Authors

Jan. 18, 2020

Birth

 Montesquieu photo
Montesquieu32
French social commentator and political thinker 1689 - 1755
Daniel Webster photo
Daniel Webster61
Leading American senator and statesman. January 18, 1782 – … 1782 - 1852
Helen Blackwood, Baroness Dufferin and Claneboye photo
Helen Blackwood, Baroness Dufferin and Claneboye4
British songwriter, composer, poet and author 1807 - 1867
Alfred Percy Sinnett photo
Alfred Percy Sinnett5
English writer and Theosophist 1840 - 1921
Henry Austin Dobson photo
Henry Austin Dobson2
English poet and essayist 1840 - 1921
Mahadev Govind Ranade photo
Mahadev Govind Ranade15
Indian scholar, social reformer and author 1842 - 1901
Frank Johnson Goodnow photo
Frank Johnson Goodnow4
American historian 1859 - 1939
Rubén Darío photo
Rubén Darío6
Nicaraguan poet and writer 1867 - 1916
William Trufant Foster photo
William Trufant Foster13
American economist 1879 - 1950
Paul Ehrenfest photo
Paul Ehrenfest2
Dutch physicist 1880 - 1933
A.A. Milne photo
A.A. Milne167
British author 1882 - 1956
Arthur Ransome photo
Arthur Ransome11
English author and journalist 1884 - 1967
Walter James, 4th Baron Northbourne photo
Walter James, 4th Baron Northbourne5
British rower, agriculturalist and translater 1896 - 1982
Cary Grant photo
Cary Grant20
British-American film and stage actor 1904 - 1986
Jacob Bronowski photo
Jacob Bronowski78
Polish-born British mathematician 1908 - 1974
Kenneth E. Boulding photo
Kenneth E. Boulding172
British-American economist 1910 - 1993
Danny Kaye photo
Danny Kaye4
American actor, singer, dancer, and comedian 1913 - 1987
Arno Schmidt photo
Arno Schmidt
German poet 1914 - 1979
Yoichiro Nambu photo
Yoichiro Nambu2
American physicist 1921 - 2015
Gilles Deleuze photo
Gilles Deleuze35
French philosopher 1925 - 1995
Betty Berzon photo
Betty Berzon1
American psychotherapist 1928 - 2006
Martin Luther King, Jr. photo
Martin Luther King, Jr.639
American clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Ci… 1929 - 1968
Robert Anton Wilson photo
Robert Anton Wilson110
American author and polymath 1932 - 2007
L. David Mech photo
L. David Mech10
American Biologist , Ecologist 1937
Curt Flood photo
Curt Flood4
baseball player 1938 - 1997
Paul Keating photo
Paul Keating33
Australian politician, 24th Prime Minister of Australia 1944
Philippe Starck photo
Philippe Starck20
French architect and industrial designer 1949
Franz-Olivier Giesbert photo
Franz-Olivier Giesbert
French writer 1949
Gilles Villeneuve photo
Gilles Villeneuve9
Canadian racecar driver 1950 - 1982
Elijah Cummings photo
Elijah Cummings2
U.S. Representative from Maryland 1951 - 2019
Michael J. Behe photo
Michael J. Behe8
American biochemist, author, and intelligent design advocate 1952
Amy Bloom photo
Amy Bloom13
Fiction writer, screenwriter, social worker, psychotherapist 1953
Kevin Costner photo
Kevin Costner1
American actor, singer, musician, producer, director, and b… 1955
Maxime Bernier photo
Maxime Bernier12
Canadian politician 1963
Dave Attell photo
Dave Attell28
comedian 1965
Carolyn Parkhurst photo
Carolyn Parkhurst1
American writer 1971
Jonathan Davis photo
Jonathan Davis12
Heavy metal singer, frontman for Korn 1971
Joe Kehoskie photo
Joe Kehoskie7
American baseball agent 1973
Joanna Newsom photo
Joanna Newsom61
American musician 1982

Death

Jan van Riebeeck photo
Jan van Riebeeck1
Dutch colonial governor 1619 - 1677
Samuel Garth photo
Samuel Garth6
British writer 1661 - 1719
Hakuin Ekaku photo
Hakuin Ekaku4
Japanese Zen Buddhist master 1686 - 1769
Charles Dupin photo
Charles Dupin7
French mathematician 1784 - 1873
John Tyler photo
John Tyler8
American politician, 10th President of the United States (i… 1790 - 1862
Edward Bulwer-Lytton photo
Edward Bulwer-Lytton29
English novelist, poet, playwright, and politician 1803 - 1873
Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo photo
Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo10
Californian military commander, politician, and rancher 1807 - 1890
Henry George Liddell photo
Henry George Liddell4
Headmaster, lexicographer, classical scholar, and dean 1811 - 1898
Christian Nestell Bovee photo
Christian Nestell Bovee21
American writer 1820 - 1904
Edmund Clarence Stedman photo
Edmund Clarence Stedman13
American poet, critic, and essayist 1833 - 1908
George Wade Robinson photo
George Wade Robinson1
Irish poet 1838 - 1877
John Woodroffe photo
John Woodroffe1
English orientalist 1865 - 1936
Rudyard Kipling photo
Rudyard Kipling193
English short-story writer, poet, and novelist 1865 - 1936
J. M. E. McTaggart photo
J. M. E. McTaggart3
British philosopher 1866 - 1925
Amy Carmichael photo
Amy Carmichael2
Missionary in India 1867 - 1951
David O. McKay photo
David O. McKay10
President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1873 - 1970
Kathleen Norris photo
Kathleen Norris10
American writer 1880 - 1966
Carl Zuckmayer photo
Carl Zuckmayer4
German writer and playwright 1896 - 1977
K. L. Saigal photo
K. L. Saigal7
Indian actor 1904 - 1947
Hugh Gaitskell photo
Hugh Gaitskell7
British politician 1906 - 1963
Eleanor Hibbert photo
Eleanor Hibbert4
English novelist 1906 - 1993
Bill Finger photo
Bill Finger6
American comic strip and comic book writer 1914 - 1974
Stansfield Turner photo
Stansfield Turner3
former United States Navy admiral and former Director of Ce… 1923 - 2018
Eugenio Cruz Vargas photo
Eugenio Cruz Vargas2
Chilean poet and painter 1923 - 2014
N. T. Rama Rao photo
N. T. Rama Rao4
Indian actor and Andhra Pradesh former chief minister 1923 - 1996
Michel Tournier photo
Michel Tournier
French writer 1924 - 2016
Thomas Anthony Dooley III photo
Thomas Anthony Dooley III2
American physician 1927 - 1961
Robert B. Parker photo
Robert B. Parker2
American crime writer 1932 - 2010
Bruce Chatwin photo
Bruce Chatwin6
English novelist 1940 - 1989
Paul Tsongas photo
Paul Tsongas3
American politician 1941 - 1997
Jim Horning photo
Jim Horning2
computer scientist 1942 - 2013