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(Creator of Daredevil, Fantastic Four, Hulk, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Thor, X-Men)

28 December 1922

American

J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien
(Writer, Poet)

03 January 1892

British

Ben ShapiroBen Shapiro
(Political Commentator, Public Speaker)

15 January 1984

American

Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Franklin
(Founding Father of the United States)

17 January 1706

American

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(Author, Poet, Editor and Literary Critic)

19 January 1809

American

J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger
(Writer)

01 January 1919

American

Alan WattsAlan Watts
(Philosopher, Writer & Speaker)

06 January 1915

British,American

Rod SerlingRod Serling
(Screenwriter, TV Producer, Narrator)

25 December 1924

American

Isaac AsimovIsaac Asimov
(Writer, Professor)

02 January 1920

American

Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling
(Author & Poet)

30 December 1865

British

Patti SmithPatti Smith
(Singer)

30 December 1946

American

Morris ChestnutMorris Chestnut
(Actor)

01 January 1969

American

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(Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer)

06 January 1960

British

Haruki MurakamiHaruki Murakami

12 January 1949

Japanese

Shonda RhimesShonda Rhimes
(Television Producer)

13 January 1970

American

Sean HannitySean Hannity
(Talk Show Host)

30 December 1961

American

Ree DrummondRee Drummond
(Blogger)

06 January 1969

American

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

18 January 1882

British

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Jack LondonJack London
(Author)

12 January 1876

American

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
(Writer)

09 January 1908

French

Rush LimbaughRush Limbaugh
(Radio Host, Political Commentator, Author, Former Television Host)

12 January 1951

American

Susan SontagSusan Sontag

16 January 1933

American

Princess Michael of KentPrincess Michael of Kent
(Author)

15 January 1945

British

Nicholas SparksNicholas Sparks
(Novelist)

31 December 1965

American

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Yukio MishimaYukio Mishima
(Playwright)

14 January 1925

Japanese

Edmund BurkeEdmund Burke
(Statesman)

12 January 1729

Irish,British

Mark RylanceMark Rylance
(Actor)

18 January 1960

British

Zora Neale HurstonZora Neale Hurston
(Folklorist, Anthropologist)

07 January 1891

American

Federico FelliniFederico Fellini
(Film Director and Scriptwriter)

20 January 1920

Italian

Holly MadisonHolly Madison
(Author, Model, Reality TV Star)

23 December 1979

American

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(Italian Semiotician, Philosopher)

05 January 1932

Italian

Simon WiesenthalSimon Wiesenthal
(Nazi Hunter)

31 December 1908

Austrian

E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster
(Writer)

01 January 1879

British

Carlos CastanedaCarlos Castaneda
(Author)

25 December 1925

American

Carol Ann DuffyCarol Ann Duffy

23 December 1955

British

Anne BrontëAnne Brontë
(Writer)

17 January 1820

British

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Matthew ArnoldMatthew Arnold
(Poet)

24 December 1822

British

Paula PoundstonePaula Poundstone
(Comedian)

29 December 1959

American

Liu Xiaobo Liu Xiaobo
(Chinese Human Rights Activist)

28 December 1955

Chinese

Burnie BurnsBurnie Burns
(Screenplay Writer, Actor, Entrepreneur, Filmmaker)

18 January 1973

American

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(Actress)

30 December 1942

American

Elijah DanielElijah Daniel
(Comedian)

09 January 1994

American

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(Writer & Editor)

06 January 1878

American

Rigoberta MenchúRigoberta Menchú
(Activist,Politician,Author)

09 January 1959

Guatemalan

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(American writer)

13 January 1832

American

Aldo LeopoldAldo Leopold

11 January 1887

American

Quentin CrispQuentin Crisp
(English Writer & Gay Icon)

25 December 1908

British

R. A. SalvatoreR. A. Salvatore
(Novelist)

20 January 1959

American

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(Model, Writer, Lawyer)

13 January 1954

American

Rubén DaríoRubén Darío
(Poet)

18 January 1867

Nicaraguan

Paul BowlesPaul Bowles
(Writer, Music Composer)

30 December 1910

American

Stephen LeacockStephen Leacock
(Canadian writer)

30 December 1869

Canadian

Robert W. ServiceRobert W. Service
(Poet & Writer)

16 January 1874

Canadian,French,British

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(Journalist, Writer, Historian, Theorist, Socialist)

04 January 1901

Trinidadian,British

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(Artist)

06 January 1883

Lebanese

Edwidge DanticatEdwidge Danticat
(Author)

19 January 1969

Haitian

Mirza GhalibMirza Ghalib
(Poet)

27 December 1797

Indian

Muhammed Zafar IqbalMuhammed Zafar Iqbal
(Author)

23 December 1952

Bangladeshi

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(American author)

17 January 1925

American

Hristo BotevHristo Botev
(Bulgarian Revolutionary)

06 January 1848

Bulgarian

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(Poet, Revolutionary, Politician, Priest)

20 January 1925

Nicaraguan

Alexander WoollcottAlexander Woollcott
(American critic)

19 January 1887

American

Norman AngellNorman Angell
(British Journalist & Author)

26 December 1872

British

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(Actress)

23 December 1953

American

Angelus SilesiusAngelus Silesius
(Priest)

25 December 1624

German

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(Playwright, Actor and Stage Manager)

15 January 1622

French

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(Author)

12 January 1967

Bangladeshi

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(American writer)

08 January 1934

American

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(Poet)

01 January 1878

Bulgarian

Robin McGrawRobin McGraw
(Author, Entrepreneur, Television Personality)

28 December 1953

American

Wilbur A. SmithWilbur A. Smith
(Novelist)

09 January 1933

Cental African

Rory StewartRory Stewart
(Politician, Author, Diplomat, Writer)

03 January 1973

British

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Kalki KoechlinKalki Koechlin
(Actor, Screenwriter, Writer)

10 January 1984

Indian

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(Singer, Actor, Poet, Swimmer, Writer, Carpenter, Songwriter)

04 January 1963

German

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(Musician, Singer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Film actor, Stage actor, Television actor, Guitarist, Songwriter)

30 December 1942

American