218 illustrations of famous people including: John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Samuel Adams, Alexander Agassiz, Louisa May Alcott, Alexander the Great, Ethan Allen, Washington Allston, Hans Christian Andersen, Major John Andre, Queen Anne of England, Susan B. Anthony, Marie Antoinette, Aristotle, Benedict Arnold, and many more

(1751-1780) Hung for treason during the American Revolutionary War

Major John André

(1751-1780) Hung for treason during the American Revolutionary War

He served as the Governor of Massachusetts between 1861 and 1866 during the tumultuous American Civil War. He was a guiding force behind the creation of some of the first U.S. Army units of black men.

John A. Andrew

He served as the Governor of Massachusetts between 1861 and 1866 during the tumultuous American Civil…

Lancelot Andrewes (1555 – 25 September 1626) was an English clergyman and scholar, who held high positions in the Church of England during the reigns of Queen Elizabeth I and King James I. During the latter's reign, Andrewes served as successively as Bishop of Chichester, Ely and Winchester; and oversaw the translation of the Authorized Version (or King James Version) of the Bible. In the Church of England he is commemorated on 25 September with a Lesser Festival.

Bishop Lancelot Andrewes

Lancelot Andrewes (1555 – 25 September 1626) was an English clergyman and scholar, who held high positions…

(1637-1714) Governor of New York 1674-1681, governor of Virginia 1692-1697.

Sir Edmund Andros

(1637-1714) Governor of New York 1674-1681, governor of Virginia 1692-1697.

An early Italian Renaissance painter.

Fra Angelico

An early Italian Renaissance painter.

(1829-1916) American educator, editor of the Providence journal and minister to China and Turkey

J. B. Angell

(1829-1916) American educator, editor of the Providence journal and minister to China and Turkey

"General Santa Anna was the Mexican President during the Mexican War."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

General Santa Anna

"General Santa Anna was the Mexican President during the Mexican War."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

"Anne of Great Britain." — Lardner, 1885

Anne

"Anne of Great Britain." — Lardner, 1885

Anne de Beaujeu.

Anne de Beaujeu

Anne de Beaujeu.

Anne (6 February 1665 – 1 August 1714) became Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland on 8 March 1702. On 1 May 1707, under the Acts of Union 1707, England and Scotland were united as a single state, the Kingdom of Great Britain. Anne became its first sovereign, while continuing to hold the separate crown of Queen of Ireland. Anne reigned for twelve years until her death in August 1714.

Queen Anne of Great Britain

Anne (6 February 1665 – 1 August 1714) became Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland on 8 March…

Anne (6 February 1665 – 1 August 1714) became Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland on 8 March 1702, succeeding William III of England and II of Scotland.

Queen Anne

Anne (6 February 1665 – 1 August 1714) became Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland on 8 March…

Queen of England.

Queen Anne of England

Queen of England.

Queen Anne of England

Queen Anne of England

Queen Anne of England

Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland from 1702 until her death in 1714.

Queen Anne of England

Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland from 1702 until her death in 1714.

The Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland. She was born on February 6, 1665 and died on August 1, 1714.

Queen Anne of England

The Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland. She was born on February 6, 1665 and died on August 1, 1714.

Queen Anne of Great Britain's reign was from 1702 to 1714.

Queen Anne of England

Queen Anne of Great Britain's reign was from 1702 to 1714.

Queen of England

Queen Anne of England

Queen of England

(1766-1835) Russian diplomat.

Christopher Anstey

(1766-1835) Russian diplomat.

(1820-1906) Pioneer crusader for the women's suffrage movement.

Susan B. Anthony

(1820-1906) Pioneer crusader for the women's suffrage movement.

(1820-1906) Susan B. Anthony was a school teacher who became a prominent agitator for the abolition of slavery. She also worked on the Women's Suffrage movement.

Susan B. Anthony

(1820-1906) Susan B. Anthony was a school teacher who became a prominent agitator for the abolition…

An American civil rights leader who secured Women's suffrage.

Susan B. Anthony

An American civil rights leader who secured Women's suffrage.

An American civil rights leader who helped introduce women's suffrage into the United States.

Susan B. Anthony

An American civil rights leader who helped introduce women's suffrage into the United States.

(1820-1906) A prominent American civil rights leader and abolitionist, who worked to secure women's suffrage in the United States.

Susan B. Anthony

(1820-1906) A prominent American civil rights leader and abolitionist, who worked to secure women's…

(1820-1906) American political reformer.

Susan Brownell Anthony

(1820-1906) American political reformer.

"It was during Hadrian's sojourn in this country that his favorite, the beautiful Birthynian named Antinous, cast himself for his master's sake into the Nile, and was drowned. t appears that the oracle at Besa had informed the Emperor that impending calamity could be averted only by the self-sacrifice of the one whom he most loved. Antinous believed himself to be designated as the offering, and accordingly gave his life to the river."—Ridpath, 1885

Antinous

"It was during Hadrian's sojourn in this country that his favorite, the beautiful Birthynian named Antinous,…

Portrait of Antiochus IV from a large engraving of him looting the Jewish Temple. Engraving by William Colley Wrankmore.

Portrait of Antiochus

Portrait of Antiochus IV from a large engraving of him looting the Jewish Temple. Engraving by William…

(born c. 444 BCE) Greek philosopher and founder of the school of cynics.

Antisthenes

(born c. 444 BCE) Greek philosopher and founder of the school of cynics.

Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette

Jeanne Josephe Marie Antoinette, a famous woman in history.

Marie Antoinette

Jeanne Josephe Marie Antoinette, a famous woman in history.

Marie Antoinette.

Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette.

Queen of France and Archduchess of Austria. she was the daughter of the Holy Roman Emperor Francis I and his wife Maria Theresa of Austria; wife of Louis XVI; and mother of Louis XVII. She was guillotined at the height of the French Revolution, and is interred with her husband in the royal crypt at Saint Denis Basilica in Paris.

Marie Antoinette

Queen of France and Archduchess of Austria. she was the daughter of the Holy Roman Emperor Francis I…

(1755-1793) Archduchess of Austria and queen of France and Navarre, married to Louis XVI.

Marie Antoinette

(1755-1793) Archduchess of Austria and queen of France and Navarre, married to Louis XVI.

The Queen of France from 1774 to 1792. She was executed by guillotine in 1793 at the height of the French Revolution.

Marie Antoinette

The Queen of France from 1774 to 1792. She was executed by guillotine in 1793 at the height of the French…

"Marcus Aurelius Antoninus stands almost alone in the history of the world as a philosopher and philanthopist clothed in royal purple. He was born A.D. 121, adopted by Antoninus Pius in 138, became consul in 140, and succeeded his adoptive father as emperor in 161." — The Delphian Society, 1913

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

"Marcus Aurelius Antoninus stands almost alone in the history of the world as a philosopher and philanthopist…

(1495-1552) A famous German humanist, known for his works in mathematics, astronomy, and cartography.

Petrus Apianus

(1495-1552) A famous German humanist, known for his works in mathematics, astronomy, and cartography.

(1495-1552) A famous German humanist, known for his works in mathematics, astronomy, and cartography.

Petrus Apianus

(1495-1552) A famous German humanist, known for his works in mathematics, astronomy, and cartography.

Known businessman of a publishing company.

William H. Appleton

Known businessman of a publishing company.

(second century) Latin satirist and writer of fiction.

Apuleius

(second century) Latin satirist and writer of fiction.

(1488-1560) German Protestant theologian.

Kaspar Aquila

(1488-1560) German Protestant theologian.

(1786-1853) French astronomer and physicist.

Dominique François Arago

(1786-1853) French astronomer and physicist.

(1711-1794) British naval Rear Admiral

Marriott Arbuthnot

(1711-1794) British naval Rear Admiral

Admiral Mariot Arbuthnot was a British admiral, who commanded the Royal Navy's North American station during the American War for Independence.

Marriott Arbuthnot

Admiral Mariot Arbuthnot was a British admiral, who commanded the Royal Navy's North American station…

"This young peasant girl, with soul sensitive to impressions from brooding over her country's wrongs and sufferings, saw visions and heard voices which bade her undertake the work of delivering France, She was obedient unto the heavenly voices."—Myers, 1905

Joan of Arc

"This young peasant girl, with soul sensitive to impressions from brooding over her country's wrongs…

(seventh century BCE) Greek poet.

Archilochus

(seventh century BCE) Greek poet.

(1492-1556) Italian poet and dramatist.

Pietro Aretino

(1492-1556) Italian poet and dramatist.

(1443-1485) German scholar.

Rodolphus Arigicola

(1443-1485) German scholar.

(1474-1533) Italian poet.

Ludovico Ariosto

(1474-1533) Italian poet.

Ancient Greek statesman.

Aristides

Ancient Greek statesman.

(448-388 BCE) Greek playwright

Aristophanes

(448-388 BCE) Greek playwright

(c. 448 - c. 380 BCE) Greek comedy writer.

Aristophanes

(c. 448 - c. 380 BCE) Greek comedy writer.

(384-322 BC) Greek philosopher, scientist, physician

Aristotle

(384-322 BC) Greek philosopher, scientist, physician

(384-322 BCE) Greek philosopher.

Aristotle

(384-322 BCE) Greek philosopher.

"Aristotle (So-called)" — Morey, 1903

Aristotle

"Aristotle (So-called)" — Morey, 1903

Aristotle was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. He wrote on many subjects, including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, rhetoric, politics, government, ethics, biology and zoology.

Aristotle

Aristotle was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. He wrote on…

"Aristotle was born in 384 B.C., at Stagira, a seaport town of Chalcidice, whence he is frequeently called the Stagirite. At the age of 17, Aristotle, who had then lost both father and mother, repaired to Athens. Plato considered him his best scholar, and called him "the intellect of his school."" — Smith, 1882

Aristotle

"Aristotle was born in 384 B.C., at Stagira, a seaport town of Chalcidice, whence he is frequeently…

Aristotle was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. He wrote on many subjects, including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, rhetoric, politics, government, ethics, biology and zoology.

Statue of Aristotle

Aristotle was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. He wrote on…

(1732-1792) Inventor of mechanical cotton-spinning

Sir Richard Arkwright

(1732-1792) Inventor of mechanical cotton-spinning

(1732-1792) English inventor.

Sir Richard Arkwright

(1732-1792) English inventor.

George Armistead was an American military officer who served as the commander of Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore in the War of 1812.

George Armistead

George Armistead was an American military officer who served as the commander of Fort McHenry during…