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Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
Jules Henri Poincare (1854-1912)
L. Frank Baum (1856-1919)
Sigmund Freud (1856-1939)
William Butler Yeats (1856-1939)
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
Joseph Conrad (1857-1924)
Georg Simmel (1858-1918)
Max Planck (1858-1947)
Henri Bergson (1859-1941)
John Dewey (1859-1952)
Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)
Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947)
George Santayana (1863-1952)
Max Weber (1864-1920)
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)
Baroness Emmuska Orczy (1865-1947)
H. G. Wells (1866-1946)
Vladimir Ilich "Nikolai" Lenin (1870-1924)
Stephen Crane (1871-1900)
Marcel Proust (1871-1922)
Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)
Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
Robert Frost (1874-1963)
Thomas Mann (1875-1955)
Jack London (1876-1916)
Hermann Hesse (1877-1962)
Martin Buber (1878-1965)
Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973)
Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)
James Joyce (1882-1941)
Jacques Maritain (1882-1973)
Franz Kafka (1883-1924)
Arnold Toynbee (1889-1975)
J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973)
Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)
F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940)
William Faulkner (1897-1962)
Lewis, C.S. (1898-1963)
Trofim D. Lysenko (1898-1976)
Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961)
Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977)
Friedrich Hayek (1899-1992)

"The student is half afraid to meet one of the great philosophers face to face. He feels himself inadequate and thinks he will not understand him. But if he only knew, the great man, just because of his greatness, is much more intelligible than his modern commentator. The simplest student will be able to understand, if not all, yet a very great deal of what Plato said; but hardly anyone can understand some modern books on Platonism." - C.S. Lewis, On the Reading of Old Books

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