If you could invite anyone - from any period in history - to Christmas dinner, who would it be?

Would you discuss civil rights with Martin Luther King, or quiz Maya Angelou about her life, or wax lyrical with Abraham Lincoln?

Choose your ideal guestlist from our suggestions below, or let us know who you would rather have over to dinner in the comments section. We can't wait to see your lists!

George Washington

Abraham Lincoln

Maya Angelou

John F. Kennedy

Benjamin Franklin

Babe Ruth

Marilyn Monroe

John D. Rockefeller

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Herman Melville (author of Moby Dick, considered the US version of Shakespeare)

Booker T. Washington

Martin Luther King

Nat Turner

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Benjamin Spock

Ernest Hemingway

Thurgood Marshall

John Brown

Meriwether Lewis and William Clark

Robert E. Lee

Julius Caesar

William Shakespeare

Marilyn Monroe 

Oscar Wilde

Elvis Presley

Who else would you invite? Let us know your dream Christmas dinner guestlist below.