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Satirist: 'Licentious Sonnets' and 'The Courtesan'1492-1556
Creator of a gold salt cellar for Francis I and author of a famous Autobiography1500-1571
Lord Chancellor of England; developed forerunner of the scientific method in 'The New Instrument'1561-1626
Painter of 'The Calling of St. Matthew' and 'Sick Bacchus'1571-1610
Brother of Louis XIV and founder of a cadet branch of the French royal line1640-1701
Poet of 'Childe Harold's Pilgrimage' and 'She Walks in Beauty'1788-1824
Actress in 'The Lady of the Camellias' and 'Hamlet'1844-1923
Author of 'Gigi' and 'Chéri'1873-1954
Mother of modern dance; inspired by classical myth and primitivism, stressed emotion and human form1877-1927
Author of 'A Passage to India' and 'Maurice'1879-1970
Filmmaker and writer: 'Beauty and the Beast,' 'Les Enfants Terribles'1889-1963
First woman to receive a Pulitzer for poetry: 'A Few Figs From Thistles' (best-known poem originally called 'My Candle')1892-1950
Founder of Brazilian modernist literature: 'Macunaíma,' 'Hallucinated City'1893-1945
Composer of 'Appalachian Spring' and 'Fanfare for the Common Man'1900-1990
Harlem Renaissance poet: 'Color,' 'The Black Christ'1903-1946
Singer ('J'ai deux amours'), dancer famous for her banana skirt, and member of the French Resistance1906-1975
Author and philosopher: 'The Second Sex,' 'The Coming of Age'1908-1986
Playwright of 'The Glass Menagerie' and 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof'1911-1983
Civil rights activist, organizer of March on Washington and first Freedom Ride1912-1987
Conductor and composer: 'West Side Story,' 'Candide'1918-1990
Actor: 'A Streetcar Named Desire,' 'On the Waterfront'1924-2004
Author of 'The City and the Pillar'; known for a debate with William F. Buckley, Jr.1925-
Playwright of 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' and 'Three Tall Women'1928-
Author of 'Where the Wild Things Are' and 'In the Night Kitchen'1928-
Author of 'The Kiss of the Spider Woman' and 'Betrayed by Rita Hayworth' 1932-1990
First female Prime Minister of Iceland1942-
Author of 'The Color Purple' and 'Everyday Use'1944-
Producer of musicals 'The Phantom of the Opera' and 'Mary Poppins'1946
Musician: 'Space Oddity,' 'Ziggy Stardust'1947-
Photographer: Jan. 22, 1981 Rolling Stone cover (John Lennon nude with Yoko Ono the day he was shot), 'Demi's Birthday Suit'1949-
Tennis player: winner of 59 Grand Slam titles, Wimbledon's women's singles 9 times1956-
First openly gay non-incumbent elected to national office in the United States1962-

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