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Washington Irving

3 April 1783 - 28 November 1859

American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the early 19th century. He was best known for his short stories "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle", both of which appear in his book "The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent" (Wikipedia).

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May 10, 2016 Edited by LeadSongDog Added new photo
August 4, 2013 Edited by Ben Companjen added ISNI and VIAF links
December 6, 2011 Edited by Neville Holmes Wikipedia link, birth dates, other name
December 6, 2011 Edited by Neville Holmes merge authors
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