The Brothers Grimm, Jacob (1785–1863) and Wilhelm Grimm (1786–1859), were German cultural researchers and authors who together specialized in collecting and publishing folklore during the 19th century. They were among the best-known storytellers of folk tales, and popularized stories such as "Cinderella", "The Frog Prince", "Hansel and Gretel", "Rapunzel", "Rumpelstiltskin", and "Snow White". Their first collection of folk tales, Children's and Household Tales was published in 1812.
Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev 1818-1883 Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett
Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (1818 – 1883) was a Russian novelist, short story writer, and playwright. His first major publication, a short story collection entitled A Sportsman's Sketches (1852), was a milestone of Russian Realism, and his novel Fathers and Sons (1862) is regarded as one of the major works of 19th-century fiction.
George Bernard Shaw (c. 1890) --"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― GBS, Man & Superman Photo by Sir Emery Walker, 1888. This is the only photo of him I've ever seen when he was young.