Washington Irving, American Writer

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Washington Irving
  • Birth: April 3, 1783, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
  • Death: November 28, 1859, Tarrytown, New York, USA
  • Language: English
  • Who he was: American short story writer, essayist, and historian; "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," both in The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.
  • Included in lists (What's This?): HCF; Bloom

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