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Domhnall O'Donoghue MP (1897 - 1957)

"Donal"

He fought on Republican side in Civil War 1922-23. Officer of 5th Battalion Engineers, Dublin Brigade IRA. Jailed for most of Civil War, 1922-23. He was on the big hunger strike, Oct-Nov 1923. The me...

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Richard Adams MP (1920 - 2016)

Richard Adams, in full Richard George Adams (born May 9, 1920, Wash Common, Berkshire [now West Berkshire], England—died December 24, 2016), English author known for redefining anthropomorphic fiction,...

12/27/2016 12/28/2016

Natalie Babbitt MP (1932 - 2016)

Natalie Babbitt was an American writer and illustrator of children's books, best known for writing the classic Tuck Everlasting . For her work as a children's writer, she was the U.S. nominee for the b...

5/11/2009 11/1/2016

Rudyard Kipling MP (1865 - 1936)

Rudyard Kipling, Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907 Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936) was an English poet, short-story writer, and novelist chiefly remembered for his celebr...

5/9/2011 10/26/2016

William S. Burroughs MP (1914 - 1997)

"William Lee"

William Seward Burroughs II ( /ˈbʌroʊz/; also known by his pen name William Lee; February 5, 1914 – August 2, 1997) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist and spoken word performer. A...

9/17/2012 10/10/2016

Tom Clancy MP (1947 - 2013)

Thomas Leo "Tom" Clancy, Jr. (April 12, 1947 – October 1, 2013) was an American author best known for his technically detailed espionage and military science storylines that are set during and in the a...

10/2/2013 10/5/2016

Sojourner Truth MP (1797 - 1883)

"Isabella Baumfree", "Isabella Bomfree", "Bell", "Belle", "Sojourner Truth"

Isabella her given name at birth Sojourner Truth she later changed her given name from Isabella, to Sojourner and added Truth as her surname (being born into slavery, a surname was something she ...

2/8/2011 10/5/2016

Langston Hughes MP (1902 - 1967)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. He was one of the earli...

6/27/2010 10/5/2016

Shel Silverstein MP (1930 - 1999)

Sheldon Allan "Shel" Silverstein (/ˈsɪl.və.stiːn/;[1] September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999)[2][3] was an American poet, singer-songwriter, cartoonist, screenwriter, and author of children's books.[2] He...

9/30/2016 10/1/2016

Francesca Lia Block MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Francesca Lia Block is an American writer of adult and young-adult literature: fiction, short stories, screenplays and poetry. She is known best for the Weetzie Bat series — named after its first insta...

9/27/2016 9/27/2016

Sophocles MP (c.-497 - c.-405)

Sophocles Sophocles (pronounced /ˈsɒfəkliːz/ in English; Greek: Σοφοκλῆς, Sophoklēs, probably pronounced [sopʰoklɛ̂ːs]; c. 497/6 BC – winter 406/5 BC) was the second of the three ancient Greek traged...

1/13/2011 9/27/2016

Giovanni Boccaccio MP (1313 - 1375)

Giovanni Boccaccio (1313 – 21 December 1375) was an Italian author and poet, a friend, student, and correspondent of Petrarch, an important Renaissance humanist and the author of a number of notable wo...

4/28/2011 9/27/2016

Sandra Cisneros MP

San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, United States

Sandra Cisneros is an American writer best known for her acclaimed first novel The House on Mango Street (1984) and her subsequent short story collection Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories (1991)....

2/16/2016 9/27/2016

Carl von Ossietzky (3 October 1889 – 4 May 1938) was a German pacifist and the recipient of the 1935 Nobel Peace Prize for his work in exposing the clandestine German re-armament.] He was convicted of ...

4/9/2016 9/27/2016

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8/9/2009 9/27/2016

Dorothy Thompson MP (1893 - 1961)

Dorothy Thompson (9 July 1893, Lancaster, New York– January 30, 1961, Lisbon, Portugal) was an American journalist and radio broadcaster, who in 1939 was recognized by Time magazine as the second most ...

11/12/2011 9/27/2016

Sinclair Lewis MP (1885 - 1951)

Harry Sinclair Lewis (February 7, 1885 – January 10, 1951) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to be awarded the Nob...

11/12/2011 9/27/2016

Anton Szandor LaVey MP (1930 - 1997)

Anton Szandor LaVey (born Howard Stanton Levey) was an American author, occultist, and musician. He was the founder of the Church of Satan as well as the author of The Satanic Bible and the founder of ...

7/22/2011 9/27/2016

Steve Biko MP (1946 - 1977)

Steve Biko - Wikipedia entry "On 18 August 1977, Biko was arrested at a police roadblock under the Terrorism Act No 83 of 1967 and interrogated by officers of the Port Elizabeth security police inc...

9/12/2013 9/27/2016

Hans "Hans" Henrik Jæger MP (1854 - 1910)

Kristiania-Bohemene s høvding! Hans Jæger, Hans Henrik Jæger, født 1854, død 1910, født i Drammen, norsk forfatter, bror av O. G. Jæger. Ble 1875 student og stortingsstenograf, drev omfattend...

12/17/2010 9/27/2016

Christian Krohg MP (1852 - 1925)

Christian Krohg Informasjon Christian Krohg var født som sønn av en statsansatt jurist Georg Anton Krohg (1817–73) , som på sin side var sønn av statsråd Chr. Krohg (1777–1828) . Christian ble mo...

8/27/2008 9/27/2016

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky MP (1821 - 1881)

"Fyodor Dostoevsky"

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky (/ˌdɒstəˈjɛfski, ˌdʌs-/; Russian: Фёдор Миха́йлович Достое́вский; IPA: [ˈfʲɵdər mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪtɕ dəstɐˈjɛfskʲɪj]; 11 November 1821 – 9 February 1881), sometimes transliter...

4/28/2011 9/27/2016

Anthony Burgess MP (1917 - 1993)

"John Burgess Wilson", "Anthony Burgess", "Joseph Kell", "Jack", "Little Jack", "and Johnny Eagle."

John Anthony Burgess Wilson FRSL John Anthony Burgess Wilson, FRSL (/ˈbɜrdʒəs/; 25 February 1917 – 22 November 1993) – who published under the pen name Anthony Burgess – was an English writer and com...

7/22/2015 9/27/2016

Alfred Adler, Dr.med MP (1870 - 1937)

Alfred Adler (February 7, 1870, Mariahilfer Straße 208, Rudolfsheim, Rudolfsheim-Fünfhaus[1] – May 28, 1937) was an Austrian medical doctor, psychologist and founder of the school of individual psychol...

1/11/2009 9/27/2016

Rudolf Steiner MP (1861 - 1925)

German philosopher, founder of the Antroposophy esoteric spiritual movement and the Waldorf school system. Wikipedia (English) Wikipedia (German)

5/3/2013 9/27/2016

Jens Bjørneboe MP (1920 - 1976)

Jens Bjørneboe, født i Kristiansand, norsk forfatter, utdannet som kunstmaler. Fra 1950 var han i en årrekke lærer ved Rudolf Steiner-skolen i Oslo. (..) Bjørneboes sterke engasjement har gitt ham ...

1/21/2010 9/26/2016

Isabel Allende Llona MP

Marin, California, United States

Isabel Allende Llona (born 2 August 1942) is a Chilean writer with American citizenship.[1] Allende, whose works sometimes contain aspects of the "magic realist" tradition, is famous for novels such ...

11/6/2007 9/26/2016

Joseph S Lelyveld MP

New York, NY, USA

New York Magazine Review " Omaha Blues " , NYTimes review " Great Soul: Mahatama Ghandi" Books Joseph Lelyveld (born April 5, 1937) Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author , and a frequent c...

5/8/2011 9/26/2016

Sherman Alexie MP

Seattle, King County, Washington, United States

Sherman Alexie is an American poet, writer, and filmmaker. Much of his writing draws on his experiences as a Native American with ancestry from several tribes. He grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservat...

9/20/2016 9/20/2016

Judy Blume MP

Key West, Monroe County, Florida, United States

Judy Blume (born Judith Sussman on February 12, 1938) is an American writer.[1] Her novels for children and young adults have exceeded sales of 80 million and have been translated into 32 languages.[...

6/16/2010 9/20/2016

Pastor Charles Taze Russell MP (1852 - 1916)

"Pastor Russell", "C. T. Russell", "CTR"

Charles Taze Russell, better known during his lifetime as Pastor Russell, was a prominent early 20th century Christian restorationist minister from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was the founder of what ...

11/4/2011 6/28/2016

Paul Strand MP (1890 - 1976)

Paul Strand (October 16, 1890 – March 31, 1976) was an American photographer and filmmaker who, along with fellow modernist photographers like Alfred Stieglitz and Edward Weston, helped establish pho...

1/4/2016 6/24/2016

Corrie ten Boom MP (1892 - 1983)

"Corrie"

Cornelia (Corrie) ten Boom (Amsterdam, 15 april 1892 - Orange (Californië), 15 april 1983) was een Nederlandse horlogemaakster, evangeliste, auteur en verzetsstrijdster tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorl...

8/21/2012 6/10/2016

André Brink MP (1935 - 2015)

"a1b11c4d3e9f1g1"

2/20/2009 12/24/2015

Claude-Adrien Helvétius MP (1685 - 1755)

Helvétius, (Jean) Claude-Adrien, FRS [24 Apr 1755] (18 Jul 1685–17 Jul 1755), French philosopher. Born in Paris, trained for financial career, but in 1738, appointed Farmer-Gen, a lucrative office, b...

7/23/2012 12/4/2015

Lawrence Durrell MP (1912 - 1990)

Beat known for The Alexandrian Quartet , a series of novels ( Justine , 1957; Balthazar , 1958; Mountolive , 1958; and Clea , 1960), Durrell also wrote plays, poetry, short stories, and travel narrativ...

2/21/2014 11/3/2015

Ray Bradbury MP (1920 - 2012)

"Ray"

One of the most celebrated speculative fiction authors among the 20th and 21st century, many of Ray Bradbury's works have been adapted into television shows or films. He is best known for his dystopian...

8/5/2007 11/1/2015

John Grisham MP

Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

John Grisham is an American bestselling writer, attorney, politician, and activist best known for his popular legal thrillers. His books have been translated into 42 languages. Grisham graduated from...

11/1/2015 11/1/2015

Premio Nóbel de Literatura, 1982. Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez , (in Spanish) Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡaˈβɾjel ɡarˈsia ˈmarkes]; born Mar...

9/8/2010 11/1/2015

André Paul Guillaume Gide (22 November 1869 – 19 February 1951) was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in 1947 "for his comprehensive and artistically significant writings, in ...

11/17/2011 11/1/2015

Arthur Miller MP (1915 - 2005)

Arthur Asher Miller was an American playwright and essayist. He was a prominent figure in American theatre and cinema for over 61 years, writing a wide variety of dramas, including celebrated plays suc...

6/25/2007 11/1/2015

Walther Rathenau MP (1867 - 1922)

"Walter"

Commemorating the 90th anniversary of Walther Rathenau’s death, Berlin, 24 June 2012 The Assassination of Walther Rathenau Walther Rathenau (September 29, 1867 – June 24, 1922) was a German indus...

9/17/2008 11/1/2015

Miguel de Cervantes MP (1547 - 1616)

03/17/15 Expertos ubican la tumba de Miguel Cervantes; no pueden identificarlo. MADRID - Ni la tarea de encontrar a Miguel de Cervantes era coser y cantar, ni probablemente exista la certeza plena ...

7/22/2009 11/1/2015

Stefan Zweig, Dr. Phil. MP (1881 - 1942)

Stefan Zweig (November 28, 1881, Schottenring 14, Innerestadt, Vienna, Austria – February 22, 1942, Petrópolis, Brazil) was an Austrian novelist, playwright, journalist and biographer. Life Zweig w...

11/13/2009 10/31/2015

Arnold Zweig MP (1887 - 1968)

Arnold Zweig (10 November 1887 – 26 November 1968) was a German writer and anti-war and antifascist activist. He is best known for his six-part cycle on World War I. Contents [show] Life and work[e...

9/1/2012 10/31/2015

Theodor Wolff MP (1868 - 1943)

cf.: &: &: Siegfried Bryk war sein Stellvertreter (Deputy Chief Editor) bei dem einflussreichen Berliner Tageblatt

12/18/2013 10/31/2015

Franz Werfel MP (1890 - 1945)

Austrian-Bohemian novelist, playwright, and poet Wikipedia Franz Viktor Werfel (10 September 1890 – 26 August 1945) was an Austrian-Bohemian novelist, playwright, and poet whose career spanned Wo...

3/20/2010 10/31/2015

Herbert George "H.G." Wells MP (1866 - 1946)

"Bertie", "H.G. Wells"

Wiki: Herbert George "H.G." Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) was an English author, now best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was also a prolific writer in many other gen...

1/24/2012 10/31/2015

Jakob Karl Wassermann MP (1873 - 1934)

"Jacob", "Carl"

Wedding to Julie Speyer (439), Vienn, 1/6/1901 Jakob Wassermann (Hebrew: יעקב וסרמן‎; March 10, 1873 - January 1, 1934) was a Jewish-German writer and novelist. Life Jakob Wassermann in 189...

3/24/2010 10/31/2015

Sigrid Undset MP (1882 - 1949)

"Sigrid Undset Svarstad"

Sigrid Undset (1882-1949) forfatter, Nobelprisen i litteratur for 1928. Foreldre: Arkeolog Ingvald Martin Undset (1853–93) og Anna Marie Nicoline Charlotte Gyth (1855–1939). Gift 29.6.1912 i Antwerpe...

1/16/2008 10/31/2015

Kurt Tucholsky, Dr. jur. MP (1890 - 1935)

"Pseudonyme: Kaspar Hauser", "Peter Panter", "Theobald Tiger", "Ignaz Wrobel"

cf.: Kurt Tucholsky (January 9, 1890 – December 21, 1935) was a German-Jewish journalist, satirist and writer. Tucholsky was one of the most important journalists of the Weimar Republic.

12/8/2013 10/31/2015

Leon Bronshtein (Lev Davidovich Trotsky) MP (1879 - 1940)

"Lev Davidovich Sedov", "Lev Davidovich Trotskii", "Lev Davidovich Bronstein", "Lev Davidovich Bronshtein", "Leon Trotsky"

Note: The hypothesis, that Leon Trotsky was the great grandson of Alexander Pushkin, is disputed.

1/14/2009 10/31/2015

Ernst Toller MP (1893 - 1939)

Ernst Toller (1 December 1893 – 22 May 1939) was a German left-wing playwright, best known for his Expressionist plays. He served in 1919 for six days as President of the short-lived Bavarian Soviet Re...

12/1/2014 10/31/2015

Josif Stalin MP (1878 - 1953)

"Soso", "Koba", "Stalin", "იოსებ სტალინი", "Иосиф Сталин", "იოსებ ბესრიონის ძე სტალინი", "Иосиф Виссарионович Сталин", "Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin", "Jossif Vissarionovitš Stalin", "Ioseb Džugašvili", "იოსებ ჯუღაშვილი", "Ioseb Jughashvili", "Ioseb Besarioni..."

იოსებ სტალინი, Иосиф Сталин, იოსებ ბესრიონის ძე სტალინი, Иосиф Виссарионович Сталин, Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin, Jossif Vissarionovitš Stalin, Ioseb Džugašvili, იოსებ ჯუღაშვილი, Ioseb Jughashvili, Ио...

8/24/2007 10/31/2015

Anna Seghers MP (1900 - 1983)

Anna Seghers (November 19, 1900–June 1, 1983) was a German writer famous for depicting the moral experience of the Second World War. Wikipedia links: Česky , Deutsch , English , Español , Français ,

3/24/2012 10/31/2015

Franz Oppenheimer MP (1864 - 1943)

Franz Oppenheimer (March 30, 1864 – September 30, 1943) was a German-Jewish sociologist and political economist, who published also in the area of the fundamental sociology of the state. After stud...

8/4/2009 10/31/2015

Karl Marx MP (1818 - 1883)

"Karl Marx"

Karl Marx Documents on Geni Karl Heinrich Marx (Trier, May 5, 1818 - London, 14 March 1883) was a philosopher, historian, sociologist, economist, writer and thinker German Jewish socialist. Father th...

5/18/2008 10/31/2015

Thomas Mann (6 June 1875 – 12 August 1955) was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and 1929 Nobel Prize laureate, known for his series of highly symbolic and...

6/28/2007 10/31/2015

Klaus Mann MP (1906 - 1949)

Klaus Mann (November 18, 1906 – May 21, 1949) was a German writer. Contents [show] [edit]Life and work Born in Munich, Klaus Mann was the son of German writer Thomas Mann and his wife, Katia Prings...

6/28/2007 10/31/2015

Heinrich Mann MP (1871 - 1950)

"Ludwig"

Luiz (Ludwig) Heinrich Mann (27 March 1871 – 11 March 1950) was a German novelist who wrote works with strong social themes. His attacks on the authoritarian and increasingly militaristic nature of p...

8/9/2011 10/31/2015

Rosa Luxemburg MP (1871 - 1919)

"Rosa Luxemburg"

Rosa Luxemburg (Rosalia Luxemburg, Polish: Róża Luksemburg; 5 March 1871, Zamość, Vistula Land, Russia – 15 January 1919, Berlin, Germany) was a Marxist theorist, philosopher, economist and revolutiona...

5/29/2012 10/31/2015

Emil Ludwig MP (1881 - 1948)

Emil Ludwig (25 January 1881 – 17 September 1948) was a German author, known for his biographies and study of historical "greats."[1] Contents [show] Biography[edit] Emil Ludwig (originally nam...

2/28/2012 10/31/2015

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin MP (1870 - 1924)

"Ленин"

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (alias Lenin ) was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist. He served as head of government of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic from...

9/23/2010 10/31/2015

Ferdinand Lassalle MP (1825 - 1864)

Ferdinand Johann Gottlieb Lassalle (1825–1864) was a German-Jewish jurist, philosopher, and socialist political activist. Lassalle is best remembered as an initiator of international-style so...

11/9/2012 10/31/2015

Alfred Kerr MP (1867 - 1948)

25 December 1867 – 12 October 1948), born Alfred Kempner, was an influential German-Jewish theatre critic and essayist, nicknamed the Kulturpapst ("Culture Pope"). Kerr was born into a prosperous fam...

3/18/2012 10/31/2015

Helen Keller was the first deaf and blind person to graduate from college. The story of how Keller's teacher, Annie Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of language...

9/15/2008 10/31/2015

Karl Johann Kautsky MP (1854 - 1938)

Karl Johann KAUTSKY: b. 16 Oct 1854, Prague - d. 17 Oct 1938, Amsterdam cf. an article written by Univ. Prof. Egon Schwarz: "Der Politologe John (vormals Hans) KAUTSKY": "Karl Johann Kautsky, geb. ...

6/4/2013 10/31/2015

Dr. Rudolf Hilferding MP (1877 - 1941)

Rudolf Hilferding (10 August 1877 – 11 February 1941) was an Austrian-born Marxist economist, leading socialist theorist, politician and chief theoretician for the Social Democratic Party of Germany (S...

1/29/2011 10/31/2015

Sigmund Freud MP (1856 - 1939)

"Sigismund Schlomo Freud"

Google Doodle May 6, 2016 Sigmund Freud, born Sigismund Schlomo Freud (6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939), was a Jewish Austrian neurologist who founded the psychoanalytic school of psychiatry. Freud ...

6/24/2007 10/31/2015

Lion Jacob Arje Feuchtwanger MP (1884 - 1958)

Lion Feuchtwanger (7 July 1884 – 21 December 1958) was a German-Jewish novelist and playwright. A prominent figure in the literary world of Weimar Germany, he influenced contemporaries including playwr...

1/27/2009 10/31/2015

Friedrich Engels MP (1820 - 1895)

Friedrich Engels (German pronunciation: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈɛŋəls]; 28 November 1820 – 5 August 1895 ) was a German industrialist, social scientist, author, political theorist, philosopher, and father of Marxi...

1/27/2009 10/31/2015

John Rodrigo Dos Passos MP (1896 - 1970)

John Dos Passos, the illegitimate son of a prominent American attorney, was born in Chicago in 1896. Brought up by his mother in Virginia, and for a time lived in France. Dos Passos returned to the Uni...

3/6/2010 10/31/2015

Richard Nikolaus, Graf von Coudenhove-Kalergi MP (1894 - 1972)

"Aoyama Eijiro"

wikipedia ..recognized as the founder of the first popular movement for a united Europe.. more..

6/30/2011 10/31/2015

Dr. Max Brod MP (1884 - 1968)

Max Brod (Hebrew: מקס ברוד) (May 27, 1884 – December 20, 1968) was a German-speaking Czech Jewish, later Israeli, author, composer, and journalist. Although he was a prolific writer in his own right,...

11/27/2010 10/31/2015

Bertolt Brecht MP (1898 - 1956)

"Berthold", "Eugen", "Friedrich"

born as: Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht Bertolt Brecht (German pronunciation: [ˈbɛɐ̯tɔlt ˈbʁɛçt] ( listen); born Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht (help·info); 10 February 1898–14 August 1956)...

11/12/2007 10/31/2015

Vicki Baum MP (1888 - 1960)

Vicki Baum was a famous novelist who wrote many books throughout the 1930's to 1950's. Her most famous was Grand Hotel, which was made into a movie that won the 1932 Oscar for best movie. It starred Jo...

4/30/2009 10/31/2015

Sholem Asch MP (1880 - 1957)

Sholem Asch (Yiddish: שלום אַש‎), also written Shalom Asch or simply Shalom Ash (1 November 1880 – 10 July 1957), was a Polish-Jewish novelist, dramatist, and essayist in the Yiddish language that sett...

3/13/2009 10/31/2015

WIlliam Shakespeare MP (1564 - 1616)

"Shakspear", "Shakespear", "Shakspeare", "the Bard", ""the Bard""

William Shakespeare was the son of John Shakespeare, an alderman and a successful glover originally from Snitterfield, and Mary Arden, the daughter of an affluent landowning farmer. He was born in Stra...

11/27/2007 10/30/2015

Wilfred Edward Salta Owen MP (1893 - 1918)

OWEN, WILFRED EDWARD SALTER Rank: Lieutenant Date of Death: 04/11/1918 Age: 25 Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment 5th Bn. Awards: M C Grave Reference: A. 3. Cemetery: ORS COMMUNAL CE...

8/5/2014 10/30/2015

Frederick Douglass MP (c.1817 - 1895)

Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, February 1818 – February 20, 1895) was an American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman. After escaping from slavery, he became a...

7/8/2007 10/30/2015

Only child. He is an English comedian, actor, columnist, author and presenter of radio and television. Brand achieved fame in the UK for presenting a Big Brother spin-off, Big Brother's Big Mouth, ...

5/30/2010 10/30/2015

Martin Louis Amis (25 August 1949) is a British novelist. His best-known novels are Money (1984) and London Fields (1989). He was the Professor of Creative Writing at the Centre for New Writing at the ...

1/16/2012 10/30/2015

Ulrich Zwingli (Zuingluis) MP (1484 - 1531)

"Huldrych Zwingli"

He was a celebrated Swiss Protestant Reformist, a contemporary of Martin Luther. Through his reformed teachings, he wrote many books that were published and there are numerous biographies written about...

2/10/2007 10/30/2015

Jules Michelet MP (1798 - 1874)

Jules Michelet, né le 21 août 1798 à Paris et mort le 9 février 1874 à Hyères, est un historien français. Libéral et anticlérical, il est parmi les grands écrivains de l'époque romantique, il écrit d...

2/13/2014 10/30/2015

Ken Kesey MP (1935 - 2001)

"Ken"

Kenneth Elton "Ken" Kesey (/ˈkiːziː/; September 17, 1935 – November 10, 2001) was an American author, best known for his novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1962)[1] and as a countercultural figure ...

7/5/2015 10/30/2015

Zora Neale Hurston MP (1891 - 1960)

from: Google Zora Neale Hurston was an American folklorist, anthropologist, and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance. Wikipedia Born: January 7, 1891, Notasulga, AL Died: January 28, 1960...

1/7/2014 10/30/2015

Allen Ginsberg MP (1926 - 1997)

Renowned poet, world traveler, spiritual seeker, founding member of a major literary movement, champion of human and civil rights, photographer and songwriter, political gadfly, teacher and co-founder ...

4/28/2008 10/30/2015

Brendan Francis Behan MP (1923 - 1964)

Source: Find A Grave memorial #2007. Writer. He wrote in both Irish and English, was a poet, short story writer, novelist, and one of the most successful Irish dramatists of the 20th century. He wa...

8/13/2012 10/30/2015

Joseph Conrad MP (1857 - 1924)

"Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski"

Edited by Dr. Leszek A. Bledzki (a relative). Joseph Conrad , właściwie Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski herbu Nałęcz – pisarz i publicysta polskiego pochodzenia, tworzący w języku angielskim. Jose...

9/5/2008 10/29/2015

Premio Nóbel de Literatura, 1967 Miguel Ángel Asturias Rosales (October 19, 1899 – June 9, 1974) was a Nobel Prize–winning Guatemalan poet, novelist, playwright, journalist and diplomat. Asturias hel...

10/22/2009 10/29/2015

Jackie Collins MP (1937 - 2015)

"Jackie"

Jacqueline Jill "Jackie" Collins OBE (October 4, 1937 – September 19, 2015) was an English-American novelist. She wrote 32 novels, all of which have appeared on The New York Times bestsellers list. I...

3/16/2009 10/29/2015

Milan Kundera MP

Paris, Île-de-France, France

V češtině: Milan Kundera je francouzský spisovatel českého původu, který od roku 1975 žije ve Francii. Své texty psal nejdříve česky, nyní francouzsky. V roce 1979 byl zbaven československého státníh...

11/10/2011 10/27/2015

Isaac Babel MP (1894 - 1940)

"איסאק באבל"

Isaac Emmanuilovich Babel (Russian: Исаа́к Эммануи́лович Ба́бель, July 13 [O.S. July 1] 1894 – January 27, 1940) was a Russian language journalist, playwright, literary translator, and short story wr...

7/13/2014 5/11/2015

Émile Zola MP (1840 - 1902)

Émile Zola est un écrivain et journaliste français, né à Paris le 2 avril 1840 et mort dans la même ville le 29 septembre 1902. Considéré comme le chef de file du naturalisme, c’est l'un des romanciers...

1/3/2012 3/26/2015

J. D. Salinger MP (1919 - 2010)

"J. D."

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 work in ...

8/19/2013 3/26/2015

Blaise Pascal MP (1623 - 1662)

Blaise Pascal (/pæˈskæl, pɑːˈskɑːl/;[1] French: [blɛz paskal]; 19 June 1623 – 19 August 1662) was a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Christian philosopher. He was a child prodigy w...

8/28/2013 3/26/2015

A. A. Milne MP (1882 - 1956)

Alan Alexander Milne (18 January 1882 – 31 January 1956), known as A.A. Milne, was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various children's poems. Mil...

12/3/2008 3/26/2015

David Hume MP (1711 - 1776)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia David Hume Born 7 May 1711(1711-05-07) Edinburgh, Scotland Died 25 August 1776(1776-08-25) (aged 65) Edinburgh, Scotland Era 18th-century philosophy Region Wes...

9/24/2011 3/26/2015

Denis Diderot MP (1713 - 1784)

Denis Diderot , né le 5 octobre 1713 à Langres et mort le 31 juillet 1784 à Paris, est un écrivain, philosophe et encyclopédiste français des Lumières, à la fois romancier, dramaturge, conteur, essayis...

5/6/2013 3/26/2015

Daniel Defoe MP (1660 - 1731)

"Daniel Foe"

Daniel Defoe Born Daniel Foe ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Daniel Defoe is widely considered as the father of the English novel. He wrote novels, pamphlets, and thousands of essays during his lifetime....

3/1/2011 3/26/2015