Famous 21st Century Intellectuals & Academics
Jordan PetersonJordan Peterson
12 June 1962, Canadian
Clinical Psychologist
Noam ChomskyNoam Chomsky
07 December 1928, American
Linguist

Manmohan SinghManmohan Singh
26 September 1932, Indian
Former Prime Minister of India

Raghuram RajanRaghuram Rajan
03 February 1963, Indian
Adviser

Amartya SenAmartya Sen
03 November 1933, Indian
Economist & Philosopher

Jane GoodallJane Goodall
03 April 1934, British
Anthropologist
Sam HarrisSam Harris
09 April 1967, American
Philosopher, Author

Charlotte CasiraghiCharlotte Casiraghi
03 August 1986, Monacan
Editor-at-large, Equestrian Sports Ambassador

Alan GreenspanAlan Greenspan
06 March 1926, American
American economist

Thomas SowellThomas Sowell
30 June 1930, American
Economist
Steven PinkerSteven Pinker
18 September 1954, Canadian, American
Psychologist, Linguists

Peter NavarroPeter Navarro
15 July 1949, American
Economist
David KahnemanDaniel Kahneman
05 March 1934, Israeli, American
American-Israeli psychologist

Alice RobertsAlice Roberts
19 May 1973, British
Anthropologist

Muhammad YunusMuhammad Yunus
28 June 1940, Bangladeshi
 
Richard ProennekeRichard Proenneke
04 May 1916, American
Naturalist

Camille PagliaCamille Paglia
02 April 1947, American
Cultural critic
Albert BanduraAlbert Bandura
04 December 1925, Canadian, American
Psychologist

Peter SingerPeter Singer
06 July 1946, Australian
Philosopher

Mario Vargas LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
28 March 1936, Peruvian
Writer
Zbigniew BrzezinskiZbigniew Brzezinski
28 March 1928, Polish, American
Former Diplomat, Political Scientist

David SuzukiDavid Suzuki
24 March 1936, Canadian
Academic, Enviromental Activist
Ben BernankeBen Bernanke
13 December 1953, American
Economist

Carlos Salinas de GortariCarlos Salinas de Gortari
03 April 1948, Mexican
President

Bruce H. MannBruce H. Mann
27 April 1950, American
Professor

Daniel DennettDaniel Dennett
28 March 1942, American
 
Alain de BottonAlain de Botton
20 December 1969, Swiss, British
Author
David McCulloughDavid McCullough
07 July 1933, American
Author, Historian

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

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

Larry SangerLarry Sanger
16 July 1968, American
Co-Founder of Wikipedia
Paul VolckerPaul Volcker
05 September 1927, American
Former Chair of the Federal Reserve

Continue Reading Below
Michael PorterMichael Porter
23 May 1947, American
Economist, Researcher, Author, Advisor, Speaker

Anita Bose PfaffAnita Bose Pfaff
29 November 1942, German
Economist

René GirardRené Girard
25 December 1923, French
Philosopher

David HarveyDavid Harvey
31 October 1935, British
Professor of Anthropology & Geography
Kristalina GeorgievaKristalina Georgieva
13 August 1953, Bulgarian
Managing Director of the IMF

Ken WilberKen Wilber
31 January 1949, American
Writer, Philosopher
Martin SeligmanMartin Seligman
12 August 1942, American
Psychologist

Robert SolowRobert Solow
23 August 1924, American
Economist

Kenneth ArrowKenneth Arrow
23 August 1921, American
Economist & Political Theorist
Robert M. PirsigRobert M. Pirsig
06 September 1928, American
Writer, Philosopher

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

Robert C. MertonRobert C. Merton
31 July 1944, American
Economist

Radia PerlmanRadia Perlman
18 December 1951, American
Computer Network Engineer

Myron ScholesMyron Scholes
01 July 1941, Canadian, American
Economist
Robert Lucas Jr.Robert Lucas Jr.
15 September 1937, American
Economist

Dallas WillardDallas Willard
04 September 1935, American
 

Pitirim SorokinPitirim Sorokin
21 January 1889, American, Russian
Sociologist

Robert MundellRobert Mundell
24 October 1932, Canadian
Economist
Iris WeinshallIris Weinshall
05 September 1953, American
CEO of The New York Public Library

William Forsyth SharpeWilliam F. Sharpe
16 June 1934, American
Economist
Abhijit BanerjeeAbhijit Banerjee
21 February 1961, Indian, American
Economist

John HarsanyiJohn Harsanyi
29 May 1920, Hungarian, American
Economist

Nora VolkowNora Volkow
27 March 1956, Mexican
Psychiatrist
Joseph E. StiglitzJoseph E. Stiglitz
09 February 1943, American
Economist & Author

Reinhard SeltenReinhard Selten
05 October 1930, Polish
Economist
Sir James A. MirrleesJames Mirrlees
05 July 1936, British
Economist

Abdolkarim SoroushAbdolkarim Soroush
16 December 1945, Iranian
Thinker and Reformer

Daniel Little McFaddenDaniel McFadden
29 July 1937, American
Economist
Bob BlackBob Black
04 January 1951, American
American author

Lawrence KudlowLawrence Kudlow
20 August 1947, American
Director of the National Economic Council
Kumar Bhattacharyya, Baron BhattacharyyaKumar Bhattacharyya, Baron Bhattacharyya
06 June 1940, British
Life peer

Ralph RegenvanuRalph Regenvanu
20 September 1970, Ni-Vanuatu
Ni-Vanuatu Politician

Felicitas RomboldFelicitas Rombold
1988 AD, German
Model

Lovemore MadhukuLovemore Madhuku
20 July 1966, Zimbabwean
Politician
Bogolo Joy KenewendoBogolo Joy Kenewendo
1987 AD, Botswanan
Economist, Politician
Gary CohnGary Cohn
27 August 1960, American
Investment Banker

Rowan Douglas WilliamsRowan Douglas Williams
14 June 1950, British
Theologian

Cometan Cometan
01 July 1998, British
Philosopher

Patricia LipomaPatricia Lipoma
28 October 1965
Entrepreneur
Cokie RobertsCokie Roberts
27 December 1943, American
Journalist

Phil McGrawPhil McGraw
01 September 1950, American
College Student Personnel, Actor, Television

Christine LagardeChristine Lagarde
01 January 1956, French
Economist, Lawyer, Diplomat, Politician,

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

Kim CampbellKim Campbell
10 March 1947, Canadian
19th Prime Minister of Canada
Jimmy SwaggartJimmy Swaggart
15 March 1935, American
Singer, Theologian, Pianist

Terry JonesTerry Jones
01 February 1942, British
Actor, Comedian, Film director, Screenwriter,
Stefan MolyneuxStefan Molyneux
24 September 1966, Canadian
Philosopher, Writer, Novelist, Podcaster, YouTuber

Susie DentSusie Dent
21 September 1967, British
Lexicographer, Linguist

Cornel WestCornel West
02 June 1953, American
Theologian, Philosopher, University teacher,
George PellGeorge Pell
08 June 1941, Australian
Theologian, Catholic priest

Fareed ZakariaFareed Zakaria
20 January 1964, American
Journalist, Reporter, Essayist, Writer, Economist
Paul KrugmanPaul Krugman
28 February 1953, American
Columnist, Economist, Essayist, Blogger,

Girish KarnadGirish Karnad
19 May 1938, Indian
Linguist, Author, Film director, Actor,

James RandiJames Randi
07 August 1928, American
Philosopher, Stage magician

Jamie HynemanJamie Hyneman
25 September 1956, American
Television presenter, Journalist, Linguist,
Bruno LatourBruno Latour
22 June 1947, French
Philosopher, Anthropologist, Sociologist,

Judith ButlerJudith Butler
24 February 1956, American
Philosopher, Writer, University teacher,
Steve BackshallSteve Backshall
21 April 1973, British
Naturalist

Bettany HughesBettany Hughes
1968 AD, British
historian
Thabo MbekiThabo Mbeki
18 June 1942, South African
Politician, Economist

Donna BrazileDonna Brazile
15 December 1959, American
Political strategist
Viktor YanukovychViktor Yanukovych
09 July 1950, Ukrainian
Politician, Engineer, Economist, Racecar driver