cassatt (1844). After him are Herbert A. Simon (1916), Douglas Engelbart (1925), Joe Biden (1942), Julia Roberts (1967), Richard Chamberlain (1934), and Christopher Walken (1943).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Nathaniel Hawthorne ranks 43Before him are James Fenimore Cooper (1789), O. Henry (1862), Anton LaVey (1930), William S. Burroughs (1914), Paul Auster (1947), and George R. R. Martin (1948). After him are Alvin Toffler (1928), Tennessee Williams (1911), Tom Clancy (1947), Allen Ginsberg (1926), Kurt Vonnegut (1922), and Sidney Sheldon (1917).