108 illustrations of famous people including: Thomas Edison, King Edward (I, II, III, VI), George Eliot, Queen Elizabeth, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Euripides, William Evarts, Edward Everett, and more

Queen of England

Queen Elizabeth

Queen of England

A full picture of Elizabeth I (1533-1603) Queen of England 1558-1603

Queen Elizabeth

A full picture of Elizabeth I (1533-1603) Queen of England 1558-1603

Famous Indian known as the Prophet. He was the brother of Tecumseh.

Elkswatawa, the Prophet

Famous Indian known as the Prophet. He was the brother of Tecumseh.

Signer of the Declaration of Independence representing Rhode Island

William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence representing Rhode Island

Charles Ellet, Jr. (1 January 1810 – 21 June 1862) was a civil engineer and a colonel during the American Civil War, mortally wounded at the Battle of Memphis.

Charles Ellet

Charles Ellet, Jr. (1 January 1810 – 21 June 1862) was a civil engineer and a colonel during the…

Jesse Duncan Elliot (July 14, 1782 – December 10, 1845) was a United States naval officer and commander of American naval forces in Lake Erie during the War of 1812, especially noted for his controversial actions during the Battle of Lake Erie.

Jesse Duncan Elliott

Jesse Duncan Elliot (July 14, 1782 – December 10, 1845) was a United States naval officer and…

Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth (April 11, 1837 – May 24, 1861) was a lawyer and soldier, best known as the first conspicuous casualty of the American Civil War.

Ephraim Elmer Ellsworth

Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth (April 11, 1837 – May 24, 1861) was a lawyer and soldier, best known as…

Oliver Ellsworth (April 29, 1745 – November 26, 1807), an American lawyer and politician, was a revolutionary against British rule, a drafter of the United States Constitution, and third Chief Justice of the United States.

Oliver Ellsworth

Oliver Ellsworth (April 29, 1745 – November 26, 1807), an American lawyer and politician, was…

(1803-1882) Author and minister that wrote Society and Solitude and Letters and Social Arms.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

(1803-1882) Author and minister that wrote Society and Solitude and Letters and Social Arms.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, philosopher, poet, and leader of the Transcendentalist movement in the early 19th century.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, philosopher, poet,…

A portrait of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Emerson was an American Poet, essayist, and a leader of Transcendentalist movement in the 19 century.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A portrait of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Emerson was an American Poet, essayist, and a leader of Transcendentalist…

Drawing of Napoleon of France as Emperor.

Napoleon as Emperor

Drawing of Napoleon of France as Emperor.

John Endecott (c. 1588 – March 15, 1665), was a colonial magistrate, soldier and governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

John Endicott

John Endecott (c. 1588 – March 15, 1665), was a colonial magistrate, soldier and governor of the Massachusetts…

Served as Secretary of War under President Cleveland.

William Crownshield Endicott

Served as Secretary of War under President Cleveland.

Epicurus was an ancient Greek philosopher and the founder of the school of philosophy called Epicureanism. Only a few fragments and letters remain of Epicurus's 300 written works. Much of what is known about Epicurean philosophy derives from later followers and commentators.

Epicurus

Epicurus was an ancient Greek philosopher and the founder of the school of philosophy called Epicureanism.…

Dutch writer and scholar.

Desiderius Erasmus

Dutch writer and scholar.

(1467-1536) Dutch humanist and theologian of the Renaissance.

Desiderius Erasmus

(1467-1536) Dutch humanist and theologian of the Renaissance.

(1803-1889) Sweedish engineer

John Ericsson

(1803-1889) Sweedish engineer

"John Ericsson invented the screw propeller and designed the <em>USS Monitor</em>."&mdash;E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

John Ericsson

"John Ericsson invented the screw propeller and designed the USS Monitor."—E. Benjamin…

"John Ericsson was born in Sweden, July 31, 1803. He early showed great inventive skill and was employed as an engineer in the Swedish service. He resigned in 1826 and went to England to introduce an engine he had invented. In 1829 he won a prize for the best locomotive engine, and invented a hot-air engine. He came to New York in 1839 and built the United States steamer Princeton. He was busily engaged in perfecting his hot-air engine and applying it to the propulsion of vessels, and upon the outbreak of the war he put himself at the service of the United States government. After the wr he constantly displayed his inventive genius in various constructions. He died March 8, 1889."&mdash;Scudder

John Ericcson

"John Ericsson was born in Sweden, July 31, 1803. He early showed great inventive skill and was employed…

John Ericsson (July 31, 1803 &ndash; March 8, 1889) was a Swedish inventor and mechanical engineer, as was his brother, Nils Ericson. He was born at Langbanshyttan in Varmland, Sweden, but primarily came to be active in the United States.

John Ericsson

John Ericsson (July 31, 1803 – March 8, 1889) was a Swedish inventor and mechanical engineer,…

John Ericsson (July 31, 1803 &ndash; March 8, 1889) was a Swedish inventor and mechanical engineer, as was his brother, Nils Ericson. He was born in Sweden, but primarily came to be active in the United States.

John Ericsson

John Ericsson (July 31, 1803 – March 8, 1889) was a Swedish inventor and mechanical engineer,…

John Ericsson (1803 - 1889) was a Swedish inventor and mechanical engineer. After the Civil War began, Ericsson designed the USS <em>Monitor</em>, a unique design of armored ship and after much controversy was build and finished on March 6, 1862 after 100 days.

John Ericsson

John Ericsson (1803 - 1889) was a Swedish inventor and mechanical engineer. After the Civil War began,…

(--1793) Member of the Assembly of Notables in the French Revolution.

Charles Henry Count D'Estaing

(--1793) Member of the Assembly of Notables in the French Revolution.

(--1793) Member of the Assembly of Notables in the French Revolution.

Charles Henry Count D'Estaing

(--1793) Member of the Assembly of Notables in the French Revolution.

Greek mathematician.

Euclid

Greek mathematician.

(c. 250 B.C.) Greek Mathematician.

Euclid

(c. 250 B.C.) Greek Mathematician.

Euclid, a great mathematician, wrote the first systematic textbook on geometry.

Euclid

Euclid, a great mathematician, wrote the first systematic textbook on geometry.

Prince of France

Prince Eugene

Prince of France

The wife of Napoleon III of France. She was born on May 5, 1826 and died on July 11, 1920.

Eugenie

The wife of Napoleon III of France. She was born on May 5, 1826 and died on July 11, 1920.

(c. 480-406 BCE) Ancient Greek playwright.

Euripides

(c. 480-406 BCE) Ancient Greek playwright.

Famous Athenian tradgedian.

Euripides

Famous Athenian tradgedian.

"Euripides was born in the island of Salamis, in B.C. 480, his parents having been among those who fled thither at the time of the invasion of Attica by Xerxes. He studied rhetoric under Prodicus, and physics under Anaxagoras." &mdash; Smith, 1882

Euripides

"Euripides was born in the island of Salamis, in B.C. 480, his parents having been among those who fled…

"Euripides" &mdash; Morey, 1903

Euripides

"Euripides" — Morey, 1903

James Biddle Eustis (August 27, 1834 - September 9, 1887) was a United States Senator from Louisiana.

James Biddle Eustis

James Biddle Eustis (August 27, 1834 - September 9, 1887) was a United States Senator from Louisiana.

A famous writer.

Mary Ann Evans

A famous writer.

(1846-1912) Commanding officer of the Navy's first division

Rear-Admiral Evans

(1846-1912) Commanding officer of the Navy's first division

(1818-1901) Lawyer and cabinet officer

William M. Evarts

(1818-1901) Lawyer and cabinet officer

"Both as a lawyer and a statesman Mr. Evarts ranks high." &mdash;The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

William M. Evarts

"Both as a lawyer and a statesman Mr. Evarts ranks high." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

(1818-1901) US Secretary of State, US Attorney General and Senator from New York.

William Maxwell Evarts

(1818-1901) US Secretary of State, US Attorney General and Senator from New York.

William Maxwell Evarts (February 6, 1818 – February 28, 1901) was an American lawyer and statesman who served as US Secretary of State, US Attorney General and US Senator from New York.

William Maxwell Evarts

William Maxwell Evarts (February 6, 1818 – February 28, 1901) was an American lawyer and statesman…

"This distinguished American was born in 1794, at Dorchester, near Boston, Massachusetts, entered Harvard College in 1807, and took his degree in 1811." &mdash;The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

Edward Everette

"This distinguished American was born in 1794, at Dorchester, near Boston, Massachusetts, entered Harvard…

Edward Everett (April 11, 1794 – January 15, 1865) was a Whig Party politician from Massachusetts. Governor and Senator from Massachusetts.

Edward Everett

Edward Everett (April 11, 1794 – January 15, 1865) was a Whig Party politician from Massachusetts.…

Edward Everett (April 11, 1794 – January 15, 1865) was a Whig Party politician from Massachusetts. Everett was elected to the United States House of Representatives and United States Senate, and also served as President of Harvard University, United States Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Britain, and Governor of Massachusetts before being appointed United States Secretary of State by President Millard Fillmore to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Daniel Webster.

Edward Everett

Edward Everett (April 11, 1794 – January 15, 1865) was a Whig Party politician from Massachusetts.…

(1817-1872) Soldier who saw action in the Mexican War and served for the Confederacy.

General Ewell

(1817-1872) Soldier who saw action in the Mexican War and served for the Confederacy.

"General Ewell, born in Georgetown, D. C., February 8th, 1817, died in Springfield, Tenn., January 25th, 1872, was graduated at the United States Military Academy in 1840; served in the Mexican War, and was promoted captain, August 4th, 1849. When the Civil War began he resigned his commission, entered the Confederate Army, and was actively engaged throughout the war. He was promoted to the rank of major general, and fought at Blackburn's Ford, July 18th, and at Bull Run, July 21st, 1861. In the following year he distinguished himself under General Jackson. He lost a leg at Warrenton Turnpike, on August 28th, 1862. When Jackson was fatally wounded at Chancellorsville, Ewell, at the former's request, was promoted to lieutenant general and assigned to the command of the Second Corps. At the head of Jackson's veterans he fought valiantly at Winchester, at Gettysburg, and at the Wilderness on the Confederate left. He was captured, with his entire force, by Sheridan, at Sailor's Creek, April 6th, 1865. After the war he retired to private life."&mdash; Frank Leslie, 1896

General Richard S. Ewell

"General Ewell, born in Georgetown, D. C., February 8th, 1817, died in Springfield, Tenn., January 25th,…

Richard Stoddert Ewell (February 8, 1817 &ndash; January 25, 1872) was a career U.S. Army officer and a Confederate general during the American Civil War.

Richard Stoddert Ewell

Richard Stoddert Ewell (February 8, 1817 – January 25, 1872) was a career U.S. Army officer and…

The King of Piedmont, Savoy, and Sardinia from 1849 to 1861. In 1861, he assumed the title King of Italy, which he held until his death in 1878.

Victor Emmanuel II

The King of Piedmont, Savoy, and Sardinia from 1849 to 1861. In 1861, he assumed the title King of Italy,…