386 illustrations of famous people including: Sebastian Cabot, Caesar, John C. Calhoun, Andrew Carnegie, Samuel Champlain, Li Hung Chang, Charlemagne, Geoffrey Chaucer, Henry Clay, Samuel Clemens, Grover Cleveland, Christopher Columbus, Confucius, Hernan Cortes, Stephen Crane, David Crockett, Oliver Cromwell, George Armstrong Custer, and many more

(1831-1899) Caprivi was a war hero from Germany.

George Leo Caprivi

(1831-1899) Caprivi was a war hero from Germany.

"Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, eldest son of the Emperor Severus, was born at Lyons A.D. 188; died in 217. On the death of his father he succeeded to the throne with his brother Antoninus Geta, whom he speedily murdered." — Winston's Encyclopedia, 1919

Caracalla

"Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, eldest son of the Emperor Severus, was born at Lyons A.D. 188; died in 217.…

Caracalla (188-217) was a Roman emperor from 211 to 217 infamous for his cruelty.

Caracalla

Caracalla (188-217) was a Roman emperor from 211 to 217 infamous for his cruelty.

Caracalla is remembered as one of the most notorious emperors of Rome.

Caracalla

Caracalla is remembered as one of the most notorious emperors of Rome.

Caracalla (April 4, 188 – April 8, 217. Caracallus ), born Lucius Septimius Bassianus and later called Marcus Aurelius Antoninus and Marcus Aurelius Severus Antoninus, was the eldest son of Septimius Severus and Roman Emperor from 211 to 217. He was one of the most nefarious of Roman emperors.

Bust of Caracalla

Caracalla (April 4, 188 – April 8, 217. Caracallus ), born Lucius Septimius Bassianus and later called…

Sir Guy Carleton, afterward Lord Dorchester, was Wolfe's quartermaster at the storming of Quebec, and was appointed a major in the British army in 1772. In 1774 he was constituted Captain-general and Governor of Quebec or Canada. He successfully commanded the British at Quebec when attacked by Montgomery in 1775, compelled the Americans to raise the siege in 1776, and drove them out of the province. In October he recaptured Crown Point. He was unjustly superseded in military command by Burgoyne in 1777. He was appointed to succeed Sir Henry Clinton in 1782, and was in command of the British troops when they evacuated New York on the 25th of November, 1783. He died in England at the close of 1808, aged 83 years.

Sir Guy Carleton

Sir Guy Carleton, afterward Lord Dorchester, was Wolfe's quartermaster at the storming of Quebec, and…

A poet, famous for his works <em>Fax, Rifts in the Clouds,</em> and <em>Cover Them Over</em>.

Will Carleton

A poet, famous for his works Fax, Rifts in the Clouds, and Cover Them Over.

(1835-1910) US representative, Speaker of the House of Representatives, senator Kentucky, and cabinet officer

John G. Carlisle

(1835-1910) US representative, Speaker of the House of Representatives, senator Kentucky, and cabinet…

Portrait of John Griffin Carlisle, an American Statesman.

John Griffin Carlisle

Portrait of John Griffin Carlisle, an American Statesman.

Carlisle served as the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives and United States Secretary of the Treasury.

John Griffin Carlisle

Carlisle served as the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives and United States Secretary…

Wife of John G. Carlisle, she supported women's suffragists.

Mrs. Carlisle

Wife of John G. Carlisle, she supported women's suffragists.

(1795-1881) Scottish writer who wrote articles for the <I>Edinburgh Encyclopedia</I> and <I>Sartor Resartus</I> his best known work

Thomas Carlyle

(1795-1881) Scottish writer who wrote articles for the Edinburgh Encyclopedia and Sartor Resartus his…

(1795-1881) English author

Thomas Carlyle

(1795-1881) English author

(1785-1881) British Victorian essayist famous for Life of Schiller.

Thomas Carlyle

(1785-1881) British Victorian essayist famous for Life of Schiller.

(1835-1919) Industrialist and Philanthropist

Andrew Carnegie

(1835-1919) Industrialist and Philanthropist

(1837-1919) American philanthropist and capitalist.

Andrew Carnegie

(1837-1919) American philanthropist and capitalist.

The Organizer of Victory in the French Revolutionary Wars.

Lazare Carnot

The Organizer of Victory in the French Revolutionary Wars.

Carnot was a French statesman. He was born at Limoges in 1837. Entering politics, he became a leader of the strict republicans. He was elected a member of the national assembly and later the chamber of deputies, and was minister of public works and finance. In 1887, he became president of France. He was assassinated at Lyons, June 24, 1894.

M. Francoismsadi Carnot

Carnot was a French statesman. He was born at Limoges in 1837. Entering politics, he became a leader…

Karl Eitel Friedrich Zephyrinus Ludqig von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, King of Romania.

Carol I

Karl Eitel Friedrich Zephyrinus Ludqig von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, King of Romania.

Signer of the Declaration of Independence representing Maryland

Charles Carroll

Signer of the Declaration of Independence representing Maryland

(1809-1868) Frontiersmen who fought for the Union in the Civil War.

Kit Carson

(1809-1868) Frontiersmen who fought for the Union in the Civil War.

Christopher Houston Carson was a famous American frontiersman and was known as "Rope Thrower."

Kit Carson

Christopher Houston Carson was a famous American frontiersman and was known as "Rope Thrower."

A French explorer who claimed the land that is now Canada for France.

Cartier

A French explorer who claimed the land that is now Canada for France.

(1814-1873) Canadian statesman known as a Father of Confederation.

Sir Georges Etienne Cartier

(1814-1873) Canadian statesman known as a Father of Confederation.

Jacques Cartier, voyager of St. Malo, coasted along the north of Newfoundland in 1534 and passed through the Straits of Belle Ilse into the water now known as St. Lawrence Gulf, and into the mouth of the St. Lawrence River. Erecting a cross, he took possession of the shores in the name of the king of France.

Jacques Cartier

Jacques Cartier, voyager of St. Malo, coasted along the north of Newfoundland in 1534 and passed through…

A French explorer who claimed the region of the St. Lawrence River for France.

Jacques Cartier

A French explorer who claimed the region of the St. Lawrence River for France.

Jacques Cartier (1491 &ndash; September 1, 1557) claimed what is now Canada for France. He was the first who described and mapped the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the shores of the Saint Lawrence River.

Jacques Cartier

Jacques Cartier (1491 – September 1, 1557) claimed what is now Canada for France. He was the first…

Portrait of Jacques Cartier discoverer of Canada

Jaques Cartier, discoverer of Canada

Portrait of Jacques Cartier discoverer of Canada

A famous writer.

Alice Cary

A famous writer.

A well-known writer, who is credited with writing poetry and short stories. Sister of Phebe Cary.

Alice Cary

A well-known writer, who is credited with writing poetry and short stories. Sister of Phebe Cary.

A well-known writer, who is credited with writing poetry and short stories. Sister of Alice Cary.

Phebe Cary

A well-known writer, who is credited with writing poetry and short stories. Sister of Alice Cary.

English writer.

Thomas Caryle

English writer.

Lewis Cass (October 9, 1782 – June 17, 1866) was an American military officer and politician. During his long political career, Cass served as a governor of the Michigan Territory, an American ambassador, and a U.S. Senator representing Michigan.

Lewis Cass

Lewis Cass (October 9, 1782 – June 17, 1866) was an American military officer and politician. During…

Hidalgo Castello was a Mexican Roman Catholic priest and revolutionary rebel leader. He is regarded by most Mexican people as the "Father of the Country" and was founder of the Mexican War of Independence movement which fought for independence from Spain in the early 19th century.

Hidalgo Castello

Hidalgo Castello was a Mexican Roman Catholic priest and revolutionary rebel leader. He is regarded…

(1491-1566) Spanish colonial administrator in Peru.

Cristobal Vaca de Castro

(1491-1566) Spanish colonial administrator in Peru.

Catharine of Aragon

Catharine of Aragon

Catharine of Aragon

Catharine the Great on horseback

Catharine the Great

Catharine the Great on horseback

Catherine I of Russia was the second wife of Peter the Great and reigned as Empress of Russia from 1725 until her death.

Catherine I

Catherine I of Russia was the second wife of Peter the Great and reigned as Empress of Russia from 1725…

Empress of Russia.

Catherine II

Empress of Russia.

Catherine II was the Empress of Russia from 1762 to 1796. Under her reign, the Russian Empire expanded and was modernized under Western European standards.

Catherine II

Catherine II was the Empress of Russia from 1762 to 1796. Under her reign, the Russian Empire expanded…

Catherine II, called Catherine the Great, reigned as Empress of Russia for 34 years, from 9 July [O.S. 28 June] 1762 until her death. Marrying into the Russian Imperial family, she came to power with the deposition of her husband Peter III and then presided over a significant period of growth in Russian influence and culture. She exemplified the enlightened despot of her era.

Catherine II of Russia

Catherine II, called Catherine the Great, reigned as Empress of Russia for 34 years, from 9 July [O.S.…

Catherine II of Russia was Empress of Russia from 1762 to her death.

Catherine the Great

Catherine II of Russia was Empress of Russia from 1762 to her death.

"General Catlin served in the Civil War."&mdash; Frank Leslie, 1896

General Isaac S. Catlin

"General Catlin served in the Civil War."— Frank Leslie, 1896

A leading figure in the movement toward Italian unification. He was also the first Prime Minister of Italy.

Count Cavour

A leading figure in the movement toward Italian unification. He was also the first Prime Minister of…

William Caxton (c. 1415~1422 &ndash; c. March 1492) was an English merchant, diplomat, writer and printer. He was the first English person to work as a printer and the first person to introduce a printing press into England. He was also the first English retailer of books (his London contemporaries were all Dutch, German or French).

Caxton in the Almonry, Westminster

William Caxton (c. 1415~1422 – c. March 1492) was an English merchant, diplomat, writer and printer.…

The house of William Caxton, who introduced printing to England in 1422.

Caxton's House

The house of William Caxton, who introduced printing to England in 1422.

English statesman.

William Cecil

English statesman.

(1500-1571) Italian painter, sculptor, and musician of the Renaissance famous for his autobiography.

Benvenuto Cellini

(1500-1571) Italian painter, sculptor, and musician of the Renaissance famous for his autobiography.

Pascual Cervera y Topete (February 18, 1839 &ndash; April 3, 1909) served as Almirante (or Admiral) of the Spanish Caribbean Squadron during the Spanish-American War, and prior to this served his country in a variety of military and political roles.

Admiral Pascual Cervera y Topete

Pascual Cervera y Topete (February 18, 1839 – April 3, 1909) served as Almirante (or Admiral)…

Portrait of Paul Ansel Chadbourne, an American educator. Born in New Berwick, ME., Oct. 21, 1823. Died in New York City, Feb. 23, 1883.

Paul Ansel Chadbourne

Portrait of Paul Ansel Chadbourne, an American educator. Born in New Berwick, ME., Oct. 21, 1823. Died…

Chadwick was a sportswriter about baseball and is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Henry Chadwick

Chadwick was a sportswriter about baseball and is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Adna Romanza Chaffee was a General in the United States Army. Chaffee took part in the American Civil War and Indian Wars, played a key role in the Spanish-American War, and was instrumental at crushing the Boxer Rebellion in China.

Adna Romanza Chaffee

Adna Romanza Chaffee was a General in the United States Army. Chaffee took part in the American Civil…

(1835-1903) French explorer and writer who led expeditions throughout Africa and wrote many books such as Land of the Midnight Sun and the Country of the Dwarfs.

Paul B. Chaillu

(1835-1903) French explorer and writer who led expeditions throughout Africa and wrote many books such…

(1863-1937) British statesman that shared the 1925 Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating the Locarno Pact.

Joseph Chamberlain

(1863-1937) British statesman that shared the 1925 Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating the Locarno Pact.

Born Sept. 29, 1820 and died Aug. 24, 1883 in lower Austria.

Comte de Chambord

Born Sept. 29, 1820 and died Aug. 24, 1883 in lower Austria.

Champlain.

Champlain

Champlain.

(1567-1635) French explorer and founder of Quebec.

Samuel Champlain

(1567-1635) French explorer and founder of Quebec.

Samuel de Champlain, "The Father of New France", was a French navigator, geographer, cartographer, draughtsman, soldier, explorer, ethnologist, diplomat, chronicler, and the founder of Quebec City on July 3, 1608, of which he was the administrator for the rest of his life.

Samuel de Champlain

Samuel de Champlain, "The Father of New France", was a French navigator, geographer, cartographer, draughtsman,…

Portrait of Jean-Francois Champollion, a French scholar and decipherer of Egyptian hieroglyphs.

Champollion

Portrait of Jean-Francois Champollion, a French scholar and decipherer of Egyptian hieroglyphs.