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  • Danish author Hans Christian Andersen

    Hans Christian Andersen

    (1805 - 1875)

  • British inventor and mathematician Charles Babbage.

    Charles Babbage

    (1791 - 1871)

  • British author J.G. Ballard.

    J.G. Ballard

    (1930 - 2009)

  • Russian poet Andrei Bely.

    Andrei Bely

    (1880 - 1934)

  • Swiss traveler and writer Nicolas Bouvier.

    Nicolas Bouvier

    (1929 - 1998)

  • History professor Warren Breckman.

    Warren Breckman

  • Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés.

    Hernán Cortés

    (1485 - 1547)

  • American writer, political activist, urban theorist, and historian Mike Davis.

    Mike Davis

  • Book critic Michael Dirda.

    Michael Dirda

  • Former Prime Minister of United Kingdom Benjamin Disraeli.

    Benjamin Disraeli

    (1804 - 1881)

  • French novelist Gustave Flaubert.

    Gustave Flaubert

    (1821 - 1880)

  • Chinese poet Du Fu.

    Du Fu

    (712 - 770)

  • American composer George Gershwin.

    George Gershwin

    (1898 - 1937)

  • American-Canadian author William Gibson.

    William Gibson

  • American novelist and journalist John Hersey.

    John Hersey

    (1914 - 1993)

  • British urban planner Ebenezer Howard.

    Ebenezer Howard

    (1850 - 1928)

  • Essayist and novelist Pico Iyer.

    Pico Iyer

  • American poet and novelist Helen Hunt Jackson.

    Helen Hunt Jackson

    (1830 - 1885)

  • American-born Canadian urbanologist Jane Jacobs.

    Jane Jacobs

    (1916 - 2006)

  • American food journalist and editor Frederick Kaufman.

    Frederick Kaufman

  • Greek rhetorician Libanius.

    Libanius

    (314 - 393)

  • English economist and demographer Thomas Malthus.

    Thomas Malthus

    (1766 - 1834)

  • Black and white photograph of Cuban poet, patriot, and martyr José Martí.

    José Martí

    (1853 - 1895)

  • French novelist Irène Némirovsky.

    Irène Némirovsky

    (1903 - 1942)