Novelist Richard Wright decimal birthdays

Richard Wright

Richard Wright birthday 4 September 1908 4 September 1908
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Richard Wright, Novelist, United States

Before glory

He wrote his first story, The Voodoo of Hell's Half-Acre, at age fifteen. In 1927, he moved to Chicago and worked for the Postal Service while also becoming involved in prominent political and literary organizations. He began writing his famous novel, Native Son, upon moving to New York in the late 1930s.

About Richard Wright

Influential African-American author of Black Boy, Native Son, and Uncle Tom's Children. His work helped improve race relations in the 20th century.

Family Life

He grew up in Mississippi and Tennessee, and was raised by his maternal grandmother and aunt. He was briefly married to Russian-Jewish dancer, Dhimah Rose Meidman. With his second wife, Communist organizer Ellen Poplar, he had two daughters: Julia and Rachel.

Friends and colleagues

He and fellow author James Baldwin were good friends.

Fast facts

He claimed that writing was the tool he found most useful to question race relations in America.

 
Date Your age
11 July 2022 998,000 hours
25 July 2022 59,900,000 minutes
28 July 2022 41,600 days
22 August 2022 999,000 hours
4 September 2022 114 years
2 October 2022 1,000,000 hours
2 October 2022 60,000,000 minutes
2 October 2022 3,600,000,000 seconds
4 November 2022 1,370 months
5 November 2022 41,700 days
13 November 2022 1,001,000 hours
11 December 2022 60,100,000 minutes
25 December 2022 1,002,000 hours
26 January 2023 3,610,000,000 seconds
4 February 2023 1,003,000 hours
13 February 2023 41,800 days
18 February 2023 60,200,000 minutes
18 March 2023 1,004,000 hours
29 April 2023 1,005,000 hours
29 April 2023 60,300,000 minutes
22 May 2023 3,620,000,000 seconds
24 May 2023 41,900 days
9 June 2023 1,006,000 hours
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