Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750), German composer.
Bach, Richard David (1936- ), American author.
Bacon, Francis (1561-1626), English philosopher and scientist.
Bacon, Kevin (1958- ), American actor.
Bagehot, Walter (1826-1877), British economist and journalist.
Baldwin, James Arthur (1924-1987), American writer and playwright.
Balzac, Honoré de (1799-1850), French writer.
Barlow, Reggie (1973- ).
Barnum, Phineas Taylor (1810-1891), American showman.
Barry, David “Dave” Jr. (1947- ), American humorist.
Barry, Marion Shepilov Jr. (1936- ), American politician.
Barrymore, John (1882-1942), American actor.
Bástiát, Frederic (1801-1850), French economist and statesman.
Baudouin I (1930-1993), King of Belgium.
Beck, Barry David (1957- ), Canadian hockey player.
Beckett, Samuel Barclay (1906-1989), Irish writer.
Beecher, Henry Ward (1813-1887), American minister and orator.
Bell, Alexander Graham (1847-1922), American inventor.
Bell, Arthur “Art” III (1945- ), American radio personality.
Benchley, Robert Charles (1889-1945), American actor and humorist.
Benedict XIV (1675-1758), Pope.
Berenson, Bernard (1865-1959), Italian art historian.
Bergson, Henri (1859-1941), French philosopher.
Berle, Milton (1908-2002), American entertainer.
Berlioz, Louis- Hector (1803-1869), French composer.
Berra, Lawrence Peter “Yogi” (1925- ), American baseball player.
Bertolucci, Bernardo (1940- ), Italian film director.
Best, George (1946-2005), British soccer player.
Bettis, Jerome (1972- ), American football player.
Bevan, Aneurin (1897-1960), British politician.
Bierce, Ambrose Gwinnett (1842-1914?), American writer and satirist.
Billings, Josh (1818-1885), American humorist.
Bismarck, Otto von (1815-1898), Chancellor of Germany.
Black, Lewis (1948- ), American comedian.
Blake, William (1757-1827), British author and artist.
Blessington, Marguerite Gardiner, Lady (1789-1849), British author.
Bogart, Humphrey DeForest (1899-1957), American actor.
Bohr, Niels Henrik David (1885-1962), Danish physicist.
Bombeck, Erma Louise (1927-1996), American humorist.
Bonaparte, Napoleon (1769-1821), Emperor of France.
Boortz, Neal (1945- ), American columnist and political commentator.
Bordagaray, Stanley George “Frenchy” (1910-2001), American baseball player.
Borge, Victor (1909-2000), Danish pianist and comedian.
Bork, Robert Heron (1927-2012), American jurist.
Bowen, Elizabeth (1899-1973), Irish author.
Bowles, Chester Bliss (1901-1986), American statesman and diplomat.
Brandeis, Louis (1856-1941), American jurist.
Brando, Marlon Jr. (1924-2004), American actor.
Brecht, Bertolt (1898-1956), German poet and playwright.
Breslin, James “Jimmy” (1930- ), American columnist.
Bressler, Marvin, American sociologist.
Brett, George Howard (1953- ), American baseball player.
Brillat-Savarin, Jean Anthelme (1755-1826), French politician, musician, and writer.
Brinkley, David (1920-2003), American broadcast journalist.
Brock, Louis Clark “Lou” (1939- ), American baseball player.
Brokaw, Thomas John “Tom” (1940- ), American broadcaster.
Brooks, Mel (1926- ), American comic and filmmaker.
Brooks, Phillips (1835-1893), American Episcopal clergyman.
Brooks, Troyal Garth (1962- ), American country-music singer.
Brooks, Van Wyck (1886-1963), American literary historian.
Brown, Alton C. (1962- ), American television cooking personality.
Brown, H. Jackson Jr. (1940- ), American writer.
Brown, John Mason (1900-1969), American essayist and literary critic.
Brown, Lew (1893-1958), American songwriter.
Bruce, Lenny (1925-1966), American comedian.
Brunson, Doyle (1933- ), American poker player.
Bryant, Paul William “Bear” (1913-1983).
Buck, John Francis “Jack” (1924-2002), American sportscaster.
Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker (1892-1973), American writer.
Buckley, William Frank Jr. (1925-2008), American political commentator.
Buddha (564?-483 B.C.), Indian spiritualist.
Bulwer-Lytton, Edward George Earle (1803-1873), British author.
Buñuel, Luis (1900-1983), Mexican director.
Buonarroti, Michelangelo di Lodovico (1475-1564), Italian artist.
Burke, Edmund Lawrence (1729-1797), British statesman.
Burns, George (1896-1996), American comedian and actor.
Burton, Richard Francis, Sir (1821-1890), British explorer and writer.
Bush, George Walker (1946- ), President of the United States of America.
Butkus, Richard Marvin “Dick” (1942- ), American football player.
Butler, Samuel (1835-1902), British writer and satirist.
Buxton, Charles (1875-1942), British politician and journalist.
Byron, George Gordon, Lord (1788-1824), British poet.