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Virginia Sorensen (1912 - 1991)

Virginia Sorensen, née Eggertsen, also credited as Virginia Sorenson (February 17, 1912, in Provo, Utah – December 24, 1991), was the author of the 1957 John Newbery Medal winning Mirac...

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Anthony Trollope (1815 - 1882)

Anthony Trollope (24 April 1815 – 6 December 1882) was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Some of his best-loved works, collectively known...

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Iris Murdoch (1919 - 1999)

Dame Iris Murdoch DBE (15 July 1919 – 8 February 1999) was an Irish-born British author and philosopher, best known for her novels about good and evil, sexual relationships, morality, and the ...

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Naomi Margaret Mitchison (1897 - 1999)

Naomi Haldane, the daughter of a physiologist, John Scott Haldane, and the sister of John Haldane , was born in Edinburgh on 1st November, 1897. Her mother, Kathleen (Trotter) Haldane, was a suffragi...

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Penelope Fitzgerald (1916 - 2000)

Penelope Fitzgerald (17 December 1916 – 28 April 2000) was a Booker Prize–winning English novelist, poet, essayist and biographer. In 2008, The Times included her in a list of "The 50 g...

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James Lee Burke MP

James Lee Burke (born December 5, 1936) is an American author of mysteries, best known for his Dave Robicheaux series. He has won an Edgar Award for Black Cherry Blues (1990) and Cimarron Rose (1998). ...

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Margery Latimer (1899 - 1932)

Margery Bodine Latimer (February 6, 1899 – August 16, 1932), born in Portage, Wisconsin, was a writer, feminist theorist, and social activist. Latimer published two highly acclaimed novels, We...

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Nathan Eugene "Jean" Pinchback Toomer MP (1894 - 1967)

See also Jean Toomer (December 26, 1894 – March 30, 1967) was an American poet and novelist and an important figure of the Harlem Renaissance. His first book Cane, published in 1923, is co...

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Georges Albert Maurice Victor Bataille MP (1897 - 1962)

Georges Albert Maurice Victor Bataille 10 September 1897 – 9 July 1962) was a French intellectual and literary figure working in literature, anthropology, philosophy, economy, sociology and hist...

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John Crowe Ransom (1888 - 1974)

John Crowe Ransom (April 30, 1888 – July 3, 1974) was an educator, scholar, literary critic, poet, essayist and editor. He is considered to be a founder of the New Criticism school of literary...

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Reynolds Price (1933 - 2011)

Reynolds Price (February 1, 1933 – January 20, 2011), born Edward Reynolds Price, was an American poet, novelist, dramatist, essayist and James B. Duke Professor of English at Duke University....

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James Ford Rhodes (1848 - 1927)

James Ford Rhodes (May 1, 1848 – January 22, 1927), was an American industrialist and historian born in Cleveland, Ohio. Early life Rhodes attended New York University, beginning in 1865, ...

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Charles Edward Anson Markham (1852 - 1940)

Edwin Markham (April 23, 1852 – March 7, 1940; born Charles Edward Anson Markham) was an American poet. From 1923 to 1931 he was Poet Laureate of Oregon. Edwin Markham was born in Oregon City,...

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Margaret Kernochan Leech (1893 - 1974)

Margaret Kernochan Leech (November 7, 1893 – February 24, 1974), also known as Margaret Pulitzer, was an American historian and fiction writer. She who the Pulitzer Prize for History both in 1...

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Burton J. Hendrick (1870 - 1949)

Burton Jesse Hendrick (1870–1949), born in New Haven, Connecticut, was an American author. While attending Yale University, Hendrick was editor of both The Yale Courant and The Yale Literary M...

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Oliver Hazard Perry LaFarge (1901 - 1963)

Oliver Hazard Perry La Farge (December 19, 1901 – August 2, 1963) was an American writer and anthropologist, best known for his 1930 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Laughing Boy. Named for his ...

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Samuel P. Huntington (1927 - 2008)

Samuel Phillips Huntington (April 18, 1927 – December 24, 2008) was an influential conservative political scientist from the United States of America whose works covered multiple sub-fields of...

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Frances Little (deceased)

Frances Little (November 22, 1863 - January 6, 1941) was the pseudonym of American author Fannie Caldwell. Caldwell and her husband, businessman J.D. Macaulay, made their home on Fourth Street in Lou...

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Alice Hegan Rice (1870 - 1942)

Alice Hegan Rice, also known as Alice Caldwell Hegan, (January 11, 1870 – February 10, 1942) was an American novelist. Born in Shelbyville, Kentucky, she wrote over two dozen books, the most...

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Cale Young Rice (1872 - 1943)

Cale Young Rice (December 7, 1872 – January 24, 1943) was an American poet and dramatist. He was born in Dixon, Kentucky to Laban Marchbanks Rice, a Confederate veteran and tobacco merchant,...

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Samuel Hopkins Adams (1871 - 1958)

Samuel Hopkins Adams (January 26, 1871 – November 16, 1958) was an American writer, best known for his investigative journalism, muckraking. Background Adams was born in Dunkirk, New York....

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Ida Minerva Tarbell (1857 - 1944)

Ida Minerva Tarbell (November 5, 1857 – January 6, 1944) was an American teacher, author and journalist. She was known as one of the leading "muckrakers" of the progressive era, work known in ...

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Max Brand (1892 - 1944)

Frederick Schiller Faust (May 29, 1892 – May 12, 1944) was an American author known primarily for his thoughtful and literary Westerns under the pen name Max Brand. His other pseudonyms includ...

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Laura E. Richards (1850 - 1943)

Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards (February 27, 1850 – January 14, 1943) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to a high-profile family. During her life, she wrote over 90 books, including children's...

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Hart Crane (1899 - 1932)

Poet. He is remembered for his books "The Bridge," "Black Tambourine," "Chaplinesque," "Episode of Hands" and "The River." He died at the age of 32, but he seemed to be older. He committed suicide whil...

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William Bradford, Governor of Plymouth Colony MP (1589 - 1657)

William Bradford Birth: on or before 19 March 1589/90 - Austerfield, Yorkshire, England Christened: 19 March 1589/90 - St. Helen's Chapel, Austerfield, Yorkshire, England Parents: William Bradf...

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Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford MP (1717 - 1797)

Wikipedia: English Horace Inherited the title when his nephew George died. When Horace then died without issue, the title went extinct. However it was re-created for [ ]. Horace Walpole, 4th Earl o...

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Friedrich von Schiller MP (1759 - 1805)

Friedrich von Schiller Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller 10 November 1759 – 9 May 1805) was a German poet, philosopher, historian, and playwright. During the last seventeen years of his ...

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Ambrose Gwinett Bierce MP (1842 - 1914)

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (June 24, 1842[2] – after 1913) was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist and satirist. Today, he is best known for his short story, "An Oc...

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Lieutenant Colonel John Alexander McCrae, MD (1872 - 1918)

Lieutenant Colonel John Alexander McCrae, MD (November 30, 1872 – January 28, 1918) was a Canadian poet, physician, author, artist and soldier during World War I, and a surgeon during the Seco...

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J. D. Salinger MP (1919 - 2010)

Jerome David "J. D." Salinger (January 1, 1919 – January 27, 2010) was an American writer. Living reclusively after much-noticed publications early in his career, he last published an original w...

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Robert Ludlum (1927 - 2001)

Robert Ludlum (May 25, 1927 – March 12, 2001) was an American author of 27 thriller novels. The number of copies of his books in print is estimated between 290 million and 500 million. They ha...

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John Willard Toland (1912 - 2004)

) removed. (June 2007) John Willard Toland (June 29, 1912 – January 4, 2004) was an American author and historian. He is best known for his bestselling biography of Adolf Hitler and for his ...

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Rev. Edward Everett Hale MP (1822 - 1909)

Edward Everett Hale (April 3, 1822 – June 10, 1909) was an American author and Unitarian clergyman. Hale was born on April 3, 1822, in Roxbury, Massachusetts, the son of Nathan Hale (1784-18...

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Dominick John Dunne MP (1925 - 2009)

Dominick John Dunne was an American writer and investigative journalist, whose subjects frequently hinged on the ways in which high society interacts with the judicial system. He was a movie producer...

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William Cullen Bryant MP (1794 - 1878)

Notable work(s) "Thanatopsis" William Cullen Bryant (November 3, 1794 – June 12, 1878) was an American romantic poet, journalist, and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post. Bryan...

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Telford Taylor (1908 - 1998)

Telford Taylor (February 24, 1908 – May 23, 1998) was an American lawyer best known for his role in the Counsel for the Prosecution at the Nuremberg Trials after World War II, his opposition t...

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Joseph John Campbell (1904 - 1987)

Joseph John Campbell (March 26, 1904 – October 30, 1987) was an American mythologist, writer and lecturer, best known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His work i...

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Lt. Lewis B. Puller, Jr. (USMC) (1945 - 1994)

. Lewis Burwell Puller, Jr. (August 18, 1945 – May 11, 1994) was an attorney, Pulitzer prize winning author and officer in the United States Marine Corps. He was severely wounded in the Vietna...

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Dashiell Hammett MP (1894 - 1961)

Samuel Dashiell Hammett (/dəˈʃiːl/; May 27, 1894 – January 10, 1961) was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories, a screenplay writer, ...

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Marie Stopes, D.Sc., Ph.D. (1880 - 1958)

Marie Charlotte Carmichael Stopes (15 October 1880 – 2 October 1958) was a British author, palaeobotanist, campaigner for women's rights and pioneer in the field of birth control. She was the ...

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Sarah Orne Jewett MP (1849 - 1909)

Sources: Sarah Orne Jewett House: Writer Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909) spent much of her life in this stately Georgian residence, owned by her family since 1819. Jewett drew on the house fo...

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Stanislas, marquis de Boufflers (1738 - 1815)

Voir Wikipedia... Stanislas Jean, chevalier de Boufflers (May 31, 1738, Nancy – January 18, 1815) was a French statesman and writer. Biography He was born near Nancy, Meurthe-et-Mosell...

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André Chénier (1762 - 1794)

André Marie Chénier (30 October 1762 – 25 July 1794) was a French poet, associated with the events of the French Revolution of which he was a victim. His sensual, emotive poetry ...

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Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863 - 1938)

Gabriele D'Annunzio (Italian pronunciation: [ɡabriˈɛːle danˈnuntsjo]; 12 March 1863 – 1 March 1938), Principe di Montenevoso, sometimes spelled d'Annunzio wa...

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DuBose Heyward (1885 - 1940)

Author. A noted Southern writer of the early 20th. century, he is remembered for his 1925 novel "Porgy" and for the subsequent libretto of George Gershwin's 1935 opera "Porgy and Bess". Most of what ...

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Gerald Warner Brace (1901 - 1978)

Gerald Warner Brace (September 24, 1901 – July 20, 1978) was an American novelist, writer, educator, sailor and boat builder. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New Engla...

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James Ingram Merrill (1926 - 1995)

James Ingram Merrill (March 3, 1926 – February 6, 1995) was an American poet whose awards include the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (1977) for Divine Comedies. His poetry falls into two distinct b...

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David Foster Wallace (1962 - 2008)

David Foster Wallace (February 21, 1962 – September 12, 2008) was an award-winning American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and professor at Pomona College in Claremont, California. Wa...

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Ernst von Wildenbruch (1845 - 1909)

Ernst von Wildenbruch (February 3, 1845, Beirut – January 15, 1909, Berlin) was a German poet and dramatist. Biography Wildenbruch was born at Beirut in Lebanon, the son of the Prussian co...

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Natalie Clifford Barney (1876 - 1972)

Natalie Clifford Barney (October 31, 1876 – February 2, 1972) was an American playwright, poet and novelist who lived as an expatriate in Paris. Barney's salon was held at her home on Paris' L...

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Renée Vivien (1877 - 1909)

Wikipedia: English , Français Renée Vivien , born Pauline Mary Tarn (11 June 1877 – 18 November 1909) was a British poet who wrote in the French language. Links Poems by Ren&...

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Khalil Gibran MP (1883 - 1931)

Khalil Gibran ; born Gubran Khalil Gubran , in academic contexts often spelled Jubrān Khalīl Jubrān, Jibrān Khalīl Jibrān, or Jibrān Xalīl Jibr&#...

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William Winter (1836 - 1917)

) William Winter (July 15, 1836 – June 30, 1917) was an American dramatic critic and author. Born in Gloucester, Massachusetts, Winter graduated from Harvard Law School in 1857, Theater Crit...

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Angelos Sikelianos (1884 - 1951)

Angelos Sikelianos (28 March 1884-19 June 1951) (Greek: Άγγελος Σικελιανός) was ...

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Houston Stewart Chamberlain (1855 - 1927)

Houston Stewart Chamberlain (September 9, 1855 – January 9, 1927) was an English author of books on political philosophy, natural science and son-in-law of the German composer Richard Wagner; ...

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Allen Drury (1918 - 1998)

Allen Stuart Drury (September 2, 1918 – September 2, 1998) was a U.S. novelist. He wrote the 1959 novel Advise and Consent, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1960. Early lif...

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David F. Dodge (1910 - 1974)

David Francis Dodge (Berkeley, California, August 18, 1910 – August 8, 1974) was an American author of mystery/thriller novels and humorous travel books. His first book was published in 1941. ...

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Richard Harding Davis (1864 - 1916)

Richard Harding Davis (April 18, 1864 – April 11, 1916) was a journalist and writer of fiction and drama, known foremost as the first American war correspondent to cover the Spanish-American W...

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Rebecca Harding Davis (1831 - 1910)

Rebecca Blaine Harding Davis (June 24, 1831–September 29, 1910; born Rebecca Blaine Harding) was an American author and journalist. She is deemed a pioneer of literary realism in American lite...

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Ina Coolbrith (1841 - 1928)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Ina Donna Coolbrith (birth name Josephine Donna Smith) (March 10, 1841 – February 29, 1928) was an American poet, writer, librarian, and a prominent figure...

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Antero de Quental MP (1842 - 1891)

Antero Tarquínio de Quental (Ponta Delgada, 18 de abril de 1842 — Ponta Delgada, 11 de setembro de 1891) foi um escritor e poeta de Portugal que teve um papel importante no movimento da G...

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John Jay Chapman (1862 - 1933)

John Jay Chapman (March 2, 1862 – November 4, 1933) was an American author. Biography He was born in New York City. His father, Henry Grafton Chapman, was a broker who eventually became pr...

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Mary Hunter Austin (1868 - 1934)

Mary Hunter Austin (September 9, 1868 – August 13, 1934) was an American writer. One of the early nature writers of the American Southwest, her classic The Land of Little Rain (1903) describes...

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Jaufré Rudel, le Troubadour MP (c.1100 - c.1148)

Jaufré Rudel (v. 1113 à Blaye - v. 1170) est un troubadour aquitain de langue d'oc. Surnommé le prince de Blaye, ville dont il fut le seigneur, il prit part à la deuxi...

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Brig. General Robert Lee Scott, Jr. (USAF) (1908 - 2006)

. Robert Lee Scott Jr. (12 April 1908 – 27 February 2006) was a brigadier general in the United States Air Force. Scott is best known for his autobiography God is My Co-Pilot about his explo...

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Harrison Evans Salisbury (1908 - 1993)

Harrison Evans Salisbury (November 14, 1908 – July 5, 1993), an American Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist (1955), was the first regular New York Times correspondent in Moscow after World War ...

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Narayana Menon Vallathol MP (1878 - 1958)

Vallathol Narayana Menon (Malayalam: വള്ളത്തോള്‍ നാരായണമേന&#x...

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Stewart Edward White (1873 - 1946)

Stewart Edward White (12 March 1873 – September 18, 1946) was an American writer, novelist, and spiritualist. He was a brother of noted mural painter Gilbert White. Biography Born in G...

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George Bird Grinnell (1849 - 1938)

George Bird Grinnell (September 20, 1849 – April 11, 1938) was an American anthropologist, historian, naturalist, and writer. Grinnell was born in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated from Yale U...

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Charles Kingsley, Revd. (1819 - 1875)

Charles Kingsley (12 June 1819 – 23 January 1875) was a minister of the Church of England, a university professor, historian and novelist. He is particularly associated with the West Country a...

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Archibald MacLeish (1892 - 1982)

Archibald MacLeish (May 7, 1892 – April 20, 1982) was an American poet, writer, and the Librarian of Congress. He is associated with the Modernist school of poetry. He received three Pulitzer ...

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Frances Harriet Whipple Green McDougall (1805 - 1878)

Frances Harriet Whipple Green McDougall (1805–1878) was an abolitionist, poet, novelist, editor, botanist, spiritualist medium, and advocate of women's, voters', and workers' rights. In contra...

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Jonathan W. Daniels (1902 - 1981)

Jonathan Worth Daniels (April 26, 1902 - November 6, 1981) was an American author, editor, and White House Press Secretary. Daniels' term serving as White House Press Secretary was the shortest since...

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Sarah Agnes Pryor (1830 - 1912)

Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 -------------------- Held DAR membership # 2 Info added per the DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Mem...

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Camilo Castelo Branco, 1º visconde de Correia Botelho (1825 - 1890)

Camilo Ferreira Botelho Castelo Branco (Lisboa, Encarnação, 16 de Março de 1825 — Vila Nova de Famalicão, São Miguel de Seide, 1 de Junho de 1890) foi um escri...

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Manuel Maria Barbosa l'Hedois du Bocage (1765 - 1805)

Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre PT : Manuel Maria de Barbosa l'Hedois du Bocage (Setúbal, 15 de Setembro de 1765 – Lisboa, 21 de Dezembro de 1805) foi um poeta portugu�...

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David Gascoyne (1916 - 2001)

David Gascoyne (10 October 1916 – 25 November 2001) was an English poet associated with the Surrealist movement. Early life and Surrealism Gascoyne was born in Harrow the eldest of the...

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Jean Hamburger MP (1909 - 1992)

Membre de l'Académie Française Prix mondial Cino Del Duca Jean Hamburger , né le 15 juillet 1909 et mort le 1er février 1992 à Paris, est un médecin et ess...

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Serge Gainsbourg MP (1928 - 1991)

Serge Gainsbourg (Lucien Ginsburg) (né le 2 avril 1928 à Paris - mort le 2 mars 1991 à Paris) est un artiste peintre, auteur-compositeur-interprète, pianiste, scénari...

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Louise Weiss MP (c.1893 - 1983)

Louise Weiss , née en 1893 à Arras et morte le 26 mai 1983 à Magny-les-Hameaux1, est une journaliste, écrivaine, féministe et femme politique française.

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Marguerite Yourcenar MP (1903 - 1987)

Marguerite Yourcenar , née Marguerite Antoinette Jeanne Marie Ghislaine Cleenewerck de Crayencour le 8 juin 1903 à Bruxelles et morte le 17 décembre 1987 à Bangor, dans l'&#...

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Gaston III Fèbus, comte de Foix MP (1331 - 1391)

Gaston III de Foix-Béarn dit Gaston Fébus (selon sa signature, on trouve parfois Phébus ou Phœbus), né le 30 avril 1331 à Orthez ou à Foix1 et mort le 1...

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Louis Antoine Léon de Saint-Just (1767 - 1794)

Louis Antoine Léon de Saint-Just (French pronunciation: [sɛ̃ʒyst]; 25 August 1767 – 28 July 1794), usually known as Saint-Just , a was a military and political leader...

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Элла Юрьевна / Elsa Triolet MP (1896 - 1970)

Elsa Triolet , née Elsa Kagan, est une femme de lettres et résistante française d'origine russe née le 12 septembre 1896 à Moscou, décédée le 16 ...

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Louis Aragon MP (1897 - 1982)

Louis Aragon , de son vrai nom Louis Andrieux, est un poète, romancier et journaliste, né probablement1 le 3 octobre 1897 à Neuilly-sur-Seine et mort le 24 décembre 1982 &#x...

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Honoré Gabriel de Riquetti de Mirabeau, comte de Mirabeau MP (1749 - 1791)

Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau , plus communément appelé Mirabeau, né le 9 mars 1749 au Bignon-Mirabeau, mort le 2 avril 1791 à Paris, fut simultané...

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Gabriel Victor de Riquetti de Mirabeau MP (1715 - 1789)

Victor Riqueti , marquis de Mirabeau, né à Pertuis le 5 octobre 1715, et mort à Argenteuil le 13 juillet 1789, est un économiste et philosophe français. Victor Riqu...

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Emmanuel Louis Nicolas Viollet le Duc (1781 - 1857)

Emmanuel-Louis-Nicolas Viollet-le-Duc est un littérateur français, né à Paris en mai 1781 et mort à Fontainebleau en juillet 1857.

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Guillaume de Machaut MP (c.1300 - 1377)

Guillaume de Machaut , né à Machault, à 39 kilomètres de Reims en Champagne, vers 1300 et mort à Reims en 1377, est le plus célèbre écrivain et c...

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графиня Анна Брънковяну дьо Ноай MP (1876 - 1933)

La comtesse Anna-Élisabeth de Noailles , née princesse Bibesco Bassaraba de Brancovan1, est une poétesse et romancière française, d'origine roumaine, née �...

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Charles I de Valois, duc d'Orléans MP (1394 - 1465)

wikipedia - Charles de Valois Charles of Valois (24 November 1394, Paris – 5 January 1465, Amboise) was Duke of Orléans from 1407, following the murder of his father, Louis, Duke of O...

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François VI, duc de La Rochefoucauld MP (1613 - 1680)

François, duc de La Rochefoucauld, prince de Marcillac, was a noted French author of maxims and memoirs, as well as an example of the accomplished 17th-century nobleman. He was born in Paris in ...

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Emile Adolphus Verhaeren MP (1855 - 1916)

Émile Adolphe Gustave Verhaeren , né à Saint-Amand dans la province d'Anvers, Belgique, le 21 mai 1855 et mort à Rouen le 27 novembre 1916, est un poète belge flamand...

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Sir Thomas Malory, of Newbold Revel MP (1415 - 1471)

This is BY FAR the most likely person to have authored the Morte d'Arthur , despite (or perhaps because of) a chequered and sometimes lurid career. Britannia.com Author of the most famous and influ...

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Guillaume Apollinaire MP (1880 - 1918)

Guillaume Apollinaire (né Wilhelm Albert Włodzimierz Apolinary de Kostrowicki herb. Wąż. Apollinaire est en réalité - jusqu'à sa naturalisation en 1916 ...

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Anne-Louise Germaine Necker MP (1766 - 1817)

Anne-Louise Germaine Necker , baronne de Staël-Holstein, connue sous le nom de Madame de Staël, (/stal/1, née et morte à Paris, 22 avril 1766 - 14 juillet 1817), est une rom...

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Michel de L'Hôpital, chancelier de France MP (c.1506 - 1573)

Michel de l'Hospital , né vers 1506 à Aigueperse dans le Puy-de-Dôme, et mort le 13 mars 1573 au château de Belesbat à Boutigny-sur-Essonne1, est conseiller au parlem...

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