James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the early 19th century. He is best remembered as a novelist who wrote numerous sea-stories and the historical novels known as the Leatherstocking Tales, featuring frontiersman Natty Bumppo. Among his most famous works is the Romantic novel The Last of the Mohicans, often regarded as his masterpiece. James Fenimore Cooper was born in Burlington, New Jersey, the son of William and Elizabeth Cooper. His father was a United States Congressman. Shortly after his first birthday, his family moved to Cooperstown, New York, a...
|Birthdate:||September 15, 1789|
|Birthplace:||Burlington, New Jersey|
|Date of death:||September 14, 1851|
|Also known as:||James Feminore Cooper, J. Cooper, James F Cooper|