Religious Groups in Literature

34,420 citations from literature (mostly science fiction and fantasy) referring to real churches, religious groups, tribes, etc. [This database is for literary research only. It is not intended as a source of information about religion.]


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historical people world 1942 Turtledove, Harry. Worldwar: Upsetting the Balance. New York: Del Rey (1996); pg. 302. Pg. 302: "In the fields, women and old men labored with horses, donkeys, and oxen to drink in the harvest, as they might have during the wars against Napoleon, or against William the conqueror, or against the Emperor Claudius. People would be hungry now, too, as they had been then. "; Pg. 381: "'...people like DiMaggio or Foxx or Mel Ott...' " [baseball players]
historical people world 1944 Meluch, R.M. "Vati " in Alternate Generals (Harry Turtledove, ed.) New York: Baen (1998); pg. 311. Feldmarschall Erwin Rommell; Pres. Roosevelt [Other refs. not in DB.]
historical people world 1944 Turtledove, Harry. Worldwar: Striking the Balance. New York: Del Rey (1996); pg. v. The novel is alternative history, and features extensive references to World War II era figures. the Dramatis Personae, pg. v - viii, indicates the following historical characters are featured in the novel: Mordechai Anielewicz; Menachem Begin; Omar Bradley; Walter von Brockdorff-Ahlefeldt; Kurt Chill; William ('Wild Bill') Donovan; Anthony Eden; Aleksandr German; Robert Goddard; Leslie Groves; Cordell Hull; Igor Kurchatov; Mao Tse-Tung; George Marshall; Vyacheslav Molotov; Nieh Ho-T'ing; George Patton; Joachim von Ribbentrop; Otto Skorzeny; Iosef Stalin; Stern (Jewish guerrilla leader); Shigenori Togo; Nikolai Vasiliev
historical people world 1953 Knight, Damon. "Anachron " in The Best of Damon Knight. Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1976; c. 1953); pg. 131. Pg. 131: [Isaac] Newton; [Benjamin] Franklin; Pg. 132: "Goodyear dropped rubber on a hot stove; Archimedes took a bath; Becquerel left a piece of uranium ore in a drawer with a photographic plate. "; Pg. 145: "...three guards, whose names were Enrico, Alberto and Luca... "
historical people world 1956 Knight, Damon. "Extempore " in The Best of Damon Knight. Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1976; c. 1956); pg. 151. Pg. 151: "But it wasn't Einstein, or Minkowski or Wehl who gave him the clue; it was an astronomer named Milne... That was what the scientists were saying--Einstein, Eddington, Milne, Dunne, all in a chorus. " [More about Dunne and Eddington. Much more about Einstein and Milne];

Pg. 154: "'Who . . . who's going to win the election?'

'What election?'...

'Who's going to win?... Hoover or Roosevelt? Who?'

'Oh, that election. Roosevelt.' ";

Pg. 155: Stevenson; Eisenhower; Einstein

historical people world 1960 Davidson, Avram. "The Sources of the Nile " in A Pocketful of Stars (Damon Knight, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1971; c. 1960); pg. 278. "At Nero's court, Petronius. "
historical people world 1960 Dickson, Gordon R. "An Honorable Death " in A Pocketful of Stars (Damon Knight, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1971; c. 1960); pg. 49. "'Excellent,' Carter said... as the song ended. 'What was that?'

'Richard the Lion-heart wrote it' "

historical people world 1964 Knight, Damon. The Man in the Tree. New York: Berkley Books (1984); pg. 137. Pg. 137: "'...The main culprit... is modern medicine. If you wanted to do something useful for humanity, you could go back in a time machine and kill Pasteur.' "; Pg. 196: Archimedes; Pg. 242: Caesar; Augustus
historical people world 1967 Harrison, M. John. "Lamia Mutable " in Again, Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1972); pg. 703. Jeanne d' Arc; Virgil Grissom
historical people world 1967 Leiber, Fritz. "The Winter Flies " in A Pocketful of Stars (Damon Knight, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1971; c. 1967); pg. 128. Caesar (also pg. 130)
historical people world 1974 Cox, Greg. The Eugenics Wars: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh: Volume One (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (2001); pg. 12. Pg. -3 [Frontispiece]: "'We want no Caesars.'
--Jawaharlal Nehru,
first prime minister of India. "; Pg. 12: "I haven't seen eyes that crazy since the last time Charlie Manson was on TV "; Pg. 37: "Indeed, the second man was a walking endorsement for Darwin's theory of evolution, complete with sloping brow and a noticeably prognathous jawline. "; Pg. 75: "An inky black headline informed him that authorities continued to search for kidnapped heiress-turned-terrorist Patty Hearst. 'FBI TO 'TANIA': TURN YOURSELF IN!' shouted the New York Post. "; Pg. 118: "'So who are we talking about here? Howard Hughes? OPEC? The Kennedy?' "; Pg. 119: Mata Hari; Pg. 124: "'Someone once asked Gandhi--Mohandas, not Indira...' "; Pg. 125: Einstein; Martin Luther King; Pg. 140: Cape Kennedy; Pg. 150: Michelangelo; Pg. 157: Watson and Crick [Many references to historical people in this novel, some may not be in DB.]
historical people world 1974 Cox, Greg. The Eugenics Wars: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh: Volume One (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (2001); pg. 175. Pg. 175: "...she realized, panting like Bobby Riggs after Billie Jean King whipped his butt on the tennis court. "; Pg. 189: Florence Nightingale; Pg. 244: Prime Minister Indira Gandhi; Pg. 247: "about his current reading material. The Life of Alexander the Great was an engrossing tale... "
historical people world 1976 Matheson, Richard. What Dreams May Come. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1978); pg. 128. Rembrandt [painter]
historical people world 1979 Dick, Philip K. "The Exit Door Leads In " in I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1985; c. 1979); pg. 108. Pg. 108: Isaac Newton; Pg. 117: "'It is generally considered that Thales was the first rational man in history,' the terminal said.

'What about Ikhnaton?' Bibleman said.

'He was strange.'


'Likewise strange.'


'How do you spell that?'

'I'm not sure. I've just heard the name.'

'Then we will discuss Anaximander,' the College terminal said. 'And, in a cursory initial survey, Anaximenes, Xenophanes, Parmenides, Melissus--wait a minute; I forgot Heraclitus and Cratylus. And we will study Empedocles, Anaxagoras, Zeno--' "; Pg. 118: Empedocles; Pg. 119: Zeno

historical people world 1979 Ing, Dean. "Fleas " in Firefight 2000. New York: Baen (1987; c. 1979); pg. 7. Darwin
historical people world 1979 Ing, Dean. "Vehicles for Future Wars " in Firefight 2000. New York: Baen (1987; c. 1979); pg. 167. Pg. 167: Hannibal; Pg. 172: Ted Taylor and Freeman Dyson; Pg. 173: Wernher von Braun; Goddard; Gerard O'Neill; Pg. 174: Carl Wiley; Pg. 189: Mussolini
historical people world 1981 Knight, Damon. "Forever " in One Side Laughing. New York: St. Martin's Press (1991; 1981); pg. 224. Essenwein; "British physicist John Tyndall discovered penicillin in 1895. "; Richard Stone; " contraceptive... As a consequence, a number of famous people were never born. These included Yogi Berra, George Gershwin, Aldous Huxley, Leonid Brezhnev, and Marilyn Monroe. "; Harriet Longworth Tubman; Franz Joseph; Conrad Von Hotzendorf; Pg. 225: Kaiser Wilhem; von Moltke; Count Zeppelin; Thomas Edison; Nikola Tesla; Lee De Forest; Schiaparelli; Guglielmo Marconi; Hermann Oberth; Jules Verne; Pg. 226: Walter Dopsch; Count Alfred Nobel; Pg. 227: John D. Rockefeller; J. P. Morgan; Enrico Caruso; Puccini's I Malavoglia; Lillian Russell in Tchaikovsky's Nicolas Negorev; James McNeill Whistler [More]
historical people world 1985 Ing, Dean and Leik Myrabo. "The Future of Flight: Comes the Revolution " in Firefight 2000. New York: Baen (1987; c. 1985); pg. 99. Pg. 99: Malthus; Pg. 100: Alberto Santos-Dumont; Henri Giffard; Pg. 101: Wright Brothers; Konstantin Tsiolkovsky; Albert Einstein; Nikola Tesla; Pg. 102: Edison; Charles Townes; Theodore Maiman of Hughes Aircraft; Askaryan and Moroz; Arthur Kantrowitz; Pg. 103: Alan Lovelace; Pg. 105: Queen Isabella; Columbus; Pg. 106: Stefan Possony; James Oberg; "American engineers like Stine and [J.E.] Pournelle "; Arthur Kantrowitz; Pg. 108: Gordon Cooper
historical people world 1985 Ing, Dean and Leik Myrabo. "The Future of Flight: Comes the Revolution " in Firefight 2000. New York: Baen (1987; c. 1985); pg. 104. Pg. 104: Joseph Corn; "From the early Wright flyers to shortly after World War II, the U.S. raised the dream of flight to something beyond a cult; we viewed flight almost as a religion. We lionized Doolittle, Lindbergh, Earhart, and Halliburton. "; Kellett; Pg. 105: "But a latter-day gospel of flight is growing now, and Princeton's Gerard O'Neill is one of its prophets. "
historical people world 1986 Cox, Greg. The Eugenics Wars: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh: Volume One (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (2001); pg. 382. "...personally arranging the mysterious 1988 plane crash that killed General Zia ul-Haq, the leader of Pakistan's military government... "; Ayatollah Khomeini
historical people world 1987 Zelazny, Roger. Sign of Chaos. New York: Arbor House (1987); pg. 196. "'To Carl, Love, Carolyn,' a snapshot of my father shaking hands with General MacArthur. "
historical people world 1990 Egan, Greg. "Learning to Be Me " in Immortals (Jack Dann & Gardner Dozois, eds.) New York: Ace Books (1998; c. 1990); pg. 148. "The Philosophy Department... They talked about Plato and Descartes and Marx... They talked about St. Augustine and... Sartre, but if they'd heard of Godel, Turing, Hamsun or Kim, they refused to admit it. "
historical people world 1991 Ing, Dean. Butcher Bird. New York: Tom Doherty Associates (1993); pg. 15. P. 15: "These half-starved Iraqi Kurds were also targets of Saddam Hussein, dictator of their own country... "; Pg. 16: President Assad of Syria; Pg. 19: "emperor Aurelian destroyed Palymra "; Clement; Pg. 20: "Syria might become the only Islamic nation with a seasoned leader. Jordan's Hussein and Iraq's as well; Egypt's Mubarak; Iranians, Lebanese, even Libya's Khaddafi if necessary: any and all could be dispatched at will. "; Pg. 81: Charlemagne
historical people world 1993 Harrison, Harry. "Toy Shop " in Stainless Steel Visions. New York: Tor (1993); pg. 39. "'...has found a minor slip in Newton's laws.' "
historical people world 1994 Delacorte, Peter. Time On My Hands. New York: Scribner (1997); pg. 21. Pg. 21: Mondale; Dukakis; Ronald Reagan [extensive Reagan refs. throughout novel]; Francois Mitterrand; Trudeau; "Max Planck Institute, formerly of the California Polytechnic Institute at San Luis Obispo... "; Pg. 56: Carter; Nixon Ford; Pg. 57: James Watt; Edwin Meese; Elliot Abrams; Oliver North; Grober Cleveland; Grover Cleveland Alexander; Pg. 134: Franco (Spain; extensive other Franco refs., e.g., pg. 243); Pg. 196: "The station manager, a tall man of obvious subcontinental origin, arrived... Embroidered in cursive on his Chevron uniform was his name: V. Singh. I did not inquire as to his feelings regarding the [Indira] Gandhi assassination. "; Pg. 196: George Bush; Jimmy Carter; Gallup Poll; Walter Mondale; Pg. 197: Rosalynn Carter; Soviet Premier Konstantin Chernenko; Daniel Ortega; Pg. 203: Goldwater; Carter; Pg. 277: J. Edgar Hoover; Pg. 279: Judge Bork; James Watt; Pg. 315: Anthony Eden; Winston Churchill; Pg. 320: Abraham Lincoln
historical people world 1995 Foster, Alan Dean. The Dig. New York: Warner Books (1995); pg. 54. "When she finally broke the ensuing silence, the journalist's words did not exactly rank with those of Armstrong or Glenn. "
historical people world 1996 Carey, Diane. Flashback (Star Trek: Voyager). New York: Pocket Books (1996) [Flashback, the novel, is based on 'Flashback', the television episode written by Brannon Braga.] Pg. -1: Frontispiece: Quote by Amelia Earhart from Courage.; Pg. 191: Epigraph: Quote by Earhart from last message received by the Coast Guard Cutter Itasca, July 1937
historical people world 1996 Dietz, William C. Where the Ships Die. New York: Berkley (1996); pg. 1. [Epigraphs are mostly quotes from historical people.] Pg. 1: Miyamoto Musashi, A Book of Five Rings, 1643; Pg. 44: Xerxes, 480 B.C.; Pg. 69: Fredrick Douglass, American abolitionist, circa 1850; Pg. 84: Babikir Badri, Sudanese scholar, circa 1900; Lokman, Ethiopian fabulist, Circa 100 B.C.; Katherine Anne Porter, American writer, Circa 1950; Pg. 260: Che Guevara, Cuban revolutionary, Circa 1950
historical people world 1997 Ing, Dean. Flying to Pieces. New York: Tom Doherty Associates (1997); pg. 13. Pg. 13: Amelia Earhart [Many other refs., not in DB.]; Pg. 15: Jackson Pollock [painter]; Pg. 20: Manuel Noriega; Pg. 21: "The shoes were Air Jordans... " [Michael Jordan]; Pg. 115: Winston Churchill; Pg. 116; Helen of Troy; Pg. 250: General MacArthur [other historical people, not in DB.]
historical people world 1997 Sawyer, Robert J. Frameshift. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1997); pg. 1. Pg. 1: [Epigraph] "It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.

--Andre Gide,
winner of the 1947 Nobel Prize in literature "; [Other epigraphs are quotes by Nobel Prize winners.] Pg. 11: Theodore Roosevelt; Pg. 15-16: Ivan the Terrible, Nazi war criminal (many more refs. elsewhere); Pg. 125: Winston Churchill

historical people world 1997 Sheffield, Charles. Convergence. Riverdale, NY: Baen (1997); pg. 1. [Introduction] "When Einstein in 1915 published the field equations of general relativity in their final form, he applied them to the study of the whole universe. " [More, pg. 1]
historical people world 1998 Disch, Thomas M. The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World. New York: Simon & Schuster (2000; c. 1998); pg. 201. Pg. 201: Martin Luther King; Pg. 202-203: Timothy McVeigh; Pg. 203: New Gingrich (extensive references to him elsewhere); Pg. 209: William Bennett; Bob Dole; Pg. 210: Hillary Clinton [Many other historical people in book, not in DB.]
historical people world 2000 Gentle, Mary. The Wild Machines. New York: HarperCollins (2000); pg. 4. Pg. 4: Hannibal; pg. 13: Duchy of Savoy; Emperor Frederick III of the Holy Roman Empire; Daniel de Quesada; "Charles's war against Lorraine "; Pg. 98: "Damn the Earl of Oxford, damn John de Vere... " [This novel is an alternate history, and there are many historical refs. throughout, others not in DB.]
historical people world 2001 Bradbury, Ray. From the Dust Returned. New York: HarperCollins (2001); pg. 8. Pg. 8: Rameses; Napoleon; Pg. 12: Napoleon; Mameluke; Victoria; Nefertiti-Tut; Cleopatra; Pg. 45; Napoleon (also pg. 74); Pg. 74: Ben Franklin
historical people world 2001 Cox, Greg. The Eugenics Wars: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh: Volume One (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (2001); pg. 402. [Afterword: Historical notes] Pg. 402: " of the real-life founders of genetic engineering was Har Gobind Khorana, an Indian-born biochemist. Khorana won the Nobel Prize in 1968 for his work on the chemistry of the genetic code, and later led the team that first synthesized a biologically active gene... Sadly, the bloody riots in Delhi following the 1984 assassination of Indira Gandhi are a matter of historical fact. "; Pg. 403: Ronald Reagan; Mikhail Gorbachev; "In her 1990 biography of Gorbachev, The Man Who Changed the World, author Gail Sheehy... "
historical people world 2001 Galanter, Dave & Greg Brodeur. Maximum Warp: Book Two: Forever Dark (Star Trek: TNG). New York: Pocket Books (2001); pg. 219. "'People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.'


historical people world 2002 McDonald, Ian. Evolution's Shore. New York: Bantam (1997; c. 1995); pg. 3. Pg. 3: Napoleon; Pg. 11: King Charlemagne; Roland from Song of Roland; Hamon; battle plain of Roncevaux; Pg. 186: Neil Armstrong; Pg. 195: Stephen Hawking; Pg. 232: Hieronymus Bosch; Pg. 254: Erwin Rommel; Field Marshal Montgomery
historical people world 2002 McDonald, Ian. Evolution's Shore. New York: Bantam (1997; c. 1995); pg. 28. Pg. 28: "Like the death of Kennedy, or Elvis, or the Challenger, the Kilimanjaro Event was one of those points where world and self touch and you can remember exactly where you were and what you were doing. "; Pg. 91: Von Neumann machines; Pg. 128: Benazir Bhutto; Pg. 217: "Mandela Highway " [In Africa, named after Nelson Mandela]
historical people world 2003 Knight, Damon. The Observers. New York: Tor (1988); pg. 243. Pg. 95: "'I'd say they're minimal. This is a nothing sickness, it doesn't affect your health or capacity in any way. Reagan had cancer, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt had polio, for Christ's sake.' "; Pg. 243: "On the one hand, he was right where he wanted to be, on top of a situation that could make him more famous than Roosevelt or Truman, and on the other hand the suspense was making him edgy. "; Pg. 259: "We ought to find them where they are hiding, as the Romans sought and found Cincinnatus, who served as dictator, defeated the Aequians in a single day... "
historical people world 2010 Sheffield, Charles. Tomorrow and Tomorrow. New York: Bantam (1998; c. 1997); pg. 50. Pg. 50; Copernicus; Einstein; Columbus; Pg. 60: Henry VIII; Pg. Hammurabi; Augustus Caesar; Pg. 135: Von Neumann; Pg. 155: Caesar; Pg. 321: "But the Bose-Einstein Condensate that formed the ship's cooled brain... "; Pg. 389 [Appendix]: James Hutton; Galileo; Pg. 390: Lord Kelvin; Hermann von Helmholtz; Charles Lyell; other scientists mentioned in a discussion of the age of the Earth and the universe.
historical people world 2011 Baxter, Stephen. Manifold: Time. New York: Ballantine (2000); pg. 247. "In 1980 I joined the study group that convinced President Ronald Reagan that the statesman who led humankind to space would be remembered for millennia after Isabella the Great was forgotten. "
historical people world 2012 Baxter, Stephen. Manifold: Time. New York: Ballantine (2000); pg. 319. "The accounts of the early astronauts, for instance. Not the flash-bang glory of Apollo and the rest of the early U.S. program, but the Russians: dogged cosmonauts with names like Dobrovolsky, Patsayev, Volkov, Lazarev, Makorov, Popovich... "
historical people world 2014 Goonan, Kathleen Ann. Crescent City Rhapsody. New York: Tor (2001; c. 2000); pg. 20. Pg. 20: "Van Gough print "; Pg. 70: Churchill
historical people world 2015 Sullivan, Tricia. Someone to Watch Over Me. New York: Bantam (1997); pg. 292. Pg. 292: Napoleon; Pg. 354: Albert Einstein
historical people world 2025 Cool, Tom. Infectress. New York: Baen (1997); pg. 48. "'Oh, yeah. Hippocrates. Circa 400 B.C. or something...' "
historical people world 2025 Gunn, James E. The Listeners. New York: Signet (1974; c. 1972); pg. 44. "Copernicus, Brahe, Tesla, Marconi, Morison, Drake, Struve, Dyson, Cocconi, Galileo, Burke, Brown, Tsiolkovsky, Purcell, Mascall, Sagan, Hoyle, Shklovskii, Hoerner, Stormer, Spitzer, Urey, Blackett, Bussard, Berkner, Lilly, Lowell, Lovell, Whipple, Franklin, Greenstein, Haskins, Lederberg, Ewen, Freudenthal, Michael, Raible, Pearman, Golay, Boehm, Mead, Smith, Handlesman, Schrachter, Van de Hulst, Townes, Killian, Oppenheimer, Oliver, Schwarz, Cameron, Froman, Simpson, Calvin, Sacchi, Jansky, Atchley, Webb, Huang, MacQuarrie . . . "
historical people world 2025 Ing, Dean. "Lost in Translation " in Firefight 2000. New York: Baen (1987; c. 1985); pg. 140. Pg. 140: Michelangelo; Pg. 146: "Frazer, in The New Golden Bough
historical people world 2030 Hogan, James P. Entoverse. New York: Ballantine (1991); pg. 30. Pg. 30: "'...The reason we didn't do the same was that the Jevlenese retarded Earth's development by infiltrating agents to spread irrational belief systems and organize cults based on superstition and unreason. That's why it took us two thousand years to get from Euclid to Newton.' "; Pg. 31-32: "'...Imagine--Euclid to Newton should have taken a couple of hundred years. How else might things have gone, do you think, if the Jevlenese had left us alone? Perhaps Newton would have formulated relativity. James Watt could have invented the nuclear reactor. The Wright brothers might have flown the first starship. But instead, we got headed off into the Dark Ages.' "
historical people world 2030 Hogan, James P. Entoverse. New York: Ballantine (1991); pg. 104. Pg. 104: "Albert Einstein was talking to Mark Twain... Edward Teller, nuclear physicist.. 'Let's face it. Most decisions that matter are made by people who don't know what they're talking about.' Ayn Rand, to someone who looked like Mencknen... Benjamin Franklin. " [More on Franklin, pg. 105.]; Pg. 169: "Baumer say himself as one of those outcasts from the herd, set apart in the company of those such as van Gogh, Nietzsche, Lawrence, and Nijinsky, by the sensitivity of seeing too much and too deep... He particularly detested the general adulation accorded to the 'practical.' Aristophanes had ridiculed Socrates, and Blake had hated Newton for the same reason. "
historical people world 2038 Jones, Gwyneth. White Queen. New York: Tor (1991); pg. 72. Marie Curie
historical people world 2039 Jones, Gwyneth. White Queen. New York: Tor (1991); pg. 234. Pg. 234: "He sat on the stone rim, absently tearing up stale bread. 'Did you see the picture gallery over her bed? Mahatma Gandhi was up there, Chico Mendes. The Chipko woman, Gaura Devi. Teresa of Lisieux. Teresa of Avila. The wimpy guy in the middle was the face from the Turin shroud.'

Braemar considered him. 'That's some obscure recognition for a young newshound. I didn't know you were a Catholic, Johnny.' ";

Pg. 278: "Churchill, Drake, Davy Crockett, Robert the Bruce, William Tell, Prince Diponegoro, Rama of Ayodhya. Braemar had no shame. She would enlist the lot. "

historical people world 2040 Dick, Philip K. "Orpheus with Clay Feet " in The Minority Report and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick. New York: Kensington (2002; c. 1963); pg. 292. Pg. 292: "a scientist such as Albert Einstein, or a sculptor such as Sir Jacob Epstein... Sir Edward Gibbon during his travels to the Mediterranean... "; Pg. 299: Paul Ehrlich; Pg. 300: "'You're going back,' Manville said between his teeth, 'to uninspire people like Adolph Hitler and Karl Marx and Sanrome Clinger--' "; Rudolf Hess; Stalin
historical people world 2050 Bova, Ben. "Acts of God " in Sam Gunn Forever. New York: Avon (1998; c. 1995); pg. 19. "'Little?... Was Napoleon little? Was Steinmetz little? Did Neil Armstrong play basketball in college?' "
historical people world 2050 Bova, Ben. "Sam's War " in Sam Gunn Forever. New York: Avon (1998; c. 1994); pg. 64. Pg. 64: Mata Hari (also pg. 92); Pg. 67: Isaac Newton; Albert Einstein; Pg. 78: Edison
historical people world 2050 Bova, Ben. "Tourist Sam " in Sam Gunn Forever. New York: Avon (1998); pg. 192. "He was a combination of Huckleberry Finn and Long John Silver, with a bit of Chuck Yeager thrown in. "
historical people world 2061 Clarke, Arthur C. 2061: Odyssey Three. New York: Ballantine (1987); pg. 204. "'...Some of us had heard of Ernest Shackleton, but we had no idea of the Endurance saga. To have been trapped on ice floes for over a year--then to spend the Antarctic winter in a cave--then to cross a thousand kilometers of sea in an open boat and to climb a range of unmapped mountains to reach the nearest human settlement!' " [More about Shackleton. Also, many other refs. to historical people, not in DB.]
historical people world 2063 Dillard, J. M. Star Trek: First Contact. New York: Pocket Books (1996). Based on the movie; story by Rick Berman, Brannon Braga & Ronald D. Moore. Screenplay by Braga & Moore.; pg. 147. Pg. 59: [Montana] "After a few feet down, she realized the ladder had become molten and sagged like a [Salvador] Dali clock, then rehardened. "; Pg. 147: [On the holodeck aboard the Enterprise.] "The bar was an ornate creation of gleaming mahogany and brass trim, adorned by Tiffany lamps, golden swans, and cherubs; behind it o the wall hung a large Maxfield Parrish print of a gossamer-clad woman on a swing. "; Pg. 153: [holodeck] "...evoked Lily's memories of a long-ago history lesson about North-Am in the 1930s and a holograph of a man named Al Capone. "
historical people world 2075 Herbert, Frank & Brian Herbert. Man of Two Worlds. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1986); pg. 188. Pg. 188: "...hotel lobby attempted a garish Louis XIV decor... " (pg. 314); Pg. 190: Emperor Maximilian; Pg. 395: "...sepia engravings of Napoleonic Paris "
historical people world 2100 Dick, Philip K. "The Mold of Yancy " in The Golden Man. New York: Berkley (1980; c. 1955); pg. 91. Hieronymus Bosch
historical people world 2135 Dick, Philip K. Our Friends From Frolix 8. New York: Ace Books (1970); pg. 45. "'...His death isn't going to end that. Remember the famous revolutionary of the twentieth century, Che Guevara. Even though dead, the diary which he left behind--'

'Like Christ,' Barnes said. He felt depressed; he had begun to brood. 'Kill Christ and you get the New Testament. Kill Che Guevara and you get a diary that's a book of instructions on how to gain power all over the world. Kill Cordon--' "

historical people world 2200 Knight, Damon. "Don't Live in the Past " in Turning On. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1966; c. 1951); pg. 177. "'Why? Because I started with what every other conqueror tried in vain to achieve--a world dominion. IT is all the world or none, Mr. Mazurin. Napoleon knew that. Hitler knew that. Stalin knew that. And that was the inexorable law that humbled each in his turn. They tried to achieve peace through war--fatal, fatal. They had to try, of course. They were born to rule too, but at the wrong time.' "
historical people world 2237 Butler, Octavia E. Dawn. New York: Warner Books (1997; c. 1987); pg. 86. Margaret Mead
historical people world 2250 Zelazny, Roger & Jane Lindskold. Donnerjack. New York: Avon (1998; c.1997); pg. 7. "Then meadows flashed by, and long corridors of innumerable doorways, both lighted and dark, opened and closed, the interior of an Escher-angled grotto, tube cities beneath a sea, slow-wheeling satellites, a Dyson-sphered realm whose inhabitants sailed from world to world in open vessels. "
historical people world 2250 Zelazny, Roger & Jane Lindskold. Donnerjack. New York: Avon (1998; c.1997); pg. 308. Pg. 308: "...and a jaunty fedora with a 'Press' card stuck in the brim. Except for his anachronistic wrist recorder, he was the archetype of the questing reporter: Clark Kent, Woodward and Bernstein, and, of course, Lincoln Steffens. "; Pg. 424: Harry Houdini; Pg. 472: "Tearing through a Valley of the Kings, Alexander's campaign against Persia, a domed settlement on Titan, and a burning Atlanta... "
historical people world 2322 Strickland, Brad & Barbara Strickland. Starfall (Star Trek: TNG: Starfleet Academy). New York: Pocket Books (1995); pg. 67. Planck physics

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