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English-born American poet W. H. Auden.

W.H. Auden

(1907 - 1973)

St. Augustine

Saint Augustine

(354 - 430)

Color photograph of Osama bin Laden, founder of militant Islamist group al-Qaeda.

Osama bin Laden

(1957 - 2011)

George W. Bush

French writer Louis-Ferdinand Céline.

Louis-Ferdinand Céline

(1894 - 1961)

Former prime minister of United Kingdom Winston Churchill.

Winston Churchill

(1874 - 1965)

American novelist John Dos Passos.

John Dos Passos

(1896 - 1970)

Albert Einstein in a suit and tie standing in front of a chalkboard

Albert Einstein

(1879 - 1955)

President of the United States and five-star general Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

(1890 - 1969)

Elizabeth I

(1533 - 1603)

Black and white photograph of Austrian neurologist Sigmund Freud with cigar.

Sigmund Freud

(1856 - 1949)

Statue of French medieval poet and historian Jean Froissart.

Jean Froissart

(c. 1337 - c. 1405)

Eduardo Galeano

(1940 - 2015)

British historian Edward Gibbon.

Edward Gibbon

(1737 - 1794)

Joseph Goebbels

(1897 - 1945)

Black and white photograph of William Golding wearing an ascot.

William Golding

(1911 - 1993)

Photograph of Soviet Russian writer and journalist Vasily Grossman.

Vasily Grossman

(1905 - 1964)

Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller

(1923 - 1999)

Sculpture bust of Greek historian Herodotus.

Herodotus

(c. 484 BC - c. 425 BC)

British novelist and historian Tom Holland.

Tom Holland

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

(1841 - 1935)

Portrait bust of presumed author of the Iliad and the Odyssey Homer.

Homer

(c. 800 BC - 725 BC)

Julia Ward Howe

(1819 - 1910)

American psychologist and philosopher William James.

William James

(1842 - 1910)