Authors

Oct. 19, 2019

Birth

Marsilio Ficino photo
Marsilio Ficino9
Italian philosopher 1433 - 1499
John Fisher photo
John Fisher
English Catholic bishop, cardinal and martyr 1469 - 1535
Thomas Tusser photo
Thomas Tusser12
English poet 1524 - 1580
Thomas Browne photo
Thomas Browne78
English polymath 1605 - 1682
Pierre Nicole photo
Pierre Nicole4
French Jansenists 1625 - 1695
John Woolman photo
John Woolman7
American Quaker preacher 1720 - 1772
Valentine Blacker photo
Valentine Blacker3
British colonial administrator 1778 - 1826
Leigh Hunt photo
Leigh Hunt17
English critic, essayist, poet and writer 1784 - 1859
Charles Robert Leslie photo
Charles Robert Leslie9
British painter (1794-1859) 1794 - 1859
Robert Pollok photo
Robert Pollok8
Scottish poet 1798 - 1827
Adam Lindsay Gordon photo
Adam Lindsay Gordon1
Australian poet, jockey and politician 1833 - 1870
Fyodor Dan photo
Fyodor Dan2
Russian revolutionary 1871 - 1947
Umberto Boccioni photo
Umberto Boccioni41
Italian painter and sculptor 1882 - 1916
Nirmal Chandra Chatterjee photo
Nirmal Chandra Chatterjee4
Indian politician 1895
Bram van Velde photo
Bram van Velde97
Dutch painter 1895 - 1981
Lewis Mumford photo
Lewis Mumford74
American historian, sociologist, philosopher of technology,… 1895 - 1990
Miguel ángel Asturias photo
Miguel ángel Asturias2
colombia 1899 - 1974
Olga Lengyel photo
Olga Lengyel
Hungarian writer 1908 - 2001
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar photo
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar2
physicist 1910 - 1995
Vasco Pratolini photo
Vasco Pratolini
Italian writer 1913 - 1991
Vinícius de Moraes photo
Vinícius de Moraes1
Brazilian composer 1913 - 1980
Honor Tracy photo
Honor Tracy
writer 1913 - 1989
Russell Kirk photo
Russell Kirk5
American political theorist and writer 1918 - 1994
Pandurang Shastri Athavale photo
Pandurang Shastri Athavale2
Indian philosopher, spiritual leader and social reformer 1920 - 2003
Bill Bright photo
Bill Bright
American missionary 1921 - 2003
Emilio Massera photo
Emilio Massera2
Argentine military officer 1925 - 2010
Edward Lewis Wallant photo
Edward Lewis Wallant6
American writer 1926 - 1962
Lewis Wolpert photo
Lewis Wolpert
British biologist 1929
John le Carré photo
John le Carré36
British novelist and spy 1931
James Martin (author) photo
James Martin (author)9
British information technology consultant and writer 1933 - 2013
Sylvia Browne photo
Sylvia Browne6
American author 1936 - 2013
Allan Massie photo
Allan Massie
British writer 1938
Renata Adler photo
Renata Adler6
American author, journalist and film critic 1938
Michael Gambon photo
Michael Gambon2
British actor 1940
Maryse Holder photo
Maryse Holder
American memoirist and feminist writer 1940 - 1977
 Pepetela photo
Pepetela
Amgolan writer 1941
Andrew Vachss photo
Andrew Vachss27
American writer and lawyer 1942
Jim Rogers photo
Jim Rogers11
American writer 1942
Maxim Jakubowski photo
Maxim Jakubowski
British writer 1944
John Lithgow photo
John Lithgow2
American character actor, musician, and author 1945
Angus Deaton photo
Angus Deaton
British microeconomist 1945
Philip Pullman photo
Philip Pullman158
English author 1946
Gunnar Staalesen photo
Gunnar Staalesen
Norwegian writer 1947
James Howard Kunstler photo
James Howard Kunstler29
American writer 1948
Marc Aronson photo
Marc Aronson
American historian and writer 1950
Deborah Blum photo
Deborah Blum
American journalist 1954
Jean Kambanda photo
Jean Kambanda1
Rwandan politician 1955
Dan Gutman photo
Dan Gutman4
American children's writer 1955
Grover Norquist photo
Grover Norquist8
Conservative Lobbyist 1956
Rocky Wood photo
Rocky Wood
Australian writer 1959 - 2014
Susan Straight photo
Susan Straight
American writer 1960
Evander Holyfield photo
Evander Holyfield1
American boxer 1962
Jonathan Haidt photo
Jonathan Haidt26
American psychologist 1963
Diederik Stapel photo
Diederik Stapel2
Dutch social psychologist 1966
Dimitris Lyacos photo
Dimitris Lyacos4
Greek writer 1966
Yoko Shimomura photo
Yoko Shimomura1
Japanese video game composer 1967
Karl Iagnemma photo
Karl Iagnemma
American research scientist 1972
Jason Reitman photo
Jason Reitman
director; writer; actor 1977
Abby Sunderland photo
Abby Sunderland40
Camera Assistant, Inspirational Speaker and Sailor 1993

Death

Thomas Browne photo
Thomas Browne78
English polymath 1605 - 1682
Godfrey Kneller photo
Godfrey Kneller1
painter from Germany active in the United Kingdom 1646 - 1723
Jonathan Swift photo
Jonathan Swift139
Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, and poet 1667 - 1745
Henry Kirke White photo
Henry Kirke White9
English poet 1785 - 1806
Lucy Stone photo
Lucy Stone33
American abolitionist and suffragist 1818 - 1893
John Milton Gregory photo
John Milton Gregory
American academic administrator 1822 - 1898
Cesare Lombroso photo
Cesare Lombroso7
Italian criminologist 1835 - 1909
Emily Lawless photo
Emily Lawless
Irish novelist and poet 1845 - 1913
Harold Frederic photo
Harold Frederic
Journalist, novelist 1856 - 1898
Camille Claudel photo
Camille Claudel1
French sculptor and graphic artist 1864 - 1943
Ernest Rutherford photo
Ernest Rutherford13
New Zealand-born British chemist and physicist 1871 - 1937
Lu Xun photo
Lu Xun15
Chinese novelist and essayist 1881 - 1936
Margaret Caroline Anderson photo
Margaret Caroline Anderson6
American magazine editor 1886 - 1973
Edna St. Vincent Millay photo
Edna St. Vincent Millay69
American poet 1892 - 1950
Aldo Capitini photo
Aldo Capitini46
Italian philosopher and political activist 1899 - 1968
Henri Michaux photo
Henri Michaux8
painter, poet, writer 1899 - 1984
Nathalie Sarraute photo
Nathalie Sarraute
French lawyer and writer 1900 - 1999
Nyanaponika Thera photo
Nyanaponika Thera28
German Buddhist monk 1901 - 1994
Manuel Álvarez Bravo photo
Manuel Álvarez Bravo
Mexican photographer 1902 - 2001
Sergei Biriuzov photo
Sergei Biriuzov5
Soviet military commander 1904 - 1964
Paul H. Nitze photo
Paul H. Nitze
American government official 1907 - 2004
Charlton Ogburn photo
Charlton Ogburn2
American journalist and author 1911 - 1998
Martha Raye photo
Martha Raye3
American comic actress and singer 1916 - 1994
Penelope Mortimer photo
Penelope Mortimer
British journalist, biographer and novelist 1918 - 1999
Kenneth E. Iverson photo
Kenneth E. Iverson12
Canadian computer scientist 1920 - 2004
Alija Izetbegović photo
Alija Izetbegović15
Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina 1925 - 2003
Jan Wolkers photo
Jan Wolkers
Dutch sculptor and writer 1925 - 2007
Jean Stubbs photo
Jean Stubbs
British crime writer (1926-2012) 1926 - 2012
Marilyn Ferguson photo
Marilyn Ferguson1
American writer 1938 - 2008