Authors by A


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Aristotle204
Classical Greek philosopher, student of Plato and founder o… -384 - -321 BC
Douglas Adams photo
Douglas Adams315
English writer and humorist 1952 - 2001
Ali photo
Ali122
cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad 601 - 661
Louisa May Alcott photo
Louisa May Alcott173
American novelist 1832 - 1888
Hannah Arendt photo
Hannah Arendt84
Jewish-American political theorist 1906 - 1975
Billie Joe Armstrong photo
Billie Joe Armstrong26
American singer and guitarist 1972
Jane Austen photo
Jane Austen476
English novelist 1775 - 1817
Maya Angelou photo
Maya Angelou242
American author and poet 1928 - 2014
Marcus Aurelius photo
Marcus Aurelius342
Emperor of Ancient Rome 121 - 180
Archimedes photo
Archimedes19
Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and ast… -287 - -212 BC
Tod AAmerican musician1965
Jacob AagaardDanish-born Scottish chess gr…1973
AaliyahAmerican singer, actress and …1979 - 2001
Alvar AaltoFinnish architect and designer1898 - 1976
Hank AaronRetired American baseball pla…1934
Frank W. AbagnaleAmerican security consultant,…1948
Chris AbaniNigerian author1966
Khwaja Ahmad AbbasFilm director, Screenwriter, …1914 - 1987
Mahmoud AbbasPalestinian statesman1935
Edward AbbeyAmerican author and essayist1927 - 1989
Henry AbbeyAmerican poet1842 - 1911
Lynn AbbeyAmerican writer1948
Andrew AbbottAmerican sociologist and Prof…1948
Berenice AbbottAmerican photographer1898 - 1991
Derek AbbottPhysicist, engineer1960
Diane AbbottBritish Labour Party politici…1953
Edwin Abbott AbbottBritish theologian and author1838 - 1926
Greg Abbott48th Governor of Texas1957
Jack AbbottAuthor, criminal1944 - 2002
Karen AbbottAmerican writer1973
Megan AbbottAmerican writer1971
Shirley Abbott1934
Tony AbbottAustralian politician1957
Layal AbboudLebanese pop singer1982
Randa Abdel-Fattahcontemporary Australian write…1979
Sabit Damulla AbdulbakiFirst Prime Minister of the T…1883 - 1934
Kareem Abdul-JabbarAmerican basketball player1947
Daayiee AbdullahHomosexual Muslim activist1954
Omar AbdullahIndian politician1970
Khabibullo AbdusamatovRussian astrophysicist1940
Kóbó AbeJapanese writer, playwright, …1924 - 1993
Shana AbeU.S. American novelist
Niels Henrik AbelNorwegian mathematician1802 - 1829
Reuben Abel
Peter AbelardFrench scholastic philosopher…1079 - 1142
Isaac Abellaphysicist1934 - 2016
Hal Abelsoncomputer scientist1947
Philip AbelsonUS physicist, editor of the j…1913 - 2004
Lascelles AbercrombiePoet, academic, literary crit…1881 - 1938
Aberjhaniauthor1957
David Aberleanthropologist1918 - 2004
Ralph AbernathyAmerican Civil Rights Movemen…1926 - 1990
George AbernethyAmerican merchant and politic…1807 - 1877
Hafsat AbiolaNigerian human rights, civil …1974
Walter AbishAustrian-American author1931
Dan AbnettBritish comic book writer, no…1965
Leila Aboulelawriter, playwright1964
James AbourezkUnited States Senator1931
AbrahamBiblical patriarch-1813 - -1638 BC
Daniel Abrahamspeculative fiction writer fr…1969
David AbramAmerican philosopher, ecologi…1957
Marina AbramovićYugoslav-American artist1946
Mimi Abramovitznon-fiction writer1941
J. J. AbramsAmerican film and television …1966
M. H. AbramsAmerican literary theorist1912 - 2015
Alexei Alexeyevich AbrikosovSoviet, Russian and American …1928 - 2017
Dannie AbseWelsh poet and physician1923 - 2014
Shaker Abssi1955 - 2008
Talal Abu-GhazalehJordanian businesspeople1938
Diana Abu-JaberNovelist, short story writer,…1960
Mumia Abu-JamalPrisoner, Journalist, Broadca…1954
As'ad AbuKhalilprofessor1960
Abu Sa'id Abu'l-Khayrpoet967 - 1049
Bella AbzugAmerican politician1920 - 1998
Lucius AcciusRoman poet and scholar-170 - -84 BC
Vito AcconciDesigner, landscape architect…1940 - 2017
Goodman AceComedian, television writer a…1899 - 1982
Elizabeth AcevedoAmerican poet and author
Mario Acevedofootball player1969
Manmohan AcharyaPoet, lyricist1967 - 2013
Chinua AchebeNigerian novelist, poet, prof…1930 - 2013
Dean AchesonStatesman and lawyer1893 - 1971
André Acimanwriter, professor1951
Marc AcitoAmerican novelist, humorist, …1966
Kathy AckerAmerican novelist, playwright…1947 - 1997
Diane AckermanAuthor, poet, naturalist1948
Jessie AckermannSecond Woman's Christian Temp…1857 - 1951
Russell L. AckoffScientist1919 - 2009
Peter AckroydEnglish author1949
Alexander Acosta27th and current United State…1969
Marta AcostaAmerican novelist
Oscar Zeta AcostaAmerican attorney, politician…1935 - 1974
Eliza ActonPoet, cook1799 - 1859
John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron ActonBritish politician and histor…1834 - 1902
Cherry AdairSouth African-American writer1951
John AdairAuthor, theorist1934
Thomas Adamclergyman, religious writer1701 - 1784
Abigail Adams2nd First Lady of the United …1744 - 1818
Ansel AdamsAmerican photographer and env…1902 - 1984
Brooks AdamsAmerican political writer1848 - 1927
Bryan AdamsCanadian singer-songwriter1959
Carol J. Adamsauthor, animal rights activist1951
Charles Follen AdamsAmerican poet1842 - 1918
Charles Francis AdamsAmerican historical editor, p…1807 - 1886
Douglas AdamsEnglish writer and humorist1952 - 2001
Franklin Pierce AdamsUnited States humor writer1881 - 1960
Henry Adamsjournalist, historian, academ…1838 - 1918
James Truslow AdamsAmerican writer and historian1878 - 1949
Joey AdamsAmerican comedian, newspaper …1911 - 1999
John Adams2nd President of the United S…1735 - 1826