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  • David "the General" Orbeliani (1739 - 1797)
    David Orbeliani (Georgian: დავით ორბელიანი), monikered David "the General" (დავით სარდალი, Davit’ Sardali) (January 11, 1739 – May 29, 1796) was a Georgian military figure, politician, translator, an...
  • Rev. Joseph Priestley (1733 - 1804)
    In August 1774 he isolated an "air" that appeared to be completely new (oxygen). In his paper "Observations on Respiration and the Use of the Blood", Priestley was the first to suggest a connection b...
  • Henry Feilding (1707 - 1754)
    Henry Fielding was an English novelist and dramatist best known for his rich, earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author of the novel Tom Jones . Additionally, he holds a significant place ...
  • Felicia Mary Frances Skene (1821 - 1899)
    Felicia Mary Frances Skene (23 May 1821–6 October 1899), also known by the pseudonym Erskine Moir , was a Scottish writer, philanthropist and prison reformer of the Victorian era. Dominik Wujastyk wr...
  • Skip Bayless
    Skip Bayless (born John Edward Bayless II December 4, 1951) is an American sports columnist, author, and television personality. He is well known for his work as a commentator on the ESPN2 show, Firs...


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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