June Born Authors

June Born Authors

Discover information about authors that were born in June, from Thomas Hardy born on the second, through to Catherine Cookson born on the twenty-seventh.

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2nd June 1840 – Thomas Hardy, author of ‘Far From the Madding Crowd‘ was born in Stinsford, Dorset, UK. He died aged 87 on 11th January 1928 in Dorchester, Dorset, UK.

4th June 1972 – Joe Hill, author of ‘The Fireman‘ was born in Hermon, Maine, USA.

5th June 1919 – Richard Scarry, author of ‘What Do People Do All Day?‘ was born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He died aged 74 on 30th April 1994 in Gstaad, Switzerland.

10th June 1928 – Maurice Sendak, author of ‘Where the Wild Things Are‘ was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He died aged 83 on 8th May 2012 in Danbury, Connecticut, USA.

10th June 1915 – Saul Bellow, author of ‘Herzog‘ was born in Lachine, Canada. He died aged 89 on 5th April 2005 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA.

11th June 1925 – William Styron, author of ‘Sophie’s Choice‘ was born in Hilton Village, Virginia, USA. He died aged 81 from pneumonia on 1st November 2006, in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA.

12th June 1929 – Anne Franks, author of ‘The Diary of a Young Girl‘ was born in Frankfurt, Germany. She died aged 15 on 12th March 1945 in Lower Saxony, Germany (exact date is disputed). Most possible cause is Typhus.

13th June 1893 – Dorothy L Sayers, author of ‘The Nine Tailors‘ was born in Oxford, London, UK. She died aged 64 on 17th December 1957, in Witham, Essex, UK.

14th June 1811 – Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin‘ was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, USA. She died aged 85 on 1st July 1896 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA.

15th June 1942 – Howard Frank Mosher, author of ‘Northern Boarders’ was born in USA. He died aged 74 the 29th January 2017 in Irasburg, Vermont, USA.

16th June 1938 – Joyce Carol Oates, author of ‘The Sacrifice‘ was born in Lockport, New York, USA.

19th June 1947 – Salman Rushdie, author of ‘Shame‘ was born in Mumbai, India.

19th June 1945 – Tobias Wolff, author of ‘This Boy’s Life‘ was born in Birmingham, Alabama, USA.

22nd June 1964 – Dan Brown, author of ‘Inferno‘ was born in Exeter, New Hampshire, USA.

22nd June 1898 – Erich Maria Remarque, author of ‘All Quiet on the Western Front‘ was born in Osnabrück, Germany. She died aged 72 on 25th September 1970 in Locarno, Switzerland

23rd June 1975 – Markus Zusak, author of ‘The Book Thief‘ was born in Sydney, Australia.

24th June 1941 – Julia Kristeva, author of ‘Black Sun was born in Sliven, Bulgaria.

25th June 1903 – George Orwell, author of ‘1984‘ was born in Motihari, India. He died aged 46 on 21st January 1950 in London, UK.

26th June 1892 – Pearl S. Buck, author of ‘The Good Earth‘ was born in Hillsboro, West Virginia, USA. She died aged 80 on 6th March 1973 in Danby, Vermont, USA.

27th June 1906 – Catherine Cookson, author of ‘The Silent Lady‘ was born in Tyne Dock, South Shields, UK. She died aged 91 on 11th June 1998 in Castle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

Have a look at our anniversaries from other months – List of months

(?) June 1942

Chen Zhongshi, author of The Plain of White Deer, died on the 29th April 2016 in Xi’an, Shaanxi, China – Aged 73


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