Napoleon Hill

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Napoleon Hill
Napoleon Hill - photo portrait (1937) - LOC Control No 2006680199.jpg

1937 news service photo of Napoleon Hill

Born 26 October 1883(1883-10-26)
Pound, Wise Co., Virginia
Died 8 November 1970 (87)
Greenville, Greenville Co., South Carolina
Noted work(s) Think and Grow Rich (1937)

Oliver Napoleon Hill (October 26, 1883 - November 8, 1970) was an American salesman and author, widely known for his book Think and Grow Rich (1937), a self-help book professedly based on the methods of Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919), steel magnate and philanthropist.

Selected Bibliography

  • Hill, Napoleon (1928), The Law of Success  — originally published as 15 booklets
  • Hill, Napoleon (1930), The Magic Ladder to Success, New York: International Success Society, Inc. 
  • Hill, Napoleon (1937), Think and Grow Rich: Teaching, for the First Time, the Famous Andrew Carnegie Formula for Money-Making, Based Upon the Thirteen Proven Steps to Riches  — parallel editions were published by Ballantine Pub. (New York) and the Ralston Society (Meriden, CT)
  • Hill, Napoleon (1939), How to Sell Your Way Through Life: The Principles of Psychology Upon Which All Master Salesmanship Is Based. How to Sell Your Personal Services at Top Notch Prices. Including a Complete Analysis of the Stupendous Achievements of the Man Who Has 'Sold His Way' into More Millions of Dollars Than Any Other Man Who Ever Lived, Meriden, Conn.: Ralston Society 
  • Hill, Napoleon (1945), The Master-Key to Riches, Los Angeles, Calif.: Willing Publishing Company 
  • Hill, Napoleon (1953), How to Raise Your Own Salary, Chicago: N. Hill Associates 
  • Hill, Napoleon; Stone, W. Clement (1959), Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall 
  • Hill, Napoleon (1967), Grow Rich!: With Peace of Mind, New York: Hawthorn Books 
  • Hill, Napoleon (1970), Succeed and Grow Rich Through Persuasion, New York: Hawthorn Books 
  • Hill, Napoleon (1971), You Can Work Your Own Miracles, Greenwich, Conn.: Fawcett Publications