Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf
(Novelist)

25 January 1882

British

Portia de RossiPortia de Rossi
(Actor, Writer, Model)

31 January 1973

Australian,American

Danai GuriraDanai Gurira
(Actress)

14 February 1978

American,Zimbabwean

Charles DickensCharles Dickens
(Writer)

07 February 1812

British

Varg VikernesVarg Vikernes
(Musician & Writer)

11 February 1973

Norwegian

Ayn RandAyn Rand
(Author, Screenwriter, Playwright, Developer of a philosophical system named by her as Objectivism)

02 February 1905

American,Russian

Lord ByronLord Byron
(Poet, Politician)

22 January 1788

British

Guy FieriGuy Fieri
(Restaurateur, Cookbook Author)

22 January 1968

American

Langston HughesLangston Hughes
(Poet, Novelist, Playwright, & Columnist)

01 February 1902

American

Angela Davis Angela Davis
(Political Activist)

26 January 1944

American

Alan CummingAlan Cumming
(Actor)

27 January 1965

Scottish

Laura Ingalls WilderLaura Ingalls Wilder
(American writer)

07 February 1867

American

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Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll
(Author, Mathematician and Photographer)

27 January 1832

British

James JoyceJames Joyce
(Writer)

02 February 1882

Irish

Toni MorrisonToni Morrison
(American novelist)

18 February 1931

American

Sarojini NaiduSarojini Naidu
(Poet and Freedom Fighter)

13 February 1879

Indian

Jules VerneJules Verne
(Writer)

08 February 1828

French

John GrishamJohn Grisham
(American writer)

08 February 1955

American

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Eckhart TolleEckhart Tolle
(Spiritual Speaker & Author)

16 February 1948

German

Walter RaleighWalter Raleigh
(Politician, Writer, Explorer, Aristocrat)

22 January 1554

British

Thomas PaineThomas Paine
(Founding Father of the United States)

29 January 1737

British,American

Mike FarrellMike Farrell
(Actor)

06 February 1939

American

Anton ChekhovAnton Chekhov

29 January 1860

German,Russian

William S. BurroughsWilliam S. Burroughs
(Novelist, Short Story Writer)

05 February 1914

American

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Bertolt BrechtBertolt Brecht
(Poet)

10 February 1898

German

Alice WalkerAlice Walker
(Author)

09 February 1944

American

Robert BurnsRobert Burns
(Poet and Lyricist)

25 January 1759

Scottish

John RuskinJohn Ruskin
(Art Critic and Painter)

08 February 1819

British

Glenn BeckGlenn Beck
(CEO of TheBlaze)

10 February 1964

American

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
(American novelist)

03 February 1874

American

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Dietrich BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer

04 February 1906

German

Jim CramerJim Cramer

10 February 1955

American

John DonneJohn Donne
(Poet, lawyer, satirist)

22 January 1572

British

Alice Roosevelt LongworthAlice Roosevelt Longworth
(Writer)

12 February 1884

American

Germaine Greer Germaine Greer
(Writer)

29 January 1939

Australian

Michael PollanMichael Pollan
(Author, Journalist, Activist)

06 February 1955

American

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Audre LordeAudre Lorde
(Writer)

18 February 1934

American

Norman MailerNorman Mailer
(Novelist, Journalist and Screen Writer)

31 January 1923

American

Robert E howardRobert E. Howard
(Pulp Fiction Writer)

22 January 1906

American

Saul AlinskySaul Alinsky
(Community Organizer)

30 January 1909

American

Thomas MertonThomas Merton
(Writer)

31 January 1915

French,Thai,American

Khushwant SinghKhushwant Singh
(Novelist, Lawyer, Journalist & Politician)

02 February 1915

Indian

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W. C. FieldsW. C. Fields

29 January 1880

American

Edith WhartonEdith Wharton
(Writer)

24 January 1862

American

Neal CassadyNeal Cassady

08 February 1926

American

Ethan AllenEthan Allen
(Revolutionary War Hero)

21 January 1738

American

Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley
(Explorer)

28 January 1841

British,American,Welsh

Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak
(Poet & Writer)

10 February 1890

Russian,Russian

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Sinclair LewisSinclair Lewis
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)

07 February 1885

American

David SimonDavid Simon
(Author)

09 February 1960

American

Kate ChopinKate Chopin
(Author)

08 February 1850

American

Charles LambCharles Lamb
(Writer & Essayist)

10 February 1775

British

James A. MichenerJames A. Michener

03 February 1907

American

J. M. CoetzeeJ. M. Coetzee
(Novelist, Author)

09 February 1940

South African

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(Writer)

19 February 1952

American

Catherine HicklandCatherine Hickland
(Actress, Businesswoman, Author)

11 February 1956

American

Paul AusterPaul Auster

03 February 1947

American

August StrindbergAugust Strindberg
(Novelist)

22 January 1849

Swedish

Derek WalcottDerek Walcott
(Poet)

23 January 1930

Saint Lucian

Ken WilberKen Wilber
(Writer, Philosopher)

31 January 1949

American

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StendhalStendhal
(Writer)

23 January 1783

French

vNikos Kazantzakis
(Philosopher and Writer)

18 February 1883

Greek

Elizabeth BishopElizabeth Bishop
(Poet)

08 February 1911

American

Joseph L. MankiewiczJoseph L. Mankiewicz
(Writer, Director, Producer)

11 February 1909

American

Carson McCullersCarson McCullers
(American novelist)

19 February 1917

American

Leon Battista AlbertiLeon Battista Alberti
(Architect, Linguist)

18 February 1404

Italian

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Brendan BehanBrendan Behan
(Irish poet)

09 February 1923

Irish

David BrennerDavid Brenner
(Stand-up Comedian, Actor)

04 February 1936

American

Banjo PatersonBanjo Paterson
(Poet)

17 February 1864

Australian

Henry AdamsHenry Adams
(Historian)

16 February 1838

American

Havelock EllisHavelock Ellis
(Physician)

02 February 1859

British

Mo YanMo Yan
(Novelist & Short Story Writer)

17 February 1955

Chinese

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Wallace StegnerWallace Stegner
(Author)

18 February 1909

American

Richard FordRichard Ford
(Novelist & Short Story Writer)

16 February 1944

American

Meg CabotMeg Cabot
(American author)

01 February 1967

American