Award Winners Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List

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List of Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography winners from every year the award has been given out. All Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography award are listed along with photos for every Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography winners of all time. Anybody who won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, so most of the famous Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You can use the items in this factual list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it. List includes Tyler Dennett, Richard Ellmann, more. (94 items)

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A. Scott Berg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
Andrew Scott Berg is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American biographer. After graduating from Princeton University in 1971, Berg expanded his senior thesis on editor Maxwell Perkins into a ...more

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Albert J. Beveridge is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
Alberto Jeremiah Beveridge was an American historian and United States Senator from Indiana. He was an intellectual leader of the Progressive Era, and a biographer of justice John Marshall and ...more

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Allan Nevins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
Joseph Allan Nevins was an American historian and journalist, renowned for his extensive work on the history of the Civil War and his biographies of such figures as President Grover Cleveland, ...more

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Annalyn Swan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
Annalyn Swan is a Pulitzer-prize winning writer, journalist, music critic and arts editor.

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Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr. was an American historian, social critic, and public intellectual. A specialist in American history, much of Schlesinger's work explored the history of 20th-century ...more

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Arthur Walworth is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
Arthur Walworth
Arthur Walworth is most noted as a biographer of Woodrow Wilson. He was born in Newton, Massachusetts. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography for Woodrow Wilson, Volume I: ...more

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Benjamin Lawrence Reid is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
Benjamin Lawrence Reid
Benjamin Lawrence Reid is a biographer and an author.

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Burton J. Hendrick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
Burton Jesse Hendrick, born in New Haven, Connecticut, was an American author. While attending Yale University, Hendrick was editor of both The Yale Courant and The Yale Literary Magazine. He ...more

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Carl Clinton Van Doren is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
Carl Clinton Van Doren was a U.S. critic and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer. He was the brother of Mark Van Doren and the uncle of Charles Van Doren. He won the 1939 Pulitzer Prize for ...more

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Carleton Mabee is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
Carleton Mabee
Carleton Mabee is a Pulitzer-prize winning writer.

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Charles Edward Russell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
Charles Edward Russell was an American journalist, opinion columnist, newspaper editor, and political activist. The author of a number of books of biography and social commentary, in 1928 he won ...more

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Charles Lindbergh is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
Charles Augustus Lindbergh, nicknamed Slim, Lucky Lindy, and The Lone Eagle, was an American aviator, author, inventor, military officer, explorer, and social activist. As a 25-year-old U.S. Air ...more

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David Garrow is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
David J. Garrow is an American historian and author of the book Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, which won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize ...more

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David Herbert Donald is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
David Herbert Donald was an American historian, best known for his acclaimed 1995 biography of Abraham Lincoln.

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David J. Mays is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
David J. Mays
David John Mays was an American lawyer and writer. He won a 1953 Pulitzer Prize for Edmund Pendleton 1721-1803, a biography of the late 18th-century Governor of Virginia Edmund Pendleton. Mays ...more

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David Levering Lewis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
David Levering Lewis is the Julius Silver University Professor and Professor of History at New York University. He is twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, for part ...more

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David McCullough is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
David Gaub McCullough is an American author, narrator, historian, and lecturer. He is a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award and a recipient of the Presidential ...more

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Debby Applegate is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
Debby Applegate is an American historian and biographer. She is the author of The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher, for which she won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for ...more

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Douglas S. Freeman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
Douglas Southall Freeman was an American historian, biographer, newspaper editor, and author. He is best known for his multi-volume biographies of Robert E. Lee and George Washington, for which ...more

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Edmund Morris is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
Edmund Morris is an American writer best known for his biographies of United States Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan.

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Edward W. Bok is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
Edward W. Bok
Edward Bok was a Dutch born American editor and Pulitzer Prize-winning author. He was editor of the Ladies' Home Journal for thirty years. Bok is credited with coining the term living room as ...more

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Elizabeth Frank is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
Elizabeth Frank
Elizabeth Frank is a Pulitzer-prize winning writer.

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Emory Holloway is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
Emory Holloway
Rufus Emory Holloway is an author most known for his books and studies of Walt Whitman. His Whitman: An Interpretation in Narrative was the first biography of a significant poet to win the ...more

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Ernest Samuels is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
Ernest Samuels was an American biographer and lawyer. Born in Chicago, he received his J.D. in 1926, but switched to literature in 1930. Nevertheless he did legal work as well for much of the ...more

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Florence Hall is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography Winners List
Florence Hall
Florence Hall was an American author.