Max Bill

Swiss architect, artist, typeface designed, industrial designer, & graphic designer bornin 1908.

Heinrich Nordhoff

German engineer born in 1899. Led the Volkswagen company as it was rebuilt after WW II.

Gilles Deleuze

French renowned philosopher known for co-writing Capitalism and Schizophrenia: Anti-Oedipus (1972).

Edouard Dhorme

French Assyriologist, Semitologist, and translator of the Bible born in 1881.

Jule Charney

American meteorologist born in 1917. Played important role in developing numerical weather prediction.

François Broussais

French physician born in 1772. Passionate advocate of using leeches for bloodletting.

Frances Power Cobbe

Anglo-Irish writer, philosopher, religious thinker, anti-vivisection activist, & suffragist born in 1822.

Benjamin Creme

Scottish artist, author, esotericist, & editor of Share International magazine.

Roland Barthes

French literary theorist, essayist, philosopher, critic, & semiotician born in 1915.