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French novelist Gustave Flaubert.

Gustave Flaubert

(1821 - 1880)

French philosopher and historian Michel Foucault.

Michel Foucault

(1926 - 1984)

Scottish anthropologist and historian of religion James G. Frazer.

James G. Frazer

(1854 - 1941)

Sextus Julius Frontinus

(c. 40 - 103)

Black and white photograph of Colombian novelist Gabriel García Márquez.

Gabriel García Márquez

(1928 - 2014)

Jeff Goodell

David Grann

Gregory of Nyssa

(c. 335 - c. 395)

Color portrait of Chinese writer and poet Han Yu.

Han Yu

(768 - 824)

American author, essayist, and editor Donovan Hohn.

Donovan Hohn

Painted portrait of German naturalist and explorer Alexander von Humboldt.

Alexander von Humboldt

(1769 - 1859)

Huynh Sanh Thong

(1926 - 2008)

Engraving of the medieval Arab traveler Ibn Battuta.

Ibn Battuta

(1304 - c. 1369)

Annalee Jacoby

(1916 - 2002)

Anna Jameson

(1794 - 1860)

Elias Khoury

Olivia Laing

Bartolomé de Las Casas

(1484 - 1566)

Anna Lenzer

Italian artist, engineer, and scientist Leonardo da Vinci.

Leonardo da Vinci

(1452 - 1519)

Li Daoyuan

(c. 472 - 527)

Engraving of Greek satirist Lucian.

Lucian

(125 - c. 180)

Claudio Magris, 2005. Photograph by Mariusz Kubik.

Claudio Magris

W.J. McGee

(1853 - 1912)