Excerpt of a list of people having been diagnosed manic-depressive:

Hans Christian Andersen, Antonin Artaud, Honoré de Balzac, Charles Baudelaire, Irving Berlin, Hector Berlioz, Anton Bruckner, Lord Byron, Paul Celan, Joseph Conrad, Noel Coward, Charles Dickens, Emily Dickinson, Isak Dinesen, Ralph Waldo Emerson, T. S. Eliot, Edward Elgar, Georg Friedrich Händel, William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Paul Gauguin, Vincent von Gogh, Nikolai Gogol, Maxim Gorky, Ernest Hemingway, Hermann Hesse, Hölderlin, Victor Hugo, Henrik Ibsen, Henry James, William James, John Keats, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Heinrich von Kleist, Otto Klemperer, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Malcolm Lowry, Gustav Mahler, Wladimir Mayakowski, Herman Melville, Michelangelo, Charly Mingus, Modest Mussorgsky, Edward Munch, Eugene O'Neill, Charly Parker, Boris Pasternak, Cesare Pavese, Sylvia Plath, Edgar Allan Poe, Jackson Pollock, Cole Porter, Ezra Pound, Alexander Puschkin, Bud Powell, Sergej Rachmaninoff, Gioacchino Rossini, Robert Schumann, Alexander Scriabin, Mary Shelley, Robert Louis Stevenson, August Strindberg, Torquato Tasso, Lord Tennyson, Dylan Thomas, Leo Tolstoi, Georg Trakl, Peter Tschaikowsky, Ivan Turgenjew, Walt Whitman, Tennessee Williams, Virginia Wolff, Emile Zola

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