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Birth:
03 Apr 1783 1
Manhattan, New York City 2
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Birth:
03 Apr 1783 1
Manhattan, New York City 2
Male 2
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Birth:
Mother: Sarah 2
Father: William Irving, Sr. 2
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Trivia: Irving made popular the reference to New York City as Gotham later used in the Batman comics. 3
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Social Life: Washington Irving enjoyed a very active social life in Paris, France. 4
Short Stories:
Rip Van Winkle, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, 4

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Irving, along with James Fenimore Coooper, was among the first American writers to earn acclaim in Europe.

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