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John Fiske (1842 - 1901), born Edmund Fisk Green, was an American philosopher and historian.

John Fiske

John Fiske (1842 - 1901), born Edmund Fisk Green, was an American philosopher and historian.

"The Marchioness of Kildare."

Emily Fitzgerald

"The Marchioness of Kildare."

(1845-1927) Fifth Governor General of Canada.

Henry Charles Keith Petty Fitzmaurice

(1845-1927) Fifth Governor General of Canada.

(1842--) French astronomer

Camille Flammarion

(1842--) French astronomer

Cardinal Fleury.

Cardinal Fleury

Cardinal Fleury.

William Jermyn Conlin (July 26, 1831, Albany, N.Y. – Nov. 19, 1891, PA), better known by his stage name William J. Florence, was a U.S. actor, songwriter, and popular playwright. He was one of the most popular actors of his day. Florence was one of a select number of Americans to win the ribbon of the French Societe Histoire Dramatique. He was also co-founder with Walter M. Fleming of the Shriners, a Masonic Order.

William J. Florence

William Jermyn Conlin (July 26, 1831, Albany, N.Y. – Nov. 19, 1891, PA), better known by his stage…

(1835-1899) In 1881 Flower was elected into congress and in 1891 became governor of New York.

Roswell P. Flower

(1835-1899) In 1881 Flower was elected into congress and in 1891 became governor of New York.

(1856-1938) Socialist who was candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia

John B. Floyd

(1856-1938) Socialist who was candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia

John Buchanan Floyd (June 1, 1806 – August 26, 1863), was a Virginia politician (legislator and governor), U.S. Secretary of War, and the Confederate general in the American Civil War who lost the crucial Battle of Fort Donelson.

John Buchanan Floyd

John Buchanan Floyd (June 1, 1806 – August 26, 1863), was a Virginia politician (legislator and governor),…

Signer of the Declaration of Independence representing New York

William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence representing New York

A French soldier and general during World War I.

Ferdinand Foch

A French soldier and general during World War I.

Charles James Folger (April 16, 1818 – September 4, 1884) was an American politician, jurist and U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.

Charles James Folger

Charles James Folger (April 16, 1818 – September 4, 1884) was an American politician, jurist and…

Fontenelle.

Fontenelle

Fontenelle.

Andrew Hull Foote (1806 - 1863) was an admiral in the United States Navy who served during the Civil War.

Admiral Andrew Hull Foote

Andrew Hull Foote (1806 - 1863) was an admiral in the United States Navy who served during the Civil…

Andrew Hull Foote (September 12, 1806 – June 26, 1863) was an admiral in the United States Navy who served during the American Civil War.

Andrew Hull Foote

Andrew Hull Foote (September 12, 1806 – June 26, 1863) was an admiral in the United States Navy…

(1847-1938) Well known writer and illustrator of her time

Mary Hallock Foote

(1847-1938) Well known writer and illustrator of her time

He was a Republican politician and Governor of Ohio.

Joseph Benson Foraker

He was a Republican politician and Governor of Ohio.

(1806-1872) Famous American actor of the stage.

Edwin Forrest

(1806-1872) Famous American actor of the stage.

Nathan Bedford Forrest (July 13, 1821 – October 29, 1877) was a lieutenant general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. He served as the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, a secret vigilante organization which launched a reign of terrorism against African-Americans, Northerners that had moved to the postwar South, Southerners who supported the Union, and Republicans during the Reconstruction era in the Southern United States.

Nathan Bedford Forrest

Nathan Bedford Forrest (July 13, 1821 – October 29, 1877) was a lieutenant general in the Confederate…

The remains of Fort George in 1860.

Remains of Fort George in 1860

The remains of Fort George in 1860.

"General Foster, born in Whitefield, N. H., May 27th, 1823, died in Nashua, H. H., September 2nd, 1874, was graduated at the United States Military Academy in 1846, assigned to the Engineer Corps, and served in the Mexican War under General Scott. He received the brevets of first lieutenant and captain for gallantry. At the beginning of the Civil War he was stationed at Charleston, S. C., and safely removed the garrison of Fort Moultrie to Fort Sumter during the night, December 26th-27th, 1860. He was made brigadier general of volunteers October 23rd, 1861, commanded a brigade in Burnside's North Carolina expedition, and received the brevet of lieutenant colonel for his services at Roanoke Island. While in command of the Department of North Carolina, in 1862-'3, he conducted several important expeditions. In 1865 he was brevetted brigadier general in the regular army for gallant services in the capture of Savannah, Ga., and major general for services in the field during the rebellion."— Frank Leslie, 1896

General John G. Foster

"General Foster, born in Whitefield, N. H., May 27th, 1823, died in Nashua, H. H., September 2nd, 1874,…

(1648-1681) Established the first printing office in Boston and is known for the earliest woodblock engraving in America.

John W. Foster

(1648-1681) Established the first printing office in Boston and is known for the earliest woodblock…

Fouquet.

Fouquet

Fouquet.

George Fox (July 1624 – 13 January 1691) was an English Dissenter and a founder of the Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as the Quakers.

George Fox

George Fox (July 1624 – 13 January 1691) was an English Dissenter and a founder of the Religious…

The boy king, Francis II of France.

Francis II

The boy king, Francis II of France.

Franklin in the streets of Philadelphia

Franklin

Franklin in the streets of Philadelphia

Benjamin Franklin as a apprentice in the printing trade.

Franklin as an Apprentice

Benjamin Franklin as a apprentice in the printing trade.

Franklin was a celebrity in Paris even before his arrival in 1777, and medallions from the faience pottery at Chaumont (owned by Franklin's host, Donatien LeRay de Chaumont) were among the earliest portraits of him made in France.

The Franklin Medallion

Franklin was a celebrity in Paris even before his arrival in 1777, and medallions from the faience pottery…

(1706-1790) US diplomat, inventor, politician, and printer

Dr. Benjamin Franklin

(1706-1790) US diplomat, inventor, politician, and printer

(1706-1790) United States diplomat, inventor, politician, and printer. Invented the Franklin stove, lighting rod and bifocal glasses. Served in the Constitutional Convention of 1787

Dr. Benjamin Franklin

(1706-1790) United States diplomat, inventor, politician, and printer. Invented the Franklin stove,…

(1706-1790) US diplomat, inventor, politician, and printer

Dr. Benjamin Franklin

(1706-1790) US diplomat, inventor, politician, and printer

(1706-1790) US diplomat, inventor, politician, and printer

Dr. Benjamin Franklin

(1706-1790) US diplomat, inventor, politician, and printer

(1706-1790) US diplomat, inventor, politician, and printer

Dr. Benjamin Franklin

(1706-1790) US diplomat, inventor, politician, and printer

(1706-1790) United States diplomat, inventor, politician, and printer. Invented the Franklin stove, lighting rod and bifocal glasses. Served in the Constitutional Convention of 1787

Dr. Benjamin Franklin

(1706-1790) United States diplomat, inventor, politician, and printer. Invented the Franklin stove,…

(1706-1790) United States diplomat, inventor, politician, and printer. Invented the Franklin stove, lighting rod and bifocal glasses. Served in the Constitutional Convention of 1787

Dr. Benjamin Franklin

(1706-1790) United States diplomat, inventor, politician, and printer. Invented the Franklin stove,…

Statesman and inventor

Benjamin Franklin

Statesman and inventor

"Benjamin Franklin managed men, the whilom printer, king's postmaster-general for America, discoverer, London colonial agent, delegate in the Continental Congress, and signer of the Declaration of Independence."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

Benjamin Franklin

"Benjamin Franklin managed men, the whilom printer, king's postmaster-general for America, discoverer,…

American statesman and inventor Benjamin Franklin.

Benjamin Franklin

American statesman and inventor Benjamin Franklin.

A profile of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

A profile of Benjamin Franklin

A portrait of Benjamin Franklin. Born in 1706 and died in 1790.

Benjamin Franklin

A portrait of Benjamin Franklin. Born in 1706 and died in 1790.

Benjamin Franklin running away from his home in Boston. He is heading to New York to find work at a printing house.

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin running away from his home in Boston. He is heading to New York to find work at a…

Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. He invented the lightning rod, bifocals, the Franklin stove, a carriage odometer, and the glass harmonica. He formed both the first public lending library in America and first fire department in Pennsylvania.

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United…

Benjamin Franklin on the face of a medal.

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin on the face of a medal.

Benjamin Franklin shortly after his first arrival in Philadelphia. No one who saw him could have guessed that he would one day be the greatest man in the city.

Young Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin shortly after his first arrival in Philadelphia. No one who saw him could have guessed…

(1823-1903) American general that served in the War with Mexico and in the Civil War.

General William B. Franklin

(1823-1903) American general that served in the War with Mexico and in the Civil War.

"General William B. Franklin was a general in the Civil War."— Frank Leslie, 1896

General William B. Franklin

"General William B. Franklin was a general in the Civil War."— Frank Leslie, 1896

William Buel Franklin (February 27, 1823 – March 8, 1903) was a career United States Army officer and a Union Army general in the American Civil War.

William Buel Franklin

William Buel Franklin (February 27, 1823 – March 8, 1903) was a career United States Army officer…

Benjamin Franklin.

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin.

A Middle High German poet. He has a great talent for music, and held many court positions in Prague.

Master Heinrich Frauenlob

A Middle High German poet. He has a great talent for music, and held many court positions in Prague.

(1839-1908) French-Canadian poet, politician, playwright, and short story writer.

Louis Honore Frechette

(1839-1908) French-Canadian poet, politician, playwright, and short story writer.

King of Prussia

Frederic the Great

King of Prussia

(died 1792) American statesman

Frederic, Lord North, Earl of Guilford

(died 1792) American statesman

Frederick II. King of Prussia.

Frederick II

Frederick II. King of Prussia.

(1712-1786) King of Prussia from the Hohenzollern dynaasty, known as the founder of Germany's military power.

Frederick II

(1712-1786) King of Prussia from the Hohenzollern dynaasty, known as the founder of Germany's military…

An illustration of Frederick II of Prussia attempting to find lodging for the evening. Frederick II (January 24, 1712 – August 17, 1786) was a King of Prussia (1740–1786) from the Hohenzollern dynasty. In his role as a prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire, he was Frederick IV of Brandenburg. He became known as Frederick the Great.

Frederick II of Prussia

An illustration of Frederick II of Prussia attempting to find lodging for the evening. Frederick II…

A portrait of Frederick II of Prussia in his military uniform. Frederick II (January 24, 1712 – August 17, 1786) was a King of Prussia (1740–1786) from the Hohenzollern dynasty. He became known as Frederick the Great and was nicknamed "Old Fritz".

Frederick II of Prussia

A portrait of Frederick II of Prussia in his military uniform. Frederick II (January 24, 1712 –…

Frederick II (January 24, 1712 – August 17, 1786) was a King of Prussia (1740–1786) from the Hohenzollern dynasty. In his role as a prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire, he was Frederick IV of Brandenburg. He became known as Frederick the Great and was nicknamed "Old Fritz".

Frederick II of Prussia

Frederick II (January 24, 1712 – August 17, 1786) was a King of Prussia (1740–1786) from…