Authors by A


Aristotle photo
Aristotle218
Classical Greek philosopher, student of Plato and founder o… -384 - -321 BC
Ali photo
Ali124
cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad 601 - 661
Maya Angelou photo
Maya Angelou246
American author and poet 1928 - 2014
Douglas Adams photo
Douglas Adams317
English writer and humorist 1952 - 2001
Muhammad Ali photo
Muhammad Ali100
African American boxer, philanthropist and activist 1942 - 2016
Louisa May Alcott photo
Louisa May Alcott174
American novelist 1832 - 1888
Hannah Arendt photo
Hannah Arendt85
Jewish-American political theorist 1906 - 1975
Jane Austen photo
Jane Austen476
English novelist 1775 - 1817
Marcus Aurelius photo
Marcus Aurelius399
Emperor of Ancient Rome 121 - 180
Francis of Assisi photo
Francis of Assisi49
Catholic saint and founder of the Franciscan Order 1182 - 1226
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
Ben AaronovitchBritish television writer1964
Frank W. AbagnaleAmerican security consultant,…1948
Chris AbaniNigerian author1966
Isabelo Caiban AbarquezFilipino Roman Catholic priest1959
Yousif AbbaIraqi bishop1951
Khwaja Ahmad AbbasFilm director, Screenwriter, …1914 - 1987
Lamia AbbasIraqi poet1929 - 2021
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
Ziad K AbdelnourLebanese-born American invest…1960
Sabit Damulla AbdulbakiFirst Prime Minister of the T…1883 - 1934
Kareem Abdul-JabbarAmerican basketball player1947
Mohamad Shukri Abdullabout Mohamad Shukri Abdull1960
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
Sarah Jones (stage actress)African-American actress, pla…1973
Cherry AdairSouth African-American writer1951
John AdairAuthor, theorist1934
Thomas Adamclergyman, religious writer1701 - 1784
Yemi AdamolekunExecutive Director of Enough …
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