This section of famous people presents the biographies of some of the greatest writers and authors ever.

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Oliver Goldsmith Oliver Goldsmith
Irish, British

Mahmoud Darwish Mahmoud Darwish
Palestinian

George Herbert George Herbert
British, Welsh

Claude McKay Claude McKay
Jamaican, American

Edward de Bono Edward de Bono
Maltese, British

Adam Khoo Adam Khoo
Singaporean

Novalis Novalis
German

David Unaipon David Unaipon
Australian
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Alexander Berkman Alexander Berkman
French, Russian

Meg Cabot Meg Cabot
American

Robert W. Service Robert W. Service
Canadian, French, British

Dario Fo Dario Fo
Italian

Patrick White Patrick White
Australian

Mo Yan Mo Yan
Chinese

Henry Lawson Henry Lawson
Australian

Dagmara Dominczyk Dagmara Dominczyk
Polish, American

Chaim Potok Chaim Potok
American

Bret Harte Bret Harte
American

Kōbō Abe Kōbō Abe
Japanese

Andrew Lang Andrew Lang
Scottish

Rubén Darío Rubén Darío
Nicaraguan

Bryce Courtenay Bryce Courtenay
South African

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
British, Scottish