(1865-1936) English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist.
(1452-1519) Famous Italian polymath who was a successful scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor,…
(1850- ) American statesman and author
"Mr. Lowell is descended from an English family who settled in New England in the year 1639." —The…
United States writer, diplomat, and abolitionist.
"(1800-1859), an English historian, essayist and statesman, celebrated for the brilliance of his prose…
By about 1910, the mechanical typewriter had reached a somewhat standardized design. There were minor…
(1850-1907) Scottish writer
The leader of the Cuban independence movement as well as an esteemed poet and writer.
(1830- ) Irish historian and novelist
Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, Comte de Mirabeau (March 9, 1749 – April 2, 1791) was a French…
A French writer, director and actor. He was born on January 15, 1622 and died on February 17, 1673.
(1817-1903) German historian and archaeologist most celebrated for his work with Roman history.
(1838- ) English statesman and writer
(1814-1877) American historian and Harvard graduate most noted for his works on the Netherlands.
(1838-1914) American geologist, naturalist, explorer, and one of the first preservationists.
((1823-1900) German writer
(1801-1890) Roman Catholic cardinal and venerable.
(1737-1809) British political theorist that published the pamphlet Common Sense.
Editor and proprietor of "Peck's Sun."
Writer for a weekly press.
"Edgar Allan Poe, the son of a Baltimore gentleman and an actress, Elizabeth Arnold, was born in Boston,…
A Renaissance writer, born in Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, France.
Sir Walter Raleigh or Ralegh (c. 1552 – 29 October 1618), was a famed English writer, poet, soldier,…
Sir Walter Raleigh, navigator, warrior, statesman, and writer in the reigns of Elizabeth and James I.,…
One of the most celebrated and most influential writers of the 18th century, was the son of a watchmaker…
Saint Luke writing the gospel accompanied by an ox.
An illustration of the bust of Seneca the Elder. Lucius or Marcus Annaeus Seneca, known as Seneca the…
Shakespeare was a famous writer during the 16th century
(1823- ) English scholar and writer
An English writer who is well-known for her romantic friendship with Anna Seward.
(1850-1894) Scottish writer
(1811-1896) American writer
Bayard Taylor (James) (January 11, 1825 – December 19, 1878) was an American poet, literary critic,…
An engraving of the playwright, Terence, printed at Lyons in 1493.
Known as the "Citizen Train," he was a confidante of French and Australian revolutionaries.
There were minor variations from one manufacturer to another, but most typewriters followed the concept…
R. F. T. Allen's original model of the typewriter.
(1827-1905) American general and writer
(1829-1900) American writer
Journalist and editor of the Louisville "Courier Journal."
Mason Locke Weems (October 11, 1756 – May 23, 1825), generally known as Parson Weems, was an American…
(1759-1825) Clergyman that wrote the first biography of President George Washington
A writer trying to find inspiration.