Washington Irving Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Washington Irving

This Biography is about one of the best Diplomat Washington Irving including his Height, weight, Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Washington Irving
Real Name Washington Irving
Profession Diplomats, Biographers, Essayists, Short Story Writers
Famous as Author, Historian, Diplomat
Nationality American
Personal life of Washington Irving
Born on 03 April 1783
Birthday 3rd April
Died At Age 76
Sun Sign Aries
Born in New York City, New York
Died on 28 November 1859
Place of death Sunnyside, Tarrytown, New York
Family Background of Washington Irving
Father William Irving, Sr.
Mother Sarah Irving
Siblings William Irving, Peter Irving, Sarah Irving, Ann Irving, John Treat Irving, Ebenezer Irving, Catherine Irving
Married No
Discoveries / Inventions Almighty Dollar
Personal Fact of Washington Irving

If you have been in love with the character of Rip Van Winkle since you were an adolescent, you need to thank Washington Irving time and again for helping you escape into the world of fantasy, leaving aside the realities of life. The creator of the character, Irving was an American author and essayist of the early 19th century who shot to fame with the famous short story, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Irving’s got interested in writing at an early age. He started off by writing a series of observational letters to the Morning Chronicle.

It was when he relocated to England that he penned his debut book, The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. The book brought him international fame and reputation. It was superlative success of his debut venture that led him to continue his writing spree. Interestingly, all his publications were a major hit and contributed to his success.

Other than short stories and essays, he also penned biographies of well-known and eminent world personalities like Oliver Goldsmith and George Washington, the latter of which extended to five volumes. In his lifetime, he also served as US Ambassador to Spain from 1842 to 1846. All his life, he worked for making writing a legitimate profession. He even worked to bring up strong laws to protect the writers from copyright problems.

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