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Washington Irving
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Date of Birth: 3 April 1783

Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York

Date of Death: 28 November 1859

Place of Death: Sunnyside, New York


Washington Irving was one of the most popular American authors through the first half of the 19th century. He was born in 1783, as the youngest of the 11 children of William and Sarah Irving, a well-known and well-connected family in New York City. William had been a patriot in t…

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Grafton, David D., “Washington Irving”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 January 2021 <>

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