Jean de la Fontaine
French fabulist & one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century.
Austro-Hungarian bornÂ GermanÂ physicistÂ andÂ engineer born in 1894.
French actor best known for her role in the 1936 film La belle Ã©quipe.
German-born Swiss poet, novelist, painter, & winner of the 1946 Nobel Prize in Literature.
American author, disability rights advocate, political activist, & lecturer born in 1880.
American novelist born in 1924 & best known for his novel Little Big Man.
ItalianÂ painter &Â sculptorÂ born in 1920 and known for portraits & full figure nudes.
FrenchÂ physician,Â hypnotist, & popularizer ofÂ occultism born in 1865. Founder of theÂ Martinist Order.
American actor & TV host born in 1917. Known as “The First Lady of Television” for prolific 1950s appearances.
Jewish Hungarian-Italian photographer born in 1899. Helped build imagery used in Fascist propaganda.