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Black and white photograph of former Democratic Republic of Vietnam president Ho Chi Minh.

Ho Chi Minh

(1890 - 1969)

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

Homer

(c. 800 BC - 725 BC)

Photograph of African-American poet and writer Langston Hughes.

Langston Hughes

(1902 - 1967)

Painted portrait of Scottish philosopher David Hume.

David Hume

(1711 - 1776)

Ibn Fadlan

(c. 900 - c. 922)

Portrait of third president of the United States Thomas Jefferson.

Thomas Jefferson

(1743 - 1826)

Juvenal

(c. 60 - c. 130)

Japanese art critic Okakura Kakuzō.

Okakura Kakuzō

(1862 - 1913)

George F. Kennan

(1904 - 2005)

Kublai Khan

(1215 - 1294)

Jamaica Kincaid

Photograph of English poet and novelist Rudyard Kipling.

Rudyard Kipling

(1865 - 1936)

Photograph of American writer William Langewiesche.

William Langewiesche

Lewis Lapham at his desk

Lewis H. Lapham

Camara Laye

(1928 - 1980)

Livy

(c. 59 BC - c. 17)

Engraving of Greek satirist Lucian.

Lucian

(125 - c. 180)

Patrice Lumumba

(1925 - 1961)

David Malouf

Black and white photograph of German revolutionary, economist, sociologist, and historian Karl Marx.

Karl Marx

(1818 - 1883)

Hans Massaquoi

(1926 - 2013)

Black and white image of American writer Herman Melville.

Herman Melville

(1819 - 1891)

Oil painting portrair Michel de Montaigne in red robes and white collar

Michel de Montaigne

(1533 - 1592)

Black and white engraving of Roman poet Ovid in profile.

Ovid

(43 BC - c. 17)