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Allyson Felix Abraham Joshua Heschel Aleister Crowley A. C. Benson Alphonse de Lamartine Adam Sandler
Allyson Felix
Allyson FelixNovember 18, 1985 -
Allyson Michelle Felix (born November 18, 1985) is an American track and field sprint athlete, who competes internationally for the United States. Her specialty is the 200 meters, winning the 2012 Olympic gold, two Olympic silver medals, and three world championship golds. She also competes at the 100 meters and the 400 meters distances, winning three Olympic gold medals as a member of the United States' women's relay teams, two at 4 x 400 meters and one as part of the world-record 4 x 100 meters team. Her three gold medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics are the most a female track athlete has...
Aleister Crowley
Aleister CrowleyOctober 12, 1875 - December 1, 1947
Aleister Crowley (/ˈkroʊli/; born Edward Alexander Crowley; 12 October 1875 – 1 December 1947) was an English occultist, ceremonial magician, poet, painter, novelist, and mountaineer. He founded the religion and philosophy of Thelema, in which role he identified himself as the prophet entrusted with guiding humanity into the Æon of Horus in the early 20th century. Born to a wealthy Plymouth Brethren family in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, Crowley rejected this fundamentalist Christian faith to pursue an interest in Western esotericism. He was educated at the University of...
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Abraham Joshua HeschelJanuary 11, 1907 - December 23, 1972
Abraham Joshua Heschel (January 11, 1907 – December 23, 1972) was a Polish-born American rabbi and one of the leading Jewish theologians and Jewish philosophers of the 20th century. Heschel, a professor of Jewish mysticism at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, authored a number of widely read books on Jewish philosophy and was active in the American Civil Rights movement....
A. C. Benson
A. C. BensonApril 24, 1862 - June 17, 1925
Arthur Christopher Benson (24 April 1862 – 17 June 1925) was an English essayist, poet, and author and the 28th Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge. ...
Alphonse de Lamartine
Alphonse de LamartineOctober 21, 1790 - February 28, 1869
Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine, chevalier de Pratz (French: [alfɔ̃s maʁi lwi dəpʁa də lamaʁtin]; 21 October 1790 – 28 February 1869), was a French writer, poet and politician who was instrumental in the foundation of the Second Republic and the continuation of the Tricolore as the flag of France....
Adam Sandler
Adam SandlerSeptember 9, 1966 -
Alice Miller
Alice MillerJanuary 12, 1923 - April 14, 2010
Aldo Leopold
Aldo LeopoldJanuary 11, 1887 - April 21, 1948
Aldo Leopold (January 11, 1887 – April 21, 1948) was an American author, scientist, ecologist, forester, conservationist, and environmentalist. He was a professor at the University of Wisconsin and is best known for his book A Sand County Almanac (1949), which has sold more than two million copies. Leopold was influential in the development of modern environmental ethics and in the movement for wilderness conservation. His ethics of nature and wildlife preservation had a profound impact on the environmental movement, with his ecocentric or holistic ethics regarding land. He emphasized...
Arlen Specter
Arlen SpecterFebruary 12, 1930 - October 14, 2012