People who only became famous posthumously.

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

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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
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
Edited: 29/01/2013 at 06:31
29/01/2013 at 07:56

KK - if you seriously haven't heard of Wlifred Owen then go buy a book of his poems and get reading. He wrote poems during First World War.

29/01/2013 at 08:15

Wilfred owen......Amazing!!

29/01/2013 at 08:17

i seem to recall one such German man who became notoriously more famous after one such war !!

Cheerful Dave    pirate
29/01/2013 at 08:46

Anne Frank

29/01/2013 at 09:23

t-rex

29/01/2013 at 09:59

Casper the Ghost.

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