People who only became famous posthumously.

So never saw financial and other more important reward in their lifetime.

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kittenkat    pirate
28/01/2013 at 19:46

I will start the list

  • Van Gogh

And if you say Kermit the Frog, you're a fucking muppet!

 

 

Edited: 28/01/2013 at 19:48
28/01/2013 at 20:07
Alfred Wegener was the first name that sprang to me
28/01/2013 at 20:09
I didn't realise Kermit was dead
kittenkat    pirate
28/01/2013 at 20:10

Just had to Google, good work!

kittenkat    pirate
28/01/2013 at 20:10
Dave The Ex- Spartan wrote (see)
I didn't realise Kermit was dead

Yeah, he's stuffed.

 

kittenkat    pirate
28/01/2013 at 20:11

Nice x-post

K80
28/01/2013 at 21:21
Stieg Larson - The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo author.
28/01/2013 at 21:26

Jesus

28/01/2013 at 22:30
Wasn't Jesus famous in his own lifetime? I'm afraid I can't allow that one Gertrude.
28/01/2013 at 22:31
Eva Cassidy. My mum has some of her CDs
28/01/2013 at 22:40

John Kennedy Toole. Am just reading A Confederacy of Dunces and the preface says it wasn't even published till his mum harrassed a commissioning editor years after his death.

28/01/2013 at 22:41
Sussex Runner (NLR) wrote (see)
Wasn't Jesus famous in his own lifetime? I'm afraid I can't allow that one Gertrude.

Ooh, I know: Lazarus.

28/01/2013 at 22:42

Wilfred Owen.

28/01/2013 at 22:44
Van goth
Alfred wegener


Galileo Galilei
Emily Dickinson
Franz Kafka

28/01/2013 at 22:46
The pattern seems to be poets/writers and artists KK!
28/01/2013 at 22:54

Emily Davison - none of the above!

28/01/2013 at 23:13

Robert Tressell 

29/01/2013 at 06:29
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kittenkat    pirate
29/01/2013 at 06:36
Peter Everitt wrote (see)

Wilfred Owen.

Who?

kittenkat    pirate
29/01/2013 at 06:37
Jason Wintin wrote (see)
The pattern seems to be poets/writers and artists KK!

I

Jason Wintin wrote (see)
The pattern seems to be poets/writers and artists KK!

 

Jason Wintin wrote (see)
The pattern seems to be poets/writers and artists KK!

t does, we could try and skew thw results by adding a few reality TV people in there... Oh wait...

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