I built a database with a bunch of intellectuals from all countries at all times.
You can play with the different filters and sort them out from old to recent, per civilization, etc.
Pic source: World History
Subscribe to my bi-weekly newsletter and I'll send you a list of the articles I wrote during the two previous weeks + insights from the books I am reading + a short bullet list of savvy facts that will expand your mind. I keep the whole thing under three minutes.
Oh, and you'll also receive a hidden article for new subscribers only!
How does that sound?