Writers Whose First Name Starts With M

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Discover the famous writers whose name starts with M. The list includes people like Martin McDonagh, Mara Wilson, Martin Luther, Michelangelo, MacKenzie Scott and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with M includes people from United States, England, Germany, France and other countries all over the world.
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 1 
Martin Luther
(German Theologian, Religious Reformer and Key Figure in Protestant Reformation)
Martin Luther
40
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 10, 1483
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Eisleben, Germany
Died: February 18, 1546
 2 
Mark Twain
(Lauded as the 'Greatest Humorist' the United States Has Produced)
Mark Twain
32
Birthdate: November 30, 1835
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Florida, Missouri, United States
Died: April 21, 1910
 3 
Michelangelo
(Regarded as the Most Accomplished Artist of His Era (High Renaissance))
Michelangelo
18
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: March 6, 1475
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caprese Michelangelo, Italy
Died: February 18, 1564
 4 
Marco Polo
(Italian Explorer, Venetian Merchant and Adventurer Who Traveled from Europe to Asia Between 1271 and 1295)
Marco Polo
25
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1254 AD
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: January 8, 1324
 5 
Maya Angelou
(American Poet and Civil Rights Activist Known for Her Autobiography ‘I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings’)
Maya Angelou
41
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: May 28, 2014
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 6 
Mary Shelley
(British Author Best Known for Her Gothic Novel ‘Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus’)
Mary Shelley
18
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 30, 1797
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Somers Town, London, England
Died: February 1, 1851
 7 
Margaret Atwood
(Poet, Novelist, Literary Critic & Environmental Activist)
Margaret Atwood
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 8 
Matt Groening
(Cartoonist, Writer and Producer Known for His TV Series ‘The Simpsons’, ‘Futurama’ and ‘Disenchantment’)
Matt Groening
26
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 9 
MacKenzie Scott
(Novelist, Ex-Wife of Jeff Bezos)
MacKenzie Scott
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 7, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 10 
Mary Berry
(Food Writer, TV Presenter)
Mary Berry
8
Birthdate: March 24, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bath, Somerset
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 11 
Michael Crichton
(Best Known as the Author of “Jurassic Park” and the creator of the TV Drama “ER”)
Michael Crichton
5
Birthdate: October 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: November 4, 2008
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 12 
Misha Collins
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Castiel’ in the TV Series 'Supernatural')
Misha Collins
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 20, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 13 
Maria Shriver
(Former First Lady of California (2003 - 2011) and Ex-Wife of Actor 'Arnold Schwarzenegger')
Maria Shriver
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Birthdate: November 6, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 14 
Marcus Luttrell
(Retired Navy SEAL Who Received the Navy Cross and Purple Heart for His Actions Against Taliban in 2005)
Marcus Luttrell
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 15 
Mae West
(Actress, Screenwriter, Singer)
Mae West
6
Birthdate: August 17, 1893
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 22, 1980
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 16 
Miyamoto Musashi
(Japanese Swordsman and Philosopher Who Became Popular Through His Unique Double-Bladed Swordsmanship)
Miyamoto Musashi
6
Birthdate: 1584 AD
Birthplace: Harima Province, Japan
Died: June 13, 1645
 17 
Mara Wilson
(Actress and Writer Known for Her Role as ‘Natalie Hillard’ in the Film ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’)
Mara Wilson
13
Birthdate: July 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 18 
Miguel de Cervantes
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 29, 1547
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Alcalá de Henares, Spain
Died: April 22, 1616
 19 
Mark Rylance
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 18, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ashford, United Kingdom
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 20 
Mary Wollstonecraft
5
Birthdate: April 27, 1759
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 10, 1797
 21 
Michael Nesmith
(Musician, Singer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Film actor, Stage actor, Television actor, Guitarist, Songwriter)
Michael Nesmith
11
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Houston
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 22 
Mark Levin
(Lawyer, Author and Host of Radio Show ‘The Mark Levin Show’ and TV Show ‘Life, Liberty & Levin’)
Mark Levin
13
Birthdate: September 21, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 23 
Marquis de Sade
(French Writer Whose Perverse Sexual Preferences and Erotic Writings gave Rise to the Term 'Sadism')
Marquis de Sade
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 2, 1740
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 2, 1814
 24 
Michael Madsen
5
Birthdate: September 25, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 25 
Marty Feldman
(Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Poet)
Marty Feldman
2
Birthdate: July 8, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London
Died: December 2, 1982
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 26 
Malcolm Gladwell
(Author of 'The Tipping Point', 'Blink', and 'Outliers')
Malcolm Gladwell
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 3, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fareham, United Kingdom
 27 
Marcel Proust
(French Novelist Who is Regarded as One of the Most Influential Authors of the 20th Century)
Marcel Proust
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 10, 1871
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Neuilly-Auteuil-Passy, France
Died: November 18, 1922
 28 
Martha Gellhorn
(Novelist & Travel writer)
Martha Gellhorn
10
Birthdate: November 8, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: February 15, 1998
 29 
Mario Puzo
(Novelist, Screenwriter)
Mario Puzo
6
Birthdate: October 15, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: July 2, 1999
 30 
Mary Seacole
(Heroine of the Crimean War)
Mary Seacole
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 23, 1805
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Died: May 14, 1881
 31 
Marie Kondo
(Organizing Expert)
Marie Kondo
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
 32 
Moliere
(French Playwright and One of the Greatest Writers of French Comedy)
Moliere
3
Birthdate: January 15, 1622
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rue Saint Honoré, Paris, France
Died: February 17, 1673
 33 
Mary Elizabeth Ellis
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘The Waitress’ in the FX Sitcom ‘It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia’)
Mary Elizabeth Ellis
5
Birthdate: May 11, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Laurel, Mississippi, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 34 
Maya Harris
(American Lawyer, Public Policy Advocate & Sister of 49th Vice President of United States, Kamala Harris)
Maya Harris
25
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 30, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, United States
 35 
Mel Tormé
(Actor, Singer, Composer, Novelist, Songwriter, Autobiographer, Jazz musician, Television actor, Writer)
Mel Tormé
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 13, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: June 5, 1999
 36 
Michael Morpurgo
39
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 5, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St Albans
 37 
Michael J. Knowles
(Political Commentator)
Michael J. Knowles
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bedford Hills, New York, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 38 
Mammootty
(actor, film producer, screenwriter, film actor)
Mammootty
13
Birthdate: September 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chempu
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 39 
Mark the Evangelist
(Christian Saint Who Founded the Episcopal See of Alexandria)
Mark the Evangelist
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0012 AD
Birthplace: Shahat, Libya
Died: 0068 AD
 40 
Masiela Lusha
(Actress and Author Known for Her Films: ‘Blood: The Last Vampire’ and ‘Sharknado: The 4th Awakens’)
Masiela Lusha
2
Birthdate: October 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tirana, Albania
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 41 
Meredith Vieira
(Journalist, Television presenter, Writer)
Meredith Vieira
3
Birthdate: December 30, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: East Providence
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 42 
Margaret Mitchell
(Writer of 'Gone with the Wind')
Margaret  Mitchell
6
Birthdate: November 8, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: August 16, 1949
 43 
Muhammad Iqbal
(One of the Most Important Figures in Urdu and Persian Literature)
Muhammad Iqbal
25
Birthdate: November 9, 1877
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sialkot, Pakistan
Died: April 21, 1938
 44 
Mario Vargas Llosa
(Latin America's Most Significant Novelist and Essayist and Winner of 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature)
Mario Vargas Llosa
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 28, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Arequipa, Peru
 45 
Mark Gatiss
4
Birthdate: October 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sedgefield, County Durham, England
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 46 
Mo'Nique
(Comedian)
Mo'Nique
11
Birthdate: December 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Woodlawn, Maryland, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 47 
Michael Connelly
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 48 
Matthew Arnold
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 24, 1822
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Laleham, United Kingdom
Died: April 15, 1888
 49 
Michael Rosen
(Children's author and poet who has written 140 books)
Michael Rosen
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 7, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Harrow, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 50 
Max Ernst
(Primary Pioneer of the 'Dada Movement' and 'Surrealism' Known for His Work 'A Week of Kindness')
Max Ernst
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Birthdate: April 2, 1891
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brühl, Germany
Died: April 1, 1976