Brian Kernighan living

Computer scientist, co-inventor of C programming language, computer programmer
1942- (80)

Anthony Lake living

Business executive, Democratic politician, political strategist, US national security advisor from 1993-1997, executive director of UNICEF from 2010-2017
1939- (83)

Peter Kenen

Economist, international economics, Walker Professor of Economics and International Finance at Princeton University
1932-2012 (80)

John Forbes Nash Jr.

Mathematician who developed the embedding theorem, pioneer in game theory, Nash equilibrium theory, algebraic geometry, differential geometry (differential equations)
1928-2015 (87)

William Colby

CIA director from 1973-1976, US army military veteran, CIA intelligence officer, drowned and his canoe washed ashore
1920-1996 (76)

Laurance Rockefeller

Financier, co-founder of Eastern Airlines, pilot, procurement of McDonnell Aircraft for the US Navy, investor, pioneer in paranormal research, UFOs, aliens, crop circles
1910-2004 (94)

Ken Galbraith

Economist, liberal diplomat, ambassador to India, writer at Forbes, author of The Affluent Society, lecturer, Warburg professor of economics at Harvard, proponent of liberalism and realism, coined the phrase "progress is an innocent fraud", co-founder the European Management Symposium (now World Economic Forum or "WEF")
1908-2006 (98)

Theodor W. Adorno

Enlightenment philosopher, sociologist on discrimination, psychologist, co-author of the Dialectic of Enlightenment, pioneer in social/aestheic theory and negative dialectics, Marxist theorist, critical theorist of society, musicologist, music critic, composer
1903-1969 (66)

John von Neumann

Mathematician, polymath, axiomatization of set theory, quantum mechanics, physicist, worked on the Manhattan project
1903-1957 (54)

Woodrow Wilson

28th President of the United States from 1913-1921, Democratic politician, governor of New Jersey, co-founder of Chatham House, also known as the Royal Institute of International Affairs (RIIA), co-founder of the US Federal Reserve Bank (the FED)
1856-1924 (68)

David Brearly

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, helped draft the US Constitution
1745-1790 (45)

John Dickinson

Politician aka Penman of the Revolution, scholar, solicitor, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, 12 Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania in 1767-1768
1732-1808 (76)

Jerome "Jay" Powell

Banker aka Jerome Powell, lawyer, 16th chair of the US Federal Reserve since 2018, former editor-in-chief of the Georgetown Law Journal

James H. Billington

Historian, professor at Harvard, Princeton

Dryden Kuser

Politician, husband of Brooke Astor, grandson of John Fairfield Dryden

MacKenzie Scott

Novelist, author, philanthropist, ex-wife of Jeff Bezos who co-founded Amazon, owner of 4% of Amazon, activist, founder of Bystander Revolution

Mark Wilf

Sports team owner, co-owner and President of the Minnesota Vikings

Michelle Obama

Educator, podcaster, author lawyer at Sidley & Austin, former First Lady of the United States, founder of The Girls Opportunity Alliance

Carroll Quigley

Professor of history at Princeton University, author of The Anglo-American Establishment, Tragedy and Hope

Andrew Weissmann

Criminal fraud lawyer, criminal lawyer, attorney, special counsel assigned by Robert Mueller

Alvin Felzenberg

Historian, author, spokesman for the 911 Commission Report

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