Authors

June 19, 2019

Birth

James I of England photo
James I of England7
king during union of English and Scottish crowns 1566 - 1625
Blaise Pascal photo
Blaise Pascal138
French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer, and Ch... 1623 - 1662
Johann de Kalb photo
Johann de Kalb6
American general 1721 - 1780
James Braid photo
James Braid16
Scottish surgeon, hypnotist, and hypnotherapist 1795 - 1860
Francesco Dall'Ongaro photo
Francesco Dall'Ongaro4
Italian poet, playwright and librettist 1808 - 1873
Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Baron Houghton photo
Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Baron Houghton12
British politician and poet 1809 - 1885
George Whyte-Melville photo
George Whyte-Melville4
Scottish writer 1821 - 1878
Charles Spurgeon photo
Charles Spurgeon46
British preacher, author, pastor and evangelist 1834 - 1892
Mary Gardiner Brainard3
American poet 1837 - 1905
Elbert Hubbard photo
Elbert Hubbard136
American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher fue e... 1856 - 1915
Sam Walter Foss photo
Sam Walter Foss8
American writer 1858 - 1911
José Rizal photo
José Rizal63
Filipino writer, ophthalmologist, polyglot and nationalist 1861 - 1896
Heinrich Schenker photo
Heinrich Schenker2
Austrian music theorist 1868 - 1935
Gancho Tsenov photo
Gancho Tsenov10
Bulgarian historian 1870 - 1949
Clarence Stein4
American architect 1882 - 1975
André Thérive1
French writer 1891 - 1967
John Heartfield photo
John Heartfield
German artist 1891 - 1968
Wallis, Duchess of Windsor photo
Wallis, Duchess of Windsor2
wife of Edward VIII of the United Kingdom 1896 - 1986
Cyril Norman Hinshelwood photo
Cyril Norman Hinshelwood1
English physical chemist 1897 - 1967
Robert Traver photo
Robert Traver
American judge 1903 - 1991
Lou Gehrig photo
Lou Gehrig3
American baseball player 1903 - 1941
Ernst Chain photo
Ernst Chain1
German scientist 1906 - 1979
Osamu Dazai photo
Osamu Dazai38
Japanese author 1909 - 1948
Abe Fortas photo
Abe Fortas
United States federal judge 1910 - 1982
Bertrand R. Brinley
American author of juvenile fiction 1917 - 1994
Joshua Nkomo photo
Joshua Nkomo1
Zimbabwean politician 1917 - 1999
Pauline Kael photo
Pauline Kael71
American film critic 1919 - 2001
Aage Niels Bohr photo
Aage Niels Bohr1
Danish physicist 1922 - 2009
Colin Jordan1
British holocaust denier 1923 - 2009
Vasil Bykaŭ photo
Vasil Bykaŭ11
Belarusian writer 1924 - 2003
Arno J. Mayer photo
Arno J. Mayer
American Marxist, historian, academic and intellectual 1926
Henry Spira6
American activist 1927 - 1998
Barbara Marciniak photo
Barbara Marciniak8
1928 - 2012
Olivier Todd
French journalist and writer 1929
Wu Po-hsiung photo
Wu Po-hsiung9
Taiwanese politician 1939
Wesley McNair
American poet 1941
Václav Klaus photo
Václav Klaus3
2nd President of the Czech Republic 1941
Elaine Coffman
American writer 1942
Muammar Gaddafi photo
Muammar Gaddafi64
Libyan revolutionary, politician and political theorist 1942 - 2011
Chico Buarque photo
Chico Buarque
Brazilian singer, composer and writer 1944
Richard Goldstein photo
Richard Goldstein
American journalist and writer 1944
Greil Marcus photo
Greil Marcus6
American historian 1945
Radovan Karadžić photo
Radovan Karadžić2
former Bosnian Serb politician; convicted war criminal 1945
Aung San Suu Kyi photo
Aung San Suu Kyi86
State Counsellor of Myanmar and Leader of the National Le... 1945
Salman Rushdie photo
Salman Rushdie120
British Indian novelist and essayist 1947
John Ralston Saul photo
John Ralston Saul83
Canadian author and essayist 1947
Nick Drake photo
Nick Drake22
British singer-songwriter 1948 - 1974
Chet Williamson
American writer 1948
Paul deParrie3
American activist 1949 - 2006
Peter Bodo
American sportswriter and author 1949
Stephen Shen photo
Stephen Shen1
Taiwanese politician 1949
Elvira Woodruff
American children's writer 1951
Ayman al-Zawahiri photo
Ayman al-Zawahiri2
Egyptian physician, Islamic theologian and leader of al-Q... 1951
Angie Sage18
English author and illustrator 1952
Steven Naifeh photo
Steven Naifeh
American writer 1952
Bobby Hutchinson
Scottish footballer 1953
Kathleen Turner photo
Kathleen Turner1
American actress 1954
Michael Maloney photo
Michael Maloney
English actor 1957
Subcomandante Marcos photo
Subcomandante Marcos13
Mexican activist 1957
Jean Rabe
American writer 1957
Euclid Tsakalotos photo
Euclid Tsakalotos7
Greek economist and politician 1960
Boris Johnson photo
Boris Johnson88
British politician, historian and journalist 1964
Sadie Frost2
English actress and producer 1965
Howard M. Wiseman photo
Howard M. Wiseman1
Australian physicist 1968
Timothy Morton
British philosopher 1968
Rahul Gandhi photo
Rahul Gandhi19
Indian politician 1970
Baby Halder
Indian domestic worker girl and writer 1973
Jacob deGrom photo
Jacob deGrom1
American baseball player 1988

Death

Nader Shah photo
Nader Shah3
ruled as Shah of Iran 1688 - 1747
Richard Henry Lee photo
Richard Henry Lee3
American statesman 1732 - 1794
Nathanael Greene photo
Nathanael Greene126
American general in the American Revolutionary War 1742 - 1786
Charles Hodge photo
Charles Hodge5
American Presbyterian theologian 1797 - 1878
Jules Janin photo
Jules Janin
French writer and critic. 1804 - 1874
Mikhail Bakunin photo
Mikhail Bakunin53
Russian revolutionary, philosopher, and theorist of colle... 1814 - 1876
John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton photo
John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton89
British politician and historian 1834 - 1902
J. M. Barrie photo
J. M. Barrie45
Scottish writer 1860 - 1937
Zabel Sibil Asadour2
Armenian writer 1863 - 1934
Tom Watson photo
Tom Watson8
American businessman 1874 - 1956
Ed Wynn photo
Ed Wynn1
American actor 1886 - 1966
Adrienne Monnier
French writer and business woman 1892 - 1955
Steen Eiler Rasmussen photo
Steen Eiler Rasmussen
danish architect 1898 - 1990
Henry Calvert Simons photo
Henry Calvert Simons1
American economist 1899 - 1946
Lee Krasner19
American artist 1908 - 1984
William Golding photo
William Golding81
British novelist, poet, playwright and Nobel Prize for Li... 1911 - 1993
Abraham Kaplan7
American philosopher 1918 - 1993
Chế Lan Viên9
Vietnamese writer 1920 - 1989
James Salter photo
James Salter17
American novelist and short-story writer 1925 - 2015
R. C. O. Matthews4
British economist 1927 - 2010
Emili Teixidor photo
Emili Teixidor
writer 1932 - 2012
Ali Shariati photo
Ali Shariati11
Iranian academic and activist 1933 - 1977
 Coluche photo
Coluche5
French comedian and actor 1944 - 1986
Tony DiCicco photo
Tony DiCicco
American soccer player-coach 1948 - 2017
Michael Baigent
New Zealand writer 1948 - 2013
Vince Flynn photo
Vince Flynn7
American writer of fiction 1966 - 2013