Gustav Klimt was an Austrian symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. Klimt is noted for his paintings, murals, sketches and other objets d'art. His primary subject was the female body.
Florbela Espanca, birth name Flor Bela de Alma da Conceição), Portuguese poet, Precursor of the feminist movement in she had a tumultuous and eventful life that shaped her love, erotic and feminine writings.
Camilo Castelo Branco, Portuguese writer of the 19th century, produced over 260 books (mainly novels, plays and essays). His writing is considered original in that it combines the dramatic and sentimental spirit of Romanticism with a highly personal combination of sarcasm, bitterness and dark humour. He is also celebrated for his peculiar wit and anecdotal character, as well as for his turbulent (and ultimately tragical) life.
Jules Gabriel Verne, February 1828 – March was a French author who is often referred to as the "Father of Science Fiction." Verne wrote about space, air, and underwater travel before air travel and practical submarines were invented.