Napoleon Hill

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Birthday
26, 1883
Birthplace
Pound, VA
Death Date
Nov 8, 1970 (87)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
26, 1883
Birthplace
Pound, VA
Death Date
Nov 8, 1970 (87)

About

Author of Think and Grow Rich who also served as an adviser to U.S. presidents Woodrow Wilson and Franklin D. Roosevelt. He was one of the earliest writers of "new thought" (self-help) literature.

Before Fame

He grew up in a one-room cabin in the Appalachian mountains of Southwest Virginia. He began his career as a reporter for local newspapers in Wise County, Virginia when he was only thirteen years old.

Trivia

He wrote one of the most popular self-help books of all time, Think and Grow Rich, which had sold more than 20 million copies by the time of his death.

Family Life

His mother died when he was just nine years old. He had a son named Blair.

Associated With

He was a personal adviser to Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States.