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Upton Sinclair was a Pulitzer Prize winning author and a social reformer.
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Tony Blair is a Former Prime Minister of Britain and is one of the youngest leaders to have served as the Prime Minister of a Country.
Tom Waits is a singer cum actor known for his eccentric albums and songs.
Thomas Paine was a famous writer, political activist and revolutionary.
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Satchel Paige was a legendary African-American baseball player.
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Rainn Wilson is an American actor, scriptwriter and producer.
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R. D. Laing was an eminent Scottish psychiatrist.
Percy Grainger is lauded for his eccentric music and lifestyle.
Norman Mailer was an American novelist, journalist and screen writer.
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Neil Gaiman is an English writer of novels, short stories, children’s books and other literature.
Mwai Kibaki was the third President of Kenya.
Morgan Tsvangirai is the former prime minister of Zimbabwe.
Morarji Desai served as the fifth Prime Minister of India.
Mikhail Gorbachev is one of the notable leaders of former Soviet Union, a Nobel Peace Prize winner.
Mikhail Glinka was a famous Russian composer who is revered as the father of Russian classical music.
Mikhail Bakunin was a Russian revolutionary and political writer, who is regarded as ‘The Father of Anarchism’.
Michel de Montaigne was one of the most influential and prominent writers of France.
Maurice Allais was the first French to receive the Nobel Prize.
Mark Twain was an American author and humorist.
Mallika Sarabhai is a famous Indian classical dancer and activist.
Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani women’s rights activist and the youngest-ever Nobel laureate.
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