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Photograph of American author Daniel Alarcón.

Daniel Alarcón

Arrian

(c. 86 - c. 160)

Depiction of Mughal dynasty founder Babur.

Babur

(1483 - 1530)

Painted portrait of Native American leader Black Hawk.

Black Hawk

(1767 - 1838)

Photograph of professor and editor Robert Boyers.

Robert Boyers

Photograph of author and historian H.W. Brands.

H.W. Brands

Photograph of American journalist and Bolshevik sympathizer Louise Bryant.

Louise Bryant

(1885 - 1936)

Photograph of American historian Robert Caro.

Robert Caro

Photograph of Chinese dissident and memoirist Nien Cheng.

Nien Cheng

(1915 - 2009)

Photograph of American politician Shirley Chisholm.

Shirley Chisholm

(1924 - 2005)

Quintus Tullius Cicero

(c. 102 BC - 43 BC)

Photograph of Egyptologist Kara Cooney.

Kara Cooney

Photograph of American politician and orator Stephen Douglas standing.

Stephen Douglas

(1813 - 1861)

Photograph of American writer Ralph Ellison.

Ralph Ellison

(1914 - 1994)

Depiction of Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile.

Ferdinand II & Isabella I

(1479 - 1504)

Statue of the Persian poet Ferdowsi.

Ferdowsi

(c. 935 - c. 1020)

Photograph of writer, poet, and professor George Garrett.

George Garrett

(1929 - 2008)

Photograph of New York Times East Africa Bureau Chief Jeffrey Gettleman.

Jeffrey Gettleman

Photograph of historian Anthony Grafton.

Anthony Grafton

Photograph of Survivor contestant Sue Hawk.

Sue Hawk

Artist rendering of Hindu statesman and philosopher Kautilya.

Kautilya

(c. 350 BC - c. 300 BC)

Photograph of U.S. Supreme Court justice Anthony Kennedy.

Anthony Kennedy

Photograph of former Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev.

Nikita Khrushchev

(1894 - 1971)

Drawing of Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard.

Søren Kierkegaard

(1813 - 1855)