Portia de RossiPortia de Rossi
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Actor, Writer, Model
Danai GuriraDanai Gurira
14 February 1978, American, Zimbabwean
Actress

Charles DickensCharles Dickens
07 February 1812, British
Writer

Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf
25 January 1882, British
Novelist

Guy FieriGuy Fieri
22 January 1968, American
Restaurateur, Cookbook Author

Ayn RandAyn Rand
02 February 1905, American, Russian
Author, Screenwriter, Playwright, Developer of a
Varg VikernesVarg Vikernes
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Musician & Writer

Lord ByronLord Byron
22 January 1788, British
Poet, Politician

Alan CummingAlan Cumming
27 January 1965, Scottish
Actor

Laura Ingalls WilderLaura Ingalls Wilder
07 February 1867, American
American writer
Mike FarrellMike Farrell
06 February 1939, American
Actor

James JoyceJames Joyce
02 February 1882, Irish
Writer
Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll
27 January 1832, British
Author, Mathematician and Photographer

Angela Davis Angela Davis
26 January 1944, American
Political Activist

Eckhart TolleEckhart Tolle
16 February 1948, German
Spiritual Speaker & Author
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13 February 1879, Indian
Poet and Freedom Fighter

Langston HughesLangston Hughes
01 February 1902, American
Poet, Novelist, Playwright, & Columnist
John GrishamJohn Grisham
08 February 1955, American
American writer

Jules VerneJules Verne
08 February 1828, French
Writer

Walter RaleighWalter Raleigh
22 January 1554, British
Politician, Writer, Explorer, Aristocrat
John RuskinJohn Ruskin
08 February 1819, British
Art Critic and Painter

Toni MorrisonToni Morrison
18 February 1931, American
American novelist
William S. BurroughsWilliam S. Burroughs
05 February 1914, American
Novelist, Short Story Writer

Thomas PaineThomas Paine
29 January 1737, British, American
Founding Father of the United States

Anton ChekhovAnton Chekhov
29 January 1860, German, Russian
 

Bertolt BrechtBertolt Brecht
10 February 1898, German
Poet
Robert BurnsRobert Burns
25 January 1759, Scottish
Poet and Lyricist
Alice WalkerAlice Walker
09 February 1944, American
Author

Dietrich BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer
04 February 1906, German
 

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
03 February 1874, American
American novelist

Glenn BeckGlenn Beck
10 February 1964, American
CEO of TheBlaze
Khushwant SinghKhushwant Singh
02 February 1915, Indian
Novelist, Lawyer, Journalist & Politician

John DonneJohn Donne
22 January 1572, British
Poet, lawyer, satirist

Norman MailerNorman Mailer
31 January 1923, American
Novelist, Journalist and Screen Writer

Michael PollanMichael Pollan
06 February 1955, American
Author, Journalist, Activist

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Jim CramerJim Cramer
10 February 1955, American
 
Alice Roosevelt LongworthAlice Roosevelt Longworth
12 February 1884, American
Writer

Sinclair LewisSinclair Lewis
07 February 1885, American
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Robert E howardRobert E. Howard
22 January 1906, American
Pulp Fiction Writer

Thomas MertonThomas Merton
31 January 1915, French, Thai, American
Writer

Germaine Greer Germaine Greer
29 January 1939, Australian
Writer
David SimonDavid Simon
09 February 1960, American
Author

Saul AlinskySaul Alinsky
30 January 1909, American
Community Organizer
Audre LordeAudre Lorde
18 February 1934, American
Writer

Edith WhartonEdith Wharton
24 January 1862, American
Writer

Gemma CollinsGemma Collins
31 January 1981, British
Businesswoman

W. C. FieldsW. C. Fields
29 January 1880, American
 

Neal CassadyNeal Cassady
08 February 1926, American
 
Ethan AllenEthan Allen
21 January 1738, American
Revolutionary War Hero

Sonny LandhamSonny Landham
11 February 1941, American
Actor

Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley
28 January 1841, British, American, Welsh
Explorer

Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak
10 February 1890, Russian, Russian
Poet & Writer
James A. MichenerJames A. Michener
03 February 1907, American
 

J. M. CoetzeeJ. M. Coetzee
09 February 1940, South African
Novelist, Author
Catherine HicklandCatherine Hickland
11 February 1956, American
Actress, Businesswoman, Author

Kate ChopinKate Chopin
08 February 1850, American
Author

Charles LambCharles Lamb
10 February 1775, British
Writer & Essayist
Paul AusterPaul Auster
03 February 1947, American
 

Amy TanAmy Tan
19 February 1952, American
Writer
August StrindbergAugust Strindberg
22 January 1849, Swedish
Novelist

Derek WalcottDerek Walcott
23 January 1930, Saint Lucian
Poet

StendhalStendhal
23 January 1783, French
Writer
vNikos Kazantzakis
18 February 1883, Greek
Philosopher and Writer

Banjo PatersonBanjo Paterson
17 February 1864, Australian
Poet
Ken WilberKen Wilber
31 January 1949, American
Writer, Philosopher

Joseph L. MankiewiczJoseph L. Mankiewicz
11 February 1909, American
Writer, Director, Producer

Carson McCullersCarson McCullers
19 February 1917, American
American novelist

Elizabeth BishopElizabeth Bishop
08 February 1911, American
Poet
David BrennerDavid Brenner
04 February 1936, American
Stand-up Comedian, Actor
Leon Battista AlbertiLeon Battista Alberti
18 February 1404, Italian
Architect, Linguist

Brendan BehanBrendan Behan
09 February 1923, Irish
Irish poet

Carol McGiffinCarol McGiffin
18 February 1960, British
Radio Broadcaster

Henry AdamsHenry Adams
16 February 1838, American
Historian
Havelock EllisHavelock Ellis
02 February 1859, British
Physician

Mo YanMo Yan
17 February 1955, Chinese
Novelist & Short Story Writer

Meg CabotMeg Cabot
01 February 1967, American
American author

Richard FordRichard Ford
16 February 1944, American
Novelist & Short Story Writer

Wallace StegnerWallace Stegner
18 February 1909, American
Author
Chaim PotokChaim Potok
17 February 1929, American
American author

Jeff KinneyJeff Kinney
19 February 1971, American
Author, Cartoonist
Giuseppe UngarettiGiuseppe Ungaretti
08 February 1888, Italian
Poet, Essayist

Frank MillerFrank Miller
27 January 1957, American
American comic book writer

Alva MyrdalAlva Myrdal
31 January 1902, Swedish
Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Joseph E. StiglitzJoseph E. Stiglitz
09 February 1943, American
Economist & Author

A. R. AmmonsA. R. Ammons
18 February 1926, American
Poet
Ricardo PalmaRicardo Palma
07 February 1833, Peruvian
Author

Aharon AppelfeldAharon Appelfeld
16 February 1932, Israeli
Writer

William MaughamWilliam Maugham
25 January 1874, British
Novelist & Playwright

Fleur Adcock Fleur Adcock
10 February 1934, New Zealander
Poet
Anton Hansen TammsaareAnton Hansen Tammsaare
30 January 1878, Estonian
Writer

Varun GroverVarun Grover
26 January 1980, Indian
Writer, Lyricist, Stand-up Comedian
Elvira LindoElvira Lindo
23 January 1962, Spanish
Journalist

Andre BretonAndre Breton
19 February 1896, French
Founder of Surrealism

Garth BrooksGarth Brooks
07 February 1962, American
Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer, Poet,

ColetteColette
28 January 1873, French
Novelist, Ghostwriter, Journalist, Writer,
Meg TillyMeg Tilly
14 February 1960, Canadian, American
Actress