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Founding Father of the United States

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Author, Poet, Editor and Literary Critic

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30 December 1946, American
Singer
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Writer, Professor

Alan WattsAlan Watts
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Philosopher, Writer & Speaker

Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson
06 January 1960, British
Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer
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30 December 1961, American
Talk Show Host
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Writer

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Actor

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Blogger
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17 January 1927, American
Singer

Shonda RhimesShonda Rhimes
13 January 1970, American
Television Producer
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25 December 1924, American
Screenwriter, TV Producer, Narrator

Nicholas SparksNicholas Sparks
31 December 1965, American
Novelist

Princess Michael of KentPrincess Michael of Kent
15 January 1945, British
Author
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16 January 1933, American
 

Rush LimbaughRush Limbaugh
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Radio Host, Political Commentator, Author, Former
Jack LondonJack London
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Author

Mark RylanceMark Rylance
18 January 1960, British
Actor

A. A. MilneA. A. Milne
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Novelist, Playwright, Poet

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
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Writer
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14 January 1925, Japanese
Playwright
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12 January 1729, Irish, British
Statesman

Holly MadisonHolly Madison
23 December 1979, American
Author, Model, Reality TV Star

Federico FelliniFederico Fellini
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Film Director and Scriptwriter

Umberto EcoUmberto Eco
05 January 1932, Italian
Italian Semiotician, Philosopher
Zora Neale HurstonZora Neale Hurston
07 January 1891, American
Folklorist, Anthropologist

Simon WiesenthalSimon Wiesenthal
31 December 1908, Austrian
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E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster
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Writer

Liu Xiaobo Liu Xiaobo
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Chinese Human Rights Activist

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Author
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Comedian
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Writer

Paula PoundstonePaula Poundstone
29 December 1959, American
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Carol Ann DuffyCarol Ann Duffy
23 December 1955, British
 
Matthew ArnoldMatthew Arnold
24 December 1822, British
Poet

Carl SandburgCarl Sandburg
06 January 1878, American
Writer & Editor
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13 January 1832, American
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Burnie BurnsBurnie Burns
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Khalil GibranKhalil Gibran
06 January 1883, Lebanese
Artist

Betty AberlinBetty Aberlin
30 December 1942, American
Actress

R. A. SalvatoreR. A. Salvatore
20 January 1959, American
Novelist
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English Writer & Gay Icon

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11 January 1887, American
 

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09 January 1959, Guatemalan
Activist,Politician,Author

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Model, Writer, Lawyer
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30 December 1910, American
Writer, Music Composer

Robert W. ServiceRobert W. Service
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Poet & Writer
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Journalist, Writer, Historian, Theorist, Socialist

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30 December 1869, Canadian
Canadian writer
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Mirza GhalibMirza Ghalib
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Poet
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06 January 1848, Bulgarian
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Muhammed Zafar IqbalMuhammed Zafar Iqbal
23 December 1952, Bangladeshi
Author

Robert CormierRobert Cormier
17 January 1925, American
American author
Alexander WoollcottAlexander Woollcott
19 January 1887, American
American critic

Norman AngellNorman Angell
26 December 1872, British
British Journalist & Author
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20 January 1925, Nicaraguan
Poet, Revolutionary, Politician, Priest

Cheryl HowardCheryl Howard
23 December 1953, American
Actress

Angelus SilesiusAngelus Silesius
25 December 1624, German
Priest

MoliereMoliere
15 January 1622, French
Playwright, Actor and Stage Manager
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Author
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08 January 1934, American
American writer

Peyo YavorovPeyo Yavorov
01 January 1878, Bulgarian
Poet

Robin McGrawRobin McGraw
28 December 1953, American
Author, Entrepreneur, Television Personality

Wilbur A. SmithWilbur A. Smith
09 January 1933, Cental African
Novelist
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Politician, Author, Diplomat, Writer

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Singer, Actor, Poet, Swimmer, Writer, Carpenter,

Kalki KoechlinKalki Koechlin
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Actor, Screenwriter, Writer

Michael NesmithMichael Nesmith
30 December 1942, American
Musician, Singer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Film

David SedarisDavid Sedaris
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Writer, Essayist
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20 January 1967, American
Actress

Javed AkhtarJaved Akhtar
17 January 1945, Indian
Screenwriter, Politician, Writer, Poet, Lyricist,
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01 January 1982, Canadian
screenwriter, film producer, film director

Claudia WinklemanClaudia Winkleman
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Journalist, Writer, Television presenter

Stephenie MeyerStephenie Meyer
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American fiction writer
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20 January 1964, American
Journalist, Reporter, Essayist, Writer, Economist

Caroline AherneCaroline Aherne
24 December 1963, British
Actor, Comedian, Television producer, Television
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20 January 1934, British
Actor

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13 January 1934, American
Journalist, Television presenter, Writer

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Screenwriter, Playwright, Film director, Film

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Novelist, Writer
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Actor, Screenwriter, Writer, Director

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18 January 1947, Japanese
Film director, Actor, Painter, Owarai tarento,
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Actor, Writer

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Autobiographer, Writer, Socialite

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Mathematician, Computer scientist, Historian of

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Philosopher, Historian, Writer, University
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Comedian