A grand old man of American letters, Washington Irving created two famous characters: the sleepyhead Rip Van Winkle and the scarifying Headless Horseman from "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." Both appeared in the 1820 collection The Sketch Book, wh...
April 3, 1783 (age
New York City, New York
November 28, 1859
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 was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of
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