Ernest HemingwayErnest Hemingway
(Writer)

21 July 1899

American

Helen KellerHelen Keller
(Writer, Member of Socialist Party of America, Campaigner of socialism, women’s suffrage and several leftist social causes)

27 June 1880

American

Jordan BelfortJordan Belfort
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09 July 1962

American

Anthony BourdainAnthony Bourdain
(Chef, Author, T.V. Personality)

25 June 1956

American

Wendy WilliamsWendy Williams
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18 July 1964

American

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(Film Director)

10 July 1983

American

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25 June 1903

British

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(Writer)

09 July 1987

American

Hunter S. ThompsonHunter S. Thompson
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18 July 1937

American

Franz KafkaFranz Kafka
(Novelist)

03 July 1883

Austrian

Larry DavidLarry David

02 July 1947

American

Jean-Jacques RousseauJean-Jacques Rousseau
(Philosopher, Writer, & Composer)

28 June 1712

Swiss,French

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(Writer, Diplomat)

14 July 1868

British

Sela WardSela Ward
(Actress)

11 July 1956

American

Carly SimonCarly Simon

25 June 1945

American

Joss WhedonJoss Whedon
(Screenwriter, Director & Producer)

23 June 1964

American

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(Writer and Philosopher)

12 July 1817

American

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22 June 1964

American

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(Actor, Stand-up Comedian)

22 July 1964

Colombian,American

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(Playwright & Screenwriter)

04 July 1927

American

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(Chilean poet)

12 July 1904

Chilean

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(Writer)

27 June 1869

American

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(Journalist)

04 July 1943

American

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(American Novelist)

04 July 1804

American

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(French novelist)

10 July 1871

French

Jacques DerridaJacques Derrida
(Philosopher)

15 July 1930

Algerian,French

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(Actor, Screenwriter)

04 July 1965

American

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(Science Fiction Writer)

07 July 1907

American

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(Author)

05 July 1948

American

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(Poet)

02 July 1877

Swiss,German

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(American-Greek author)

15 July 1950

American

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(Poet & Philosopher)

20 July 1304

Italian

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01 July 1804

French

Raymond ChandlerRaymond Chandler
(Novelist and Screenwriter)

23 July 1888

American

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(Author, Poet, Playwright)

13 July 1934

Nigerian

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(Journalist & Author)

20 July 1953

American

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11 July 1899

American

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(Writer)

11 July 1967

British,American

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(Novelist)

22 June 1898

German

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24 June 1842

American

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(Designer)

19 July 1945

Ukrainian

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(Author)

07 July 1975

American

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(Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker)

05 July 1889

French

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(Playwright)

03 July 1937

Czech,British

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10 July 1960

American

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(Author & Novelist)

18 July 1811

Indian,British

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10 July 1931

Canadian

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(Actor, Internet Celebrity)

10 July 1980

American

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(Writer)

03 July 1860

American

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(Renowned Author & Aviator)

22 June 1906

American

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(Film Producer)

17 July 1960

Swiss

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(Author, Historian)

07 July 1933

American

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(Author)

09 July 1901

British

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(Playwright)

10 July 1640

British

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(Dancer, Choreographer, Social Activist, Author)

22 June 1909

American

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(Writer)

28 June 1867

Italian

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24 June 1813

American

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(English poet)

13 July 1793

British

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(Writer)

27 June 1938

British

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(Cuban poet)

16 July 1943

Cuban

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(American author)

26 June 1916

American

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24 June 1915

American

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16 July 1920

American

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(Dramatist & Poet)

30 June 1685

British

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(Author, Presbyterian Minister)

11 July 1926

American

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(American poet)

27 June 1936

American

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22 June 1947

American

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27 June 1838

Indian

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(Writer)

12 July 1929

Sudanese

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05 July 1849

British

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30 June 1936

Algerian

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29 June 1900

French

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20 July 1304

Italian

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03 July 1683

British

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