1917 - 2008
British science fiction writer and inventor, and futurist. He is famous for his short stories and novels, including 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), and as a host and commentator in the British television series Mysterious World.
English philosopher, political economist and civil servant. Mill's conception of liberty justified the freedom of the individual in opposition to unlimited state control. Mill is also famous for being one of the earliest and strongest supporters of ever greater rights for women. His book The Subjection of Women is one of the earliest written on this subject by a male author.