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American writer, 1901 - 91
English poet, 1859 - 1936
Author, 1904 - 63
American pacifist
English writer
American activist
French economist and statesman1727-81
English novelist
French writer
Religious Minister
American statesman
Composer, 1900 - 90
Lived 1685 - 1750, English poet and playwright
Israeli diplomat, 1915-
Lived 1748 - 1836
English clergyman, 1834 - 1912
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Basketball coach, 1922 - 2002
English poet and divine, 1679-1737
US film maker, 1952+
Journalist, 1918+
Lived 1618 - 1667
Pyschologist, 1908-70, invented his famous 'Pyramid of Need'
Moralist philosopher, born in London
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English novelist, 1865-1936
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American actor
Quote from his grave at Brighton Cemetery Victoria Australia
British geologist
Philosopher, 1723 - 1790, though more well known as his work on the economy and economics and the free market in general
Slightly eccentric TV presenter on science
English writer of popular verse 1825-64
English naval commander
Lived 1858 - 1935
British writer
Biologist
English poet
American film actress
Writer/ humorist/greeting card designer
American poet, 1929+
Latin grammarian
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Lived 448 - 400 BC, Athenian tragic poet
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US essayist, 1855-1950
Famous musician, with Abba
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Actress
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Japanese film director, 1910 - 98
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American writer, stage performer, recording artist
Actress
American cartoonist
Lived 1886 - 1950, American singer
Crusade, 1947
French poet and philosopher, Emile-Auguste Chartier
French left-wing philosopher
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Actor, best known for his role in sitcom "M*A*S*H"
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Fine art photographer
Artist
English icon
Theatre critic
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British politician, famous for the Alan Clark Diaries, 1928 - 99
English writer
British novelist
British writer
Politician, 1931+
Writer
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American poet
Mathematician, 1912 - 1954
Balliol College, Oxford President 1935-1950
BBC creative director
Austrian composer
Representative and a Senator from Kentucky
American theologian
German born physicist, who has made some of the most enduring and important contributions to science yet
Lawyer, 1809-91
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Theologian, 1875 - 1965
Hungarian scientist
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Green campaigner
English novelist, 1894 - 1963
US writer
English diabolist, 1875-1947
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1921-92, US novelist
British journalist, 1936-
Comedian
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British poet of the 15th century
Russian writer and activist
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1898-1976, sculptor
Journalist, 1926+
1921+
A famous inventor
American politician, 1755-1804
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Scottish divine, 1826 - 1910
Poet, 1688 - 1744
Russian poet
American writer
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French novelist and playwright, 1802-70
LA Galaxy supremo
American actress
Songwriter
Lived 1221 - 1284, King of Castile and Leon from 1252
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English librettist
French poet and playwright
French poet, 1797-1863
US Photographer, 1898 - 1995
American politician
German writer
French writer
Zoologist, 1894 – 1956
English mathematician & philosopher. Lived 1861 - 1947.
English poet, 1880-1958
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Great English poet
English conspirator
American actress
Daughter of Theodore, 1884 - 1980
American poet
Journalist
Philosopher and academic
Lived 1784-1842
1926-1997, US poet
Welsh author
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French poet, 1790 - 1869
French novelist and journalist
Tennis player, 1927+
Developer of the first practical oxygen tent
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American actress, director and comedienne
Northern Irish actress
Model
Fashion pundit
US writer and satirist. Lived 1842 - 1914.
English poet, 1675-1749
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Director
American poet, 1874 - 1925
Model
US author, 1908 - 74
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Author, 1903-1977
Star Wars character, played by Hayden Christensen. Becomes Darth Vader. Films: Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Episode II—Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III—Revenge of the Sith
Scythian prince of the sixth century BC
Nicaraguan dictator
Scientist, 1911+
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Author
Andre 3000 from the music group Outkast
French novelist and critic 1869-1957
French writer, 1885-1967
Climber
Singer, writer and music producer
Speech to women at harper and row, 1976
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Lived 1655-1716
7th President of the USA
Scottish poet
Lived 1621-1678
English poet
Better known as Tim Robbins
British sportswriter, 1963+
Ricky Gervais character - as in The Office and here from Extras
Former news correspondent in America
Artist
Novelist
Musician
American soul and adult contemporary singer
US novelist
Explorer and expeditionist to the Arctic and Antarctic.
Writer
US agony aunt, 1918 - 2002
British showjumper, 1950+
British sociologist, 1944+
Russian poet
American model
Irish writer, 1794 - 1860
Author
American teacher and writer, 1858-1964
Actress
US journalist, 1953+
Mountaineer
Daughter of Sir Anthony Cooke
American actress
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Lived 1605-94
Second wife and queen consort of Henry VIII; also mother of Queen Elizabeth I
British poet, 1612-1672
English politician for Labour party, in and around Cambridge constituency. Famously opposed tuition fees and then... did a U-turn when the government decided it wanted them after all
Actress
English poet, 1661-1720
Actress, 1969+
English poet
American writer
Journalist, 1880-1954
American writer
Well known poet
English poet
Educationist, 1866-1936
Russian author, 1782 - 1857
Novelist, 1941+
Philosopher
Writer
Photographer, 1902 - 84
Lived 1798-1851, Anselm was a German philologist and archeologist
Philosopher, 1033-1109
Blue Peter presenter
Lived 1755-1826
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Actor
English art historian
English novelist
Lived 1863-1933
American actor
English novelist
American author
Lived 1815 - 1882, leading English novelist of the mid 19th Century
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French man of letters, 1753-1801
French dramatic poet 1723 - 1793
French dramatist, 1896 - 1948
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Egyptian statesman, 1918-81
Writer, 1885 - 1970
Painter, sculptor, lithographer, stage designer
Character in the Discworld series by Terry Pratchett
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US poet, 1892 - 1982
Greek poet, 7th Century BC
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Lived 444 - 380 BC, Athenian comic dramatist
American entertainer, 1907 - 2001
Judge on Strictly Come Dancing
US folksinger
Successful businessman
American poet and part of the Harlem Renaissance
US pyschologist, 1925 - 85
Lived 1867 - 1931
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Character from 'Red Dwarf'
British historian 1889 - 1975
From chips with everything
Italian poet, novelist and composer
American jazz drummer
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American broadcaster
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1943-93, US tennis player
US sportswriter, 1876 - 1969
Musician
Composer - a New Mannerist
American writer, author of the Murphy's law books
Famous science fiction writer
Lived 1859 - 1918
English poet, 1862 - 1925
Lived 1819 - 1861, English poet
US sportswriter, 1904 - 74
American economist
American poet
English novelist, 1920 - 2004
English scholar, 1888 - 1964
Swiss composer
British Conservative Prime Minister, 1848 - 1930
Hungarian author, 1905 - 83
Actor, famous for his role in Dad's Army
British writer, 1910 - 89
1915+, US dramatist
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Welsh Clergyman
French poet, 1854 - 91
Composer and pianist, 1886-1982
German philosopher. Lived 1788 - 1860
British economist
Songwriter
First Duke of Wellington (1769-1852)
English dramatist
German statesman, 1864 - 1940
Austrian-born pianist
Conductor, 1867-1957
Writer
Canadian field journalist
Lived 1885-1959
Scientist, 1955+
Bishop (Canadian)
Indian King, c. 272-232BC
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Author
Athlete from Trinidad and Tobago, a four-time Olympic medal winner
Poet and author
American poet, 1934 - 92
German social democrat
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English mathematician, 1806 - 1871
Roman author
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Author, Lived 1840 - 1921
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Novelist, lived 1905 - 82
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