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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... More »
Born: April 3, 1783 (age 233), New York City, New York
Died: November 28, 1859
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Washington Irving - Wikipedia


Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American short story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century  ...

Washington Irving - Writer - Biography.com


Oct 20, 2015 ... Discover more about popular writer Washington Irving, author of the classic stories Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, ...

Washington Irving | American author | Britannica.com


Jan 2, 2014 ... 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 ...

Washington Irving (Introduction of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and ...


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 and Works. Search Texts, Read ...


Washington Irving. Biography of Washington Irving and a searchable collection of works.

Washington Irving's Sunnyside in Tarrytown, N.Y. | Historic Hudson ...


The romantic homestead of Washington Irving in Tarrytown, New York is open to the public.

Washington Irving - Mark Twain in His Times - University of Virginia


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 - The New York Times


News about Washington Irving. Commentary and archival information about Washington Irving from The New York Times.