A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother's love endures through all.
|Born||April 3, 1783|
Washington Irving was an American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century, best known for his short stories 'Rip Van Winkle' and 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'. His historical works include biographies of George Washington, Oliver Goldsmith and Muhammad, and several other histories. Irving also served as the U.S. ambassador to Spain.