William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare
26 April 1564, British
Writer
Emilio EstevezEmilio Estevez
12 May 1962, American
Actor

Rosario DawsonRosario Dawson
09 May 1979, American
Actress

Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore
07 May 1861, Indian
Poet and Author

Niccolò MachiavelliNiccolò Machiavelli
03 May 1469, Italian
Political Philosopher

Lisa Brennan-JobsLisa Brennan-Jobs
17 May 1978, American
Daughter of Steve Jobs
Michael MooreMichael Moore
23 April 1954, American
Documentary Filmmaker

Dante AlighieriDante Alighieri
30 April 1265, Italian
Poet

Mick MarsMick Mars
04 May 1951, American
Musician
Adrianne PalickiAdrianne Palicki
06 May 1983, American
Actress

Harper LeeHarper Lee
28 April 1926, American
Novelist
Maximilian Carl Emil WeberMax Weber
21 April 1864, German
Sociologist

David IckeDavid Icke
29 April 1952, British
Writer

Nora EphronNora Ephron
19 May 1941, American
Screenwriter, Producer, Director

Jill IrelandJill Ireland
24 April 1936, British, American
Actress

Ruskin BondRuskin Bond
19 May 1934, Indian
Writer
Mary WollstonecraftMary Wollstonecraft
27 April 1759, British
Writer

Olivia OlsonOlivia Olson
21 May 1992, American
Actress

Vladimir NabokovVladimir Nabokov
22 April 1899, Swiss, American, Russian
Novelist

Bruce BoxleitnerBruce Boxleitner
12 May 1950, American
Actor
Breckin MeyerBreckin Meyer
07 May 1974, American
Actor

Karen KilgariffKaren Kilgariff
11 May 1970, American
Actress
Wayne DyerWayne Dyer
10 May 1940, American
Self-Help Author and Motivational Speaker

Edd ChinaEdd China
09 May 1971, British
Television Presenter

Daphne du MaurierDaphne du Maurier
13 May 1907, British
 
Ann B. DavisAnn B. Davis
03 May 1926, American
Actress

Robert BrowningRobert Browning
07 May 1812, British
Poet & Playwright
Alexander PopeAlexander Pope
21 May 1688, British
 

Honoré de BalzacHonoré de Balzac
20 May 1799, French
French Novelist and Playwright

Phillis Wheatley Phillis Wheatley
08 May 1753, American
Poet
Betty DeGeneresBetty DeGeneres
20 May 1930, American
Speech Therapist

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Ahmet ZappaAhmet Zappa
15 May 1974, American
Writer, Actor
Julius EvolaJulius Evola
19 May 1898, Italian
Philosopher

Omar KhayyamOmar Khayyam
18 May 1048, Iranian
Mathematician

Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
11 May 1912, Pakistani
Writer

Milton William CooperMilton William Cooper
06 May 1943, American
Author
Naomi KleinNaomi Klein
08 May 1970, Canadian
Author
Dante Gabriel RossettiDante Gabriel Rossetti
12 May 1828, British
Poet

Hedda HopperHedda Hopper
02 May 1885, American
Actress

Nancy KwanNancy Kwan
19 May 1939, Hong Konger, American
Actress

Tana FrenchTana French
10 May 1973, Italian, American
Writer
August WilsonAugust Wilson
27 April 1945, American
American playwright

Robert OwenRobert Owen
14 May 1771, Welsh
 

Romain GaryRomain Gary
21 May 1914, French
Diplomat

Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
04 May 1916, Canadian
Journalist, Author, Activist

Mikhail BulgakovMikhail Bulgakov
15 May 1891, Russian
Novelist
Anthony TrollopeAnthony Trollope
24 April 1815, British
Novelist

James DobsonJames Dobson
21 April 1936, American
Writer
Benjamin Spock Benjamin Spock
02 May 1903, American
Pediatrician and Political Activist

Joseph HellerJoseph Heller
01 May 1923, American
Novelist

Henry FieldingHenry Fielding
22 April 1707, British
Writer
Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
16 May 1929, American
American poet

Darcey BussellDarcey Bussell
27 April 1969, British
Ballerina
Anna Roosevelt HalstedAnna Roosevelt Halsted
03 May 1906, American
Writer, Editor

Li BaiLi Bai
19 May 0701, Chinese
Poet

Olympe de GougesOlympe de Gouges
07 May 1748, French
Playwright

Joseph AddisonJoseph Addison
01 May 1672, British
Essayist & Poet

Angela CarterAngela Carter
07 May 1940, British
 
Jerome K. JeromeJerome K. Jerome
02 May 1859, British
Writer

Gary SnyderGary Snyder
08 May 1930, American
American man of letters

NovalisNovalis
02 May 1772, German
Philosopher & Poet

Edward de BonoEdward de Bono
19 May 1933, Maltese, British
Author, Consultant
Alphonse DaudetAlphonse Daudet
13 May 1840, French
Novelist, Short story writer, playwright, poet

Katherine Anne PorterKatherine Anne Porter
15 May 1890, American
Journalist, Essayist, Writer, Novelist
Bernard MalamudBernard Malamud
26 April 1914, American
American novelist

W Clement StoneW. Clement Stone
04 May 1902, American
Businessman & Self Help Book Author

A. E. van VogtA. E. van Vogt
26 April 1912, Canadian
Science Fiction Author
Sigrid UndsetSigrid Undset
20 May 1882, Norwegian
Nobel Laureate in Literature

H. E. BatesH. E. Bates
16 May 1905, British
Short Story Writer
Camilo José CelaCamilo José Cela
11 May 1916, Spanish
Writer

Christopher MorleyChristopher Morley
05 May 1890, American
Journalist, Novelist

Roque DaltonRoque Dalton
14 May 1935, Salvadoran
Poet
Karel Appel Karel Appel
25 April 1921, Dutch
Painter, Sculptor, Poet

Assi RahbaniAssi Rahbani
04 May 1923, Lebanese
Composer
Charles SimicCharles Simic
09 May 1938, American
Poet

A.C BensonA. C. Benson
24 April 1862, British
English essayist

Charlotte BronteCharlotte Bronte
21 April 1816, British
Novelist

Ivan CankarIvan Cankar
10 May 1876, Slovenian
Writer
Abraham ValdelomarAbraham Valdelomar
27 April 1888, Peruvian
Narrator
Elizabeth Ann HanksElizabeth Ann Hanks
17 May 1982, American
Actress

Monique TruongMonique Truong
13 May 1968, American
Writer

Ahmad JavadAhmad Javad
05 May 1892, Azerbaijani
Poet

Robert GreeneRobert Greene
14 May 1959, British, American
Writer, Playwright
C. Day LewisC. Day Lewis
27 April 1904, Irish, British
Poet

Sir James Matthew BarrieSir James Matthew Barrie
09 May 1860, British, Scottish
Writer

Anna JamesonAnna Jameson
19 May 1794, British
Writer, Women Rights Activist

Alistair MacleanAlistair Maclean
21 April 1922, Scottish
Novelist

Daniel WeissDaniel Weiss
23 April 1971, American
Television Producer
Kelly KillorenKelly Killoren
01 May 1968, American
Author, Socialite, Model

Amber TamblynAmber Tamblyn
14 May 1983, American
Actress
Jim LehrerJim Lehrer
19 May 1934, American
Journalist

Rob BrydonRob Brydon
03 May 1965, British
Actor, Television actor, Film actor, Comedian,
Eric BogosianEric Bogosian
24 April 1953, American
Actor
Damon LindelofDamon Lindelof
24 April 1973, American
Screenwriter, Film producer