Honoré de BalzacHonoré de Balzac
20 May 1799, French
French Novelist and Playwright
Denis DiderotDenis Diderot
05 October 1713, French
Philosopher

Friedrich SchillerFriedrich Schiller
10 November 1759, German
Poet, Playwright, Historian & Philosopher

Oliver GoldsmithOliver Goldsmith
10 November 1728, Irish, British
Novelist, Playwright, Poet

Frances BurneyFrances Burney
13 June 1752, British
Novelist

Alfred de VignyAlfred de Vigny
27 March 1797, French
Poet, Playwright, Novelist
John BurgoyneJohn Burgoyne
24 February 1722
Politician, Playwright, Writer, Military personnel

Richard Brinsley SheridanRichard Brinsley Sheridan
30 October 1751, Irish
Poet, Politician, Librettist, Writer, Playwright

Gotthold Ephraim LessingGotthold Ephraim Lessing
22 January 1729, German
Writer, Philosopher, Playwright, Poet, Librarian,
Heinrich von KleistHeinrich von Kleist
18 October 1777, German
Playwright, Poet, Short story writer, Novelist,

David GarrickDavid Garrick
19 February 1717, British
Actor, Playwright, Film producer, Writer,
Richard SteeleRichard Steele
12 March 1672, Irish
Writer

Hannah MoreHannah More
02 February 1745, British
Writer, Poet, Essayist

Carlo GoldoniCarlo Goldoni
25 February 1707, Italian
Playwright, Writer, Librettist, Screenwriter,

Felicia HemansFelicia Hemans
25 September 1793, British
Poet

Emanuel SchikanederEmanuel Schikaneder
01 September 1751, German
Librettist, Singer, Opera singer, Actor,
Joseph Freiherr von EichendorffJoseph Freiherr von Eichendorff
10 March 1788, German
Poet

Matthew LewisMatthew Lewis
09 July 1775, British
Novelist

Eliza HaywoodEliza Haywood
1693 AD, British
British author

Ludvig HolbergLudvig Holberg
03 December 1684, Danish, Norwegian
Writer
August Wilhelm SchlegelAugust Wilhelm Schlegel
08 September 1767, German
Linguist, Translator, Sanskrit scholar,

Wolfgang von KempelenWolfgang von Kempelen
23 January 1734, Hungarian
Engineer, Writer, Painter, Playwright, Chess
Madeleine de ScudéryMadeleine de Scudéry
15 November 1607, French
Writer

John GaltJohn Galt
02 May 1779, Scottish
Novelist

August von KotzebueAugust von Kotzebue
03 May 1761, German
Playwright
Vittorio AlfieriVittorio Alfieri
16 January 1749, Italian
Dramatist

Pierre de MarivauxPierre de Marivaux
04 February 1688, French
Novelist
Christopher SmartChristopher Smart
11 April 1722, British
Poet

Jean-Marie Collot d'HerboisJean-Marie Collot d'Herbois
19 June 1749, French
Actor

Nicolas ChamfortNicolas Chamfort
06 April 1741, French
Writer
Charles MaturinCharles Maturin
25 September 1780, Irish
Writer

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Carlo GozziCarlo Gozzi
13 December 1720, Italian
Playwright
Judith Sargent Stevens MurrayJudith Sargent Stevens Murray
01 May 1751, American
Advocate

Joanna BaillieJoanna Baillie
11 September 1762, Scottish
Poet

Mary Russell MitfordMary Russell Mitford
16 December 1787, British
Author

John Howard PayneJohn Howard Payne
09 June 1791, American
Actor
Eugène ScribeEugène Scribe
24 December 1791, French
French dramatist
Nicholas RoweNicholas Rowe
20 June 1674, British
Poet

Fabre d'ÉglantineFabre d'Églantine
28 July 1750, French
Actor

Royall TylerRoyall Tyler
18 June 1757, American
Jurist

Louis-Sébastien MercierLouis-Sébastien Mercier
06 June 1740, French
Author
Charlotte LennoxCharlotte Lennox
1730 AD, British
Author

Charles Paul de KockCharles Paul de Kock
21 May 1793, French
Novelist

Jakob Michael Reinhold LenzJakob Michael Reinhold Lenz
23 January 1751, Latvian
Writer

Charles DibdinCharles Dibdin
04 March 1745, British
Composer

Elizabeth InchbaldElizabeth Inchbald
15 October 1753, British
Novelist
Samuel FooteSamuel Foote
27 January 1720, British
Playwright, Impresario, Actor, Stage actor, Writer

Susanna RowsonSusanna Rowson
1762 AD, British, American
Novelist
August, Graf von PlatenAugust, Graf von Platen
24 October 1796, German
Poet

Isabelle de CharrièreIsabelle de Charrière
20 October 1740, Swiss, Dutch
Writer

Alain-René LesageAlain-René Lesage
06 May 1668, French
Novelist
Delarivier ManleyDelarivier Manley
1663 AD, British
Author

Jean-François MarmontelJean-François Marmontel
11 July 1723, French
Historian
Ferenc KazinczyFerenc Kazinczy
27 October 1759, Hungarian
Linguist, Writer, Playwright, Poet

Silvio PellicoSilvio Pellico
24 June 1789, Italian
Italian author

Hugh Henry BrackenridgeHugh Henry Brackenridge
1748 AD, American, Scottish
Writer

Antônio José da SilvaAntônio José da Silva
08 May 1705, Brazilian, Portuguese
Dramatist

Henry CareyHenry Carey
26 August 1687, British
Poet
Christian August VulpiusChristian August Vulpius
23 January 1762, German
Novelist

Ivan KotliarevskyIvan Kotliarevsky
09 September 1769, Ukrainian
Writer

James Kirke PauldingJames Kirke Paulding
22 August 1778, American
Writer

Jean-Baptiste RousseauJean-Baptiste Rousseau
06 April 1671, French
Playwright
Charles MacklinCharles Macklin
26 September 1690, Irish
Actor

Julian Ursyn NiemcewiczJulian Ursyn Niemcewicz
16 February 1758, Polish
Poet
Leandro Fernández de MoratínLeandro Fernández de Moratín
10 March 1760, Spanish
Dramatist

Thomas D'UrfeyThomas D'Urfey
1653 AD, British
Writer

Andreas KalvosAndreas Kalvos
01 April 1792, Greek
Poet
Isaac BickerstaffeIsaac Bickerstaffe
26 September 1733, Northern Irish
Dramatist

José CadalsoJosé Cadalso
08 October 1741, Spanish
Author
Thomas CorneilleThomas Corneille
20 August 1625, French
Dramatist

Kitty CliveKitty Clive
05 November 1711, British
Actress

Johann Adam HillerJohann Adam Hiller
25 December 1728, German
Composer
Robert DodsleyRobert Dodsley
13 February 1704, British
Bookseller

Thomas SoutherneThomas Southerne
12 February 1660, Irish
Dramatist
John HillJohn Hill
17 November 1714, British
Author and botanist

Alexander SumarokovAlexander Sumarokov
25 November 1717, Russian
Russian writer

George LilloGeorge Lillo
03 February 1691, British
Playwright

Marie-Joseph de ChénierMarie-Joseph de Chénier
11 February 1764, Turkish
Poet
Prosper Jolyot de CrébillonProsper Jolyot de Crébillon
13 January 1674, French
Poet
Johan Herman WesselJohan Herman Wessel
06 October 1742, Norwegian
Poet

Charles-Antoine CoypelCharles-Antoine Coypel
11 July 1694, French
Painter

Jean-François de La HarpeJean-François de La Harpe
20 November 1739, French
Playwright

René-Charles Guilbert de PixérécourtRené-Charles Guilbert de Pixérécourt
22 January 1773, French
Theatre Director
George Colman the YoungerGeorge Colman the Younger
21 October 1762, British
Dramatist

Johan Ludvig HeibergJohan Ludvig Heiberg
14 December 1791, Danish
Poet

Mikhail KheraskovMikhail Kheraskov
05 November 1733, Russian
Poet

Stephen KembleStephen Kemble
21 April 1758, British
Theatre actor

Ángel de Saavedra, duke de RivasÁngel de Saavedra, duke de Rivas
10 March 1791, Spanish
Poet
Diego de Torres VillarroelDiego de Torres Villarroel
17 June 1693, Spanish
Writer

József KatonaJózsef Katona
11 November 1791, Hungarian
Playwright
Vincenzo MontiVincenzo Monti
19 February 1754, Italian
Poet

August Wilhelm IfflandAugust Wilhelm Iffland
19 April 1759, German
Actor
John HomeJohn Home
13 September 1722, Scottish
Minister
John BanimJohn Banim
03 April 1798, Irish
Authors