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

Businessman who established the <em>Armour Refrigerator Line</em>.

Philip D. Armour

Businessman who established the Armour Refrigerator Line.

(1755-1816) Explorer and soldier who was a militia officer in the American revolution.

John Armstrong

(1755-1816) Explorer and soldier who was a militia officer in the American revolution.

John Armstrong was an American civil engineer and soldier who served as a major general in the Revolutionary War. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress for Pennsylvania.

John Armstrong

John Armstrong was an American civil engineer and soldier who served as a major general in the Revolutionary…

(1741-1801) Soldier who betrayed his country to Britain during the Revolutionary war.

Benedict Arnold

(1741-1801) Soldier who betrayed his country to Britain during the Revolutionary war.

(1741-1801) Soldier who betrayed his country to Britain during the Revolutionary war.

Benedict Arnold

(1741-1801) Soldier who betrayed his country to Britain during the Revolutionary war.

(1741-1801) American military officer and traitor.

Benedict Arnold

(1741-1801) American military officer and traitor.

"Benedict Arnold, hero of Saratoga, turned traitor."&mdash;E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

Benedict Arnold

"Benedict Arnold, hero of Saratoga, turned traitor."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

Benedict Arnold, infamous for betraying the Americans during the Revolution.

Benedict Arnold

Benedict Arnold, infamous for betraying the Americans during the Revolution.

(1741-1801) Soldier who betrayed his country to Britain during the American Revolutionary War.

Benedict Arnold

(1741-1801) Soldier who betrayed his country to Britain during the American Revolutionary War.

(1822-1888) Critic and poet that wrote such poems as The Scholar Gipsy and Sohrab and Rustum

Matthew Arnold

(1822-1888) Critic and poet that wrote such poems as The Scholar Gipsy and Sohrab and Rustum

(1822-1888) English poet, critic, and essayist.

Matthew Arnold

(1822-1888) English poet, critic, and essayist.

James Van Artevelde.

Artevelde

James Van Artevelde.

(1830-1886) The Twenty-first president of the United States of America

Chester A. Arthur

(1830-1886) The Twenty-first president of the United States of America

(1830-1886) 21st US president.

Chester Alan Arthur

(1830-1886) 21st US president.

"General Arthur, twenty-first President of the United States, born in Fairfield, Franklin County, Vt., October 5th, 1830; died in New York City, November 18th, 1896."&mdash; Frank Leslie, 1896

General Chester A. Arthur

"General Arthur, twenty-first President of the United States, born in Fairfield, Franklin County, Vt.,…

Captain Charles Asgill was a British prisoner during the American Revolutionary War and was the subject of the "Asgill Affair."

Capt. Charles Asgill

Captain Charles Asgill was a British prisoner during the American Revolutionary War and was the subject…

The famous African America King of Ashantee.

King of Ashantee

The famous African America King of Ashantee.

"Pericles, after divorcing a wife with whom he had lived unhappily, took his mistress Aspasia to his house, and dwelt with her till his death on terms of the greatest affection. She was distinguished not only for her beauty, but also for her learning and accomplishments. Her intimacy with Anaxagoras, the celebrated Ionic philosopher, was made a handle for wounding Pericles in his tenderest relations." &mdash; Smith, 1882

Bust of Aspasia

"Pericles, after divorcing a wife with whom he had lived unhappily, took his mistress Aspasia to his…

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916.

Herbert H. Asquith

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916.

"This enterprising merchant, founder of the American Fur Company, was born in a village near Heidelberg, in Germany." &mdash;The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

John Jacob Astor

"This enterprising merchant, founder of the American Fur Company, was born in a village near Heidelberg,…

Atahualpa was the last of the Incas rulers. When the Spanish under Pizarro defeated the Incas, they captured Atahualpa. Even though he paid gold and professed Christianity, he was executed by strangling in 1533.

Atahualpa

Atahualpa was the last of the Incas rulers. When the Spanish under Pizarro defeated the Incas, they…

The 13th and last Incan emperor.

Atahualpa

The 13th and last Incan emperor.

The 13th and last Incan emperor.

Atahualpa

The 13th and last Incan emperor.

(1825-1908) Served as a member of the US House of Representatives and the Confederate Congress from Tennessee

John D. C. Atkins

(1825-1908) Served as a member of the US House of Representatives and the Confederate Congress from…

Noble Roman from first century BCE.

Titus Pomponius Atticus

Noble Roman from first century BCE.

(1782-1781) French operatic composer

Daniel François Espirit Auber

(1782-1781) French operatic composer

"General Augur, born in New York in 1821, was graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1843. During the Mexican War he served as aid-de-camp to General Hopping, and after his death to General Caleb Cushing. He was promoted captain, August 1st, 1852, and served with distinction in a campaign against the Indians in Oregon in 1856. On May 14th, 1861, he was appointed major in the Thirteenth Infantry, and was for a time commandant of cadets at West Point. In November of that year he was commissioned a brigadier general of volunteers, and joined McDowell's corps. In July, 1862, he was assigned to a division under Banks, and in the battle of Cedar Mountain was severely wounded. He was promoted major general of volunteers, August 9th, 1862, and in November joined his corps and took part in the Louisiana campaign. He was breveted brigadier-general in the United States Army, March 13th, 1865, receiving on the same date the brevet of major-general for services in the field during the rebellion." &mdash;Leslie, 1896

General Christopher C. Augur

"General Augur, born in New York in 1821, was graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1843.…

Prince Oscar of Sweden and Norway.

Oscar Carl August

Prince Oscar of Sweden and Norway.

Augustine of Canterbury, (born c. first third of the 6th century - died 26 May 604) was a Benedictine monk who became the first Archbishop of Canterbury in the year 598. He is considered the "Apostle to the English", a founder of the English Church and a patron of England.

Augustine before Ethelbert and Bertha

Augustine of Canterbury, (born c. first third of the 6th century - died 26 May 604) was a Benedictine…

(63 BC-AD 14) Roman Emperor

Emperor Augustus

(63 BC-AD 14) Roman Emperor

(--) European volunteer to the Continental Army to fight in the Revolutionary War

Frederic William Augustus, Baron de Steuben

(--) European volunteer to the Continental Army to fight in the Revolutionary War

(121-180) Roman Emperor

Marcus Aurelius

(121-180) Roman Emperor

"This sovereign was the last of the Mogul emperors of India who displayed the talent and energy of a warrior. He was the grandson of Jehangire, and was born on the 22nd of October, 1618." &mdash; Goodrich, 1844

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"This sovereign was the last of the Mogul emperors of India who displayed the talent and energy of a…

"The most powerful of the Great Monguls, the last who ruled with energy and effect." &mdash; Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Aurungzebe

"The most powerful of the Great Monguls, the last who ruled with energy and effect." — Chambers'…

(1793-1836) Known as the "Father of Texas," he led the Anglo-American colonization of the region.

Stephen F. Austin

(1793-1836) Known as the "Father of Texas," he led the Anglo-American colonization of the region.

William Woods Averell was a career United States Army officer and a cavalry General in the American Civil War. After the war he was a diplomat and became wealthy by inventing American asphalt pavement.

William Woods Averell

William Woods Averell was a career United States Army officer and a cavalry General in the American…

"General Averill, born in Cameron, Steuben County, N. Y., November 5th, 1832, was graduated at the United States Military Academy in June, 1855, and assigned to the mounted riflemen. He was promoted to be first lieutenant of the mounted riflemen, May 14th, 1861, and was on staff duty in the neighborhood of Washington, participating in the battle of Bull Run and other engagements, until August 23rd, 1861, when he was appointed colonel of the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry. He was engaged with the Army of the Potomac in its most important campaigns. In March, 1863, he began the series of cavalry raids in Western Virginia that made his name famous. His services were continuous up to May, 1865, whn he resigned, having been brevetted major general in the meantime." &mdash; Frank Leslie, 1896

General W. W. Averill

"General Averill, born in Cameron, Steuben County, N. Y., November 5th, 1832, was graduated at the United…

This is an engraved portrait of Cardinal Albrecht of Brandenburg, Germany. He was a cardinal priest of the Holy Roman Church. This portrait was created by German artist Albrecht D&uuml;rer.

Cardinal Albrecht of Brandenburg

This is an engraved portrait of Cardinal Albrecht of Brandenburg, Germany. He was a cardinal priest…