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Simon Dach, German poet (1605 - 1659)
Salvador Dali, Spanish painter and printmaker (1904 - 1989)
John Daly (fl. 1917)
Mary Daly, American theologian (1928 - )
Richard Henry Dana, American poet and essayist (1787 - 1879)
Florent Carton Dancourt, French dramatist (1661 - 1725)
Rodney Dangerfield, American comedian and actor (1921 - )
Samuel Daniel, English poet (1562 - 1619)
Gabriele d'Annunzio, Italian poet, novelist, soldier, patriot and adventurer (1864 - 1938)
Dante ("Dante Alighieri"), Italian epic poet (1265 - 1321)
Georges Jacques Danton, French revolutionary leader and orator (1759 - 1794)
Christopher Darden, American lawyer (20th century)
Joe Darion, American song writer (1917 - )
George Darley, Irish poet and mathematician (1785 - 1849)
Lord Charles John Darling, English jurist, wit and writer (1849 - 1936)
Clarence Darrow, American lawyer (1857 - 1938)
Comte D'Artois (later Charles X), French king of France 1824-1830 (1757 - 1830)
Charles R. Darwin, English naturalist and writer (1809 - 1882)
Erasmus Darwin, English physician and poet (1731 - 1802)
Alphonse Daudet, French novelist (1840 - 1897)
Duffy Daugherty, American football coach (1915 - 1987)
Martial d'Auvergne, French poet ( - 1508)
Sir William Davenant, English dramatic poet (1605 - 1668)
Guy Davenport, American postmodern writer (1927 - )
John Davidson, English poet (1857 - 1909)
Sir John Davies, English poet and judge (1570 - 1626)
Mary Carolyn Davies, American author, editor, poet and playwright (fl. 1914 - 1929)
Robertson Davies, Canadian novelist (1913 - 1995)
Scrope Davies, English conversationalist (1783? - 1852)
William Henry Davies, English poet and author (1870 - 1940)
Leonardo da Vinci, Italian painter, sculptor, architect and engineer (1452 - 1519)
Adelle Davis, American nutritionist and author (1904 - 1974)
Angela Davis, American political activist, revolutionary and author (1944 - )
Bette Davis, American actress (1908 - 1989)
Elizabeth Gould Davis, American librarian and writer (1910 - 1974)
Elmer Davis, American journalist and news commentator (1890 - 1958)
Geena Davis, American actress (1957 - )
Jefferson Davis, American political leader (1808 - 1889)
Sir John Francis Davis, English diplomatist and writer on China (1795 - 1890)
Miles Davis, American jazz musician and composer (1926 - 1991)
Ossie Davis, American actor, playwright and director (1917 - )
Philip J. Davis, American mathematician (1923 - )
Rebecca Harding Davis, American author, journalist and critic (1831 - 1910)
Sammy Davis,Jr., American actor, singer and dancer (1925 - 1990)
Thomas O. Davis, Irish poet and politician (1814 - 1845)
Adam Davy (Davie), English rimester (fl. 1308)
Sir Humphrey Davy, English chemist and writer (1778 - 1829)
Christopher Dawson, English historian of ideas and social culture (1889 - 1970)
Rev. George Dawson, English lecturer and author (1821 - 1876)
Clarence Day, American biographer and essayist (1874 - 1935)
Doris Day, American singer and actress (1924 - )
Dorothy Day, American editor, humanitarian and women's rights advocate (1897 - 1980)
Dizzy Dean, American baseball player and sportscaster (1911 - 1974)
John Dean, American lawyer and White House counsel (1938 - )
Guy Debord, French social reformer and author (1931 - 1994)
Eugene Debs, American labor organizer (1855 - 1926)
Claude Debussy, French composer (1862 - 1918)
Stephen Decatur, American naval commodore (1779 - 1820)
Louis A. Dechez ("Jenneval"), French litterateur (1808 - 1830)
Midge Decter, American journalist and writer (1927 - )
Ruby Dee, American actress (1923 - )
George Warwick Deeping, English novelist (1877 - 1950)
Madame Marie Anne du Deffand, French intellectual (1697 - 1780)
Daniel Defoe, English journalist and novelist (c. 1660 - 1671)
Edgar Degas, French artist (1834 - 1917)
Charles Andre Joseph de Gaulle, French president, politician and military leader (1890 - 1970)
Ellen DeGeneres, American comedienne
Max Wilhelm Dehn, American (German-born) mathematician (1878 - 1952)
b>Charles DeKay, American poet and litterateur (1848 - 1935)
Thomas Dekker, English dramatist (1577 - 1638)
Eugene Delacroix, French painter (1798 - 1863)
Walter de la Mare, English poet and novelist (1873 - 1956)
Shelagh Delaney, English dramatist (1939 - )
Jean De Lannes, French marshal and Duke of Montebello (1769 - 1809)
Annie Elizabeth Delany, American dentist (1891 - 1995)
Martin Delany, American physician, activist and novelist (1812 - 1885)
Sarah Louise Delany, American educator (1889 - 1999)
Henry Delaune, English author (fl. 1670)
Germain Delavigne, French librettist (1790 - 1868)
Jacques Delille (also Jaques Delisle), French churchman, poet and translator (1738 - 1813)
Don DeLillo, American novelist (1936 - )
Charles de Lint, Canadian writer (1951 - )
Vina Delmar (1905 - )
Taxile Delord, French editor (1815 - 1877)
Dorothee DeLuzy, French actress (1747 - 1830)
Agnes George de Mille, American dancer and choreographer (1905 - 1993)
Barbara Deming, American author, pacifist and political activist (1917 - )
W. Edwards Deming, American statistician (1900 - 1993)
Democritus, Greek philosopher (460 BC - 370 BC)
Demodocus, Greek epigrammatist (4th century BC)
Augustus de Morgan, English mathematician (1806 - 1871)
William de Morgan, English craftsman and novelist (1839 - 1917)
Demosthenes, Greek orator and statesman (382 BC - 322 BC)
Jack Dempsey, American boxer (1895 - 1983)
Margaret Denbo (Anna Margaret Denbo), American poet (20th century)
Sir John Denham, Irish poet (1615 - 1668)
Lord Thomas Denman, English judge (1779 - 1854)
John Dennis, English author, critic and dramatist (1657 - 1734)
Jacques Derrida, French (Algerian-born) philosopher and critic (1930 - )
Morarji Desai, Indian government official (1896 - 1995)
Rene Descartes, French mathematician and philosopher (1596 - 1650)
Eustache Deschamps (called "Morel"), French poet (c. 1320 - 1400)
Madame Antoinette du Ligier de la Garde Deshoulieres, French poet (1638 - 1694)
Andre-Francois Deslandes, French (1690 - 1757)
Frank Desprez, English editor and miscellanist (1853 - 1916)
Phillipe V. Destouches, French dramatist (1680 - 1754)
Helene Deutsch, American psychoanalyst (1884 - 1982)
Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, English general and a favorite of Queen Elizabeth I (1567 - 1601)
Bernadette Devlin, Irish politician (1947 - )
James Dewar, English industrialist (1842 - 1923)
John Dewey, American philosopher (1859 - 1952)
Thomas E. Dewey, American lawyer and politician (1902 - 1971)
Neil Diamond, American singer, song writer and actor (1941 - )
Diana, Princess of Wales, British royalty (1961 - 1997)
General Amando Diaz, Italian commander-in-chief of Italian army (1861 - 1928)
Charles Dibdin, English bard, actor, dramatist and song writer (1745 - 1814)
Thomas Dibdin, English actor and dramatist (1771 - 1841)
Philip K. Dick, American science-fiction writer (1928 - 1982)
Charles Dickens, English novelist (1812 - 1870)
Charles M. Dickinson, American poet (1842 - 1924)
Emily Dickinson, American poet (1830 - 1886)
John Dickinson, American politician (1732 - 1808)
Franklin J. Dickman, American critic (fl. 1849)
Paul Dickson, American writer (1939 - )
Denis Diderot, French editor, writer and philosopher (1713 - 1784)
Joan Didion, American screenwriter and author (1934 - )
Marlene Dietrich, German-American actress and singer (1901 - 1992)
Howard Dietz, American song writer (1896 - 1983)
Sir Kenelm Digby, English courtier, adventurer and writer on occultism (1603 - 1665)
Edsgar Wybe Dijkstra, Dutch computer scientist (1930 - )
Annie Dillard, American author (1945 - )
Phyllis Diller, American comedienne (1917 - )
Wentworth Dillon (Earl of Roscomon), Irish poet and translator (1633 - 1684)
Ernest Dimnet, French cleric (1866 - 1954)
Isak Dinesen, Danish short-story writer (1885 - 1962)
David Dinkins, American politician (1927 - )
Anna Peyre Dinnies, American poet (1805 - 1886)
Diodorus Siculus, Greek (Silician-born) historian (lived about 40 BC)
Diogenes, Greek philosopher (412 BC - 323 BC)
Laertius Diogenes, Greek cynic philosopher (c. 211 - 235)
Chrysostom Dion, Greek sophist and rhetorician (30? - 117?)
Dionysius of Chalcus, Greek poet and orator (lived about 444 BC)
Dionysius of Heraclea, Italian Stoic philosopher (fl. 400 BC)
Dionysius the Elder, Syracusan tyrant (c. 431 - 367 BC)
Dionysius the Younger, Syracusan tyrant (about 367 BC - 356 BC))
Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Greek rhetorician and historian (about 50 BC = 7 BC)
Dionysius the Sophist, Greek philosopher
Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, American (English-born) phusicist, Nobel winner, developed Dirac notation (1902 - 1984)
Senator Everett Dirksen, American democratic politician (1896 - 1969)
Walt Disney, American cartoonist ("Mickey Mouse") and movie maker (1901 - 1966)
Benjamin Disraeli, English statesman and author (son of Isaac D'Israeli) (1805 - 1881)
Isaac D'Israeli, English litterateur (father of Benjamin Disraeli) (1766 - 1848)
Mike Ditka, American football player and coach (1939 - )
Dorothy Dix, American journalist and writer (1870 - 1951)
John A. Dix, American general and statesman (1798 - 1879)
James Henry Dixon, English poet (1803 - 1876)
Bishop George Washington Doane, American ecclesiastic, inspirational writer and poet (1799 - 1859)
Bishop William Croswell Doane, American writer and Episcopal bishop of Albany (1832 - 1913)
Rev. Orlando Thomas Dobbin, Irish clergyman and author (fl. 19th century)
Sydney Thompson Dobell, English poet and critic (1824 - 1874)
Henry Austin Dobson, English poet, critic and biographer (1840 - 1921)
E.L. Doctorow, American author and editor (1931 - )
Rev. Henry Philip Dodd (1828? - )
Philip Doddridge, English clergyman and theological writer (1702 - 1751)
Mary Abigail Dodge, (see Gail Hamilton)
Mary Mapes Dodge, American author and editor (1838 - 1905)
Charles L. Dodgon, (see Lewis Carroll)
Robert Dodsley, English bookseller, dramatist, editor and author (1703 - 1764)
Dogen, Japanese religious leader (1200 - 1253)
Charles Fletcher Dole, American clergyman and writer (1845 - 1927)
Elizabeth Dole, American government official and business executive (1936 - )
Robert "Bob" Dole, American republican politician (1923 - )
Alfred Domett, English poet (1811 - 1887)
Dominic (Domingo de Guzman), Spanish founder of Dominican order and saint (c. 1170 -1221)
Phil Donahue, American television talk show host (1935 - )
Aelius Donatus, Roman grammarian and teacher of rhetoric (c. 356)
J.P. Donleavy, American dramatist and novelist (1926 - )
Dr. John Donne, English poet and divine (1573 - 1631)
Hilda Doolittle (used pseudonym "H.D."), American poet (1886 - 1961)
Carl Van Doren, American author and teacher (1885 - 1950)
Mark Van Doren, American poet and writer (1894 - 1972)
Julia C.R. Dorr, American author (1825 - 1913)
Alfred D'Orsay, French count, fashion leader, painter and scultor, lived in England (1798 - 1852)
John Roderigo Dos Passos, American writer (1896 - 1970)
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Russian novelist (1821 - 1881)
Thomas Doubleday, English author (1800 - 1870)
Sarah Doudney, English novelist (1843 - 1926)
Bishop Gavin Douglas, Scottish poet (1474 - 1522)
Helen Gahagan Douglas, American actress, opera singer and politician (1900 - 1980)
Michael Douglas, American actor (1944 - )
Norman Douglas, Scottish novelist (1868 - 1952)
William O. Douglas, American supreme court justice (1898 - 1980)
Frederick Douglass, American lecturer and author (1817 - 1895)
Rita Dove, American poet and educator (1952 - )
Lorenzo Dow ("Crazy Dow"), American preacher (1777 - 1834)
Maureen Dowd, American journalist (1952 - )
Bartholomew Dowling, Irish poet and journalist (1823 - 1863)
Colette Dowling, American writer (1938 - )
A.A. Dowty, American humorist (fl. 1873)
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Scottish detective-fiction writer (1859 - 1930)
Sir Francis Hastings Doyle, English poet (1810 - 1888)
Margaret Drabble, English novelist and critic (1939 - )
Joseph Rodman Drake, American poet (1795 - 1820)
John William Draper, English chemist and physiologist (1811 - 1882)
Ruth Draper, American actress (1884 - 1956)
Michael Drayton, English poet (1563 - 1631)
Theodore Dreiser, American novelist and editor (1871 - 1945)
Dr. William Drennan, Irish poet and political writer (1754 - 1820)
Marie Dressler, Canadian-American actress (1869 - 1934)
Elizabeth Drew, American journalist and commentator (1935 - )
Droch, (see Robert Bridges)
Peter Drucker, American (Austrian-born) writer (1909 - )
Henry Drummond, Scottish clergyman and naturalist (1851 - 1897)
Thomas Drummond, Scottish engineer and inventor of Drummond light (1797 - 1840)
William Drummond (1), Scottish poet (1585 - 1649)
Sir William Drummond (2), English writer and philosopher (c. 1770 - 1828)
John Dryden, English poet and dramatist (1631 - 1700)
John Dryden and Nathaniel Lee, English dramatists (1631 -1700 / 1658 - 1691)
Diane Duane, American writer
Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas, French poet and diplomatist (1544 - 1590)
W.E.B. Du Bois, American writer and social reformer (1868 - 1963)
Jean Dubuffet, French painter, sculptor and printmaker (1901 - 1985)
Marcel Duchamp, French-American artist (1887 - 1968)
Jean Francois Ducis, French dramatist and adapter of Shakespeare (1733 - 1816)
Mme. Dudevant, (see George Sand)
Charles H. Duell, American Commissioner, U.S. Office of Patents
Lady Helen Selina Sheridan Dufferin, English ballad writer (1807 - 1867)
Maureen Duffy, English poet and writer (1933 - )
Raoul Dufy, French painter and designer (1877 - 1953)
Georges Duhamel, French novelist (1884 - 1966)
Jacques Antoine Dulaure, French archeologist and historical writer (1755 - 1835)
John Foster Dulles, American government official (1888 - 1959)
Jacques Du Lorens, French satirical poet (about 1583 - 1650)
Alexandre Dumas fils, French dramatist (1824 - 1895)
Alexandre Dumas pere, French novelist and dramatist (1802 - 1870)
Paul Laurence Dunbar, American poet, novelist and short-story writer (1872 - 1906)
Alice Dunbar-Nelson, American poet and essayist (1875 - 1935)
Isadora Duncan, American dancer (1877 - 1927)
Sara Jeannette Duncan, American writer (1861 - 1922)
John Duncombe, English divine and poet (1729 - 1786)
Lewis Duncombe, English translator of "De Minimis Maxima" (1711 - 1730)
Katherine Dunham, American dancer, choreographer and anthropologist (1910 - )
Finley Peter Dunne, American journalist, author and humorist (1867 - 1936)
Lord Dunsany, Irish novelist (1878 - 1957)
Bishop Felix Antoine Philliert Dupanloup, French prelate and writer (1802 - 1878)
Andre M.J. Dupin, French lawyer and legislator (1826 - 1865)
Ariel Durant, American author (1898 - 1981)
Will Durant, American historian and author (1885 - 1981)
Jimmy Durante, American comedian (1893 - 1980)
Marguerite Duras, French novelist and playwright (1914 - )
Albrecht Durer, German painter and engraver (1471 - 1528)
Thomas Durfee (or D'Urfey), English dramatist and humorist (1653 - 1723)
Emile Durkheim, French sociologist (1858 - 1917)
Leo Durocher, American baseball player and manager (1906 - 1991)
Lawrence George Durrell, English (Indian-born) novelist, poet and travel writer (1912 - 1990)
Eleonora Duse, Italian actress (1858 - 1924)
Claude Du Val (Vall), French highwayman (1643 - 1670)
John Sullivan Dwight, American musical and literary critic and translator (1813 - 1893)
Mary Ann Dwight, American author (1806 - 1858)
Timothy Dwight, American divine, scholar and author (1752 - 1817)
Sir Edward Dyer, English poet and courtier (1543 - 1607)
John Dyer, Welsh English clergyman and poet (1700 - 1758)
Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, American psychologist (1940 - )
Bob Dylan, American singer and song writer (1941 - )
Freeman John Dyson, English physicist (1923 - )

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