- Soren Kierkegaard Was (5 May 1813 – 11 November 1855) a Danish philosopher, theologian, poet, social critic, and religious author. He wrote critical texts on organized religion, Christendom, morality, ethics, psychology and philosophy of religion, displaying a fondness for metaphor, irony and parables. He is widely considered to be the first existentialist philosopher. NOTE : (perhaps ! ) is my addition .. makes it clearer ( !! ) IMHO :-))
- Vinod Khosla ( As quoted in the Forbes article here ) An Indian-born American businessman and venture capitalist. One of the co-founders of Sun Microsystems, and served as its first CEO and Chairman in the early 1980s. In 1986, he became a general partner of the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, where he remained through the early 2000s. In 2004 Khosla formed his own firm, Khosla Ventures, which focused on venture investments in various technology sectors, most notably clean technology.
- Napoleon Bonaparte Napoleon was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the latter stages of the French Revolution and its associated wars in Europe. His legal reform, the Napoleonic Code, has been a major influence on many civil law jurisdictions worldwide, but he is best remembered for his role in the wars led against France by a series of coalitions, the so-called Napoleonic Wars. Due to his success in these wars, often against numerically superior enemies, he is generally regarded as one of the greatest military commanders of all time, and his campaigns are studied…
Born October 11, 1926, a Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, teacher, author, poet and peace activist. Lives in the Plum Village Monastery in the Dordogne region in the South of France, traveling internationally to give retreats and graduate of Bao Quoc Buddhist Academy in Central Vietnam, Thich Nhat Hanh received training in Zen and the Mahayana school of Buddhism and was ordained as a monk in 1949.