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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)
Theodore Dreiser (1871-1945)
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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)
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