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Political Commentator, Public Speaker
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Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer

Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Franklin
17 January 1706, British, American
Founding Father of the United States

J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien
03 January 1892, British, South African
Writer

Stan LeeStan Lee
28 December 1922, American
Creator of Daredevil, Fantastic Four, Hulk, Iron

Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe
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Writer
Sean HannitySean Hannity
30 December 1961, American
Talk Show Host

Rush LimbaughRush Limbaugh
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Radio Host, Political Commentator, Author, Former

Shonda RhimesShonda Rhimes
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Television Producer
Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927, American
Singer

Yukio MishimaYukio Mishima
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Playwright
Mark RylanceMark Rylance
18 January 1960, British
Actor

Patti SmithPatti Smith
30 December 1946, American
Singer

Isaac AsimovIsaac Asimov
02 January 1920, American
Writer, Professor

Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling
30 December 1865, British
Author & Poet

Alan WattsAlan Watts
06 January 1915, British, American
Philosopher, Writer & Speaker
Haruki MurakamiHaruki Murakami
12 January 1949, Japanese
 

J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger
01 January 1919, American
Writer

Jack LondonJack London
12 January 1876, American
Author

Rod SerlingRod Serling
25 December 1924, American
Screenwriter, TV Producer, Narrator
Fareed ZakariaFareed Zakaria
20 January 1964, Indian, American
Journalist

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
09 January 1908, French
Writer
Morris ChestnutMorris Chestnut
01 January 1969, American
Actor

Ree DrummondRee Drummond
06 January 1969, American
Blogger

Nicholas SparksNicholas Sparks
31 December 1965, American
Novelist
Holly MadisonHolly Madison
23 December 1979, American
Author, Model, Reality TV Star

A. A. MilneA. A. Milne
18 January 1882, British
Novelist, Playwright, Poet
Edmund BurkeEdmund Burke
12 January 1729, Irish, British
Statesman

Federico FelliniFederico Fellini
20 January 1920, Italian
Film Director and Scriptwriter

Susan SontagSusan Sontag
16 January 1933, American
 
Garth EnnisGarth Ennis
16 January 1970, British, American
Comics writer

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Author
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19 January 1947, American
TV personality

Richard BriersRichard Briers
14 January 1934, British
Actor

Zora Neale HurstonZora Neale Hurston
07 January 1891, American
Folklorist, Anthropologist

Simon WiesenthalSimon Wiesenthal
31 December 1908, Austrian
Nazi Hunter
Umberto EcoUmberto Eco
05 January 1932, Italian
Italian Semiotician, Philosopher
Ron Cephas JonesRon Cephas Jones
08 January 1957, American
Actor

E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster
01 January 1879, British
Writer

Henry Valentine MillerHenry Valentine Miller
26 December 1891, American
Writer

Savitribai PhuleSavitribai Phule
03 January 1831, Indian
Social Reformer, Poet
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11 January 1952, American
Author

Mirza GhalibMirza Ghalib
27 December 1797, Indian
Poet

Rory StewartRory Stewart
03 January 1973, British
Political Leader

MoliereMoliere
15 January 1622, French
Playwright, Actor and Stage Manager

Carlos CastanedaCarlos Castaneda
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Author
Andrea TantarosAndrea Tantaros
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Political Analyst

Anne BrontëAnne Brontë
17 January 1820, British
Writer
Donna TarttDonna Tartt
23 December 1963, American
Author

David HorowitzDavid Horowitz
10 January 1939, American
Writer

Burnie BurnsBurnie Burns
18 January 1973, American
Screenplay Writer, Actor, Entrepreneur, Filmmaker
Matthew ArnoldMatthew Arnold
24 December 1822, British
Poet

KuvempuKuvempu
29 December 1904, Indian
Novelist
Charles PerraultCharles Perrault
12 January 1628, French
Author

Carol Ann DuffyCarol Ann Duffy
23 December 1955, British
 

Quentin CrispQuentin Crisp
25 December 1908, British
English Writer & Gay Icon

Liu Xiaobo Liu Xiaobo
28 December 1955, Chinese
Chinese Human Rights Activist

Wilbur A. SmithWilbur A. Smith
09 January 1933, Central African
Novelist
Kamal AmrohiKamal Amrohi
17 January 1918, Indian
Director

Paula PoundstonePaula Poundstone
29 December 1959, American
Comedian

Charlayne WoodardCharlayne Woodard
29 December 1953, American
Actress

Willow BayWillow Bay
28 December 1963, American
Journalist
René GirardRené Girard
25 December 1923, French
Philosopher

Carl SandburgCarl Sandburg
06 January 1878, American
Writer & Editor
R. A. SalvatoreR. A. Salvatore
20 January 1959, American
Novelist

C. L. R. JamesC. L. R. James
04 January 1901, Trinidadian, British
Journalist, Writer, Historian, Theorist, Socialist

Vera BrittainVera Brittain
29 December 1893, British
Writer
Rigoberta MenchúRigoberta Menchú
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Activist,Politician,Author

Elijah DanielElijah Daniel
09 January 1994, American
Comedian
Terry BrooksTerry Brooks
08 January 1944, American
Writer

Junot DíazJunot Díaz
31 December 1968, Dominican, American
Writer

Aldo LeopoldAldo Leopold
11 January 1887, American
 
Betty AberlinBetty Aberlin
30 December 1942, American
Actress

Vicki IovineVicki Iovine
13 January 1954, American
Model, Writer, Lawyer
Paul BowlesPaul Bowles
30 December 1910, American
Writer, Music Composer

Nabaneeta Dev SenNabaneeta Dev Sen
13 January 1938, Indian
Writer

Emilia LanierEmilia Lanier
31 December 1569, British
Poet

Oscar MicheauxOscar Micheaux
02 January 1884, American
Author
Robert W. ServiceRobert W. Service
16 January 1874, Canadian, French, British
Poet & Writer
Rubén DaríoRubén Darío
18 January 1867, Nicaraguan
Poet

Stephen LeacockStephen Leacock
30 December 1869, Canadian
Canadian writer

Edwidge DanticatEdwidge Danticat
19 January 1969, Haitian
Author

Robin McGrawRobin McGraw
28 December 1953, American
Author, Entrepreneur, Television Personality
Alexander WoollcottAlexander Woollcott
19 January 1887, American
American critic

Muhammed Zafar IqbalMuhammed Zafar Iqbal
23 December 1952, Bangladeshi
Author

Khalil GibranKhalil Gibran
06 January 1883, Lebanese
Artist

Hristo BotevHristo Botev
06 January 1848, Bulgarian
Bulgarian Revolutionary

Ernesto CardenalErnesto Cardenal
20 January 1925, Nicaraguan
Poet, Revolutionary, Politician, Priest
Angelus SilesiusAngelus Silesius
25 December 1624, German
Priest

Robert CormierRobert Cormier
17 January 1925, American
American author
Norman AngellNorman Angell
26 December 1872, British
British Journalist & Author

Horatio AlgerHoratio Alger
13 January 1832, American
American writer
Alexandra RipleyAlexandra Ripley
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American writer
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12 January 1967, Bangladeshi
Author