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  • Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John Slessor GCB, DSO, MC (1897 - 1979)
    Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John Cotesworth (Jack) Slessor GCB, DSO, MC (3 June 1897 – 12 July 1979) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force (RAF), serving as Chief of the Air Sta...
  • Ednah Dow Cheney (1824 - 1904)
    Ednah Dow Littlehale Cheney (June 27, 1824 – November 19, 1904) was a writer, reformer, and philanthropist.
  • Anna Coleman Ladd (1878 - 1939)
    Anna Coleman Watts Ladd (July 15, 1878 – June 3, 1939) was an American sculptor in Manchester, Massachusetts, who devoted her time throughout World War I to soldiers who were disfigured by makin...
  • Gilbert Burnet, Bishop of Salisbury (1643 - 1715)
    Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Gilbert Burnet (18 September 1643 – 17 March 1715) was a Scottish theologian and historian, and Bishop of Salisbury . He was fluent in Dutch, French, Latin, Gr...
  • The Rt. Hon. Peter Hain, Baron Hain of Neath, PC
    Peter Gerald Hain, Baron Hain, PC Wikipedia Peter Gerald Hain, Baron Hain, PC (born 16 February 1950) was created a life peer taking the title Baron Hain, of Neath in the County of West Glamorgan on ...


Definition (Oxford Paperback Dictionary Thesaurus 2001)

A writer is a person who has written a particular text, or who writes books or articles as an occupation - the thesaurus lists author, bard, composer, dramatist, journalist, littérateur, novelist, playwright, poet, wordsmith.

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Celebrated and influential writers from around the world.