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French theologian and philosopher Peter Abelard.

Peter Abelard

(1079 - 1142)

American writer Saul Bellow.

Saul Bellow

(1915 - 2005)

Italian poet and scholar Giovanni Boccaccio.

Giovanni Boccaccio

(1313 - 1375)

Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt.

Jacob Burckhardt

(1818 - 1897)

Roman general and ruler Julius Caesar.

Julius Caesar

(c. 100 BC - 44)

French poet and author Christine de Pisan.

Christine de Pisan

(1364 - c. 1430)

Lawyer, writer, and professor Amy Chua.

Amy Chua

Chinese philosopher Confucius.

Confucius

(551 BC - 479 BC)

American writer Philip Connors.

Philip Connors

English playwright, actor, and composer Noël Coward.

Noël Coward

(1899 - 1973)

American comedian and writer Larry David.

Larry David

Claire Démar

(1799 - 1833)

Florentine ruler and patron Lorenzo de Medici.

Lorenzo de’ Medici

(1449 - 1492)

American writer Theodore Dreiser.

Theodore Dreiser

(1871 - 1945)

Brazilian poet and journalist Carlos Drummond de Andrade.

Carlos Drummond de Andrade

(1902 - 1987)

American sociologist and reformer W. E. B. Du Bois.

W.E.B. Du Bois

(1868 - 1963)

American essayist and reporter Anne Fadiman.

Anne Fadiman

Shen Fu

(1763 - c. 1825)

English poet, novelist, and classicist Robert Graves.

Robert Graves

(1895 - 1985)

English novelist and poet Thomas Hardy.

Thomas Hardy

(1840 - 1928)

Iranian author Sadegh Hedayat.

Sadegh Hedayat

(1903 - 1951)

African-American left-wing activist and author George Jackson.

George Jackson

(1941 - 1971)

Writer Henry James.

Henry James

(1843 - 1916)

Jewish philosopher, jurist, and physician Moses Maimonides.

Moses Maimonides

(1135 - 1204)