J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien
03 January 1892, British, South African
Writer
John DeweyJohn Dewey
20 October 1859, American
Philosopher

Sarvepalli RadhakrishnanSarvepalli Radhakrishnan
05 September 1888, Indian
Confident, Ambitious

Anne SullivanAnne Sullivan
14 April 1866, American
American Teacher, Instructor

Maria MontessoriMaria Montessori
31 August 1870, Italian
Physician and Educator

Adam WeishauptAdam Weishaupt
06 February 1748, German
Philosopher
Joshua ChamberlainJoshua Chamberlain
08 September 1828, American
Educator & War Hero

 Dadabhai NaorojiDadabhai Naoroji
04 September 1825, Indian
 

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
10 July 1875, American
Educator
Anna LeonowensAnna Leonowens
05 November 1831, British
Writer, Educator

Savitribai PhuleSavitribai Phule
03 January 1831, Indian
Social Reformer, Poet
Laura Spelman RockefellerLaura Spelman Rockefeller
09 September 1839, American
Philanthropist

Pierre de CoubertinPierre de Coubertin
01 January 1863, French
Father of the Modern Olympic Games

Madan Mohan MalaviyaMadan Mohan Malaviya
25 December 1861, Indian
Politician & Educationist

Lillian Moller GilbrethLillian Moller Gilbreth
24 May 1878, American
Mother of Modern Management

Daniel Hale WilliamsDaniel Hale Williams
18 January 1856, American
Surgeon
Dhondo Keshav KarveDhondo Keshav Karve
18 April 1858, Indian
Social Reformer and Educator

Abraham FlexnerAbraham Flexner
13 November 1866, American
Educator

Nicholas Murray ButlerNicholas Murray Butler
02 April 1862, American
Philosopher, Educator

Sir Syed Ahmad KhanSir Syed Ahmad Khan
17 October 1817, Indian
Founder of Aligarh Muslim University
Ignacy DomeykoIgnacy Domeyko
31 July 1802, Polish
Geologist

Henry Van DykeHenry Van Dyke
10 November 1852, American
Writer
Matthew Fontaine MauryMatthew Fontaine Maury
14 January 1806, American
Astronomer

Gifford PinchotGifford Pinchot
11 August 1865, American
Forestry scientist

Felix FrankfurterFelix Frankfurter
15 November 1882, Austrian
Judge
Apolinario MabiniApolinario Mabini
23 July 1864, Filipino
Revolutionary leader

Deborah SampsonDeborah Sampson
17 December 1760, American
Military woman
John McCraeJohn McCrae
30 November 1872, Canadian
Poet

Ernest RenanErnest Renan
27 February 1823, French
Philosopher

Carlos P. GarciaCarlos P. Garcia
04 November 1896, Filipino
Former President
Zitkala-SaZitkala-Sa
22 February 1876, American
Writer

Continue Reading Below
Gilbert N. LewisGilbert N. Lewis
23 October 1875, American
Physical chemist
Rebecca Latimer FeltonRebecca Latimer Felton
10 June 1835, American
Writer

A. V. DiceyA. V. Dicey
04 February 1835, British
Jurist

David O. McKayDavid O. McKay
08 September 1873, American
Religious Leader

Halford MackinderHalford Mackinder
15 February 1861, British
Geographer
Alexander GlazunovAlexander Glazunov
10 August 1865, Russian
Composer
Charles Villiers StanfordCharles Villiers Stanford
30 September 1852, Irish
Composer

Adolphe AdamAdolphe Adam
24 July 1803, French
Composer

George GissingGeorge Gissing
22 November 1857, British
Novelist

Charles Freer AndrewsCharles Freer Andrews
12 February 1871, British
Priest
Edmund Ignatius RiceEdmund Ignatius Rice
01 June 1762, Irish
Missionary

Edith HamiltonEdith Hamilton
12 August 1867, American
Educator

Charles William EliotCharles William Eliot
20 March 1834, American
Educator

Henry LiddellHenry Liddell
06 February 1811, British
Author

Walter Bradford CannonWalter Bradford Cannon
19 October 1871, American
Physiologist
Laura BridgmanLaura Bridgman
21 December 1829, American
Educator

Anni AlbersAnni Albers
12 June 1899, German, American
Textile Artist
Albert C. BarnesAlbert C. Barnes
02 January 1872, American
Chemist

Vittorio Emanuele OrlandoVittorio Emanuele Orlando
19 May 1860, Italian
Politician

Roscoe PoundRoscoe Pound
27 October 1870, American
Scholar
Septima Poinsette ClarkSeptima Poinsette Clark
03 May 1898, American
Educator

Alfred CortotAlfred Cortot
26 September 1877, Swiss, French
Pianist
Daniel Coit GilmanDaniel Coit Gilman
06 July 1831, American
Educator

Gio PontiGio Ponti
18 November 1891, Italian
Architect

K. M. PanikkarK. M. Panikkar
03 June 1895, Indian
Diplomat

Benjamin JowettBenjamin Jowett
15 April 1817, British
Tutor

Andrew Dickson WhiteAndrew Dickson White
07 November 1832, American
Historian
Thomas ArnoldThomas Arnold
13 June 1795, British
Educator

Pauline ViardotPauline Viardot
18 July 1821, French
Soprano

Johann Wolfgang DöbereinerJohann Wolfgang Döbereiner
13 December 1780, German
Chemist

Alexander von ZemlinskyAlexander von Zemlinsky
14 October 1871, Austrian
Composer
Russell Herman ConwellRussell Conwell
15 February 1843, American
Lawyer

Patty HillPatty Hill
27 March 1868, American
Composer
John Cowper PowysJohn Cowper Powys
08 October 1872, British
Philosopher

John Crowe RansomJohn Crowe Ransom
30 April 1888, American
Educator

Olga SamaroffOlga Samaroff
08 August 1880, American
Pianist
Julius Lothar MeyerJulius Lothar Meyer
19 August 1830, German
Chemist

Catharine BeecherCatharine Beecher
06 September 1800, American
Educator
Emil ArtinEmil Artin
03 March 1898, Austrian
Mathematician

Mordecai KaplanMordecai Kaplan
11 June 1881, Lithuanian, American
Rabbi

Howard HansonHoward Hanson
28 October 1896, American
Composer
Rowland HillRowland Hill
03 December 1795, British
Educator

Mary Ann Shadd CaryMary Ann Shadd
09 October 1823, Canadian, American
Activist
Robert Maynard HutchinsRobert Maynard Hutchins
17 January 1899, American
Educationist, University teacher

Eugenio María de HostosEugenio María de Hostos
11 January 1839, Puerto Rican
Educator

Christiaan Snouck HurgronjeChristiaan Snouck Hurgronje
08 February 1857, Dutch
Professor

Sofia KovalevskayaSofia Kovalevskaya
15 January 1850, Russian
Mathematician
Rama TirthaRama Tirtha
22 October 1873, Indian
Teacher
Samuel Gridley HoweSamuel Gridley Howe
10 November 1801, American
Physician

Whina CooperWhina Cooper
09 December 1895, New Zealander
Activist

Shah Ismail DehlviShah Ismail Dehlvi
26 April 1779, Indian
Scholar

Richard Theodore GreenerRichard Theodore Greener
30 January 1844, American
Educator
Wanda LandowskaWanda Landowska
05 July 1879, French, Polish
Harpsichordist

William Sterndale BennettWilliam Sterndale Bennett
13 April 1816, British
Composer

Fromental HalévyFromental Halévy
27 May 1799, French
Composer

Arthur Hugh CloughArthur Hugh Clough
01 January 1819, British
Poet

Alvin HansenAlvin Hansen
23 August 1887, Danish, American
Professor
Amado NervoAmado Nervo
27 August 1870, Mexican
Poet

Charles S. JohnsonCharles S. Johnson
24 July 1893, American
Sociologist
Agrippina VaganovaAgrippina Vaganova
26 June 1879, Russian
Ballet Teacher

Angelina Weld GrimkéAngelina Weld Grimké
27 February 1880, American
Journalist
David BushnellDavid Bushnell
30 August 1740, American
Inventor
Leo BaeckLeo Baeck
23 May 1873, German
Rabbi