Herman Melville Novelist

Herman Melville
Birth Place:
Manhattan, New York
United States of America
August 1, 1818
Death Date:
September 28, 1891 (age 73)
Birth Sign:

He was born on August 01, 1818 (died on September 28, 1891, he was 73 years old) .


Herman Melville was an American novelist poet and writer of short stories. His contributions to the Western canon are the whaling novel Moby-Dick ; the short work Bartleby the Scrivener about a clerk in a Wall Street office; the slave ship narrative Benito Cereno ; and Billy Budd Sailor. read more

He is living in New York City.

Is Herman Melville still alive?

No, he died on 09/28/1891, 128 years ago. He was 73 years old when he died. Cause of death: heart failure. He died in New York City and buried in Woodlawn Cemetery .

What was Herman's zodiac sign?

Herman Melville zodiac sign was leo.


His first feature film was Beau Travail (2000). He was 181 when he starred in this movie. Since 2000, he has appeared in 19 feature films. The last one is Capitaine Achab (2004). .

His first TV Show was Moby Dick (1998).

Awards (1)

Awarded National Book Award for Nonfiction in 1950 .


He graduated from The Albany Academy


  • Elizabeth Knapp Melville

    Elizabeth Knapp Melville

    He married with Elizabeth Knapp Melville in 1847. Herman Melville was 28 and Elizabeth Knapp Melville was 25 years old. Married for 173 years, 7 months.

Herman Melville Movies (19)

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When is Herman Melville's next birthday?

Herman Melville was born on the , which was a Saturday

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