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Sappho (630 - 612) -- One of the great Greek lyrists and few known female poets of the ancient world.
O Henry (1862 - 1910) -- American short story writer, whose ingenious and often humourous stories about everyday life made him enormously popular in the nineteenth century
Jean de La Fontaine (1621 - 1695) -- French writer, famed for his Fables, a collection of poems
Simone de Beauvoir (1908 - 1986) -- best known as Jean-Paul Sartre's lover, de Beauvoir was an accomplished novelist, feminist critic, and existentialist philosopher
Ayn Rand (1905 - 1982) -- Russian-born American novelist, who developed in her fiction a philosophy based on objectivism, which promoted rational self-interest, unregulated capitalism, and absolute individualism