19 Facts About Harper Lee

Being one of America’s most famous and beloved authors, Herper Lee’s demise was indeed a great loss. Despite the fact that she only wrote two books throughout her lifetime, Lee’s influence is felt throughout different generations. She may be a very popular figure, but she lived a frugal and simple life. Her last public appearance was in 2007 when she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from George W. Bush.

Here are more facts about Harper Lee

1. Harper Lee Was Born Nelle Harper Lee

The author’s real name is Nelle Harper Lee. She was born on April 28, 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama. Nelle is Ellen spelled backwards, for which her parents chose to be her name as a tribute to her grandmother.