Famous 21st Century Intellectuals & Academics
Jordan PetersonJordan Peterson
12 June 1962, Canadian
Clinical Psychologist
Thomas SowellThomas Sowell
30 June 1930, American
Economist

Noam ChomskyNoam Chomsky
07 December 1928, American
Linguist

Jaggi VasudevJaggi Vasudev
03 September 1957, Indian
Yoga Guru

Sam HarrisSam Harris
09 April 1967, American
Philosopher, Author

Peter NavarroPeter Navarro
15 July 1949, American
Economist
Manmohan SinghManmohan Singh
26 September 1932, Indian
Former Prime Minister of India

Jane GoodallJane Goodall
03 April 1934, British
Primatologist

Steven PinkerSteven Pinker
18 September 1954, Canadian, American
Psychologist, Linguists
Nassim Nicholas TalebNassim Nicholas Taleb
1960 AD, Lebanese, British, American
Essayist

Amartya SenAmartya Sen
03 November 1933, Indian
Economist & Philosopher
Samantha PowerSamantha Power
21 September 1970, American
Writer

Alan GreenspanAlan Greenspan
06 March 1926, American
American economist

Raghuram RajanRaghuram Rajan
03 February 1963, Indian
Adviser

David KahnemanDaniel Kahneman
05 March 1934, Israeli, American
American-Israeli psychologist

Zbigniew BrzezinskiZbigniew Brzezinski
28 March 1928, Polish, American
Former Diplomat, Political Scientist
Alice RobertsAlice Roberts
19 May 1973, British
Anthropologist

Richard ProennekeRichard Proenneke
04 May 1916, American
Naturalist

David IrvingDavid Irving
24 March 1938, British
Writer

Camille PagliaCamille Paglia
02 April 1947, American
Cultural critic
Carlos Salinas de GortariCarlos Salinas de Gortari
03 April 1948, Mexican
President

Ben BernankeBen Bernanke
13 December 1953, American
Economist
Abhijit BanerjeeAbhijit Banerjee
21 February 1961, Indian, American
Economist

Claude ShannonClaude Shannon
30 April 1916, American
Mathematician, Cryptographer

Peter SingerPeter Singer
06 July 1946, Australian
Philosopher
Roger ScrutonRoger Scruton
27 February 1944, British
Philosopher

Charlotte CasiraghiCharlotte Casiraghi
03 August 1986, Monacan
Editor-at-large, Equestrian Sports Ambassador
David McCulloughDavid McCullough
07 July 1933, American
Author, Historian

Anita Bose PfaffAnita Bose Pfaff
29 November 1942, German
Economist

Mario Vargas LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
28 March 1936, Peruvian
Writer
Daniel DennettDaniel Dennett
28 March 1942, American
 

Continue Reading Below
Muhammad YunusMuhammad Yunus
28 June 1940, Bangladeshi
 
Alain de BottonAlain de Botton
20 December 1969, Swiss, British
Author

Jeffrey SachsJeffrey Sachs
05 November 1954, American
Economist

Larry SangerLarry Sanger
16 July 1968, American
Co-Founder of Wikipedia

Kristalina GeorgievaKristalina Georgieva
13 August 1953, Bulgarian
Managing Director of the IMF
René GirardRené Girard
25 December 1923, French
Philosopher
David SuzukiDavid Suzuki
24 March 1936, Canadian
Academic, Enviromental Activist

Paul VolckerPaul Volcker
05 September 1927, American
Former Chair of the Federal Reserve

Richard ThalerRichard Thaler
12 September 1945, American
Nobel Prize Winner in Economics (2017)

Albert BanduraAlbert Bandura
04 December 1925, Canadian, American
Psychologist
Michael PorterMichael Porter
23 May 1947, American
Economist, Researcher, Author, Advisor, Speaker

Christina Hoff SommersChristina Hoff Sommers
28 September 1950, American
Author, Philosopher

Ken WilberKen Wilber
31 January 1949, American
Writer, Philosopher

Peter R. OrszagPeter R. Orszag
16 December 1968, American
Economist, Banker

Gayatri Chakravorty SpivakGayatri Chakravorty Spivak
24 February 1942, Indian
Scholar
Robert M. PirsigRobert M. Pirsig
06 September 1928, American
Writer, Philosopher

Martin SeligmanMartin Seligman
12 August 1942, American
Psychologist
David HarveyDavid Harvey
31 October 1935, British
Professor of Anthropology & Geography

Robert SolowRobert Solow
23 August 1924, American
Economist

Bruce H. MannBruce H. Mann
27 April 1950, American
Professor
Ronald DworkinRonald Dworkin
11 December 1931, American
Philosopher

Iris WeinshallIris Weinshall
05 September 1953, American
CEO of The New York Public Library
Gary CohnGary Cohn
27 August 1960, American
Investment Banker

Kenneth ArrowKenneth Arrow
23 August 1921, American
Economist & Political Theorist

Edward de BonoEdward de Bono
19 May 1933, Maltese, British
Author, Consultant

Paul FarmerPaul Farmer
26 October 1959, American
 

Harry Max MarkowitzHarry Markowitz
24 August 1927, American
Economist
William Forsyth SharpeWilliam F. Sharpe
16 June 1934, American
Economist

Radia PerlmanRadia Perlman
18 December 1951, American
Computer Network Engineer

Daniel Little McFaddenDaniel McFadden
29 July 1937, American
Economist

Pitirim SorokinPitirim Sorokin
21 January 1889, American, Russian
Sociologist
Myron ScholesMyron Scholes
01 July 1941, Canadian, American
Economist

Dallas WillardDallas Willard
04 September 1935, American
 
Felicitas RomboldFelicitas Rombold
1988 AD, German
Model

Lawrence KudlowLawrence Kudlow
20 August 1947, American
Director of the National Economic Council

Robert C. MertonRobert C. Merton
31 July 1944, American
Economist
Robert Lucas Jr.Robert Lucas Jr.
15 September 1937, American
Economist

Abdolkarim SoroushAbdolkarim Soroush
16 December 1945, Iranian
Thinker and Reformer
Nora VolkowNora Volkow
27 March 1956, Mexican
Psychiatrist

Robert MundellRobert Mundell
24 October 1932, Canadian
Economist

John HarsanyiJohn Harsanyi
29 May 1920, Hungarian, American
Economist
Bob BlackBob Black
04 January 1951, American
American author

Sir James A. MirrleesJames Mirrlees
05 July 1936, British
Economist
Joseph E. StiglitzJoseph E. Stiglitz
09 February 1943, American
Economist & Author

Reinhard SeltenReinhard Selten
05 October 1930, Polish
Economist

Kumar Bhattacharyya, Baron BhattacharyyaKumar Bhattacharyya, Baron Bhattacharyya
06 June 1940, British
Life peer

Ralph RegenvanuRalph Regenvanu
20 September 1970, Ni-Vanuatu
Ni-Vanuatu Politician
Lovemore MadhukuLovemore Madhuku
20 July 1966, Zimbabwean
Politician
Bogolo Joy KenewendoBogolo Joy Kenewendo
1987 AD, Botswanan
Economist, Politician

Carol S. DweckCarol S. Dweck
17 October 1976, American
Physiologists

Patricia LipomaPatricia Lipoma
28 October 1965
Entrepreneur

Sir Clive William John GrangerSir Clive William John Granger
04 September 1934, British
Academic
Rowan Douglas WilliamsRowan Douglas Williams
14 June 1950, British
Theologian

Cometan Cometan
01 July 1998, British
Philosopher

Subramanian SwamySubramanian Swamy
15 September 1939, Indian
Economist, Politician, Author

John PodestaJohn Podesta
08 January 1949, American
Political consultant

Cornel WestCornel West
02 June 1953, American
Theologian, Philosopher, University teacher,
Phil McGrawPhil McGraw
01 September 1950, American
College Student Personnel, Actor, Television

Newt GingrichNewt Gingrich
17 June 1943, American
Politician
Bettany HughesBettany Hughes
1968 AD, British
historian

Slavoj ŽižekSlavoj Žižek
21 March 1949, Slovenian
Philosopher
Jamie HynemanJamie Hyneman
25 September 1956, American
Television presenter, Journalist, Linguist,
Stefan MolyneuxStefan Molyneux
24 September 1966, Canadian
Philosopher, Writer, Novelist, Podcaster, YouTuber