225 illustrations of famous people including: Robert La Salle, Marquis de Lafayette, John Law, Robert E. Lee, Henry Lee, Cardinal Leo XIII, Leonardo da Vinci, Abraham Lincoln, Henry Longfellow, King Louis, James Lowell, and more

American political leader.

Robert La Follette

American political leader.

Governor of Wisconsin and U.S. Senator

Robert M. La Follette

Governor of Wisconsin and U.S. Senator

La Salle, a famous French adventurer who navigated the Mississippi down to the Gulf of Mexico.

La Salle

La Salle, a famous French adventurer who navigated the Mississippi down to the Gulf of Mexico.

(1643-1687) French explorer in America who named Louisiana after Louis XIV.

Sieur René-Robert Cavelier La Salle

(1643-1687) French explorer in America who named Louisiana after Louis XIV.

French explorer

Robert La Salle

French explorer

A celebrated explorer, born in Rouen, France, Nov. 22, 1643; assassinated March 19, 1687. In 1669 he emigrated to Canada, and soon after entered upon a number of remarkable expeditions of discovery. He visited the Illinois River, Lake Michigan, and the Ohio, and sailed a considerable distance down the Mississippi.

Robert La Salle

A celebrated explorer, born in Rouen, France, Nov. 22, 1643; assassinated March 19, 1687. In 1669 he…

(1643-1687) French explorer, La Salle, René Robert Cavelier, sieur de

Robert Cavalier de La Salle

(1643-1687) French explorer, La Salle, René Robert Cavelier, sieur de

Labouchere was a journalist and British politician who proposed the abolition of the House of Lords.

Henry Labouchere

Labouchere was a journalist and British politician who proposed the abolition of the House of Lords.

A celebrated general, born in Auvergne, France. Helped out the colonists in the American Revolution.

Lafayette

A celebrated general, born in Auvergne, France. Helped out the colonists in the American Revolution.

Lafayette was a general in the American Revolutionary War and a leader of the Garde Nationale during the French Revolution.

General Lafayette

Lafayette was a general in the American Revolutionary War and a leader of the Garde Nationale during…

A French military officer who led the Garde Nationale during the French Revolution, as well as fought in the American Revolutionary War as a general.

Lafayette

A French military officer who led the Garde Nationale during the French Revolution, as well as fought…

The Marquis de Lafayette, a French citizen who fought on the side of the Americans during the American Revolution.

Marquis de Lafayette

The Marquis de Lafayette, a French citizen who fought on the side of the Americans during the American…

Lafayette was a general in the American Revolutionary War and a leader of the Garde Nationale during the French Revolution.

Lafayette in 1777

Lafayette was a general in the American Revolutionary War and a leader of the Garde Nationale during…

(1757-1834) French general

Marquis de Lafayette

(1757-1834) French general

(1757-1834) French statesman, soldier and general who helped with the American revolutionary forces.

Marquis de Lafayette

(1757-1834) French statesman, soldier and general who helped with the American revolutionary forces.

A French military officer who served as a general in the American Revolutionary War, as well as the French Revolution.

Marquis of Lafayette

A French military officer who served as a general in the American Revolutionary War, as well as the…

"Marquis de Lafayette, Frenchman who fought during the American Revolution."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

Marquis de Lafeyette

"Marquis de Lafayette, Frenchman who fought during the American Revolution."—E. Benjamin Andrews,…

(1807-1864) Canadian statesman.

Sir Louis Hypolite Lafontaine

(1807-1864) Canadian statesman.

(1825-1893) Lawyer and Statesman

Lucius Q. C. Lamar

(1825-1893) Lawyer and Statesman

American politician and professor of political science.

Lucius Quintius C. Lamar

American politician and professor of political science.

Famous English essayist, known for <em>Essays of Elia</em>.

Charles Lamb

Famous English essayist, known for Essays of Elia.

A famous English essayist, best known for his <em>Essays of Elia</em> and for the children's book <em>Tales from Shakespeare</em>, which he produced along with his sister, Mary Lamb.

Charles Lamb

A famous English essayist, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales

(1768-1835) He was an astrologer who was killed because people believed he had dealings with demons

John Lamb

(1768-1835) He was an astrologer who was killed because people believed he had dealings with demons

John Lamb (1735-1800) was an American soldier, politician, and Anti-Federalist organizer.

John Lamb

John Lamb (1735-1800) was an American soldier, politician, and Anti-Federalist organizer.

A famous author who produced works such as <em>History of the Ciry of New York</em> and was the editor of the <em>Magazine of American History.</em>

Martha Lamb

A famous author who produced works such as History of the Ciry of New York and was the editor…

(1792-1840) John Lambton, the First Earl of Durham was an English statesman, colonial administrator, Governor General, and high commissioner of British North America.

John George Lambton, First Earl of Durham

(1792-1840) John Lambton, the First Earl of Durham was an English statesman, colonial administrator,…

Served as the United States Secretary of War during President Cleveland's second term.

Daniel S. Lamont

Served as the United States Secretary of War during President Cleveland's second term.

"Lancelot du Lac, c. 1360. From Viollet-le-Duc." &mdash; Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Lancelot du Lac

"Lancelot du Lac, c. 1360. From Viollet-le-Duc." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

The neice of James Buchanan, served as First Lady of the United States from 1857 to 1861.

Harriet Lane

The neice of James Buchanan, served as First Lady of the United States from 1857 to 1861.

Also known as Emilie Charlotte Le Breton and Jersey Lily, she was a famous British actress.

Lillie Langtry

Also known as Emilie Charlotte Le Breton and Jersey Lily, she was a famous British actress.

(1842-1881) American poet and critic

Sidney Lanier

(1842-1881) American poet and critic

(1811-1875) American scientist and naturalist. Created a catalogue of plants and shells found in the vicinity of milwaukee on the west side of Lake Michigan.

Increase A. Lapham

(1811-1875) American scientist and naturalist. Created a catalogue of plants and shells found in the…

Wrote many poems during the Civil War. Some of her published works include <em>Wild Roses of Cape Ann</em> and <em>Childhood Songs.</em>

Lucy Larcom

Wrote many poems during the Civil War. Some of her published works include Wild Roses of Cape Ann

(1484-1566) A famous Spanish priest who was a settler of the New World.

Bartolome de Las Casas

(1484-1566) A famous Spanish priest who was a settler of the New World.

(1643-1687) A French explorer who explored the Great Lakes region.

Robert de LaSalle

(1643-1687) A French explorer who explored the Great Lakes region.

A Franco-Flemish composer of the late Renaissance. He is considered to be the most famous and influential musician in Europe at the end of the 16th century.

Orlando di Lasso

A Franco-Flemish composer of the late Renaissance. He is considered to be the most famous and influential…

Hugh Latimer (c. 1485-October 16, 1555) was the bishop of Worcester, and by his death he became a famous martyr among Protestants and the Church of England. From around 14 years of age he started to attend Peterhouse, Cambridge, and was known as a good student. After receiving his academic degrees and being ordained, he developed a reputation as a very zealous Roman Catholic. At first he opposed the Lutheran opinion of his day, but his views changed after meeting the clergyman Thomas Bilney.

Bishop Hugh Latimer

Hugh Latimer (c. 1485-October 16, 1555) was the bishop of Worcester, and by his death he became a famous…

(1724-1792) Merchant and Revolutionary politician who served in the Second Continental Congress

Henry Laurens

(1724-1792) Merchant and Revolutionary politician who served in the Second Continental Congress

Henry Laurens (March 6, 1724 &ndash; December 8, 1792) was an American merchant and rice planter from South Carolina who became a political leader during the Revolutionary War.

Henry Laurens

Henry Laurens (March 6, 1724 – December 8, 1792) was an American merchant and rice planter from…

(1841-1919) Seventh Prime Minister of Canada.

Sir Wilfrid Laurier

(1841-1919) Seventh Prime Minister of Canada.

The seventh Prime Minister of Canada from July 11, 1896, to October 7, 1911. He was often considered one of Canada's great statesmen and the first francophone prime minister. Laurier is well known for his policies of conciliation, nation building, and compromises between French and English Canada.

Wilfrid Laurier

The seventh Prime Minister of Canada from July 11, 1896, to October 7, 1911. He was often considered…

"(1841-1919), a distinguished Canadian statesman and orator, Premier of the Dominion from 1896 to 1911. He was the firs French-Canadian to head the national Cabinet, and his administration of fifteen years was a period of progress for Canada." -Foster, 1921

Sir Wilfrid Laurier

"(1841-1919), a distinguished Canadian statesman and orator, Premier of the Dominion from 1896 to 1911.…

Lavoisier.

Lavoisier

Lavoisier.

First Governor of Arkansas

John Law

First Governor of Arkansas

John Law, Scottish economist.

John Law

John Law, Scottish economist.

A naval officer, born in Burlington, New Jersey, Oct. 1, 1781; died June 5, 1813. He became lieutenant in 1802, distinguished himself in the war with Tripoli, and in 1811 became captain of the Hornet.

James Lawrence

A naval officer, born in Burlington, New Jersey, Oct. 1, 1781; died June 5, 1813. He became lieutenant…

(1781-1813) American naval officer who fought in the War of 1812, commanded the Peacock and the Chesapeake. "Don't give up the ship!"

James Lawrence

(1781-1813) American naval officer who fought in the War of 1812, commanded the Peacock and the Chesapeake.…

James Lawrence (October 1, 1781 &ndash; June 4, 1813) was an American naval officer. During the War of 1812, he commanded the USS <em>Chesapeake</em>.

James Lawrence

James Lawrence (October 1, 1781 – June 4, 1813) was an American naval officer. During the War…

This painting is a portrait of the artist, Sir Thomas Lawrence. It was drawn by himself.

Sir Thomas Lawrence

This painting is a portrait of the artist, Sir Thomas Lawrence. It was drawn by himself.

(1843-1899) American soldier in the Civil War and the Spanish-American War

Henry W. Lawton

(1843-1899) American soldier in the Civil War and the Spanish-American War

Henry Ware Lawton (17 March 1843&ndash;1899) was a highly respected U.S. Army officer who served with distinction in the Civil War, Apache War, Spanish-American War and was the only U.S. general officer to be killed during the Philippine-American War.

Henry Ware Lawton

Henry Ware Lawton (17 March 1843–1899) was a highly respected U.S. Army officer who served with…

(1747-1793) French military leader

De Lauzun

(1747-1793) French military leader

(1617-1655) French painter famous for being one of the founders of the French Academy of Painting.

Eustache Le Sueur

(1617-1655) French painter famous for being one of the founders of the French Academy of Painting.

Lebrun.

Lebrun

Lebrun.

(1838-1903) Irish historian and philosopher

William E. H. Lecky

(1838-1903) Irish historian and philosopher

Mary Leczinska.

Leczinska

Mary Leczinska.

(1731-1782) Soldier who was appointed major general in the Continental army. He was dismissed from the army in 1780.

Charles Lee

(1731-1782) Soldier who was appointed major general in the Continental army. He was dismissed from the…

Charles Lee (February 6, 1732 &ndash; October 2, 1782) was a British soldier turned Virginia planter who was a major general of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War.

Charles Lee

Charles Lee (February 6, 1732 – October 2, 1782) was a British soldier turned Virginia planter…

(1835-1905) Soldier in the Civil War for the Confederates. Governor of Virginia.

Fithugh Lee

(1835-1905) Soldier in the Civil War for the Confederates. Governor of Virginia.

Fitzhugh Lee (November 19, 1835 – April 18, 1905), nephew of Robert E. Lee, was a Confederate cavalry general in the American Civil War, Governor of Virginia, diplomat, and United States Army general in the Spanish-American War.

Fitzhugh Lee

Fitzhugh Lee (November 19, 1835 – April 18, 1905), nephew of Robert E. Lee, was a Confederate cavalry…