Dec 5 2013
– Mary Anne, known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, journalist, and translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era.
Nov 14 2013
– Aristotle, was a Greek philosopher and polymath, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. Together with Plato, Aristotle is one of the most important founding figures in Western philosophy.
Oct 31 2013
– Oscar Wilde, an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.
Oct 21 2013
– Abraham Lincoln, was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. He also led America through the devastating Civil war.
Oct 18 2013
– Ernest Hemmingway, was an American author and journalist. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations.
Oct 5 2013
– Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-violent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for non-violence, civil rights and freedom across the world.
“Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.”
Oct 4 2013
– Billy Sunday, was an American athlete who, after being a popular outfielder in baseball's National League during the 1880s, became the most celebrated and influential American evangelist during the first two decades of the 20th century.
Oct 3 2013
“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while still alive. Never surrender.”
Oct 2 2013
– Tupac Shakur, was an American rapper and actor. Shakur has sold over 75 million albums worldwide as of 2010, making him one of the best-selling music artists in the world.
Sep 27 2013
– J. M. Barrie, was a Scottish author and dramatist, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan. The child of a family of small-town weavers, he was educated in Scotland.