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Famous Freethinkers

This page is a teaser. FFRF has amassed information on hundreds of famous freethinkers, their accomplishments and freethought credentials. You may browse by name, date or topic. Get acquainted (See "In this Section" links in green at right.)

The world would be astonished if it knew how great a proportion of its brightest ornaments—of those most distinguished even in popular estimation for wisdom and virtue—are complete skeptics in religion.
—John Stuart Mill (Autobiography, 1873)

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