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

Jane GoodallJane Goodall
03 April 1934, British
Anthropologist

Sam HarrisSam Harris
09 April 1967, American
Philosopher, Author

Amartya SenAmartya Sen
03 November 1933, Indian
Economist & Philosopher
Charlotte CasiraghiCharlotte Casiraghi
03 August 1986, Monacan
Editor-at-large, Equestrian Sports Ambassador

Raghuram RajanRaghuram Rajan
03 February 1963, Indian
Adviser

Thomas SowellThomas Sowell
30 June 1930, American
Economist

Alan GreenspanAlan Greenspan
06 March 1926, American
American economist
Steven PinkerSteven Pinker
18 September 1954, Canadian, American
Psychologist, Linguists

Alice RobertsAlice Roberts
19 May 1973, British
Anthropologist
David KahnemanDaniel Kahneman
05 March 1934, Israeli, American
American-Israeli psychologist

Richard ProennekeRichard Proenneke
04 May 1916, American
Naturalist

Zbigniew BrzezinskiZbigniew Brzezinski
28 March 1928, Polish, American
Former Diplomat, Political Scientist
Muhammad YunusMuhammad Yunus
28 June 1940, Bangladeshi
 

Ben BernankeBen Bernanke
13 December 1953, American
Economist
Carlos Salinas de GortariCarlos Salinas de Gortari
03 April 1948, Mexican
President

Mario Vargas LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
28 March 1936, Peruvian
Writer

Bruce H. MannBruce H. Mann
27 April 1950, American
Professor
Camille PagliaCamille Paglia
02 April 1947, American
Cultural critic

Peter SingerPeter Singer
06 July 1946, Australian
Philosopher
David McCulloughDavid McCullough
07 July 1933, American
Author, Historian

Daniel DennettDaniel Dennett
28 March 1942, American
 

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

Christina Hoff SommersChristina Hoff Sommers
28 September 1950, American
Author, Philosopher
Alain de BottonAlain de Botton
20 December 1969, Swiss, British
Author
Albert BanduraAlbert Bandura
04 December 1925, Canadian, American
Psychologist

Anita Bose PfaffAnita Bose Pfaff
29 November 1942, German
Economist

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

Michael PorterMichael Porter
23 May 1947, American
Economist, Researcher, Author, Advisor, Speaker
David SuzukiDavid Suzuki
24 March 1936, Canadian
Academic, Enviromental Activist

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Ken WilberKen Wilber
31 January 1949, American
Writer, Philosopher

David HarveyDavid Harvey
31 October 1935, British
Professor of Anthropology & Geography

Robert M. PirsigRobert M. Pirsig
06 September 1928, American
Writer, Philosopher

Robert SolowRobert Solow
23 August 1924, American
Economist
Kenneth ArrowKenneth Arrow
23 August 1921, American
Economist & Political Theorist

Edward de BonoEdward de Bono
19 May 1933, Maltese, British
Author, Consultant
Harry Max MarkowitzHarry Markowitz
24 August 1927, American
Economist

Paul FarmerPaul Farmer
26 October 1959, American
 

Myron ScholesMyron Scholes
01 July 1941, Canadian, American
Economist
Robert C. MertonRobert C. Merton
31 July 1944, American
Economist

Pitirim SorokinPitirim Sorokin
21 January 1889, American, Russian
Sociologist
Iris WeinshallIris Weinshall
05 September 1953, American
CEO of The New York Public Library

Dallas WillardDallas Willard
04 September 1935, American
 

William Forsyth SharpeWilliam F. Sharpe
16 June 1934, American
Economist

Robert Lucas Jr.Robert Lucas Jr.
15 September 1937, American
Economist

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

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

Bob BlackBob Black
04 January 1951, American
American author
Abdolkarim SoroushAbdolkarim Soroush
16 December 1945, Iranian
Thinker and Reformer

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

Reinhard SeltenReinhard Selten
05 October 1930, Polish
Economist

Daniel Little McFaddenDaniel McFadden
29 July 1937, American
Economist
Kumar Bhattacharyya, Baron BhattacharyyaKumar Bhattacharyya, Baron Bhattacharyya
06 June 1940, British
Life peer

Felicitas RomboldFelicitas Rombold
1988 AD, German
Model
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
Rowan Douglas WilliamsRowan Douglas Williams
14 June 1950, British
Theologian

Cometan Cometan
01 July 1998, British
Philosopher
Patricia LipomaPatricia Lipoma
28 October 1965
Entrepreneur

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

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

Christine LagardeChristine Lagarde
01 January 1956, French
Economist, Lawyer, Diplomat, Politician,
Cornel WestCornel West
02 June 1953, American
Theologian, Philosopher, University teacher,
Subramanian SwamySubramanian Swamy
15 September 1939, Indian
Economist, Politician, Author

Jimmy SwaggartJimmy Swaggart
15 March 1935, American
Singer, Theologian, Pianist

Stefan MolyneuxStefan Molyneux
24 September 1966, Canadian
Philosopher, Writer, Novelist, Podcaster, YouTuber

James RandiJames Randi
07 August 1928, American
Philosopher, Stage magician
Jamie HynemanJamie Hyneman
25 September 1956, American
Television presenter, Journalist, Linguist,

Susie DentSusie Dent
21 September 1967, British
Lexicographer, Linguist

George PellGeorge Pell
08 June 1941, Australian
Theologian, Catholic priest

Terry JonesTerry Jones
01 February 1942, British
Actor, Comedian, Film director, Screenwriter,

Niall FergusonNiall Ferguson
18 April 1964, British
Writer, Economic historian, Historian, University
Bruno LatourBruno Latour
22 June 1947, French
Philosopher, Anthropologist, Sociologist,

Queen Máxima of the NetherlandsQueen Máxima of the Netherlands
17 May 1971
Economist, Judge
Kim CampbellKim Campbell
10 March 1947, Canadian
19th Prime Minister of Canada

Paul KrugmanPaul Krugman
28 February 1953, American
Columnist, Economist, Essayist, Blogger,

George OsborneGeorge Osborne
23 May 1971, British
Politician, Economist
Mark CarneyMark Carney
16 March 1965, Canadian
Economist, Banker, Entrepreneur

Thabo MbekiThabo Mbeki
18 June 1942, South African
Politician, Economist
Fareed ZakariaFareed Zakaria
20 January 1964, American
Journalist, Reporter, Essayist, Writer, Economist

William HagueWilliam Hague
26 March 1961, British
Politician, Historian, Judoka, Biographer

Bettany HughesBettany Hughes
1968 AD, British
historian

Dan CarlinDan Carlin
14 November 1965, American
radio personality, podcaster
Judith ButlerJudith Butler
24 February 1956, American
Philosopher, Writer, University teacher,

Sepp BlatterSepp Blatter
10 March 1936, Swiss
Functionary, Economist
David IrvingDavid Irving
24 March 1938, British
Essayist, Journalist, Historian, Writer,

Dominique Strauss-KahnDominique Strauss-Kahn
25 April 1949, French
Economist, Politician, Lawyer, University teacher
Yanis VaroufakisYanis Varoufakis
24 March 1961, Australian, Greek
Economist, Politician, Professor, Non-fiction

Jürgen HabermasJürgen Habermas
18 June 1929, German
Sociologist, Philosopher, University teacher
Francis FukuyamaFrancis Fukuyama
27 October 1952, American
Writer, Political scientist, Blogger, Economist