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Clement Clarke Moore

Clement Clarke Moore

Clement Clarke Moore (1779 - 1863) was an American professor of Greek and Oriental Literature at Columbia College. He is the credited author of "A Visit from St. Nicholas (Twas the Night Before Christmas)", a work that first appeared anonymously in the Troy (New York) Sentinel in December of 1823.

  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Date: 15 July 1779
  • Death Date: 10 July 1863
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A Visit from St. Nicholas (Twas the Night Before Christmas) (1823)
An unexpected house guest arrives on Christmas night.