171 illustrations of famous people including: Charles Darwin, Jefferson Davis, Sir Humphrey Davy, Henry Dawes, Hernando De Soto, Stephen Decatur, Paul Delaroche, Charles Dickens, Donatello, Stephen Douglas, Frederick Douglass, Arthur Conan Doyle, Sir Francis Drake, and more

(1471-1528) German painter, printmaker, and theorist famous for his engravings.

Albrecht Dürer

(1471-1528) German painter, printmaker, and theorist famous for his engravings.

A French general who led a fleet to aid the American patriots, but failed in a few attacks.

Admiral D'Estaing

A French general who led a fleet to aid the American patriots, but failed in a few attacks.

Jean Baptiste Charles Henri Hector, Comte d'Estaing (November 24, 1729 – April 28, 1794) was a French admiral.

Charles Henry Theodat d'Estaing

Jean Baptiste Charles Henri Hector, Comte d'Estaing (November 24, 1729 – April 28, 1794) was a…

An illustration of Count D'Orsay.

Count D'Orsay

An illustration of Count D'Orsay.

(1444-1514) Donato Lazzari, was an Italian architect, who introduced the Early Renaissance style to Milan and the High Renaissance style to Rome, where his most famous design was St. Peter's Basilica.

Bramante D'Urbino

(1444-1514) Donato Lazzari, was an Italian architect, who introduced the Early Renaissance style to…

Vice Admiral James Richard Dacres, RN (August 22, 1788 – December 4, 1853) was an English naval officer, born at Lowestoft.

James Richard Dacres

Vice Admiral James Richard Dacres, RN (August 22, 1788 – December 4, 1853) was an English naval…

(1809-1870) Admiral in the United States Navy

Admiral John Dahlgren

(1809-1870) Admiral in the United States Navy

Dahlgren was a naval officer and inventor. He invented the Dahlgren gun and wrote many books.

John A. Dahlgren

Dahlgren was a naval officer and inventor. He invented the Dahlgren gun and wrote many books.

Rear Admiral John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren, USN, (November 13, 1809 – July 12, 1870) merchant and Swedish Consul in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, made his career in the United States Navy.

John Adolph Dahlgren

Rear Admiral John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren, USN, (November 13, 1809 – July 12, 1870) merchant…

"Colonel Ulric Dahlgren, born in Bucks County, Pa., in 1842, died near King and Queen's Courthouse, Va., March 4th 1864. At the beginning of the Civil War he was sent by his father to plan and take charge of a naval battery on Maryland Heights. He then became aid to General Sigel, and served through Fremont's and Pope's campaigns, acting as sigel's chief of artillery at the second battle of Bull Run; served on General Hooker's staff, distinguishing himself at Chancellorsville, and as aid to General Meade at Gettysburg rendering important service. He lost his life in a raid planned by him, in concert with General Kilpatrick, to release the Federal prisoners at Libby Prison and Belle Isle." — Frank Leslie, 1896

Ulric Dahlgren

"Colonel Ulric Dahlgren, born in Bucks County, Pa., in 1842, died near King and Queen's Courthouse,…

(1756 - 1826) Naval officer; born in Norfolk County, Va.

Richard Dale

(1756 - 1826) Naval officer; born in Norfolk County, Va.

D'alembert

Dalembert

D'alembert

Cardinal D'amboise.

Damboise

Cardinal D'amboise.

(1819-1897) Newspaper editor that revived he New York Sun.

Charles A. Dana

(1819-1897) Newspaper editor that revived he New York Sun.

American journalist, famous for editing <em>The New American Cyclopaedia</em>

Charles A. Dana

American journalist, famous for editing The New American Cyclopaedia

Charles Anderson Dana (August 8, 1819 &ndash; October 17, 1897) was an American journalist, author, and government official, best known for his association with Ulysses S. Grant during the American Civil War and his aggressive political advocacy after the war.

Charles Anderson Dana

Charles Anderson Dana (August 8, 1819 – October 17, 1897) was an American journalist, author,…

(1813-1895) American geologist who observed in expeditions to the Pacific and Antarctic and later edited the <I>American Journal of Science. </I>

James D. Dana

(1813-1895) American geologist who observed in expeditions to the Pacific and Antarctic and later edited…

James Dwight Dana (1813 &ndash;1895) was an American geologist, mineralogist and zoologist. He made important studies of mountain building, volcanic activity, and the origin and structure of continents and oceans.

James D. Dana

James Dwight Dana (1813 –1895) was an American geologist, mineralogist and zoologist. He made…

(1815-1882) Author of Two Years Before the Mast and the standard manuel for sea law The Seaman's Friend.

Richard H. Dana

(1815-1882) Author of Two Years Before the Mast and the standard manuel for sea law The Seaman's Friend.

Famous Italian poet

Alighieri Dante

Famous Italian poet

An illustration of a man being knighted on a battle field. Durante degli Alighieri (May/June c.1265 &ndash; September 14, 1321), commonly known as Dante Alighieri, was a Florentine poet of the Middle Ages. His central work, the Divina Commedia (originally called Commedia and later called Divina ("divine") by Boccaccio), is often considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language and a masterpiece of world literature.

Portrait of Dante

An illustration of a man being knighted on a battle field. Durante degli Alighieri (May/June c.1265…

A leading figure in the French Revolution, as well as the first President of the Committee of Public Safety.

Danton

A leading figure in the French Revolution, as well as the first President of the Committee of Public…

A leading figure of the French Revolution, as well as the first President of the Committee of Public Safety in France.

Georges Danton

A leading figure of the French Revolution, as well as the first President of the Committee of Public…

Secretary of State for the Colonies

Lord Dartmouth

Secretary of State for the Colonies

An English naturalist who established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestry. He proposed the theory of natural selection and evolution.

Charles Darwin

An English naturalist who established that all species of life have descended over time from common…

(1890-1882) Naturalist known for his theories of Evolution and Natural selection

Charles Robert Darwin

(1890-1882) Naturalist known for his theories of Evolution and Natural selection

(1867-1942) Author and Political Activist

Alphonse Daudet

(1867-1942) Author and Political Activist

The Grand Dauphin.

Dauphin

The Grand Dauphin.

Famous actress

Fanny Davenport

Famous actress

The head of Michelangelo's sculpture, David.

David

The head of Michelangelo's sculpture, David.

First Governor of North Carolina

William R. Davie

First Governor of North Carolina

(1913-1995) Writer, playwright, essayist, and critic who is best known for writing <I>The Deptford Trilogy</I>

William Richardson Davie

(1913-1995) Writer, playwright, essayist, and critic who is best known for writing The Deptford Trilogy

William Richardson Davie (June 22, 1756–November 5, 1820) was the Governor of North Carolina from 1798 to 1799. He was a Federalist and may be considered a "Founding Father of the United States."

William Richardson Davie

William Richardson Davie (June 22, 1756–November 5, 1820) was the Governor of North Carolina from…

Known as "Parson" Davies, was an efficient manager of pugilistic affairs.

Charles E. Davies

Known as "Parson" Davies, was an efficient manager of pugilistic affairs.

Cushman Kellogg Davis (June 16, 1838 – November 27, 1900) was an American politician who served as the 7th Governor of Minnesota and as a U.S. Senator, from March 4, 1887 until his death.

Cushman Kellogg Davis

Cushman Kellogg Davis (June 16, 1838 – November 27, 1900) was an American politician who served as…

George Whitefield Davis (July 26, 1839 – July 12, 1918) was an engineer and Major General in the United States Army. He also served as a military Governor of Puerto Rico and as the first military Governor of the Panama Canal Zone.

George Whitefield Davis

George Whitefield Davis (July 26, 1839 – July 12, 1918) was an engineer and Major General in the United…

President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War.

Jefferson Davis

President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War.

(1808-1889) President of the Confederate States of America

Jefferson Davis

(1808-1889) President of the Confederate States of America

(1808-1889) President of the Confederate States of America

Jefferson Davis

(1808-1889) President of the Confederate States of America

Portrait of Jefferson Davis.

Jefferson Davis

Portrait of Jefferson Davis.

Jefferson Davis in 1861.

Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Davis in 1861.

"Jeffeson Davis, president of the Confederate States of America."&mdash;E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

Jefferson Davis

"Jeffeson Davis, president of the Confederate States of America."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

(1808-1889) President of the Confederate States of America. US Senator from Mississippi

Jefferson Davis

(1808-1889) President of the Confederate States of America. US Senator from Mississippi

Jefferson Davis, a senator from Mississippi who was elected president of the Confederate States of America. , US Senator from Mississippi.

Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Davis, a senator from Mississippi who was elected president of the Confederate States of America.…

Jefferson Finis Davis (1808 &ndash; 1889) served as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history of 1861 &ndash; 1865 during the American Civil War. After the war, Davis was captured in 1865 and charged with treason. Though not convicted, he was stripped of his eligibility to run for public office.

Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Finis Davis (1808 – 1889) served as President of the Confederate States of America for…

The first and only President of the Confederate States of America, from 1861 to 1865.

Jefferson Davis

The first and only President of the Confederate States of America, from 1861 to 1865.

(1828-1879) Union soldier who helped lead troops in Sherman's March to the Sea

Jefferson C. Davis

(1828-1879) Union soldier who helped lead troops in Sherman's March to the Sea

Jefferson Columbus Davis (March 2, 1828 &ndash; November 30, 1879) was an officer in the United States Army who served in the Mexican-American War, the Civil War, and the Modoc War.

Jefferson C. Davis

Jefferson Columbus Davis (March 2, 1828 – November 30, 1879) was an officer in the United States…

American politician and governor of Rhode Island.

John W. Davis

American politician and governor of Rhode Island.

(1815-1886) Named into the US supreme court by Lincoln and later became the Senator of Illinois

Judge David Davis

(1815-1886) Named into the US supreme court by Lincoln and later became the Senator of Illinois

Known as "The Daughter of the Confederacy."

Varna Davis

Known as "The Daughter of the Confederacy."

Davitt was an Irish campaigner and politician who was a nationalist. He founded the National Land League.

Michael Davitt

Davitt was an Irish campaigner and politician who was a nationalist. He founded the National Land League.

(1778-1829) British chemist who discovered the anesthetic use of laughing gas, discovered many elements and became President of the Royal Society.

Sir Humphrey Davy

(1778-1829) British chemist who discovered the anesthetic use of laughing gas, discovered many elements…

(1778-1829) British chemist and inventor remembered today for his discoveries of several alkali and alkaline earth metals, as well as contributions to the discoveries of the elemental nature of chlorine and iodine.

Sir Humphrey Davy

(1778-1829) British chemist and inventor remembered today for his discoveries of several alkali and…

(1816-1903) U.S. Senator from Massachusetts and editor of the <em>Gazette</em> and the <em>Transcript</em>.

Henry L. Dawes

(1816-1903) U.S. Senator from Massachusetts and editor of the Gazette and the Transcript.

(1820-1899) Famous Canadian geologist.

Sir John William Dawson

(1820-1899) Famous Canadian geologist.

A 1562 woodcut of John Daye, an English Protestant printer (1522-1584).

John Daye

A 1562 woodcut of John Daye, an English Protestant printer (1522-1584).

Armand Louis de Gontaut, Duc de Lauzun, later duc de Biron, (April 13, 1747 &ndash; December 31, 1793) was a French soldier and politician, known for the part he played in the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary Wars.

Armand Louis de Goutant Lauzun

Armand Louis de Gontaut, Duc de Lauzun, later duc de Biron, (April 13, 1747 – December 31, 1793)…

(1751-1780) German soldier who fought along Lafayette in the American Revolutionary war

Baron De Kalb

(1751-1780) German soldier who fought along Lafayette in the American Revolutionary war

Johann von Robaii, Baron de Kalb (June 19, 1721 &ndash; August 19, 1780) was a German soldier and volunteer who served as a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.

Baron de Kalb

Johann von Robaii, Baron de Kalb (June 19, 1721 – August 19, 1780) was a German soldier and volunteer…