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Earlier this week we unpicked a tired trope – the idea that studying humanities is no way to advance your career, especially if you want to be a leader in your field.

In fact, many students of the liberal arts have gone on to shape entire industries. Here are 10 such individuals on the value of the humanities.

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Amanda Ruggeri is a senior journalist and editor at BBC.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @amanda_ruggeri.

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