Lebanese American writer, poet, & visual artist born in 1883. Best known for writing The Prophet.
German engineer born in 1899. Led the Volkswagen company as it was rebuilt after WW II.
American statesman, military commander, lawyer, economist, & a Founding Father of the United States.
American frontiersman & Army officer born in 1809. Symbol of colonial expansion & Native American genocide.
American singer, actor, activist, author, & songwriter known for hits incl. “Santa Baby” & “I Want to Be Evil”.
13th president of the United States born in 1800. Also served as a Congressman & Vice President.
American writer best known for novels incl. Strangers on a Train, The Talented Mr. Ripley, & The Price of Salt.
American meteorologist born in 1917. Played important role in developing numerical weather prediction.
German writer born in 1917. Recipient of the Georg Buchner Prize & the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Swiss-German artist whose writings, Paul Klee Notebooks, are considered deeply influential to modern art.