Authors Who Died in July

Authors Who Died in July

Discover information about authors who died in July.

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

2021Ann Rinaldi, author of ‘Girl in Blue‘ was born in New York City, New York, USA on 27th August 1934. She died aged 86 in Branchburg, New Jersey, USA.

2023Victoria Amelina, author of ‘Дім для Дома (Dom’s Dream Kingdom)‘ was born in Lviv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union on 1st January 1986. She died from her injuries days after a missile strike at a restaurant she was dining at aged 37 in Dnipro, Ukraine.


1961Ernest Hemingway, author of ‘The Old Man and the Sea‘ was born in Oak Park, Illinois, USA on 21st July 1899. He died aged 61 in Ketchum, Idaho, USA.

1977Vladimir Nabokov, author of ‘Lolita‘ was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia on 22nd April 1899. He died aged 78 in Montreux, Switzerland.

2022Susie Steiner, author of ‘Homecoming‘ was born in London, England, UK on 29th June 1971. She died from brain cancer aged 51 in London, England, UK.

2023Minnie Bruce Pratt, author of ‘Crime Against Nature‘ was born in Selma, Alabama, USA on 12th September 1946. She died aged 76 in Syracuse, New York, USA.


1826Thomas Jefferson, United States President and author of ‘The Jefferson Bible: The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth‘ was born in Shadwell, Virginia, USA on 13th April 1743. He died aged 83 in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.

2022Betty Levin, author of ‘A Binding Spell‘ was born in New York City, New York, USA on 10th September 1927. She died aged 94 in Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA.


2021Michelle Jerott, author of ‘Her Bodyguard‘ was born in Wisconsin, USA on 17th January 1961. Se died aged 60 in Wisconsin, USA.


1932Kenneth Grahame, author of ‘The Wind in the Willows‘ was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on 8th March 1859. He died aged 73 from intracerebral haemorrhage in Pangbourne, Berkshire, UK.

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


1930Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author of ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles‘ was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on 22nd May 1859. He died aged 71 in Crowborough, East Sussex, UK.

2020Elizabeth Harrower, author of ‘In Certain Circles‘ was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on 8th February 1928. She died aged 92 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

2023Mary Ann Hoberman, author of ‘The Cozy Book‘ was born in Sydney, Stamford, Connecticut, USA on 12th August 1930. She died aged 92 in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA.


2020Brad Watson, author of ‘The Heaven of Mercury‘ was born in Meridian, Mississippi, USA on 24th July 1955. He died aged 64 in Laramie, Wyoming, USA.


2023Milan Kundera, author of ‘The Unbearable Lightness of Being‘ was born Brno, Czechoslovakia on 1st April 1929. He died aged 94 in Paris, France.


2020Joanna Cole, author of ‘The Magic School Bus‘ was born in Newark, New Jersey, USA on 11th August 1944. She died from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis aged 75 in Sioux City, Iowa, USA.


2021Sally Miller Gearhart, author of ‘The Wanderground‘ was born in Pearisburg, Virginia, USA on 15th April 1931. She died aged 90 in Ukiah, California, USA.


2021William F. Nolan, author of ‘Logan’s Run‘ was born in Kansas City, Missouri, USA on 15th April 1931. He died aged 93 in Vancouver, Washington, USA.


2022Mary Ellin Barrett, author of ‘American Beauty‘ was born in New York, New York, USA on 25th November 1926. She died aged 95 in New York, New York, USA.


1817Jane Austen, author of ‘Mansfield Park‘ was born in Steventon, Hampshire, UK on 16th December 1775. She died aged 41 in Winchester, Hampshire, UK.

1899Horatio Alger Jr, author of ‘The Young Bank Messenger‘ was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA on 14th January 1832. He died aged 67 at his sister’s house in South Natick, Massachusetts, USA.


2021Patricia Kennealy-Morrison, author of ‘The Hawk’s Gray Feather‘ was born in New York City, New York, USA on 4th March 1946. She died aged 75 in New York City, New York, USA.


2022Nanda Khare, author of ‘Kahani Manavpranyachi‘ was born in Nagpur, Central Provinces and Berar, British India in 1946. He died aged 76 in Pune, Maharashtra, India.

2022Stuart Woods, author of ‘Dead in the Water‘ was born in Manchester, Georgia, USA on 9th January 1938. He died aged 84 in Washington, Connecticut, USA.

2023Russell H. Greenan, author of ‘It Happened in Boston?‘ was born in New York, USA on 17th September 1925. He died aged 97 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA.


2022Anne-Marie Garat, author of ‘Photos de familles‘ was born in Bordeaux, Gironde, France on 9th October 1946. She died aged 75 in Paris, France.


1946Gertrude Stein, author of ‘Tender Buttons‘ was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA on 3rd February 1874. She died aged 72 after having surgery for stomach cancer in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.

2017Sam Shepard, Author of ‘The One Inside‘ was born in Fort Sheridan, Illinois, USA on 5th November 1943. He died from complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, aged 73 in Midway, Kentucky, USA.

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