Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Franklin
17 January 1706, British, American
Founding Father of the United States
Ben ShapiroBen Shapiro
15 January 1984, American
Political Commentator, Public Speaker

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

Sean HannitySean Hannity
30 December 1961, American
Talk Show Host

Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe
19 January 1809, American
Writer
Isaac AsimovIsaac Asimov
02 January 1920, American
Writer, Professor

Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927, American
Singer

Patti SmithPatti Smith
30 December 1946, American
Singer
Alan WattsAlan Watts
06 January 1915, British, American
Philosopher, Writer & Speaker

Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling
30 December 1865, British
Author & Poet
Shonda RhimesShonda Rhimes
13 January 1970, American
Television Producer

Haruki MurakamiHaruki Murakami
12 January 1949, Japanese
 

Rush LimbaughRush Limbaugh
12 January 1951, American
Radio Host, Political Commentator, Author, Former

A. A. MilneA. A. Milne
18 January 1882, British
Novelist, Playwright, Poet

J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger
01 January 1919, American
Writer
Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson
06 January 1960, British
Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer

Rod SerlingRod Serling
25 December 1924, American
Screenwriter, TV Producer, Narrator

Mark RylanceMark Rylance
18 January 1960, British
Actor

Yukio MishimaYukio Mishima
14 January 1925, Japanese
Playwright
Jack LondonJack London
12 January 1876, American
Author

Ree DrummondRee Drummond
06 January 1969, American
Blogger
Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
09 January 1908, French
Writer

Morris ChestnutMorris Chestnut
01 January 1969, American
Actor

Edmund BurkeEdmund Burke
12 January 1729, Irish, British
Statesman
Holly MadisonHolly Madison
23 December 1979, American
Author, Model, Reality TV Star

E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster
01 January 1879, British
Writer
Federico FelliniFederico Fellini
20 January 1920, Italian
Film Director and Scriptwriter

Nicholas SparksNicholas Sparks
31 December 1965, American
Novelist

Susan SontagSusan Sontag
16 January 1933, American
 
Simon WiesenthalSimon Wiesenthal
31 December 1908, Austrian
Nazi Hunter

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Folklorist, Anthropologist
Umberto EcoUmberto Eco
05 January 1932, Italian
Italian Semiotician, Philosopher

Willow BayWillow Bay
28 December 1963, American
Journalist

Donna TarttDonna Tartt
23 December 1963, American
Author

Princess Michael of KentPrincess Michael of Kent
15 January 1945, British
Author
Carlos CastanedaCarlos Castaneda
25 December 1925, American
Author
Andrea TantarosAndrea Tantaros
30 December 1978, American
Political Analyst

Richard BriersRichard Briers
14 January 1934, British
Actor

Anne BrontëAnne Brontë
17 January 1820, British
Writer

Kamal AmrohiKamal Amrohi
17 January 1918, Indian
Director
Burnie BurnsBurnie Burns
18 January 1973, American
Screenplay Writer, Actor, Entrepreneur, Filmmaker

Ron Cephas JonesRon Cephas Jones
08 January 1957, American
Actor

Rory StewartRory Stewart
03 January 1973, British
Political Leader

Elijah DanielElijah Daniel
09 January 1994, American
Comedian

Liu Xiaobo Liu Xiaobo
28 December 1955, Chinese
Chinese Human Rights Activist
Paula PoundstonePaula Poundstone
29 December 1959, American
Comedian

Charlayne WoodardCharlayne Woodard
29 December 1953, American
Actress
René GirardRené Girard
25 December 1923, French
Philosopher

Charles PerraultCharles Perrault
12 January 1628, French
Author

Matthew ArnoldMatthew Arnold
24 December 1822, British
Poet
Quentin CrispQuentin Crisp
25 December 1908, British
English Writer & Gay Icon

Carl SandburgCarl Sandburg
06 January 1878, American
Writer & Editor
Carol Ann DuffyCarol Ann Duffy
23 December 1955, British
 

Garth EnnisGarth Ennis
16 January 1970, British, American
Comics writer

Savitribai PhuleSavitribai Phule
03 January 1831, Indian
Social Reformer, Poet

Vera BrittainVera Brittain
29 December 1893, British
Writer

R. A. SalvatoreR. A. Salvatore
20 January 1959, American
Novelist
Betty AberlinBetty Aberlin
30 December 1942, American
Actress

Horatio AlgerHoratio Alger
13 January 1832, American
American writer

Junot DíazJunot Díaz
31 December 1968, Dominican, American
Writer

C. L. R. JamesC. L. R. James
04 January 1901, Trinidadian, British
Journalist, Writer, Historian, Theorist, Socialist
Aldo LeopoldAldo Leopold
11 January 1887, American
 

Oscar MicheauxOscar Micheaux
02 January 1884, American
Author
KuvempuKuvempu
29 December 1904, Indian
Novelist

Rigoberta MenchúRigoberta Menchú
09 January 1959, Guatemalan
Activist,Politician,Author

Terry BrooksTerry Brooks
08 January 1944, American
Writer
Paul BowlesPaul Bowles
30 December 1910, American
Writer, Music Composer

Vicki IovineVicki Iovine
13 January 1954, American
Model, Writer, Lawyer
Robert W. ServiceRobert W. Service
16 January 1874, Canadian, French, British
Poet & Writer

Rubén DaríoRubén Darío
18 January 1867, Nicaraguan
Poet

Edwidge DanticatEdwidge Danticat
19 January 1969, Haitian
Author
Emilia LanierEmilia Lanier
31 December 1569, British
Poet

Stephen LeacockStephen Leacock
30 December 1869, Canadian
Canadian writer
Hristo BotevHristo Botev
06 January 1848, Bulgarian
Bulgarian Revolutionary

Khalil GibranKhalil Gibran
06 January 1883, Lebanese
Artist

Muhammed Zafar IqbalMuhammed Zafar Iqbal
23 December 1952, Bangladeshi
Author

Mirza GhalibMirza Ghalib
27 December 1797, Indian
Poet
Alexander WoollcottAlexander Woollcott
19 January 1887, American
American critic
Robert CormierRobert Cormier
17 January 1925, American
American author

Ernesto CardenalErnesto Cardenal
20 January 1925, Nicaraguan
Poet, Revolutionary, Politician, Priest

Angelus SilesiusAngelus Silesius
25 December 1624, German
Priest

Norman AngellNorman Angell
26 December 1872, British
British Journalist & Author
Cheryl HowardCheryl Howard
23 December 1953, American
Actress

Alexandra RipleyAlexandra Ripley
08 January 1934, American
American writer

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

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

Subir ChowdhurySubir Chowdhury
12 January 1967, Bangladeshi
Author
Peyo YavorovPeyo Yavorov
01 January 1878, Bulgarian
Poet

Wilbur A. SmithWilbur A. Smith
09 January 1933, Central African
Novelist
Henry Valentine MillerHenry Valentine Miller
26 December 1891, American
Writer

Nadiya HussainNadiya Hussain
25 December 1984, British
Television personality
Kalki KoechlinKalki Koechlin
10 January 1984, Indian
Actor, Screenwriter, Writer
Stacey DashStacey Dash
20 January 1967, American
Actress