Walter Scott was a Scottish novelist, poet, historian, and biographer, born on August 15, 1771, and died on September 21, 1832. He is considered one of the most influential writers in the history of English literature and is often referred to as the founder of the historical novel genre.
Scott’s literary career spanned several decades, during which he produced a vast body of work encompassing novels, poetry, and non-fiction.
In addition to his novels, Scott was a prolific poet, producing numerous narrative poems and ballads that drew on themes from Scottish history and folklore. He also wrote biographies and histories, including a multi-volume biography of Napoleon Bonaparte.
Scott’s works were enormously popular during his lifetime and have continued to be widely read and studied. His influence on the development of the novel as a literary form, as well as on the romanticization of history and national identity, is widely acknowledged.

(1771-1832)

Walter Scott

Walter Scott was a Scottish novelist, poet, historian, and biographer, born on August 15, 1771, and died on September 21, 1832. He is considered one of the most influential writers in the history of English literature and is often referred to as the founder of the historical novel genre.
Scott’s literary career spanned several decades, during which he produced a vast body of work encompassing novels, poetry, and non-fiction.
In addition to his novels, Scott was a prolific poet, producing numerous narrative poems and ballads that drew on themes from Scottish history and folklore. He also wrote biographies and histories, including a multi-volume biography of Napoleon Bonaparte.
Scott’s works were enormously popular during his lifetime and have continued to be widely read and studied. His influence on the development of the novel as a literary form, as well as on the romanticization of history and national identity, is widely acknowledged.