Food For Thought

A Collection of Heretical Notions and Wretched Adages
compiled by Jack Tourette

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Faber, Frederick William (English clergyman, hymn writer) 1814-1863
Faber, Sir Geoffrey Cust (English publisher, writer) 1889-1961
Faber, Johann Lothar von (German pencil manufacturer) 1817-1896
Faber, Johannes (born Heigerlin; German bishop, theologian) 1478-1541
Faber, John Eberhard (German-born American pencil manufacturer) 1822-1879
Faber, Peter (born Pierre Favre; French Jesuit theologian) 1506-1546
Faberge, Karl Gustavovich (Russian goldsmith, jeweler) 1846-1920
Fabert, Abraham de (French soldier) 1599-1662
Fabius (Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus; Roman general) d.203 BC
Fabre, Emile (French playwright; admin. of Comedie-Francaise) 1869-1955
Fabre, Ferdinand (French writer) 1827-1898
Fabre, Jean-Henri-Casimir (French entomologist) 1823-1915
Fabre d'Eglantine, Philippe-Francois-Nazaire (Fr. playwright) 1750-1794
Fabrice, Georg Friedrich Alfred von (German general) 1818-1891
Fabrici (or Fabrizio), Girolamo (Italian surgeon, anatomist) 1537-1619
Fabricius, David (German clergyman, astronomer) 1564-1617
Fabricius, Johannes (German astronomer; son of David) 1587-c.1615
Fabricius, Johann Christian (Danish entomologist) 1745-1808
Fabritius, Barent (orig. surname Pieterz; Dutch painter) 1624-1673
Fabritius, Carel (orig. surname Pieterz; Dutch painter) 1622-1654
Fabrizi, Nicola (Italian politician) 1804-1885
Fabry, Charles (French physicist; disc. atmos. ozone layer) 1867-1945
Fabyan, Robert (English chronicler) d.1513
Facciolati, Jacopo (Italian philologist, lexicographer) 1682-1769
Fadden, Sir Arthur William (Australian prime minister 1941) 1895-1973
Fadeyev, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich (Russian writer) 1901-1956
Fadiman, Clifton Paul (American writer, editor, radio host) 1904-1999
Faesi, Robert (Swiss poet, dramatist, writer, literary critic) 1883-1972
Fagniez, Gustave (French historian) 1842-1927
Faguet, Emile (French literary historian, critic) 1847-1916
Fagunwa, Daniel Olorunfemi (Yoruba writer, teacher) 1910-1963
Fahd ibn Abd al-Aziz Al Saud (Saudi Arabian king 1982-2005) 1921-2005
Fahrenheit, Daniel Gabriel (German physicist) 1686-1736
Fahsien (born Sehi; Chinese priest, traveler, writer) fl. 399-414
Faidherbe, Louis-Leon-Cesar (French soldier, colonial admin.) 1818-1889
Fain, Agathon-Jean-Francois (French historian) 1778-1837
Fairbairn, Andrew Martin (Scot. theologian, Congreg. minister) 1838-1912
Fairbairn, Sir Peter (Scottish engineer; brother of William) 1799-1861
Fairbairn, Sir William (Scottish engineer; brother of Peter) 1789-1874
Fairbanks, Charles Warren (American polit.; vice-pres. 1905-09) 1852-1918
Fairbanks, Douglas Elton (orig. surname Ulman; American actor) 1883-1939
Fairbanks, Erastus (American businessman; brother of Thaddeus) 1792-1864
Fairbanks, Thaddeus (American businessman, inventor) 1796-1886
Fairchild, David Grandison (American botanist) 1869-1954
Fairfax, Edward (English poet) c.1575-1635
Fairfax, Thomas (English general) 1612-1671
Fairfax, Thomas (English proprietor in Virginia) 1692-1782
Fairholt, Frederick William (English engraver, antiquarian) 1814-1866
Faisal (Saudi Arabian king 1964-1975) c.1906-1975
Faison, Samson Lane Jr. (American art history teacher) 1907-2006
Faithorne, William (English engraver, portrait draftsman) c.1616-1691
Fajans, Kasimir (Polish-born American physical chemist) 1887-1975
Fajt, Pavel (Czech musician, composer, bandleader) b.1957
Fakhr ad-Din ar-Razi (Muslim theologian, scholar) 1149-1209
Falckenhagen, Adam (German lutenist, composer) 1697-1761
Falcon, Juan Crisostomo (Venezuelan soldier, politician) 1820-1870
Falcone, Aniello (Italian painter) 1600-1665
Falconer, Hugh (Scottish paleontologist, botanist) 1808-1865
Falconer, William (Scottish sailor, lexicographer, poet) 1732-1769
Falconet, Etienne-Maurice (French sculptor) 1716-1791
Falconetto, Giovanni Maria (Veronese painter, architect) c.1458-c.1534
Falconieri (or Falconiero), Andrea (Italian composer, lutenist) 1585/86-1656
Falguiere, Jean-Alexandre-Joseph (French sculptor, painter) 1831-1900
Falier (or Faliero), Marino (Italian doge of Venice 1354-55) 1274-1355
Falk, Paul Ludwig Adalbert (German politician) 1827-1900
Falk, Johannes Daniel (German writer) 1768-1826
Falkberget, Johan Petter (J.P. Lillebakken; Norwegian writer) 1879-1967
Falke, Gustav (German poet, writer; nephew of Johannes) 1853-1916
Falke, Johannes Friedrich Gottlieb (German historian) 1823-1876
Falkenhausen, Ludwig von (German general) 1844-1936
Falkenhayn, Erich Georg Anton Sebastian von (Prussian general) 1861-1922
Falkenhorst, Nikolaus von (German general) 1885-1968
Falkner, Thomas (English missionary) 1707-1784
Fall, Albert Bacon (American politician) 1861-1944
Fall, Leopold (Austrian composer) 1873-1925
Falla y Matheu, Manuel Maria de (Spanish composer) 1876-1946
Fallieres, Clement-Armand (French president 1906-1913) 1841-1931
Fallmerayer, Jakob Philipp (German historian) 1790-1861
Fallopio, Gabriello (Gabriel Fallopius; Italian anatomist) 1523-1562
Falsen, Christian Magnus (Norwegian politician, jurist) 1782-1830
Faltings, Gerd (German mathematician, educator) b.1954
Faludy, Gyorgy (Hungarian-born Canadian poet) 1910-2006
Falwell, Jerry Lamon (American clergyman) 1933-2007
Fan Chen (Chinese philosopher, Confucian scholar) c.450-c.515
Faneuil, Peter (American merchant) 1700-1743
Fangen, Ronald August (Norwegian writer, playwright, critic) 1895-1946
Fanger, Povl Ole (Danish researcher: indoor air quality) 1934-2006
Fa Ngum (aka Fa Ngoun; Laotian ruler) 1316-1373
Fanon, Frantz Omar (Fr. West Indian psychoanalyst, philosopher) 1925-1961
Fanshawe, Sir Richard (English poet, translator, diplomat) 1608-1666
Fantin-Latour, Ignace-Henri-Jean-Theodore (French painter) 1836-1904
Fan Wen-ch'eng (Chinese politician) 1597-1666
Farabi, al- (Alpharabius; Avennasar; Muslim philosopher) c.878-c.950
Faraday, Michael (English chemist, physicist; asteroid) 1791-1867
Farah, Nuruddin (Somali writer, teacher) b.1945
Farazdaq, al- (Tammam ibn Ghalib abu Firas; Arab poet) c.641-c.728/730
Fard, Wallace D. (Mecca-born? American religious leader) c.1877-1934?
Farel, Guillaume (French leader in Reformation) 1489-1565
Fares, Nabile (Kabylian writer, poet) b.1940
Fargo, William George (American businessman: Wells, Fargo) 1818-1881
Fargue, Leon-Paul (French poet, essayist, journalist) 1876-1947
Faria e Sousa, Manuel de (Portuguese historian, poet) 1590-1649
Farigoule, Louis-Henri-Jean (Jules Romains; French writer) 1885-1972
Farina, Richard (American folksinger, songwriter, writer) 1936?-1966
Farina, Salvatore (Italian writer) 1846-1918
Farinacci, Prospero (Farinaccius; Italian jurist) 1544-1618
Farinacci, Roberto (Italian politician) 1892-1945
Farinati, Paolo (Veronese painter, architect, engraver) c.1524-c.1606
Farinelli (orig. Carlo Broschi) (Italian male soprano) 1705-1782
Farini, Luigi Carlo (Italian physician, historian, politician) 1812-1866
Farjeon, Eleanor (English writer; granddau. of Jos. Jefferson) 1881-1965
Farley, James Aloysius (American businessman, politician) 1888-1976
Farlow, William Gilson (American botanist) 1844-1919
Farman, Henri (French pioneer aviator; brother Maurice Farman) 1874-1958
Farman, Maurice (French pioneer aviator; brother Henri Farman) 1877-1964
Farmer, Arthur Stewart "Art" (American flugelhornist) b.1928
Farmer, Fannie Merritt (American cook, cookbook author) 1857-1915
Farmer, James Leonard (American civil rights leader) b.1920
Farmer, John (English composer, organist) fl.1591-1601
Farmer, Moses Gerrish (American inventor) 1820-1893
Farmer, Paul Edward (American medical anthropologist) b.1959
Farnaby, Giles (English composer, virginalist) c.1563-1640
Farnaby, Thomas (English composer; son of Giles) b.c.1594
Farnaby, Thomas (English schoolmaster) 1575?-1647
Farnese, Alessandro (Duke of Parma; Italian general for Spain) 1545-1592
Farnham, Eliza Wood née Burhans (American reformer, writer) 1815-1864
Farnsworth, Philo Taylor (American television engineer) 1906-1971
Farouk I (aka Faruq al-Awwal; Egyptian king 1936-1952) 1920-1965
Farquhar, George (Irish playwright, actor) 1678-1707
Farragut, David Glasgow (born James Glasgow; American admiral) 1801-1870
Farrand, Livingston (Am. psychologist, anthropologist) 1867-1939
Farrand, Max (American educator; brother of Livingston) 1869-1945
Farrant, Richard (English composer) c.1525-1580
Farrar, Frederic William (Indian-born Eng. clergyman, writer) 1831-1903
Farrar, Geraldine (American soprano) 1882-1967
Farrar, John Chipman (American publisher, writer) 1896-1974
Farrell, James Thomas (American writer) 1904-1979
Farrell, Suzanne (American dancer) b.1945
Farrell, Thomas Francis (American soldier, engineer) 1891-1967
Farren, Elizabeth (Countess of Derby; English actor) 1759?-1829
Farrer, William James (English agronomist) 1845-1906
Farrukh Beg (Mughal painter) fl. 1585-1609
Farwell, Arthur (American composer, critic) 1877-1952
Farwell, John Villiers (American businessman) 1825-1908
Fasch, Carl Friedrich Christian (German composer; son of J.F.) 1736-1800
Fasch, Johann Friedrich (German composer) 1688-1758
Fasi, Yusuf ibn Muhammad ibn Yusuf al- (Moroccan teacher) c.1530/1-1604
Fassbinder, Rainer Werner (Ger. director, screenwriter, actor) 1946-1982
Fast, Howard Melvin (American writer) 1914-2003
Fastenrath, Johannes (German writer) 1839-1908
Fateh Singh, Saint (Indian Sikh religious) 1911-1972
Fatimah (az-Zahra; Arab religious figure; dau. of Muhammad) c.616-663
Fator, Terry (American ventriloquist, impressionist, singer) b.1965
Fatsang (aka Hsien-shou; Chinese monk) 643-712
Faujas de Saint-Fond, Barthelemy (French geologist) 1741-1819
Faulhaber, Michael von (German prelate, writer) 1869-1952
Faulkner, William Cuthbert née Falkner (American writer) 1897-1962
Faure, Jacques-Elie-Paul (French art historian) 1873-1937
Faure, Francois-Felix (French politician; president 1895-1899) 1841-1899
Faure, Gabriel-Urbain (French composer, organist, teacher) 1845-1924
Fauriel, Claude-Charles (French scholar, writer) 1772-1844
Fauset, Jesse Redmon (married name Harris; Am. writer, critic) 1882-1961
Faust, Frederick Schiller (pseudonym Max Brand; Am. writer) 1892-1944
Faust, Johann (born Georg; Ger. magician, astrol., soothsayer) c.1480-c.1540
Fausta, Flavia Maximiana (Roman empress; wife of Constantine I) 289-326
Faustus of Riez, Saint (Roman-born French ecclesiastic) c.400-c.490
Favart, Charles-Simon (French playwright, theater director) 1710-1792
Favorinus (Greek Sophist, skeptic philosopher) 2nd cent.
Favory, Andre (French painter) 1889-1937
Favre, Claude (French grammarian) 1585-1650
Favre, Gabriel-Claude-Jules (French lawyer, politician) 1809-1880
Favre, Louis (Swiss engineer) 1826-1879
Favreau, Marc (Canadian clown, actor, poet) 1929-2005
Fawcett, Henry (English economist, politician) 1833-1884
Fawcett, Dame Millicent née Garrett (English woman-suffragette) 1847-1929
Fawkes, Guy (English conspirator) 1570-1606
Fawkner, John Pascoe (Australian settler, journalist, polit.) 1792-1869
Fay, Andras (Hungarian writer) 1786-1864
Fay, Sidney Bradshaw (American historian) 1876-1967
Faye, Herve-Auguste-Etienne-Albans (French astronomer) 1814-1902
Faynzilberg, Ilya Arnoldovich (pseud. Ilya Ilf; Soviet writer) 1897-1937
Fayrfax, Robert (English composer) 1464-1521
Fazy, Jean Jacob "James" (Swiss statesman, journalist, writer) 1794-1878
Fearing, Kenneth Flexner (American poet, writer) 1902-1961
Featley, Daniel née Fairclough (English Anglican priest) 1582-1645
Fechner, Gustave Theodor (German physicist, philosopher) 1801-1887
Feckenham, John de (born John Howman; English clergyman) c.1515-1584
Feder, Gottfried (German civil engineer, economist, politician) 1883-1941
Federer, Heinrich (Swiss writer, journalist) 1866-1928
Federici, Camillo (b.Giovanni Battista Viassolo; It. dramatist) 1749-1802
Federman, Wayne (Am. comedian, actor, writer, ventriloquist) b.1959
Federzoni, Luigi (Italian journalist, politician) 1878-1967
Fedin, Konstantin Aleksandrovich (Russian writer) 1892-1977
Fefferman, Charles Louis (American mathematician, educator) b.1949
Feher, George (Czech-born American biophysicist) b.1924
Fehrenbach, Konstantin (German politician) 1852-1926
Feiffer, Jules (American cartoonist, writer, satirist) b.1929
Feigenbaum, Edward Albert (American computer scientist: AI) b.1936
Feigenbaum, Mitchell Jay (American mathematical physicist) b.1944
Feijo, Diogo Antonio (Brazilian priest, politician) 1784-1843
Feijoo y Montenogro, Benito Jeronimo (Span. Benedictine monk) 1676-1764
Feininger, Lyonel Charles Adrian (Am. painter, caricaturist) 1871-1956
Feinstein, Elaine née Cooklin (British writer, translator) b.1930
Feith, Rhijnvis (Dutch writer) 1753-1824
Fejer, Lipot (Hungarian mathematician) 1880-1959
Fejto, Ferenc (Hungarian-born French historian, journalist) 1909-2008
Feke, Robert (American painter) c.1705-c.1750
Feld, Bernard T. (American physicist, educator, activist) 1919-1993
Feldman, Bob (Am. businessman; fd. Red House Records, 1983) 1949-2006
Feldman, Irving (American poet, academic) b.1928
Feldman, Morton (American composer, educator) 1926-1987
Felibien, Andre (French architect, writer) 1619-1695
Felix of Valois, Saint (French religious) 1127-1212
Fell, John (English clergyman) 1625-1686
Fellenberg, Philipp Emanuel von (Swiss educator, agriculturist) 1771-1844
Feller, Francois-Xavier de (Belgian priest, writer) 1735-1802
Fellini, Federico (Italian film director) 1920-1993
Fellows, Sir Charles (English archaeologist) 1799-1860
Felltham, Owen (aka Owen Feltham; English writer, royalist) 1602?-1668
Felsen, Leopold Benno (German-born Am. physicist, teacher) 1924-2005
Felt, Dorr Eugene (American inventor) 1862-1930
Felton, Conelius Conway (American scholar) 1807-1862
Felton, Rebecca Ann née Latimer (American politician, writer) 1835-1930
Felton, William (English clergyman, composer) 1715-1769
Fenelon, Francois de Salignac de la Mothe (Fr. prelate, writer) 1651-1715
Fenestella (Latin poet, annalist) 52? BC-19? AD
Feng Kuei-fen (Chinese scholar, official) 1809-1874
Feng Kuo-chang (Chinese general, politician) 1858-1920
Feng Meng-lung (Chinese collector, editor, writer) 1574-1646
Feng Yu-hsiang (Chinese general) 1882-1948
Feng Yun-shan (Chinese rebel) 1822-1852
Fenn, John Bennett (American chemist) b.1917
Fenno, John (American editor) 1751-1798
Fenoglio, Beppe (Italian writer, wine merchant) 1922-1963
Fenollosa, Ernest Francisco (American Orientalist) 1853-1908
Fenton, Edward (English mariner) d.1603
Fenton, Elijah (English poet, editor, translator) 1683-1730
Fenton, Lavinia (Duchess of Bolton; English actor) 1708-1760
Fenton, Roger (English photographer) 1816-1869
Feraoun, Mouloud (Kabyle writer, teacher) 1913-1962
Ferber, Edna (American writer; member of the Algonquin Wits) 1887-1968
Ferenczi, Sandor (Hungarian psychoanalyst) 1873-1933
Ferguson, Adam (Scottish philosopher) 1723-1816
Ferguson, Harry George (Irish industrialist) 1884-1960
Ferguson, James (Scottish astronomer, popularizer of science) 1710-1776
Ferguson, James (Scot.-born Am. astronomer, engineer; asteroid) 1797-1867
Ferguson, James Edward (American politician) 1871-1944
Ferguson, Miriam Amanda Wallace "Ma" (American politician) 1875-1961
Ferguson, Patrick (Scottish soldier; inv. breech-loading rifle) 1744-1780
Ferguson, Sir Samuel (Irish antiquary, poet) 1810-1886
Ferguson, Walter "Maynard" (Canadian-born American musician) 1928-2006
Fergusson, Robert (Scottish poet) 1750-1774
Ferid Pasa, Damad (Turkish politician) 1853-1923
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence Monsanto (b. Lawrence Ferling; Am. poet) b.1919
Fermat, Pierre de (French lawyer, mathematician) 1601-1665
Fermi, Enrico (Italian-born American physicist; asteroid) 1901-1954
Fermor, William (Scottish soldier in Russian service) 1704-1771
Fernald, Merritt Lyndon (American botanist) 1873-1950
Fernandel (born Fernand-Joseph-Desire Contandin; French actor) 1903-1971
Fernandes, Alvaro (Portuguese explorer) 15th cent.
Fernandes, Antonio (Portuguese explorer) 16th cent.
Fernandes, Joao (Portuguese navigator) 15th cent.
Fernandes de Queiros, Pedro (Portuguese navigator for Spain) c.1570-1615
Fernandez, Juan (Spanish navigator, explorer) c.1536-c.1604
Fernandez, Lucas (Spanish dramatist, musician) 1474?-1542
Fernandez, Macedonio (Argentinean writer, philosopher) 1874-1952
Fernandez, Prospero (Costa Rican soldier, president 1882-1885) 1834-1885
Fernandez, Rosita (Mexican-born American Tejano singer) 1919-2006
Fernandez Alonso, Severo (Bolivian politician; pres. 1896-1899) 1849-1925
Fernandez Coronel, Maria (Spanish abbess, mystic) 1602-1665
Fernandez de Cordoba, Francisco (Spanish soldier, explorer) 1475?-1525/6
Fernandez de Cordoba, Gonzalo (Spanish soldier, statesman) 1453-1515
Fernandez de Enciso, Martin (Spanish colonizer in America) 1470?-1528?
Fernandez de la Cueva, Francisco (Spanish administrator) 1617-1676
Fernandez de Lizardi, Jose Joaquin (Mexican writer) 1776-1827
Fernandez de Oviedo, Gonzalo (Spanish chronicler, col. admin.) 1478-1557
Fernandez de Palencia, Diego (Spanish soldier, historian) 1520?-1581?
Fernandez Retamar, Roberto (Cuban poet, literary theorist) b.1930
Fernandez Romo, Emilio (Mexican actor, screenwriter, director) 1904-1986
Fernandez, Teresita (American sculptor) b.1968
Fernel, Jean-Francois (French physician, astronomer) 1497-1558
Ferneyhough, Brian John Peter (English composer) b.1943
Fernow, Bernhard Eduard (German-born American forester) 1851-1923
Ferrabosco, Alfonso (English musician, possible spy) 1543-1587
Ferrabosco, Alfonso (Eng. composer, musician; son of Alfonso) c.1575-1628
Ferrabosco, Alfonso (English musician; son of Alfonso) c.1610-c.1660
Ferrante, Arthur (American pianist; collab. with Louis Teicher) b.1921
Ferrar, Nicholas (English theologian) 1592-1637
Ferrari, Bartolommeo (Italian ecclesiastic) 1499-1544
Ferrari, Benedetto (Italian poet, composer) c.1603-1681
Ferrari, Gaudenzio (Lombard painter) 1470-1546
Ferrari, Giuseppe (Italian philosopher, historian, politician) 1811-1876
Ferrari, Lodovico (aka Ludovico Ferraro; Italian mathematician) 1522-1565
Ferrari, Luc (French composer) 1929-2005
Ferraris, Galileo (Italian physicist, electrical engineer) 1847-1897
Ferre, Rosario (Puerto Rican writer) b.1942
Ferreira, Antonio (Portuguese poet) 1528-1569
Ferreira, Manuel (Portuguese scholar, writer) 1917-1992
Ferreira, Vergilio (or Virgilio; Portuguese teacher, writer) 1916-1996
Ferreira de Castro, Jose Maria (Portuguese journalist, writer) 1898-1974
Ferreira de Vasconcelos, Jorge (Portuguese dramatist) 1515-1585
Ferrel, William (American meteorologist) 1817-1891
Ferrero, Guglielmo (Italian historian, writer) 1871-1943
Ferrero di Roasio, Carlo Vincenzo (Piedmontese politician) 1680-1745
Ferrers, George (English politician, poet) 1500?-1579
Ferri, Baldassare (Italian castrato) 1610-1680
Ferri, Ciro (Italian painter, printmaker) 1634-1689
Ferrier, Sir David (Scottish neurologist) 1843-1928
Ferrier, James Frederick (Scottish philosopher) 1808-1864
Ferrier, Kathleen Mary (English contralto) 1912-1953
Ferrier, Susan Edmonstone (Scottish writer) 1782-1854
Ferris, George Washington Gale (American engineer) 1859-1896
Ferrizuel, Joseph ha-Nasi (Spanish Jewish physician) d.c.1145
Ferron, Jacques (Canadian writer, essayist, playwright) 1921-1985
Ferrucci, Andrea (Tuscan sculptor, architect) 1465-1526
Ferrucci (or Ferruccio), Francesco (Florentine soldier) 1489-1530
Ferry, Jules-Francois-Camille (French politician) 1832-1893
Fersen, Fredrik Axel von (Swedish politician, soldier) 1719-1794
Fersman, Aleksandr Yevgenyevich (Russian mineralogist) 1883-1945
Fert, Albert (French physicist; giant magnetoresistance effect) b.1938
Fesca, Alexander Ernst (German pianist, composer; son of F.E.) 1820-1849
Fesca, Friedrich Ernst (German violinist, composer) 1789-1826
Fesch, Joseph (French prelate) 1763-1839
Fessenden, Reginald Aubrey (Canadian-born Am. radio engineer) 1866-1932
Fessenden, Thomas Green (American poet, journalist) 1771-1837
Fessenden, William Pitt (American politician) 1806-1869
Festa, Costanzo (Italian singer, composer) c.1490-1545
Festus, Porcius (Roman administrator) d.c.62 AD
Festus, Sextus Pompeius (Roman grammarian, lexicographer) 2nd/3rd cent.
Fet, Afanasy Afanasyevich (born Foeth; Shenshin; Russian poet) 1820-1892
Fetis, Francois-Joseph (Belgian composer, writer on music) 1784-1871
Fetterman, William Judd (American army officer) 1833?-1866
Fetti (or Feti), Domenico (Italian painter) 1588/9-1623
Feuchtwanger, Lion (German writer, dramatist) 1884-1958
Feuerbach, Anselm (German archaeologist; son of Paul) 1798-1851
Feuerbach, Anselm (German painter; son of Anselm) 1829-1880
Feuerbach, Paul Johann Anselm von (German jurist) 1775-1833
Feuerbach, Karl Wilhelm (German mathematician; son of Paul) 1800-1834
Feuerbach, Ludwig Andreas (German philosopher; son of Paul) 1804-1872
Feuillade, Louis (French film director) 1873-1925
Feuillet, Octave (French writer, dramatist) 1821-1890
Feuillet, Raoul-Auger (French dancer, choreographer) c.1675-c.1730
Feval, Paul-Henri-Corentin (French writer) 1817-1887
Fevrier, Pierre (French composer, organist, harpsichordist) 1696-1764
Fewkes, Jesse Walter (American ethnologist) 1850-1930
Feydeau, Ernest-Aime (French writer) 1821-1873
Feydeau, Georges-Leon-Jules-Marie (French dramatist) 1862-1921
Feyder, Jacques (Belgian-born French film director) 1888-1948
Feyerabend, Paul Karl (Viennese-born philosopher) 1924-1994
Feynman, Richard Phillips (American physicist; asteroid) 1918-1988
Fialho de Almeida, Jose Valentim (Portuguese writer) 1857-1911
Fibich, Zdenek Antonin Vaclav (Czech composer) 1850-1900
Fibiger, Johannes Andreas Grib (Danish pathologist) 1867-1928
Fibonacci, Leonardo Pisano (Italian mathematician; asteroid) c.1170-1240?
Fichte, Johann Gottlieb (German philosopher) 1762-1814
Fichte, Immanuel Hermann von (German philosopher; son of J.G.) 1796-1879
Ficino, Marsilo (Italian philosopher) 1433-1499
Fick, Adolf Eugen (German physiologist) 1829-1901
Fick, August (German philologist) 1833-1916
Ficker, Julius von (German jurist, historian) 1826-1902
Fiedler, Arthur (American conductor) 1894-1979
Fiedler, John (aka Johnny Fiedler; American actor: Piglet) 1925-2005
Fiedler, Leslie Aaron (American literary critic, writer) 1917-2003
Field, Cyrus West (American financier; bro. of David, Stephen) 1819-1892
Field, David Dudley (American lawyer; bro. of Cyrus, Stephen) 1805-1894
Field, Erastus Salisbury (American painter) 1805-1900
Field, Eugene (American poet, journalist) 1850-1895
Field, John (Irish pianist, composer, teacher) 1782-1837
Field, Marshall (American department store merchant) 1834-1906
Field, Marshall III (American newspaper publisher) 1893-1956
Field, Marshall IV (American newspaper editor, publisher) 1916-1965
Field, Nathaniel "Nathan" or "Nat" (English actor, playwright) 1587-1619?
Field, Stephen Johnson (American jurist, Supreme Court justice) 1816-1899
Fielden, John (English manufacturer, politician) 1784-1849
Fielder, Alvin (American musician, pharmacist) b.1935
Fielding, Henry (English writer, playwright) 1707-1754
Fielding, Sir John (English jurist; half-brother of Henry) 1721-1780
Fielding, Sarah (English writer; sister of Henry) 1710-1768
Fielding, William Stevens (Canadian journalist, politician) 1848-1929
Fields, Annie Adams (American publisher, editor, biographer) 1834-1915
Fields, Dorothy (American songwriter; daughter of Lew) 1905-1974
Fields, Gracie (born Grace Stansfield; English comedienne) 1898-1979
Fields, James Thomas (American writer, publisher) 1817-1881
Fields, Lewis Maurice "Lew" née Schanfield (American comedian) 1867-1941
Fields, W.C. (William Claude Dunkenfield; Am. entertainer) 1880-1946
Fiennes, Celia (English traveler; granddaughter of William) 1662-1741
Fiennes, William (English Parliamentary leader) 1582-1662
Fierlinger, Paul (Japan-born Czech animator, teacher) b.1936
Fieschi, Gian Luigi (Genoese conspirator) 1522-1547
Fieschi, Giuseppe Maria (Corsican conspirator) 1790-1836
Figes, Eva née Unger (German-born Eng. writer, social critic) b.1932
Figl, Leopold (Austrian politician, diplomat) 1902-1965
Figner, Vera Nikolayevna (Russian revolutionist) 1852-1942
Figueiredo, Antero de (Portuguese writer) 1866-1953
Figueiredo, Joao Baptista de Oliveira (Brazilian pres. 1979-85) 1918-1999
Figueroa, Francisco de (Spanish poet) c.1536-c.1620
Figulus, Publius Nigidius (Roman writer, savant) fl. 98-45 BC
Filangieri, Carlo (Italian general, politician; son of Gaetano) 1784-1867
Filangieri, Gaetano (Italian jurist) 1752-1788
Filarete (Florentine architect, sculptor) c.1400-c.1469
Filchner, Wilhelm (German explorer, scientist) 1877-1957
Filelfo, Francesco (Philelphus; Italian Humanist) 1398-1481
Filene, Edward Albert (American merchant) 1860-1937
Filicaia, Vincenzo da (Italian lyric poet) 1642-1707
Filipepi, Alessandro di Mariano (Italian painter) 1445-1510
Filippella, Christian (Italian film director, writer) b.1975
Filliou, Robert (French Fluxus artist) 1926-1987
Fillmore, Charles Sherlock (American religious leader) 1854-1948
Fillmore, Millard (13th U.S. president, 1850-1853) 1800-1874
Fillmore, Myrtle (born Mary Caroline née Page; Am. rel. leader) 1845-1931
Filmer, Sir Robert (English political writer) c.1588-1653
Filo, David (Am. businessman; co-fd. Yahoo! with Jerry Yang) b.1966
Filson, John (American frontiersman) 1747?-1788
Finch, Rober Duer Claydon (Canadian poet) 1900-1995
Finck, Heinrich (German composer) 1444/5-1527
Finck, Hermann (German composer; grandnephew of Heinrich) 1527-1558
Findlay, John Ritchie (Scot. newspaper proprietor, philanth.) 1824-1898
Findley, Timothy (Canadian writer, playwright, actor) b.1930
Fine, Larry (born Andrew Louis Feinberg; Am. comedian, actor) 1902-1975
Fine, Oronce (Orontius Fineus; French mathematician) 1494-1555
Finger, Gottfried (aka Godfrey; Moravian composer) 1655?-1730
Finiguerra, Maso (Florentine goldsmith, niellist, engraver) 1426-1464
Fink, Albert (German-born American engineer) 1827-1897
Fink, Mike (American frontiersman, marksman) 1770?-1823
Finkel, Nathan Tzevi ben Moses (Jewish scholar) 1849-1927
Finlay, Carlos Juan (Cuban physician, epidemiologist) 1833-1915
Finlay, George (English historian) 1799-1875
Finlay, Robert Bannatyne (Scottish-born British jurist) 1842-1929
Finley, Martha (American writer) 1828-1909
Finley, Robert (American clergyman) 1772-1817
Finnbogadottir, Vigdis (Icelandic president 1980-1996) b.1930
Finney, Charles Grandison (American clergyman, educator) 1792-1875
Finsen, Niels Ryberg (Faroe Islands-born Danish physician) 1860-1904
Finzi, Gerald Raphael (English composer, apple grower) 1901-1956
Fiore, Pasquale (Italian jurist) 1837-1914
Fiorelli, Giuseppe (Italian archaeologist) 1823-1896
Fiorillo, Federigo (It. violinist, composer; son of Ignazio) 1755-1823?
Fiorillo, Ignazio (Italian composer) 1715-1787
Fiorillo, Tiberio (Italian actor) 1608-1694
Fiorina, Cara Carleton Sneed "Carly" (American businesswoman) b.1954
Firbank, Arthur Annesley Ronald (English writer) 1886-1926
Firdawsi (born Abu ol-Qasem Mansur; Persian poet) c.935-c.1020/6
Firdousi (born Abul Qasim Mansur or Hasan; Persian epic poet) 941?-1020
Fire, Andrew Zachary (American biologist, academic) b.1959
Firenzuola, Agnolo (Italian writer) 1493-1543
Firestone, Harvey Samuel (American rubber, tire industrialist) 1868-1938
Firishtah (aka Muhammad Qasim Hundushah; Muslim Indian hist.) c.1570-c.1620
Firmicus Maternus, Julius (Roman writer) 4th cent.
First, David (American composer, musician) b.1953
Firuzabadi, Abu at-Tahir Majd ad-Din al- (Arab lexicographer) 1329-1414
Fischart, Johann "Mentzer" (German jurist, satirist) 1546-1590
Fischer, Edmond Henri (China-born Swiss/American biochemist) b.1920
Fischer, Emil Hermann (German chemist) 1852-1919
Fischer, Ernst Otto (German chemist) 1918-2007
Fischer, Hans (German organic chemist) 1881-1945
Fischer, Hermann Emil (German chemist, academic) 1852-1919
Fischer, Johann Caspar Ferdinand (German composer) d.1746
Fischer, Johann Michael (German architect) 1692-1766
Fischer, Ernst Kuno Berthold (German philosopher) 1824-1907
Fischer, Lawrence Wayne "Larry"; "Wildman" (American wild-man) b.1945
Fischer von Erlach, Johann Bernhard (Austrian architect) 1656-1723
Fischhof, Adolf (Austrian politician) 1816-1893
Fischinger, Oskar (German animator, filmmaker, painter) 1900-1967
Fish, Hamilton (American politician) 1808-1893
Fish, Hamilton (American lawyer, politician; son of Hamilton) 1849-1936
Fish, Hamilton (American politician; son of Hamilton) 1888-1946
Fish, Stanley Eugene (American literary critic, teacher) b.1938
Fishbein, Morris (American physician, writer, editor) 1889-1976
Fisher, Andrew (Scottish-born Australian politician) 1862-1928
Fisher, Carrie Francis (American actor) b.1956
Fisher, Dorothy (b. Dorothea Frances née Canfield; Am. writer) 1879-1958
Fisher, Harry Conway (American cartoonist; cr. "Mutt and Jeff") 1885-1954
Fisher, Herbert Albert Laurens (English historian) 1865-1940
Fisher, Irving (American economist) 1867-1947
Fisher, Saint John (John of Rochester; English prelate, martyr) 1469-1535
Fisher, John Arbuthnot (British admiral) 1841-1920
Fisher, Mary Frances Kennedy "M.F.K." (American writer) 1908-1922
Fisher, Michael Ellis (Trinidadian physicist, chemist, math.) b.1931
Fisher, Sir Norman Fenwick Warren (English government official) 1879-1948
Fisher, Sir Ronald Aylmer (English biologist) 1890-1962
Fisher, Rudolph (Am. writer, physician, dramatist, musician) 1897-1934
Fishwick, Marshall William (American teacher, writer) 1924?-2006
Fisk, Clinton Bowen (American army officer, banker) 1828-1890
Fisk, James (American financier) 1834-1872
Fisk, Wilbur (American clergyman) 1792-1839
Fiske, Bradley Allen (American naval officer, inventor) 1854-1942
Fiske, Haley (American businessman) 1852-1929
Fiske, Harrison Grey (American theatrical manager, director) 1861-1942
Fiske, John (born Edmund Fisk Green; Am. philosopher, hist.) 1842-1901
Fiske, Minnie Maddern (Marie Augusta née Davey; Am. actor) 1865-1932
Fitch, Asa (American entomologist) 1809-1879
Fitch, Ebenezer (American clergyman, educator) 1756-1833
Fitch, John (American inventor; invented steamboat 1787) 1743-1798
Fitch, Ralph (English merchant, traveler) c.1550-1611
Fitch, Val Logsdon (American physicist) b.1923
Fitch, William Clyde (American playwright) 1865-1909
Fitelberg, Grzegorz (Polish conductor, composer) 1879-1953
Fittig, Rudolf (German chemist) 1835-1910
Fitton, Mary (English lady; Shakespeare's "dark lady"?) 1578-c.1647
Fitts, Dudley (American teacher, critic, poet, translator) 1903-1968
Fitz, Reginald Heber (American pathologist) 1843-1913
Fitzgerald, Barry (born William Joseph Shields; Irish actor) 1888-1961
FitzGerald, Edward (English poet, translator) 1809-1883
Fitzgerald, Ella Jane (American singer) 1918-1996
Fitzgerald, Francis Scott Key (American writer) 1896-1940
FitzGerald, Garret Michael Desmond (Irish prime minister) b.1926
FitzGerald, George Francis (Irish physicist) 1851-1901
Fitzgerald, Penelope née Knox (English writer, biographer) 1916-2000
FitzGerald, Robert David "R.D." (Australian poet, critic) 1902-1987
Fitzgerald, Zelda Sayre (American writer) 1900-1948
Fitzgibbon, John (Irish jurist, political administrator) 1749-1802
Fitzhugh, George (American lawyer, journalist, writer) 1806-1881
Fitzjames, James (Duke of Berwick; English soldier) 1670-1734
Fitzosbern, William (Earl of Hereford; Anglo-Norman nobleman) d.1071
Fitzpatrick, Thomas (Irish-born American frontiersman) 1799?-1854
Fitzpeter, Geoffrey (Earl of Essex; English politician) d.1213
Fitzthedmar, Arnold (English merchant, chronicler) 1201-c.1275
Fizeau, Armand-Hippolyte-Louis (French physicist) 1819-1896
Flaccus, Lucius Valerius (Roman politician) d.86? BC
Flaccus, Quintus Fulvius (Roman politician) 3rd cent. BC
Flach, Jacques-Geoffroi (French jurist, historian) 1846-1919
Flachsbinder, Jan (Jan Dantyszek; Polish courtier, Humanist) 1485-1548
Flacourt, Etienne Bizet de (French colonizer in Madagascar) 1607-1660
Flagello, Nicolas (American composer) 1928-1994
Flaget, Benedict-Joseph (French clergyman) 1763-1850
Flagg, Ernest (American architect) 1857-1947
Flagg, Fannie (American writer, comedian) b.1944
Flagg, James Montgomery (American painter, illustrator) 1877-1960
Flagler, Henry Morrison (American financier) 1830-1913
Flagstad, Kirsten Malfrid (Norwegian operatic soprano) 1895-1962
Flahaut de la Billarderie, Auguste-Charles-Joseph de (Fr. gen.) 1785-1870
Flaherty, Robert Joseph (Am. explorer, film director, writer) 1884-1951
Flaiano, Ennio (It. screenwriter, playwright, writer, critic) 1910-1972
Flake, Emily Suzanne (American illustrator, cartoonist) b.1977
Flambard, Ranulf (Normam ecclesiastic in England) d.1128
Flamininus, Titus Quinctius (Roman general, statesman) c.227-174 BC
Flaminius, Gaius (Roman general, politician) d.217 BC
Flammarion, Nicolas-Camille (French astronomer, writer) 1842-1925
Flamsteed, John (English clergyman, astronomer) 1646-1719
Flanagan, Edward Joseph (Irish-born Am. priest; fd. Boys Town) 1886-1948
Flandin, Gaston-Pierre-Etienne (French politician) 1889-1958
Flandrin, Hippolyte-Jean (French painter; brother of Rene) 1809-1864
Flandrin, Jean-Paul (French painter; brother of Rene) 1811-1902
Flandrin, Paul-Hippolyte (French painter; son of Hippolyte) 1856-1921
Flandrin, Rene-Auguste (French painter) 1801-1842
Flannagan, John Bernard (American sculptor) 1895-1942
Flanner, Janet (pseudonym Genet; American writer, journalist) 1892-1978
Flatman, Thomas (English poet, miniature painter) 1637-1688
Flatt, Lester Raymond (American musician) 1914-1979
Flaubert, Gustave (French writer) 1821-1880
Flavius, Gnaeus (Roman legal writer, politician) 4th cent. BC
Flaxman, John (English sculptor, draftsman) 1755-1826
Fleay, Frederick Gard (English scholar) 1831-1909
Flecker, James Elroy (born Herman Elroy; English poet, dram.) 1884-1915
Flecknoe, Richard (Irish poet, dramatist, traveler) c.1600-c.1678
Fleeson, Doris (American syndicated columnist) 1901-1970
Fleetwood, Charles (English Parliamentarian general) 1618?-1692
Flegel, Edward Robert (German explorer) 1855-1886
Flegenheimer, Arthur (Dutch Schultz; American gangster) 1902-1935
Fleischer, Ezra (Transylvanian-born Israeli poet, scholar) 1928-2006
Fleischer, Max (Austrian-born Am, animator: invented Rotoscope) 1883-1972
Fleischer, Nathaniel S. (American journalist) 1887-1972
Fleischer, Oskar (German musicologist) 1856-1933
Flemal (or Flemael or Flemalle), Bertholet (Flemish painter) 1614-1675
Fleming, Sir Alexander (Scottish bacteriologist) 1881-1955
Fleming, Sir Arthur Percy Morris (English engineer) 1881-1960
Fleming, Ian Lancaster (English writer) 1908-1964
Fleming, Sir John Ambrose (English electrical engineer) 1849-1945
Fleming, Paul (German poet) 1609-1640
Fleming, Sir Sandford (Scottish-born Canadian engineer) 1827-1915
Fleming, Williamina Paton née Stevens (Scot.-born Am. astron.) 1857-1911
Flemming, Walther (German anatomist) 1843-1905
Fletcher, Alice Cunningham (Cuba-born American ethnologist) 1838-1923
Fletcher, Colin (Welsh-born American writer, backpacker) 1922-2007
Fletcher, Giles (the Elder; English diplomat, writer) c.1548-1611
Fletcher, Giles (the Younger; English poet) c.1585-1623
Fletcher, Harvey (American physicist; dev. stereophonic sound) 1884-1981
Fletcher, Horace (American nutritionist) 1849-1919
Fletcher, John (English dramatist; son of Richard) 1579-1625
Fletcher, John Gould (American poet, critic) 1886-1950
Fletcher, Phineas (English poet; brother of Giles) 1582-1650
Fletcher, Richard (English prelate; brother of Giles) d.1596
Fletcher, Robert (English-born American surgeon, bibliographer) 1823-1912
Flettner, Anton (German engineer, inventor) 1885-1961
Fleury, Andre-Hercule de (French cardinal, statesman) 1653-1743
Fleury, Claude (French clergyman, ecclesiastical historian) 1640-1723
Flewelling, Ralph Tyler (American philosopher) 1871-1960
Flexmore, Richard (b. Richard Flexmore Geatter; English clown) 1824-1860
Flexner, Abraham (American educator, writer) 1866-1959
Flexner, Simon (American pathologist) 1863-1946
Fliedner, Theodor (German clergyman, philanthropist) 1800-1864
Flinck, Govaert (Dutch painter) 1615-1660
Flinders, Matthew (English mariner, hydrographer) 1774-1814
Flint, Austin (American physician) 1812-1886
Flint, Austin (American physiologist; son of Austin) 1836-1915
Flint, Frank Stuart (English poet, translator) 1885-1960
Flint, Richard Foster (American glaciologist) 1902-1976
Flint, Timothy (American clergyman, writer) 1780-1840
Flodoard (or Frodoard; French chronicler) 893/4-966
Flogstad, Kjartan (pseudonym K. Villum; Norwegian writer) b.1944
Flood, Henry (Irish politician) 1732-1791
Floquet, Charles-Thomas (French politician) 1828-1896
Flor, Roger de (Italian adventurer) 1280-1305
Flora, James "Jim" (American illustrator, painter) 1914-1998
Floren, Myron (American musician) 1919-2005
Florence, William Jermyn (Am. actor, songwriter, playwright) 1831-1891
Flores, Juan Jose (Venezuelan-born Ecuadorian soldier, polit.) 1800-1864
Flores Magon, Ricardo (Mex. anarchist, social reform activist) 1874-1922
Florey, Howard Walter (Australian-born British pathologist) 1898-1968
Florez de Setien y Huidobro, Enrique (Spanish monk, historian) 1702-1773
Florian, Jean-Pierre Claris de (French writer) 1755-1794
Florio, John (aka Giovanni; English lexicographer, translator) c.1553-c.1625
Floris, Cornelis (born de Vriendt; Flem. architect, sculptor) 1514-1575
Floris, Frans (Flemish painter, etcher; brother of Cornelis) c.1516-1570
Florit, Eugenio (Cuban poet, literary critic) 1903-1999
Florus, Publius Annius (African-born Roman historian, poet) 1st-2nd cent.
Flory, Paul John (American chemist) 1910-1985
Flotow, Friedrich Adolf Ferdinand von (German composer) 1812-1883
Flourens, Emile-Leopold (French politician; son of Marie) 1841-1920
Flourens, Marie-Jean-Pierre (French physiologist) 1794-1867
Flourens, Gustave-Paul (French revolutionist; son of Marie) 1838-1871
Flower, Sir William Henry (English zoologist) 1831-1899
Flowers, Wayland (American puppeteer, ventriloquist) 1939-1988
Floyd, John Buchanan (American politician) 1806-1863
Floyd, Robert W. "Bob" (American computer scientist) 1936-2001
Floyd, William (American Revolutionary leader) 1734-1821
Fludd (or Flud), Robert (English physician, Rosicrucian) 1574-1637
Flue, Niklaus von (aka Bruder Klaus; Swiss hero) 1417-1487
Flugel, Gustav Lebrecht (German scholar) 1802-1870
Flugel, Johann Gottfried (German lexicographer) 1788-1855
Flur, Wolfgang (German musician, instrument inventor) b.1947
Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley (American labor leader, activist) 1890-1964
Flynn, William James (American detective) 1867-1928
Flynt, Henry (American philosopher, musician, artist) b.1940
Flynt, Larry Claxton (American publisher) b.1942
Fo, Dario (Italian playwright, manager-director, actor-mime) b.1926
Foch, Ferdinand (French general, marshal) 1851-1929
Focke, Heinrich Karl Johann (German aircraft designer) 1890-1979
Fodor, Eugene (Hungarian-born American travel writer) 1905-1991
Fogazzaro, Antonio (Italian writer) 1842-1911
Fogel, Robert William (American economic historian, researcher) b.1926
Fogerty, Elsie (English teacher of voice, dramatic diction) 1865-1945
Foggia, Francesco (Italian Kapellmeister, composer) 1604-1688
Fokine, Michel (Russian-born American choreographer) 1880-1942
Fokker, Adriaan Daniel (Dutch physicist) 1887-1972
Fokker, Anthony Herman Gerard (Java-born Am. aircraft designer) 1890-1939
Fol, Hermann (Swiss zoologist) 1845-1892
Folengo, Teofilo (pseudonym Merlinus Coccaius; Italian poet) 1491-1544
Folger, Henry Clay (American oil magnate, bibliophile) 1857-1930
Folkman, Moses Judah (American cancer researcher, educator) 1933-2008
Follen, August Adolf Ludwig (German poet, politician) 1794-1855
Follen, Karl Theodor Christian (Ger. poet, clergyman, reform.) 1795-1840
Folmer, William Frederic (American inventor) 1861-1936
Folquet de Marseille (or Marseilla; Provencal troubadour) c.1160-1231
Folz, Hans (German Meistersinger, barber-surgeon) d.c.1515
Fonck, Paul-Rene (French aviator) 1894-1953
Fonda, Henry Jaynes (American actor) 1905-1982
Fonseca, Manuel da (Portuguese writer, poet) 1911-1993
Fonseca, Manuel Deodoro da (Brazilian general, politician) 1827-1892
Fonseca Portugal, Marcus Antonio da (Portuguese composer) 1762-1830
Fontainas, Andre (Belgian-born French writer) 1865-1948
Fontaine, Hippolyte (French engineer) 1833-1917
Fontaine, Pierre (French composer; Burgundian School) c.1380-c.1450
Fontaine, Pierre-Francois-Leonard (French architect) 1762-1853
Fontana, Carlo (Italian architect) c.1634/8-1714
Fontana, Domenico (Italian architect, engineer) 1543-1607
Fontana, Giovanni (Italian architect; brother of Domenico) 1540-1614
Fontana, Lavinia (Italian painter; daughter of Prospero) 1552-1614
Fontana, Prospero (Italian painter) 1512-1597
Fontane, Theodor (German writer, editor, critic) 1819-1898
Fontanelli, Alfonso (Italian composer, writer, diplomat) 1557-1622
Fontanes, Jean-Pierre-Louis de (French writer, politician) 1757-1821
Fontanne, Lynn (English-born Am. actor; wife of Alfred Lunt) 1887?-1983
Fontenelle, Bernard Le Bovier de (Fr. scientist,man of letters) 1657-1757
Fonteyn, Dame Margot (born Margot Hookham; English ballerina) 1919-1991
Fontinhas, Jose (pseudonym Eugenio de Andrade; Port. poet) b.1923
Fonvizin, Denis Ivanovich (Russian playwright, translator) 1745-1792
Foote, Andrew Hull (surname orig. Foot; Am. naval officer) 1806-1863
Foote, Arthur William (American composer) 1853-1937
Foote, Robert Bruce (English geologist, archaeologist) 1834-1912
Foote, Samuel (English actor, playwright) 1720-1777
Foote, Shelby Dade Jr. (American writer, historian) 1916-2005
Foppa, Vincenzo (Italian painter) c.1427/30-1515/6
Forain, Jean-Louis (French painter, illustrator) 1852-1931
Forberg, Friedrich Karl (German philosopher) 1770-1848
Forbes, Bertie Charles (Scottish-born American publisher) 1880-1954
Forbes, Edward (English naturalist, biogeography pioneer) 1815-1854
Forbes, George William (New Zealand politician) 1869-1947
Forbes, James David (Scottish physicist) 1809-1868
Forbes of Culloden, Duncan (Scottish jurist, patriot) 1685-1747
Forbes of Pitsligo, Sir William (Scottish banker) 1739-1806
Forbes-Robertson, Sir Johnston (English actor) 1853-1937
Forbin, Claude de (French naval commander) 1656-1733
Force, Peter (American printer, historian) 1790-1868
Forche, Carolyn Louise née Sidlosky (American poet, journalist) b.1950
Forchheimer, Philipp (Austrian hydraulic engineer) 1852-1933
Forckenbeck, Maximilian Franz August von (Ger. polit., jurist) 1821-1892
Ford, Ford Madox (born Ford Hermann Hueffer; English writer) 1873-1939
Ford, Francis Xavier (American clergyman) 1892-1952
Ford, Gerald Rudolph (38th U.S. president, 1974-1977) 1913-2006
Ford, Gordon Onslow (English painter) 1912-2003
Ford, Henry (American automobile manufacturer) 1863-1947
Ford, John (English playwright) 1586-1639?
Ford, John (born Sean Aloysius O'Feeney; Am. film director) 1895-1973
Ford, John Jay Jr. (American numismatist) 1924-2005
Ford, John Thomson (American theater manager) 1829-1894
Ford, Mary (Iris Colleen Hatfield née Summers; Am. singer) 1924-1977
Ford, Paul Leicester (American historian) 1865-1902
Ford, Richard (American writer, teacher) b.1944
Ford, Thomas (English composer, musician, poet) c.1580-1648
Forel, Auguste Henri (Swiss psychiatrist, entomologist) 1848-1931
Forel, Francois Alphonse (Swiss naturalist; founded limnology) 1841-1912
Foreman, Richard (American playwright, theater director) b.1937
Forepaugh, Adam (American circus proprietor; bro. of Charles) 1831-1890
Forepaugh, Charles (American circus proprietor; bro. of Adam) 1838-1929
Forester, Cecil Scott (Egyptian-born English writer) 1899-1966
Forkel, Johann Nikolaus (German musicologist) 1749-1818
Forlanini, Carlo (Italian medical scholar, educator) 1847-1918
Forman, Simon (English astrologer, quack doctor) 1552-1611
Forment, Damian (Spanish sculptor) c.1475-c.1541
Formstecher, Solomon (German philosopher) 1808-1889
Forner, Juan Pablo (Spanish writer) 1756-1797
Forqueray, Antoine (French composer, musician; father of J.B.) c.1671-1745
Forrer, Ludwig (Swiss politician) 1845-1921
Forrest, Edwin (American actor) 1806-1872
Forrest, John (Australian explorer, politician) 1847-1918
Forrest, Leon (American writer, journalist) b.1937
Forrest, Nathan Bedford (American Confederate general) 1821-1877
Forrestal, James Vincent (American banker, public official) 1892-1949
Forrester, Alfred Henry (English artist, writer) 1804-1872
Forrester, Charles Robert (English artist; brother of Alfred) 1803-1850
Forsberg, Randall Caroline née Watson (Am. arms control advoc.) 1943-2007
Forsh, Olga Dmitriyevna (Russian writer) 1873-1961
Forssmann, Werner Theodor Otto (German physician) 1904-1979
Forster, Bernard (German writer, anti-Semitic agitator) 1843-1889
Forster, Edward Morgan (English writer, essayist, critic) 1879-1970
Forster, Johann Georg Adam (German traveler, writer) 1754-1794
Forster, John (English historian, biographer) 1812-1876
Forster (or Foerster), Josef Bohuslav (Czech composer) 1859-1951
Forster, Margaret (British writer, biographer) b.1938
Forster, Max (German scholar) 1869-1954
Forster, Thomas (English Jacobite) c.1675-1738
Forster, William Edward (English politician) 1818-1886
Forster-Nietzsche, Elisabeth (Ger. writer; sister of Friedrich) 1846-1935
Forsyth, Alexander John (Scottish clergyman, inventor) 1769-1843
Forsyth, Frederick (British writer, journalist) b.1938
Forsyth, John (American politician) 1780-1841
Forsyth, Peter Taylor (Scottish-born British clergyman) 1848-1921
Fort, Paul (French poet; Symbolist pioneer) 1872-1960
Fortas, Abe (American lawyer, Supreme Court justice 1965-1969) 1910-1982
Forteguerri, Niccolo (pseudonym Carteromaco; It. prelate, poet) 1674-1735
Forten, James (American businessman, reformer) 1766-1842
Fortescue, Chichester Samuel Parkinson (Brit. political admin.) 1823-1898
Fortescue, Sir John (English jurist) c.1385-c.1479
Fortin, Jean-Nicolas (French scientific instrument maker) 1750-1831
Fortunatus, Venantius Honorius Clementianus (Italian poet) c.540-c.600
Fortuny y Carbo, Mariano Jose Maria Bernardo (Spanish painter) 1838-1874
Foscari, Francesco (Doge of Venice 1423-1457) c.1373-1457
Foscolo, Ugo (born Niccolo; Italian poet, writer) 1778-1827
Fosdick, Charles Austin (pseudonym Harry Castlemon; Am. writer) 1842-1915
Fosdick, Harry Emerson (American clergyman) 1878-1969
Foss, Sam Walter (Canadian-born American editor, humorist) 1858-1911
Fosse, Robert Louis "Bob" (Am. choreographer, film director) 1927-1987
Fossey, Dian (American ethologist) 1932-1985
Fossombroni, Vittorio (Italian politician) 1754-1844
Foster, Abigail née Kelley "Abby" (American abolitionist) 1809-1881
Foster, Sir George Eulas (Canadian politician) 1847-1931
Foster, Harold Rudolf (Canadian-born American cartoonist) 1892-1982
Foster, Jodie (Alicia Christian Foster; American actor) b.1962
Foster, John Watson (American diplomat, writer) 1836-1917
Foster, Sir Michael (English physiologist, writer) 1836-1907
Foster, Stephen Collins (American songwriter) 1826-1864
Foster, Stephen Symonds (Am. abolitionist; husband of Abby) 1809-1881
Foster, William Zebulon (American labor leader, politician) 1881-1961
Foster, Zelda Phyllis née Leader (Am. social worker: hospice) 1934-2006
Fothergill, John (English physician) 1712-1780
Foucauld, Charles-Eugene (French religious) 1858-1916
Foucault, Jean-Bernard-Leon (French physicist; asteroid) 1819-1868
Foucault, Michel Paul (French philosopher) 1926-1984
Fouche, Joseph (Duc d'Otrante; French politician) 1759-1820
Foucher, Simon (French ecclesiastic, philosopher) 1644-1696
Foucher de Chartres (French priest, historian) c.1059-c.1127
Fould, Achille-Marcus (French politician) 1800-1867
Foulis, Andrew (Scottish bookseller, printer; bro. of Robert) 1712-1775
Foulis, Robert (Scottish bookseller, printer; bro. of Andrew) 1707-1776
Foulques (or Foulque; French ecclesiastic) d.900
Fouque, Ferdinand-Andre (French geologist, petrologist) 1828-1904
Fouque, Friedrich Heinrich Karl de la Motte (German writer) 1777-1843
Fouquet, Jean (French painter) c.1420-c.1481
Fouquet (or Foucquet), Nicolas (French government official) 1615-1680
Fouquier-Tinville, Antoine-Quentin (Fr. Revolutionary lawyer) 1746-1795
Fourcroy, Antoine-Francois de (French chemist) 1755-1809
Fourdrinier, Henry (English paper maker, inventor) 1766-1854
Fourdrinier, Sealy (English paper maker, inventor) d.1847
Fourier, Francois-Marie-Charles (French social theorist) 1772-1837
Fourier, Jean-Baptiste-Joseph (French mathematician) 1768-1830
Fourier, Pierre (Fr. cleric; fnd. School Sisters of Notre Dame) 1565-1640
Fournet, Louis-Rene-Marie-Charles Dartige du (French admiral) 1856-1940
Fourneyron, Benoit (French hydraulic engineer) 1802-1867
Fournier, Henri-Alban (pseudonym Alain-Fournier; French writer) 1886-1914
Fournier, Pierre-Simon (French typefounder, engraver) 1712-1768
Fowler, Francis George (English lexicographer) 1870-1918
Fowler, Henry Watson (English lexicographer) 1858-1933
Fowler, Sir John (Eng. engineer; underground railway pioneer) 1817-1898
Fowler, John (English engineer, inventor) 1826-1864
Fowler, Karen Joy (American writer) b.1950
Fowler, William Alfred "Willie" (American physicist) 1911-1995
Fowles, John Robert (English writer, essayist) b.1926
Fox, Caroline (English diarist) 1819-1871
Fox, Sir Charles (English engineer) 1810-1874
Fox, Charles James (English politician, orator) 1749-1806
Fox, George (English religious leader; fnd. Society of Friends) 1624-1691
Fox, Gustavus Vasa (American government official) 1821-1883
Fox, Henry (1st Baron Holland; English politician) 1705-1774
Fox, Henry Richard Vassall (English polit.; grandson of Henry) 1773-1840
Fox, John William (aka John Fox Jr.; American writer) 1863-1919
Fox, Luke (English navigator) 1586-1635
Fox, Catherine "Kate" (Canadian spiritualist; sis. of Margaret) 1839?-1892
Fox, Margaret (Canadian-born American spiritualist) 1833?-1893
Fox, Richard Kyle (Irish-born American publisher) 1846-1922
Fox, Virgil Keel (American organist) 1912-1980
Fox, Sir William (English-born New Zealand politician) 1812-1893
Fox, William (Hungarian-born American motion-picture executive) 1879-1952
Foxe, John (English Puritan preacher, martyrologist) 1516-1587
Foxe (or Fox), Richard (English prelate, politician) c.1448-1528
Foy, Eddie (born Edwin Fitzgerald; American entertainer) 1856-1928
Foy, Maximilien-Sebastien (French soldier, politician) 1775-1825
Fracastoro, Girolamo (Italian physician, astronomer, poet) c.1478-1553
Fraenkel, Adolf Abraham Halevi (German-born Israeli math.) 1891-1965
Fragonard, Alexandre-Evariste (French painter, lithographer) 1780-1850
Fragonard, Jean-Honore (French painter, engraver) 1732-1806
Fraiberg, Selma H. (American educator, child-psychoanalyst) 1918-1981
Frame Clutha, Janet Paterson (New Zealand writer, poet) b.1924
Frampton, Sir George James (English sculptor) 1860-1928
France, Anatole (Jacques-Anatole-Francois Thibault; Fr. writer) 1844-1924
Frances of Rome, Saint née Francesca Busso (Roman religious) 1384-1440
Franceschini, Baldassare "Il Volterrano" (Florentine painter) 1611-1689
Franceschini, Marcantonio (Italian painter) 1648-1729
Francesco da Barberino (Italian poet) 1264-1348
Francesco di Cristofano "Franciabigio" (Florentine painter) 1482/3-1525
Francesco di Giorgio (It. eng., architect, sculptor, painter) 1439-1502
Francesco di Stefano "Il Pesellino" (Florentine painter) 1422-1457
Franchet d'Esperey, Louis-Felix-Marie-Francois (French general) 1856-1942
Franchetti, Alberto (Italian composer) 1860-1942
Francheville (or Franqueville), Pierre de (French sculptor) 1554-1618
Francia, Jose Gaspar Rodriguez de (Paraguayan dictator) 1766-1840
Francis of Assisi, Saint (It. friar; founded Franciscan orders) 1181/2-1226
Francis of Meyronnes (Fr. Franciscan monk, Scholastic philos.) c.1285-1328?
Francis of Paola, Saint (Italian Franciscan monk) 1416-1507
Francis of Sales, Saint (French prelate) 1567-1622
Francis, Dick (Welsh-born British writer, horse-racer) b.1920
Francis, James Bicheno (English-born Am. hydraulic engineer) 1815-1892
Francis, John (American environmental practitioner) b.1946
Francis, Sir Philip (Irish-born British government official) 1740-1818
Francis Ferdinand (Franz Ferdinand; Austrian archduke) 1863-1914
Franck, Cesar-Auguste-Jean (Belg.-born Fr. organist, composer) 1822-1890
Franck, Frederick Sigfred (Dutch dental surgeon, artist,writer) 1909-2006
Franck, James (German-born American physicist, educator) 1882-1964
Franck, Melchior (German composer) c.1579-1639
Franck, Sebastian (German theologian) c.1499-c.1542
Francke, August Hermann (German preacher, educator, reformer) 1663-1727
Francke, Kuno (German-born American historian, educator) 1855-1930
Francke, Meister (German painter) 15th cent.
Francken, Ambrosius (Flemish painter; brother of Hieronymus) 1544-1618
Francken, Frans (Flemish painter; brother of Hieronymus) 1542-1616
Francken, Frans (Flemish painter; son of Frans) 1581-1642
Francken, Hieronymus (or Jerom; Flemish painter) 1540-1610
Franco of Cologne (German music theorist) fl. 1250-c.1280
Franco, Battista "Il Semolei" (Italian painter) c.1498-c.1561
Franco, Francisco (Spanish soldier, dictator) 1892-1975
Franco, Itamar Augusto Cautiero (Brazilian president 1992-1995) b.1930
Francoeur, Francois (French violinist, composer) 1698-1787
Francois, Jean-Charles (French engraver) 1717-1769
Francois, Nicolas-Louis (French politician, writer) 1750-1828
Franconi, Antonio (Italian-born French impresario) 1738-1836
Franconi, Jean-Girard-Henri (French impresario; son of Antonio) 1779-1849
Franconi, Laurent-Antoine (French impresario; son of Antonio) 1776-1849
Franconi, Victor-Francois (French impresario; son of Antonio) 1811-1893
Frank, Annelies Marie "Anne" (German diarist) 1929-1945
Frank, Glenn (American educator) 1887-1940
Frank, Ilya Mikhaylovich (Russian physicist) 1908-1990
Frank, Jacob (Polish Jewish sectarian, false messiah) 1726-1791
Frank, Johann Peter (German physician) 1745-1821
Frank, Leonhard (German writer, playwright) 1882-1961
Frank, Waldo David (American writer) 1889-1967
Frankau, Gilbert (English writer) 1884-1952
Frankel, Stanley Phillips "Stan" (American computer scientist) 1919-1978
Frankel, Zacharias (Czech-born German rabbi) 1801-1875
Franken, Alan Stuart "Al" (Am. comedian, actor, politician) b.1951
Frankenheimer, John (American film director) 1930-2002
Frankenthaler, Helen (American artist) b.1928
Frankfort, Henri (Dutch archaeologist) 1897-1954
Frankfurt, Harry Gordon (American philosopher) b.1929
Frankfurter, Felix (Austrian-born Am. Supreme Court justice) 1882-1965
Frankl, Paul (German art critic, historian) 1878-1962
Frankl, Peter (Hungarian mathematician, juggler) b.1953
Frankl, Viktor Emil (Austrian neurologist; Holocaust survivor) 1905-1997
Frankland, Sir Edward (English chemist) 1825-1899
Franklin, Aretha Louise (American singer, songwriter, musician) b.1942
Franklin, Benjamin (American statesman, scientist, philosopher) 1706-1790
Franklin, Edward Curtis (American chemist) 1862-1937
Franklin, James (American printer; brother of Benjamin) 1697-1735
Franklin, Sir John (English arctic explorer) 1786-1847
Franklin, John Hope (American historian) 1915-2009
Franklin, Rosalind Elsie (English biophysicist) 1920-1958
Franklin, Stella Maria Sarah Miles (Australian writer) 1879-1954
Franklin, William (American colonial administrator) 1731-1813
Franklin, William Buel (American army officer) 1823-1903
Franklin-Bouillon, Henri (French journalist, politician) 1872-1937
Franko, Ivan Yakovlevich (Ukrainian writer, journalist) 1856-1916
Franks, Sir Augustus Wollaston (Swiss-born British curator) 1826-1897
Franks, Oliver Shewell (English philosopher, diplomat) 1905-1992
Franks, Tommy Ray (American soldier; general) b.1945
Franscini, Stefano (Swiss politician) 1796-1857
Franz, Robert (orig. surname Knauth; German song composer) 1815-1892
Franzen, Frans Mikael (Finnish-born Swedish poet, clergyman) 1772-1847
Franzen, Jonathan (American writer) b.1959
Frasch, Herman (German-born American chemist) 1851-1914
Fraser, Lady Antonio (English biographer) b.1932
Fraser, George Sutherland (Scottish poet, critic) 1915-1980
Fraser, James Baillie (Scottish traveler) 1783-1856
Fraser, James Earle (American sculptor) 1876-1953
Fraser, John Malcolm (Australian prime minister 1975-1983) b.1930
Fraser, Peter (Scottish-born New Zealand politician) 1884-1950
Fraser, Simon (American-born Canadian fur trader, explorer) 1776-1862
Fraseri, Semseddin Sami (Albanian-born Turk. writer, lexicog.) 1850-1904
Fratellini, Albert (Russia-born Italian circus clown) 1877-1940
Fratellini, Annie (Algeria-born French circus clown, actor) 1932-1997
Fratellini, Francois (France-born Italian circus clown) 1879-1951
Fratellini, Paul (Italian circus clown) 1886-1961
Frauenfelder, Mark (American writer, editor, illustrator) b.1962
Frauenstadt, Christian Martin Julius (German philosopher) 1813-1879
Fraunce, Abraham (English poet) c.1558-c.1633
Fraunhofer, Joseph von (Bavarian optician, physicist) 1787-1826
Frayn, Michael (English journalist, writer, playwright) b.1933
Frazer, Sir James George (Scottish anthropologist) 1854-1941
Frazer, Edward Franklin (American sociologist) 1894-1962
Frazer, Sir James George (Scottish anthropologist, folklorist) 1854-1941
Freas, Frank Kelly (American illustrator) 1922-2005
Frechet, Maurice-Rene (French mathematician) 1878-1973
Frechette, Louis-Honore (French-Canadian poet, journalist) 1839-1908
Frederic, Harold (Am. journalist, foreign correspondent,writer) 1856-1898
Fredholm, Erik Ivar (Swedish mathematician) 1866-1927
Fredro, Aleksander (Polish playwright) 1793-1876
Freed, James Ingo (German-born American architect) 1930-2005
Freedman, Maurice (English anthropologist) 1920-1975
Freedman, Michael Hartley (American mathematician, educator) b.1951
Freeling, Nicolas (English writer) b.1927
Freeman, Chico (American musician, composer, songwriter) b.1949
Freeman, Douglas Southall (American editor, historian) 1886-1953
Freeman, Edward Augustus (English historian) 1823-1892
Freeman, Mary Eleanor née Wilkins (American writer) 1852-1930
Freeman, Sir Ralph (English civil engineer) 1880-1950
Freeman, Richard Austin (English physician, writer) 1862-1943
Freeman-Mitford, Jessica Lucy (English-born American writer) 1917-1996
Freeman-Thomas, Freeman (English administrator) 1866-1941
Freer, Charles Lang (American art collector) 1856-1919
Frege, Friedrich Ludwig Gottlob (German mat., philosopher) 1848-1925
Frei, Eduardo (full surname Frei Montalva; Chilean politician) 1911-1981
Freidank (German didactic poet, writer) fl. 1230
Freiligrath, Hermann Ferdinand (German poet, revolutionary) 1810-1876
Freire, Ramon (Chilean soldier, politician) 1787-1851
Freleng, Isadore "Friz" (Am. animator, cartoonist, director) 1906-1995
Frelinghuysen, Frederick (American Revolutionary leader) 1753-1804
Frelinghuysen, Frederick Theodore (Am. polit.; nephew of T.) 1817-1885
Frelinghuysen, Theodore (Am. polit.,educator; son of Frederick) 1787-1862
Fremiet, Emmanuel (French sculptor) 1824-1910
Fremont, Jessie Ann née Benton (American writer; wife of John) 1824-1902
Fremont, John Charles (Am. explorer, army officer, politician) 1813-1890
Fremy, Edmond (French chemist) 1814-1894
French, Aaron (American inventor) 1823-1902
French, Alice (pseudonym Octave Thanet; American writer) 1850-1934
French, Anthony Philip (English physicist, educator) b.1920
French, Daniel Chester (American sculptor) 1850-1931
French, Sir George Arthur (Irish-born British soldier) 1841-1921
French, John Denton Pinkstone (English field marshal) 1852-1925
French, Thomas Valpy (English clergyman) 1825-1891
Freneau, Philip Morin (American poet, essayist, editor) 1752-1832
Frenicle, Bernard de Bessy (French mathematician) c.1606-1670
Frenssen, Gustav (German writer) 1863-1945
Freppel, Charles-Emile (French prelate) 1827-1891
Frere, John (English antiquary) 1740-1807
Frere, John Hookham (English diplomat, writer; son of John) 1769-1846
Frere-Orban, Hubert Joseph Walther (Belgian lawyer, politician) 1812-1896
Frere Roger (Roger Louis Schutz-Marsauche; Swiss religious) 1915-2005
Frerichs, Friedrich Theodor von (German pathologist) 1819-1885
Freron, Elie-Catherine (French journalist) 1719-1776
Freron, Louis-Marie-Stanislas (French Revolutionary politician) 1754-1802
Frescobaldi, Girolamo (Italian organist, composer) 1583-1643
Fresenius, Carl Remigius (German chemist) 1818-1897
Freshfield, Douglas William (English mountaineer, geographer) 1845-1934
Fresnay, Pierre (b.Pierre-Jules-Louis Laudenbach; French actor) 1897-1975
Fresnel, Augustin-Jean (French physicist) 1788-1827
Freud, Sigmund (Austrian neurologist; founded psychoanalysis) 1856-1939
Freudenthal, Axel Olof (Finn.-born Swed. physiol., nationalist) 1836-1911
Freund, Wilhelm (German philologist) 1806-1894
Frey, Adolf (Swiss poet, literary historian) 1855-1920
Freyberg, Bernard Cyril (English-born New Zealand general) 1889-1963
Freycinet, Charles-Louis (French politician; nephew of L.-H.) 1828-1923
Freycinet, Louis-Claude (French naval officer; bro. of L.-H.) 1779-1842
Freycinet, Louis-Henri de Saulces de (French naval officer) 1777-1840
Freyre, Gilberto De Mello (Braz. sociologist, anthropologist) 1900-1987
Freyssinet, Marie-Eugene-Leon (French civil engineer) 1879-1962
Freytag, Gustav (German writer, dramatist, editor) 1816-1895
Freytag-Loringhoven, Elsa von (German artist, poet) 1874-1927
Frias, Tomas (Bolivian politician; president 1874-1876) 1804-1882
Frick, Henry Clay (American industrialist) 1849-1919
Frick, Wilhelm (German politician) 1877-1946
Frida, Emil (pseudonym Jaroslav Vrchlicky; Czech writer) 1853-1912
Frideswide, Saint (Anglo-Saxon religious) d.735
Fried, Alfred Hermann (Austrian pacifist, publicist) 1864-1921
Fried, Oskar (German composer, conductor) 1871-1941
Friedan, Betty Naomi née Goldstein (American writer, activist) 1921-2006
Friedel, Charles (French chemist, mineralogist) 1832-1899
Friedel, Georges (French crystallographer; son of Charles) 1865-1933
Friedland, Valentin (Valentin Trotzendorf; German educator) 1490-1556
Friedlander, David (German writer, Hebrew scholar) 1750-1834
Friedlander, Lee (American photographer) b.1934
Friedlander, Ludwig Heinrich (German classical philologist) 1824-1909
Friedlander, Max (German musicologist) 1852-1934
Friedlander, Saul (Czechoslovakian-born Israeli historian) b.1932
Friedlander, Sheldon Kay (American aerosol scientist) 1927-2007
Friedman, Bruce Jay (American writer, playwright) b.1930
Friedman, David Director (American writer, anarchist) b.1945
Friedman, David F. (American filmmaker, producer) b.1923
Friedman, Herbert (American physicist, administrator) 1916-2000
Friedman, Jerome Isaac (American physicist) b.1930
Friedman, Ken (American Fluxus artist, publisher,educator) b.1949
Friedman, Milton (American economist) 1912-2006
Friedman, Rose née Director (Russian-born economist, writer) 1911-2009
Friedman, Theodore Leopold "Ted Lewis" (American entertainer) 1892-1971
Friedmann, Alexander Alexandrovich (Russian mathematician) 1888-1925
Friedreich, Nikolaus (German physician) 1825-1882
Friedrich, Caspar David (German painter) 1774-1840
Friedrich Karl (the Iron Prince; Prussian soldier) 1828-1885
Friel, Brian (Irish playwright, writer) b.1929
Fries, Elias Magnus (Swedish botanist) 1794-1878
Fries, Jakob Friedrich (German philosopher) 1773-1843
Friese-Greene, William (English photographer, inventor) 1855-1921
Friesz, Achille-Emile-Othon (French painter) 1879-1949
Frietschie, Barbara née Hauer (American patriot) 1766-1862
Friis, Johann (Danish politician) 1494-1570
Friml, Charles Rudolf (Czech-born American pianist, composer) 1879-1972
Frimont, Johann Maria Philipp von (Austrian general) 1759-1831
Fripp, Robert (English musician, composer) b.1946
Frisch, David H. (American physician, disarmament activist) 1918-1991
Frisch, Karl von (Austrian zoologist, ethologist) 1886-1982
Frisch, Max Rudolph (Swiss playwright, writer, dramatist) 1911-1991
Frisch, Otto Robert (Austrian-born British physicist) 1904-1979
Frisch, Ragnar Anton Kittil (Norwegian economist, beekeeper) 1895-1973
Frischlin, Philipp Nicodemus (German dramatist) 1547-1590
Frisi, Paolo (Italian mathematician, physicist, astronomer) 1728-1784
Frisell, William Richard "Bill" (American guitarist) b.1951
Frith, Fred (English musician, composer) b.1949
Frith, Mary "Moll Cutpurse" (English pickpocket, forger) 1584?-1659
Frith, William Powell (English painter) 1819-1909
Froben, Johann (aka Frobenius; German printer, publisher) c.1460-1527
Frobenius, Ferdinand Georg (German mathematician) 1849-1917
Frobenius, Leo Viktor (German ethnologist, explorer) 1873-1938
Froberger, Johann Jakob (German organist, composer) c.1616-1667
Frobisher, Sir Martin (English mariner) c.1535-1594
Froding, Gustaf (Swedish poet, journalist) 1860-1911
Froebel (aka Frobel), Friedrich Wilhelm August (Ger. educator) 1782-1852
Frohman, Charles (American theater manager) 1860-1915
Frohner, Adolf (Austrian painter, graphic artist, sculptor) 1934-2007
Frohschammer, Jakob (German theologian, philosopher) 1821-1893
Froissart, Jean (French chronicler, poet, historian) 1333?-c.1405
Froment, Nicolas (French painter) c.1425-1483/6
Fromentin, Eugene-Samuel-Auguste (French painter, writer) 1820-1876
Fromm, Erich (Ger.-born Am. psychoanalyst, social philosopher) 1900-1980
Frommel, Gaston (Swiss Protestant theologian) 1862-1906
Frondizi, Arturo (Argentinean president 1958-1962) 1908-1995
Frontenac et Palluau, Comte Louis de Buade de (French general) 1622-1698
Frontinus, Sextus Julius (Roman soldier, writer) c.35-c.103
Fronto, Marcus Cornelius (Roman lawyer, grammarian) c.100-c.166
Froschauer, Christoph (Swiss printer) d.1564
Frost, Arthur Burdett (American illustrator) 1851-1928
Frost, Sir David Paradine (English broadcaster, businessman) b.1939
Frost, Edwin Brant (American astronomer) 1866-1935
Frost, John (English reformer, draper, tailor) 1784-1877
Frost, Robert Lee (American poet, teacher) 1874-1963
Frothingham, Octavius Brooks (American clergyman) 1822-1895
Froude, James Anthony (English historian, writer) 1818-1894
Froude, Richard Hurrell (English Anglican clergyman) 1803-1836
Froude, William (English engineer, naval architect) 1810-1879
Frugoni, Carlo Innocenzo (Italian poet) 1692-1768
Frumentius, Saint (Syrian apostle, fdr. of Abyssinian church) 4th cent.
Frundsberg (or Fronsberg), Georg von (German general) 1473-1528
Frunze, Mikhail Vasilyevich (Russian Soviet army commander) 1885-1925
Frusciante, John Anthony (Am. musician, singer, songwriter) b.1970
Frutolf (German chronicler) d.1103
Fry, Christopher (born C.F. Harris; Eng. playwright, teacher) 1907-2005
Fry, Elizabeth née Gurney (English Quaker philanthropist) 1780-1845
Fry, Franklin Clark (American clergyman) 1900-1968
Fry, Roger Eliot (English painter, critic) 1866-1934
Fry, William Henry (American composer, music critic) 1813-1864
Frycz-Modrzewski, Andrzej (Polish writer, activist) c.1503-1572
Frye, Herman Northrop (Canadian literary critic, educator) 1912-1991
Fuad Pasa, Mehmed (Turkish politician, diplomat) 1815-1869
Fuchs, Immanuel Lazarus (German mathematician) 1833-1902
Fuchs, Johann Nepomuk von (German mineralogist, chemist) 1774-1856
Fuchs, Johann Neopomuk (Austrian conductor) 1842-1899
Fuchs, Klaus Emil Julius (German-born British physicist, spy) 1911-1988
Fuchs, Robert (Austrian composer; brother of Johann Neopomuk) 1847-1927
Fuchs, Leonhard (German botanist) 1501-1566
Fuchsel, Georg Christian (German physician, geologist) 1722-1773
Fucini, Renato (anagram pseud. Neri Tanfucio; It. poet, writer) 1843-1921
Fuentes, Carlos (Panamanian-born Mexican writer, critic) b.1928
Fuertes, Louis Agassiz (American illustrator) 1874-1927
Fugard, Athol (South African playwright, director, actor) b.1932
Fugger, Anton (German financier, merchant; son of Georg) 1493-1560
Fugger, Andreas (German financier, merchant; son of Johannes) d.1457
Fugger, Georg (German financier, merchant; son of Jakob) 1453-1506
Fugger, Johannes (German textile merchant) 1348-1409
Fugger, Jakob I (German financier, merchant; son of Johannes) d.1469
Fugger, Jakob II (German financier, merchant; son of Jakob) 1459-1525
Fugger, Ulrich (German financier, merchant; son of Jakob) 1441-1510
Fujita Toko (Japanese scholar, politician) 1806-1855
Fujita Tsuguji (aka Fujita Tsuguharu; Japanese painter) 1886-1968
Fujimori, Alberto Kenyo (Peruvian dictator; pres. 1990-2000) b.1938
Fujiwara Sadaie (Fujiwara Teika; Japanese poet, critic) 1162-1241
Fujiwara Sumitomo (Japanese pirate) d.941
Fujiwara Toshinari (b. Fujiwari Akihiro; Japanese poet, critic) 1114-1204
Fujiwara Yukinari (Japanese calligrapher) 972-1027
Fu-k'ang-an (Chinese soldier) d.1796
Fukui Kenichi (Japanese chemist) 1918-1998
Fukuzawa Yukichi (Japanese educator, journalist, writer) 1835-1901
Fulbright, James William (American politician, lawyer) 1905-1995
Fulgentius, Fabius Planciades (African-born Christian writer) 5th-6th cent.
Fulghum, Robert (American writer) b.1937
Fulin (reign title Shun-chih; Chinese emperor 1644-1661) 1638-1661
Fuller, Albert Carl (American businessman) 1885-1973
Fuller, Andrew (English clergyman) 1754-1815
Fuller, Charles H. Jr. (American playwright, theater director) b.1939
Fuller, George (American painter) 1822-1884
Fuller, Henry Blake (American writer) 1857-1929
Fuller, John Frederick Charles (English soldier) 1878-1966
Fuller, Loie (born Marie Louise; American dancer) 1862-1928
Fuller, Melville Weston (American Supreme Court chief justice) 1833-1910
Fuller, Richard Buckminster (Canadian engineer, inventor) 1895-1983
Fuller, Roy Broadbent (English poet, writer, lawyer) 1912-1991
Fuller, Sarah Margaret (American critic, social reformer) 1810-1850
Fuller, Thomas (English clergyman, antiquary) 1608-1661
Fullman, Ellen (American composer: long string instrument) b.1957
Fulton, Alice (American poet, writer) b.1952
Fulton, Robert (American engineer, steamship inventor) 1765-1815
Funes, Gregorio (Argentinean priest) 1749-1830
Funk, Casimir (Polish-born American biochemist) 1884-1967
Funk, Isaac Kauffman (American editor, publisher) 1839-1912
Funk, Wilfred John (American publisher; son if Isaac) 1883-1965
Funston, Frederick (American general) 1865-1917
Furchgott, Robert Francis (American biochemist) 1916-2009
Furetiere, Antoine (French writer, lexicographer) 1619-1688
Furman, James Clement (American educator; son of Richard) 1809-1891
Furman, Richard (American clergyman) 1755-1825
Furneaux, Tobias (English naval officer, explorer) 1735-1781
Furness, Frank Heyling (American architect) 1839-1912
Furness, Horace Howard (American Shakespearean scholar) 1833-1912
Furness, Horace Howard Jr. (American Shakespearean scholar) 1865-1930
Furniss, Harry (Irish-born British illustrator, caricaturist) 1854-1925
Furnivall, Frederick James (English philologist) 1825-1910
Furphy, Joseph (pseudonym Tom Collins; Australian writer) 1843-1912
Furrer, Jonas (Swiss politician) 1805-1861
Furse, Charles Wellington (English painter) 1868-1904
Fursey (or Fursa), Saint (Irish missionary) c.567-c.650
Furstenau, Anton Bernhard (German flutist, composer; son of C.) 1792-1852
Furstenau, Caspar (German flutist, composer) 1772-1819
Furstenau, Moritz (German flutist, teacher; son of Anton) 1824-1889
Furstenberg, Hillel "Harry" (German-born Israeli mathematician) b.1935
Furtwangler, Adolf (German archaeologist, art historian) 1853-1907
Furtwangler, Gustav Heinrich Ernest Martin Wilhelm (Ger. cond.) 1886-1954
Furuseth, Andrew (Norwegian-born American labor leader) 1854-1938
Furuta Oribe (Japanese master of tea ceremony) 1543-1615
Fuseli, Henry (born J.H. Fussli; Swiss-born British painter) 1741-1825
Fussell, Paul (American scholar, writer) b.1924
Fust, Johann (German painter, goldsmith) c.1400-1466
Fustel de Coulanges, Numa-Denis (French historian) 1830-1889
Fux, Johann Joseph (Austrian composer, music theorist) 1660-1741
Fuzuli (Fuduli; born Mehmed ibn Suleyman; Turkish poet) c.1495-1556
Fyffe, Will (Scottish entertainer) 1885-1947
Fyt, Jan (Flemish painter) c.1611-1661

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