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Paige, Satchel (4) - US baseball player (1906 - 1982)
Paine, Thomas (13) - US patriot & political philosopher (1737 - 1809)
Palahniuk, Chuck (38) - US writer (1962 - )
Palmer, Arnold (2) - US golfer (1929 - )
Paracelsus, Philipus Aureolus (1) - German (Swiss-born) alchemist & physician (1493 - 1541)
Parker, Dorothy (18) - US author, humorist, poet, & wit (1893 - 1967)
Parker, Theodore (2) - US Unitarian clergyman (1810 - 1860)
Parks, Rosa (12) - US black civil rights leader (1913 - 2005)
Pascal, Blaise (17) - French mathematician, physicist (1623 - 1662)
Pasternak, Boris (6) - Russian novelist, poet, & translator (1890 - 1960)
Pasteur, Louis (3) - French biologist & bacteriologist (1822 - 1895)
Pater, Walter (1) - English critic & essayist (1839 - 1894)
Paton, Alan (3) - S. African author (1903 - 1988)
Patton, George S. (5) - US general (1885 - 1945)
Pauli, Wolfgang (1) - Swiss (Austrian-born) physicist (1900 - 1958)
Pauling, Linus (2) - US chemist & pacifist (1901 - 1994)
Pavese, Cesare (4) - Italian author, novelist, & translator (1908 - 1950)
Pavlov, Ivan (1) - Russian physiologist (1849 - 1936)
Pavlova, Anna (1) - Russian ballet dancer (1885 - 1931)
Payne, John Howard (1) - US actor & dramatist (1791 - 1852)
Paz, Octavio (2) - Mexican author & diplomat (1914 - )
Peabody, Endicott (1) - US educator (1857 - 1944)
Peale, Norman Vincent (6) - US clergyman (1898 - 1993)
Pearson, Lester B. (1) - Canadian Prime Minister 1963-1968 (1897 - 1972)
Pell, Claiborne (1) - US Democratic politician (1918 - )
Penn, William (10) - English religious leader and colonist (1644 - 1718)
Peres, Shimon (1) - Israeli (Polish-born) politician (1923 - )
Pericles (2) - Greek politician in Athens (490 BC - 429 BC)
Persius (1) - Roman satirist (34 AD - 62 AD)
Peter, Laurence J. (24) - US educator & writer (1919 - 1988)
Petrarch (1) - Italian humanist, lyric poet, & scholar (1304 - 1374)
Petronius, Gaius (2) - (~66 AD)
Phaedrus (7) - Roman author of fables (15 BC - 50 AD)
Phillips, Emo (5) - US comedian
Phillips, Wendell (2) - US abolitionist (1811 - 1884)
Phocion (1) - Greek general & politician in Athens (402 BC - 318 BC)
Picasso, Pablo (13) - Spanish Cubist painter (1881 - 1973)
Pickering, Thomas (1) - US diplomat (1931 - )
Pickford, Mary (1) - US (Canadian-born) movie actress (1893 - 1979)
Piggy, Miss (2) - US Muppet and Pig
Pindar (3) - Greek lyric poet (522 BC - 443 BC)
Pinero, Arthur Wing (2) - English dramatist (1855 - 1934)
Plath, Sylvia (2) - US novelist & poet (1932 - 1963)
Plato (41) - Greek author & philosopher in Athens (427 BC - 347 BC)
Plautus, Titus Maccius (17) - Roman comic dramatist (254 BC - 184 BC)
Pliny the Elder (8) - Roman scholar & scientist (23 AD - 79 AD)
Pliny the Younger (5) - Roman author & politician (62 AD - 114 AD)
Plotinus (1) - Roman philosopher (205 AD - 270 AD)
Plutarch (13) - Greek biographer & moralist (46 AD - 120 AD)
Poe, Edgar Allan (15) - US short story author, editor, & poet (1809 - 1849)
Poincare, Henri (2) - French mathematician & physicist (1854 - 1912)
Pollock, Jackson (1) - US Abstract Expressionist painter (1912 - 1956)
Polybius (2) - Greek historian (205 BC - 118 BC)
Pope Julius III (1) - Italian pope 1550-1555 (1487 - 1555)
Pope, Alexander (17) - English poet & satirist (1688 - 1744)
Porter, Eleanor H. (1) - (1868 - 1920)
Porter, Katherine Anne (1) - US novelist & short story author (1894 - 1980)
Porter, Noah (1) - US clergyman, educator, & philosopher (1811 - 1892)
Pound, Ezra (3) - US poet (1885 - 1972)
Pound, Roscoe (2) - US jurist (1870 - 1964)
Powell, Adam Clayton Jr. (2) - US politician (1908 - 1972)
Powell, Colin (4) - US general (1937 - )
Presley, Elvis (1) - US rock singer (1935 - 1977)
Priestley, J. B. (1) - English critic, dramatist, & novelist (1894 - 1984)
Prigogine, Ilya (1) - Belgian-US (Russian-born) chemist & physicist (1917 - )
Prior, Matthew (3) - English diplomat & poet (1664 - 1721)
Propertius, Sextus (4) - Roman poet (? - 15 BC)
Protagoras (2) - Greek philosopher (485 BC - 421 BC)
Proust, Marcel (8) - French novelist (1871 - 1922)
Pryor, Richard (2) - US movie actor & comedian (1940 - 2005)
Publilius Syrus (63) - Roman Writer (~100 BC)
Puzo, Mario (1) - US novelist & screenwriter (1920 - 1999)
Pyrrhus (1) - king of Epirus 306b-302b, 297b-272b (319 BC - 272 BC)
Pythagoras (8) - Greek mathematician, philosopher, & scientist (582 BC - 507 BC)

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