She was the founder of the philosophy of Objectivism. She was born Alisa Zinov'yevna Rosenbaum, 1905, in Russia. She died in 1982 in the United States. Her books and philosophy inspire strong reactions -- both in favor and against.
- IMDB on The Passion of Ayn Rand, an independent film about her life
- The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy on Ayn Rand
- Ayn Rand quotes from the Quotations Page