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17 October 1817, Indian
Founder of Aligarh Muslim University

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Confident, Ambitious

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20 October 1859, American
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Maria MontessoriMaria Montessori
31 August 1870, Italian
Physician and Educator
 Dadabhai NaorojiDadabhai Naoroji
04 September 1825, Indian
 

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

Adam WeishauptAdam Weishaupt
06 February 1748, German
Philosopher
Madan Mohan MalaviyaMadan Mohan Malaviya
25 December 1861, Indian
Politician & Educationist

Joshua ChamberlainJoshua Chamberlain
08 September 1828, American
Educator & War Hero
Anna LeonowensAnna Leonowens
05 November 1831, British
Writer, Educator

Laura Spelman RockefellerLaura Spelman Rockefeller
09 September 1839, American
Philanthropist

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
10 July 1875, American
Educator

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

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

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

Abraham FlexnerAbraham Flexner
13 November 1866, American
Educator

Nicholas Murray ButlerNicholas Murray Butler
02 April 1862, American
Philosopher, Educator
Henry Van DykeHenry Van Dyke
10 November 1852, American
Writer

Ignacy DomeykoIgnacy Domeyko
31 July 1802, Polish
Geologist
Mary Ann Shadd CaryMary Ann Shadd
09 October 1823, Canadian, American
Activist

Ali KemalAli Kemal
07 September 1867, Turkish
Journalist

Charlotta Spears BassCharlotta Spears Bass
14 February 1874, American
Editor and activist
James MurrayJames Murray
07 February 1837, Scottish
Lexicographer

Apolinario MabiniApolinario Mabini
23 July 1864, Filipino
Revolutionary leader
Joseph A. SchumpeterJoseph A. Schumpeter
08 February 1883, Austrian, American
Economist

John McCraeJohn McCrae
30 November 1872, Canadian
Poet

Felix FrankfurterFelix Frankfurter
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Judge
Sister NiveditaSister Nivedita
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Former President
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24 July 1803, French
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10 June 1835, American
Writer

William Christopher HandyWilliam Christopher Handy
16 November 1873, American
Composer

Swami SivanandaSwami Sivananda
08 September 1887, Indian
Spiritual & Yoga Teacher
Gifford PinchotGifford Pinchot
11 August 1865, American
Forestry scientist
Deborah SampsonDeborah Sampson
17 December 1760, American
Military woman

Friedrich FroebelFriedrich Froebel
21 April 1782, German
Pedagogue

Zitkala-SaZitkala-Sa
22 February 1876, American
Writer

Lionel Charles Robbins, Baron RobbinsLionel Charles Robbins, Baron Robbins
22 November 1898, British
Economist
Mykola LeontovychMykola Leontovych
13 December 1877, Ukrainian
Composer

Ōkawa ShūmeiŌkawa Shūmei
06 December 1886, Japanese
Writer

Ernest RenanErnest Renan
27 February 1823, French
Philosopher

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

D. T. SuzukiD. T. Suzuki
18 October 1870, Japanese
Author
Gilbert N. LewisGilbert N. Lewis
23 October 1875, American
Physical chemist

St. Katharine DrexelSt. Katharine Drexel
26 November 1858, American
Philanthropist
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13 December 1780, German
Chemist

Sarah FullerSarah Fuller
15 February 1836, American
Educator

Theodor HeussTheodor Heuss
31 January 1884, German
Politician
Richard AllenRichard Allen
14 February 1760, American
Minister

Charles Freer AndrewsCharles Freer Andrews
12 February 1871, British
Priest
Rose Philippine DuchesneRose Philippine Duchesne
29 August 1769, French
Sister

Matthew Fontaine MauryMatthew Fontaine Maury
14 January 1806, American
Astronomer

Halford MackinderHalford Mackinder
15 February 1861, British
Geographer

Alexander GlazunovAlexander Glazunov
10 August 1865, Russian
Composer

David O. McKayDavid O. McKay
08 September 1873, American
Religious Leader
George GissingGeorge Gissing
22 November 1857, British
Novelist

Hubert ParryHubert Parry
27 February 1848, British
Composer

Thomas Hopkins GallaudetThomas Hopkins Gallaudet
10 December 1787, American
Educator

Edward Frederick SorinEdward Frederick Sorin
06 February 1814, French
Priest
Frederick T. GatesFrederick T. Gates
22 July 1853, American
Clergyman

Vittorio Emanuele OrlandoVittorio Emanuele Orlando
19 May 1860, Italian
Politician
Thomas ArnoldThomas Arnold
13 June 1795, British
Educator

Maggie Lena Draper WalkerMaggie Lena Draper Walker
15 July 1864, American
Entrepreneur

Frederic AustinFrederic Austin
30 March 1872, British
Baritone singer
Anni AlbersAnni Albers
12 June 1899, German, American
Textile Artist

Ibrahim Datuk Tan MalakaIbrahim Datuk Tan Malaka
02 June 1897, Indonesian
Minangkabau communist leader
Laura BridgmanLaura Bridgman
21 December 1829, American
Educator

Edith HamiltonEdith Hamilton
12 August 1867, American
Educator

Roscoe PoundRoscoe Pound
27 October 1870, American
Scholar
Samuel E. MorisonSamuel E. Morison
09 July 1887, American
Historian

Charles Villiers StanfordCharles Villiers Stanford
30 September 1852, Irish
Composer
Melvin TolsonMelvin Tolson
06 February 1898, American
Poet

Catharine BeecherCatharine Beecher
06 September 1800, American
Educator

Samuel Gridley HoweSamuel Gridley Howe
10 November 1801, American
Physician

Walter Bradford CannonWalter Bradford Cannon
19 October 1871, American
Physiologist
Nicolae PaulescuNicolae Paulescu
30 October 1869, Romanian
Physiologist
Edmund Ignatius RiceEdmund Ignatius Rice
01 June 1762, Irish
Missionary

John Cowper PowysJohn Cowper Powys
08 October 1872, British
Philosopher

Charles William EliotCharles William Eliot
20 March 1834, American
Educator

Dr. Benjamin Elijah MaysDr. Benjamin Elijah Mays
01 August 1894, American
 
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04 February 1825, British
Philologists

Benjamin JowettBenjamin Jowett
15 April 1817, British
Tutor

Albert C. BarnesAlbert C. Barnes
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Chemist

Septima Poinsette ClarkSeptima Poinsette Clark
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Educator

Robert Maynard HutchinsRobert Maynard Hutchins
17 January 1899, American
Educationist, University teacher
Pauline ViardotPauline Viardot
18 July 1821, French
Soprano

Alexander von ZemlinskyAlexander von Zemlinsky
14 October 1871, Austrian
Composer
K. M. PanikkarK. M. Panikkar
03 June 1895, Indian
Diplomat

Gio PontiGio Ponti
18 November 1891, Italian
Architect
Russell Herman ConwellRussell Conwell
15 February 1843, American
Lawyer
Johan Rudolf ThorbeckeJohan Rudolf Thorbecke
14 January 1798, Dutch
Statesman