About Washington Irving

Washington Irving
Washington Irving was an American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", both of which appear in his book 'The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.'. His historical works include biographies of George Washington,... Wikipedia
April 3, 1783, Manhattan, New York, United States
November 28, 1859, Sunnyside, New York

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