Satire is a witty form of communication aimed at conveying a message to societies or drawing its attention towards its inherent loopholes. With irony and sarcasm as some of its integral features, its traces can be found in literature dating back as early as ancient Egypt and Greece. Satire is not only a form of literature but also a very effective form of passing on lessons significant to shaping a society at some point. The world has had its share of great satirists. Here is a look at some of the best among them.