Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American short
story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century
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Washington Irving, (born April 3, 1783, New York, N.Y., U.S.—died Nov. 28, 1859,
Tarrytown, N.Y.) writer called the “first American man of letters.” He is best ...
Washington Irving was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of
the early 19th century. He began his literary career at the age of nineteen by ...
Washington Irving. Biography of Washington Irving and a searchable collection of
Irving's contribution to the early literary images of Native Americans. Excerpted
from White on Red, Eds. Black, Nancy B. and Bette S. Wiedman.
Washington Irving popularized the terms Gotham and Knickerbocker as well as
creating unforgettable characters like Rip Van Winkle.
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Washington Irving was born in 1783 in New York City. He was the youngest of
eleven children of a wealthy merchant father, a Scottish immigrant who ...