Born: January 6, 1883
Died: April 10, 1931
Occupation: Poet, painter, sculptor, writer, philosopher, theologian
Biography: Kahlil Gibran, sometimes spelled Khalil Gibran, was a Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer. Born in the town of Bsharri in modern-day Lebanon, as a young man he emigrated with his family to the United States where he studied art and began his literary career. In the Arab world, Gibran is regarded as a literary and political rebel.