September Born Authors

September Born Authors

Discover information about authors that were born in September, from Edgar Rice Burroughs born on the first, through to Mary Shelley born on the thirtieth.

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1st September 1875 – Edgar Rice Burroughs, author of ‘Tarzan‘ was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He died from a heart attack aged 74 on 19th March 1950 in Encino, Los Angeles, California, USA.

9th September 1828 – Leo Tolstoy, author of ‘The Three Questions‘ was born in Yasnaya Polyana, Russia. He died aged 80 on 20th November 1910, in Lev Tolstoy, Russia.

10th September 1963 – Marian Keyes, author of ‘Further Under the Duvet‘ was born in Limerick, Republic of Ireland.

13th September 1916 – Roald Dahl, author of ‘James and the Giant Peach‘ was born in Cardiff, Wales. He died aged 74 on 23rd November 1990, in Oxford, UK.

15th September 1890 – Agatha Christie, author of ‘Murder on the Orient Express‘ was born in Torquay, UK. She died aged 85 on 12th January 1976 in Winterbrook, Oxfordshire, UK.

16th September 1948 – Julia Donaldson, author of ‘The Gruffalo‘ was born in North London, UK.

17th September 1951 – Alexander Kanengoni, author of ‘Echoing Silences‘, was born in Chivhu, Zimbabwe. He died aged 65 on 12th April 2016 in Harare, Zimbabwe.

19th September 1911 – William Golding, author of ‘Lord of the Flies‘ was born in Newquay, UK. He died aged 81 on 19th June 1993 in Perranarworthal, Cornwall, UK.

20th September 1948 – George R. R. Martin, author of ‘A Game of Thrones‘ was born in Bayonne, New Jersey, USA.

21st September 1866 – H.G. Wells, author of ‘The History of Mr. Polly‘ was born in Bromley, UK. He died aged 79 on 13th August 1946 in Regent’s Park, London, UK.

21st September 1947 – Stephen King, author of ‘Carrie‘ was born in Portland, Maine, USA.

24th September 1896 – F. Scott Fitzgerald, author of ‘The Great Gatsby‘ was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA. He died aged 44 on 21st December 1940, in Hollywood, California, USA.

25th September 1897 – William Faulkner, author of ‘A Rose for Emily‘ was born in New Albany, Mississippi, USA. He died aged 64 on 6th July 1962 in Byhalia, Mississippi, USA.

26th September 1888 – T.S. Eliot, author of ‘The Waste Land and Other Poems‘ was born in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He died aged 76 on 4th January 1965 in Kensington, London, UK.

27th September 1933 – Paul Goble, author of ‘The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses‘ was born in Haslemere, England, UK. He died aged 83 on 5th January 2017 in Rapid City, South Dakota, USA.

27th September 1958 – Irvine Welsh, author of ‘Trainspotting‘ was born in Leith, Scotland.

30th September 1981 – Cecelia Ahern, author of ‘The Time of my Life‘ was born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland.

30th September 1924 – Truman Capote, author of ‘In Cold Blood‘ was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He died aged 59 on 25th August 1984 in Bel-Air, Los Angeles, California, USA.

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

Babette Cole, author of ‘Prince Cinders’ died on 14th January 2017 in Devon, UK – aged 66

Hilary Bailey, author of ‘Frankenstein’s Bride’ died on the 19th January 2017 in London, UK – aged 79

Born 13th Sept 1933 Warren Murphy died on the 4th September 2015 in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA – aged 81

21st September 1940 – David Cook, author of ‘Robot Building‘ was born in ??. He died aged 74 on 16th September 2015 in Lancashire, UK.

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Rebecca Shaw, author of ‘The House at Spinnaker Cove’‘ died on the 7th September 2015 – aged 83


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