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List of Famous Essayists

List of famous essayists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top essayists in the world? This includes the most prominent essayists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable essayists is in alphabetical order and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic essayists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned essayists.

The list you're viewing is made up of items like Gore Vidal and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

From reputable, prominent, and well known essayists to the lesser known essayists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the essayist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous essayists ever?" and "What are the names of famous essayists?" then you're in the right place. (786 items)
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    Abdourahman Waberi 1965

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    Abel Hermant 1861

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    Acharya Kuber Nath Rai 1933

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    Agustín Sánchez Vidal 1948

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    Akiko Kumai 1940

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    Alan Ranta 1981

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    Alberto Arbasino 1930

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