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  • French theologian and philosopher Peter Abelard.

    Peter Abelard

    (1079 - 1142)

  • American writer Saul Bellow.

    Saul Bellow

    (1915 - 2005)

  • Italian poet and scholar Giovanni Boccaccio.

    Giovanni Boccaccio

    (1313 - 1375)

  • Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt.

    Jacob Burckhardt

    (1818 - 1897)

  • Roman general and ruler Julius Caesar.

    Julius Caesar

    (c. 100 BC - 44)

  • Lawyer, writer, and professor Amy Chua.

    Amy Chua

  • Chinese philosopher Confucius.

    Confucius

    (551 BC - 479 BC)

  • American writer Philip Connors.

    Philip Connors

  • English playwright, actor, and composer Noël Coward.

    Noël Coward

    (1899 - 1973)

  • American comedian and writer Larry David.

    Larry David

  • Brazilian poet and journalist Carlos Drummond de Andrade.

    Carlos Drummond de Andrade

    (1902 - 1987)

  • French poet and author Christine de Pisan.

    Christine de Pisan

    (1364 - c. 1430)

  • Claire Démar

    (1799 - 1833)

  • Florentine ruler and patron Lorenzo de Medici.

    Lorenzo de’ Medici

    (1449 - 1492)

  • American writer Theodore Dreiser.

    Theodore Dreiser

    (1871 - 1945)

  • American sociologist and reformer W. E. B. Du Bois.

    W.E.B. Du Bois

    (1868 - 1963)

  • American essayist and reporter Anne Fadiman.

    Anne Fadiman

  • Shen Fu

    (1763 - c. 1825)

  • English poet, novelist, and classicist Robert Graves.

    Robert Graves

    (1895 - 1985)

  • English novelist and poet Thomas Hardy.

    Thomas Hardy

    (1840 - 1928)

  • Iranian author Sadegh Hedayat.

    Sadegh Hedayat

    (1903 - 1951)

  • African-American left-wing activist and author George Jackson.

    George Jackson

    (1941 - 1971)

  • Writer Henry James.

    Henry James

    (1843 - 1916)

  • Jewish philosopher, jurist, and physician Moses Maimonides.

    Moses Maimonides

    (1135 - 1204)