If you could choose one person as an archetype of how LSEs are, who would you choose?
(For me, LSE is probably the hardest type to determine a reasonably uncontroversial, somewhat interesting, as well as balanced individual for such an archetype, who is ideally dead or has been around for decades, and who is reasonably well-known or at least somewhat preeminent or otherwise noteworthy in their field).
You will probably find it best to suggest a handful of examples.
Two previous threads for reference are:
...feel free to post examples from those or suggestions from other places if you wish.