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  1. Agatha Christie

    Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie was a British crime writer of novels, short stories, and plays.

  2. Aimee Mullins

    Aimee Mullins is an American athlete, actress, and fashion model, best known for her perseverance after being born with a medical condition fibular hemimelia – which resulted in the amputation of both legs below the knee.

  3. Alan Shepard Jr.

    Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr. was an American naval aviator, NASA astronaut, and entrepreneur, who in 1961 became the second person, and the first American to travel into space.

  4. Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein, the German/American theoretical physicist who famously developed the theory of relativity lived at the high-functioning end of the autism spectrum, and was thought to have had Asperger syndrome.

  5. Alfred Nobel

    Alfred Nobel was a Swedish chemist, engineer, and inventor of dynamite.

  6. Alicia Alonso Martinez

    Alicia Alonso Martinez is the Cuban prima ballerina assoluta and choreographer.

  7. Andrea Bocelli

    Andre Bocelli is an Italian tenor, singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist.

  8. Bethany Hamilton

    Bethany Meilani Hamilton is an American professional surfer, who is most famous for surviving a shark attack that took her left arm at the age of 13.

  9. Bruce Jenner

    Bruce Jenner, better known as the decathlon gold medalist at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, was diagnosed with dyslexia as a child.

  10. Charles Dickens

    Charles John Huffam Dickens is considered the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. During his life, his works saw unprecedented fame, including classics such as A Christmas Carol and Oliver Twist.

  11. Charles Schwab

    Charles Schwab is the founder of the Charles Schwab Corporation. The famous slogan, “Talk to Chuck,” was created out of necessity as Schwab has dyslexia, and for a long time was unable to read properly.

  12. Christopher Reeve

    Christopher D’Olier Reeve was an American actor, best known for his role as Superman, a film director, producer, screenwriter, author, and activist.

  13. Claude Monet

    Oscar-Claude Monet was the French founder of the Impressionism movement.

  14. Dan Aykroyd

    Dan Edward Aykroyd is a Canadian comedian, singer, actor, and screenwriter.

  15. Daryl Hannah

    Daryl Christine Hannah is an American film actress. Best known for her performances in Splash, Blade Runner, and Steel Magnolias, Daryl is also one of the few Hollywood stars to speak openly about having Asperger’s Syndrome.

  16. David Beckham

    David Robert Joseph Beckham is one of the most celebrated English football (soccer) players of his generation.

  17. Erin Brockovich

    Erin Brockovich-Ellis is an American legal clerk and environmental activist who was most famously portrayed by Julia Roberts in the film that shares her story and name.

  18. Franklin Delano Roosevelt

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt as the 32nd President of the United States, serving from 1933 to 1945, the only President elected for more than two terms of office.

  19. Frida Kahlo

    Frida Kahlo was the first Mexican artist of the 20th century whose work was purchased by an international museum who was most famously known for her self-portraits.

  20. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky was a Russian novelist, best known for his novels Crime and Punishment, and The Brothers Karamazov. Dostoyevsky had a rare form of temporal lobe epilepsy, which he kept track of during his last two decades.