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Writer

Jordan BelfortJordan Belfort
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Helen KellerHelen Keller
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Writer, Member of Socialist Party of America,

Amanda KnoxAmanda Knox
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George OrwellGeorge Orwell
25 June 1903, British
Writer
Charlie McDowellCharlie McDowell
10 July 1983, American
Film Director

Hunter S. ThompsonHunter S. Thompson
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Wendy WilliamsWendy Williams
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TV Host, Actress, Fashion Designer, Author

Franz KafkaFranz Kafka
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Novelist
Larry DavidLarry David
02 July 1947, American
 

John LeguizamoJohn Leguizamo
22 July 1964, Colombian, American
Actor, Stand-up Comedian
Gertrude BellGertrude Bell
14 July 1868, British
Writer, Diplomat

Joss WhedonJoss Whedon
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Screenwriter, Director & Producer

Jean-Jacques RousseauJean-Jacques Rousseau
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Neil SimonNeil Simon
04 July 1927, American
Playwright & Screenwriter

Carly SimonCarly Simon
25 June 1945, American
 
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11 July 1956, American
Actress

Henry David ThoreauHenry David Thoreau
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Writer and Philosopher

Dan BrownDan Brown
22 June 1964, American
 
Emma GoldmanEmma Goldman
27 June 1869, American
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Tracy LettsTracy Letts
04 July 1965, American
Actor, Screenwriter
Pablo NerudaPablo Neruda
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Marcel ProustMarcel Proust
10 July 1871, French
French novelist

Robert A. HeinleinRobert A. Heinlein
07 July 1907, American
Science Fiction Writer

Geraldo RiveraGeraldo Rivera
04 July 1943, American
Journalist
Nathaniel HawthorneNathaniel Hawthorne
04 July 1804, American
American Novelist
Jacques DerridaJacques Derrida
15 July 1930, Algerian, French
Philosopher

Hermann HesseHermann Hesse
02 July 1877, Swiss, German
Poet

Julie Nixon EisenhowerJulie Nixon Eisenhower
05 July 1948, American
Author

PetrarchPetrarch
20 July 1304, Italian
Poet & Philosopher
Arianna HuffingtonArianna Huffington
15 July 1950, American
American-Greek author

Wole SoyinkaWole Soyinka
13 July 1934, Nigerian
Author, Poet, Playwright

George SandGeorge Sand
01 July 1804, French
 

Raymond ChandlerRaymond Chandler
23 July 1888, American
Novelist and Screenwriter

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Commentator
David McCulloughDavid McCullough
07 July 1933, American
Author, Historian

James RolfeJames Rolfe
10 July 1980, American
Actor, Internet Celebrity

E. B. WhiteE. B. White
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Tom StoppardTom Stoppard
03 July 1937, Czech, British
Playwright

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce Ambrose Bierce
24 June 1842, American
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Jean CocteauJean Cocteau
05 July 1889, French
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Edwin SchlossbergEdwin Schlossberg
19 July 1945, Ukrainian
Designer

Erich Maria RemarqueErich Maria Remarque
22 June 1898, German
Novelist

William Makepeace ThackerayWilliam Makepeace Thackeray
18 July 1811, Indian, British
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Samuel BenchetritSamuel Benchetrit
26 June 1973, French
Writer
Sean Hepburn FerrerSean Hepburn Ferrer
17 July 1960, Swiss
Film Producer

Seth GodinSeth Godin
10 July 1960, American
 

Alice MunroAlice Munro
10 July 1931, Canadian
 

Panio GianopoulosPanio Gianopoulos
07 July 1975, American
Author
Anne Morrow LindberghAnne Morrow Lindbergh
22 June 1906, American
Renowned Author & Aviator

Barbara CartlandBarbara Cartland
09 July 1901, British
Author
Charlotte Perkins GilmanCharlotte Perkins Gilman
03 July 1860, American
Writer

Luigi PirandelloLuigi Pirandello
28 June 1867, Italian
Writer

Aphra BehnAphra Behn
10 July 1640, British
Playwright
Alan CorenAlan Coren
27 June 1938, British
Writer

Henry Ward Beecher Henry Ward Beecher
24 June 1813, American
Clergyman, Preacher & Abolitionist
Katherine DunhamKatherine Dunham
22 June 1909, American
Dancer, Choreographer, Social Activist, Author

John ClareJohn Clare
13 July 1793, British
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Virginia SatirVirginia Satir
26 June 1916, American
American author
Norman CousinsNorman Cousins
24 June 1915, American
Journalist & Author

Reinaldo ArenasReinaldo Arenas
16 July 1943, Cuban
Cuban poet
Bankim Chandra ChattopadhyaBankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
27 June 1838, Indian
 

Frederick BuechnerFrederick Buechner
11 July 1926, American
Author, Presbyterian Minister

John GayJohn Gay
30 June 1685, British
Dramatist & Poet

Lucille CliftonLucille Clifton
27 June 1936, American
American poet
Octavia ButlerOctavia Butler
22 June 1947, American
Science Fiction Writer
Anatole BroyardAnatole Broyard
16 July 1920, American
Writer

William Thomas SteadWilliam Thomas Stead
05 July 1849, British
Journalism

Francesco PetrarchFrancesco Petrarch
20 July 1304, Italian
Poet, Scholar and Humanist

Mirza Fatali AkhundovMirza Fatali Akhundov
12 July 1812, Azerbaijani
Writer and Philisopher
Assia DjebarAssia Djebar
30 June 1936, Algerian
Author

Tayeb SalihTayeb Salih
12 July 1929, Sudanese
Writer

Antoine de Saint-ExuperyAntoine de Saint-Exupery
29 June 1900, French
French writer

Edward YoungEdward Young
03 July 1683, British
Poet

Mongo BetiMongo Beti
30 June 1932, Cameroonian
Writer
John Lindley ByrneJohn Byrne
06 July 1950, American
Comic-book Writer & Artist

Yanka KupalaYanka Kupala
07 July 1882, Belarusian, Russian
Poet
Pearl BuckPearl Buck
26 June 1892, American
American writer

Elin PelinElin Pelin
08 July 1877, Bulgarian
Writer

Hella WuolijokiHella Wuolijoki
22 July 1886, Finnish
Writer
Manuel Ortiz GuerreroManuel Ortiz Guerrero
16 July 1897, Paraguayan
Poet

Dave BarryDavid Barry
03 July 1947, American
American author
Wisława SzymborskaWisława Szymborska
02 July 1923, Polish
Nobel Laureate in Literature

Czesław MiłoszCzesław Miłosz
30 June 1911, Polish
Poet

Marianne WilliamsonMarianne Williamson
08 July 1952, American
Writer

Beppe GrilloBeppe Grillo
21 July 1948, Italian
Actor, Comedian, Politician, Writer
Peter SerafinowiczPeter Serafinowicz
10 July 1972, British
Actor, Comedian, Voice actor, Screenwriter,

Marty FeldmanMarty Feldman
08 July 1934, American
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Poet
Gavin McInnesGavin McInnes
17 July 1970, Canadian, British
Writer, Actor, Entrepreneur, Comedian, Columnist,

Cormac McCarthyCormac McCarthy
20 July 1933, American
Novelist, playwright, screenwriter

William Rees-MoggWilliam Rees-Mogg
14 July 1928, British
Journalist, Writer, Economist

Franka PotenteFranka Potente
22 July 1974, German
Actor, Screenwriter, Writer
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11 July 1956, Indian
Writer, Novelist, Journalist