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

Signer of the Declaration of Independence representing Virginia

Francis Lightfoot Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence representing Virginia

Portrait of General Lee.

General Lee

Portrait of General Lee.

General Lee helping a soldier in need.

General Lee

General Lee helping a soldier in need.

General Lee, the American general suspended from his command.

General Lee

General Lee, the American general suspended from his command.

"General Charles Lee, an American general in the American Revolution."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

General Charles Lee

"General Charles Lee, an American general in the American Revolution."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

"General Lee, born in Clermont, Fairfax County, Va., November 19th, 1835, was graduated at the United States Military Academy in 1856, and commissioned second lieutenant in the Second Cavalry. At the beginning of the Civil War in 1861 he resigned his commission and entered on Confederate service. He was placed on staff duty, and was adjutant general of Ewell's Brigade until September, 1861, when he was made lieutenant colonel of First Virginia Cavalry, and later was promoted colonel, and he participated in all the campaigns of the Army of Northern Virginia. On July 25th, 1862, he was made brigadier general, and on the 3rd of September, 1863, major general. In March, 1865, he was put in command of the whole cavalry corps of the Army of Northern Virginia, and a month later he surrendered to General Meade at Farmville."— Frank Leslie, 1896

General Fitzhugh Lee

"General Lee, born in Clermont, Fairfax County, Va., November 19th, 1835, was graduated at the United…

"General Robert E. Lee served during the Civil War."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

General Robert E. Lee

"General Robert E. Lee served during the Civil War."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870), was a career United States Army officer, an engineer, and among the most celebrated generals in American history.

General Robert E. Lee

Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870), was a career United States Army officer,…

(1756-1818) Soldier and public official who wrote the eulogy of George Washington.

Henry Lee

(1756-1818) Soldier and public official who wrote the eulogy of George Washington.

Henry Lee III (January 29, 1756–March 25, 1818) was an early American patriot who served as the Governor of Virginia and as the Virginia Representative to the United States Congress. During the American Revolution, Lee served as a cavalry officer in the Continental Army and earned the name Light Horse Harry.

Henry Lee

Henry Lee III (January 29, 1756–March 25, 1818) was an early American patriot who served as the Governor…

(1756-1818) Revolutionary War soldier.

Major Henry Lee

(1756-1818) Revolutionary War soldier.

Signer of the Declaration of Independence representing Virginia

Richard Henry Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence representing Virginia

(1732-1794) Six President of the United States in Congress assembled under the Articles of Confederation from 1784-1785.

Richard Henry Lee

(1732-1794) Six President of the United States in Congress assembled under the Articles of Confederation…

Richard Henry Lee (January 20, 1732 – June 19, 1794) was an American statesman from Virginia best known for proposing the motion in the Second Continental Congress calling for the colonies' independence from Great Britain.

Richard Henry Lee

Richard Henry Lee (January 20, 1732 – June 19, 1794) was an American statesman from Virginia best…

(1807-1870) General and presidential advisor for the Confederacy.

Robert E. Lee

(1807-1870) General and presidential advisor for the Confederacy.

(1807-1872) Civil War Confederate General

Robert E. Lee

(1807-1872) Civil War Confederate General

American Soldier during Civil War

Robert Edward Lee

American Soldier during Civil War

Robert Edward Lee was a career army officer and the most successful general of the Confederate forces during the American Civil War. He eventually commanded all Confederate armies as general-in-chief.

Robert E. Lee

Robert Edward Lee was a career army officer and the most successful general of the Confederate forces…

(1807-1870) A famous U.S. Army office and general of the Confederate forces during the American Civil War

Robert E. Lee

(1807-1870) A famous U.S. Army office and general of the Confederate forces during the American Civil…

Robert E. Lee, the famous Confederate general.

Robert E. Lee

Robert E. Lee, the famous Confederate general.

General Robert E. Lee (1807 - 1870) was a career United States Army officer and one of the most celebrated generals in American history. He was a top graduate of West Point and is best known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the Civil War.

General Robert E. Lee

General Robert E. Lee (1807 - 1870) was a career United States Army officer and one of the most celebrated…

(1807-1870) American general

Robert E. Lee

(1807-1870) American general

(1821-1876) Lead figure in Americans telegraph industry

Marshall Lefferts

(1821-1876) Lead figure in Americans telegraph industry

(1823-1891) American naturalist and physician

Joseph Leidy

(1823-1891) American naturalist and physician

(1830-1896) English painter

Lord Leighton

(1830-1896) English painter

(1810-1903) Cardinal

Leo XIII

(1810-1903) Cardinal

Pope of Rome, son of Count Ludovico Pecci, born in Carpineto, Italy, March 2, 1810. In 1818 he entered the Jesuit college at Viterbo, later studied at the Collegio Romanio, and taught philosophy in German College.

Leo XIII

Pope of Rome, son of Count Ludovico Pecci, born in Carpineto, Italy, March 2, 1810. In 1818 he entered…

Pope Leo XIII (1810-1903). Archbishop, bishop, cardinal, chamberlain of the Sacred College, and Pope.

Leo XIII

Pope Leo XIII (1810-1903). Archbishop, bishop, cardinal, chamberlain of the Sacred College, and Pope.

The oldest pope and had the third longest pontificate.

Leo XIII

The oldest pope and had the third longest pontificate.

One of the companions of Columbus on his second voyage. concuered the island of Porto Rico from Spain.

Juan Ponce de Leon

One of the companions of Columbus on his second voyage. concuered the island of Porto Rico from Spain.

Ponce de Leon, Spanish soldier, governor of Porto Rico, and explorer.

Ponce de Leon

Ponce de Leon, Spanish soldier, governor of Porto Rico, and explorer.

(1460-1521) A famous Spanish conquistador who settled Florida.

Ponce de Leon

(1460-1521) A famous Spanish conquistador who settled Florida.

(1452-1519) Italian painter

Leonardo Da Vinci

(1452-1519) Italian painter

(1452-1519) Painter, sculpture and inventor during the high Renaissance.

Leonardo da Vinci

(1452-1519) Painter, sculpture and inventor during the high Renaissance.

(1452-1519) Famous Italian polymath who was a successful scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, painter, sculptor, architect, botanist, musician, and writer.

Leonardo Da Vinci

(1452-1519) Famous Italian polymath who was a successful scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor,…

A famous Italian artist, mathematician, and engineer.

Leonardo da Vinci

A famous Italian artist, mathematician, and engineer.

King of the Belgians

Leopold II

King of the Belgians

The king of Belgium, son of Leopold I., born in Brussels, April 9, 1835. he was liberally educated in the leading institutions of Belgium and Germany. His title as crown prince was duke of Brabant, and he served as a member of the national senate, in which he became distinguished as an influential advocate of internal and maritime improvement.

Leopold II

The king of Belgium, son of Leopold I., born in Brussels, April 9, 1835. he was liberally educated in…

(1835-1905) Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen

Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen

(1835-1905) Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen

Karl Richard Lepsius (December 23, 1810 – July 10, 1884) was a pioneering Prussian Egyptologist and linguist and pioneer of modern archaeology.

Karl Richard Lepsius

Karl Richard Lepsius (December 23, 1810 – July 10, 1884) was a pioneering Prussian Egyptologist…

Wife of Frank Leslie, who was a feminist author and knew five languages fluently.

Miriam Florence Leslie

Wife of Frank Leslie, who was a feminist author and knew five languages fluently.

The French developer of the Suez Canal, which joined the Mediterranean and the Red Seas in 1869.

Count Ferdinand de Lesseps

The French developer of the Suez Canal, which joined the Mediterranean and the Red Seas in 1869.

Lesseps was a French diplomat and famous for the Suez Canal.

Ferdinand de Lesseps

Lesseps was a French diplomat and famous for the Suez Canal.

(1805-1894) French diplomat and engineer, most famous for building the Suez canal.

Ferdinand de Lesseps

(1805-1894) French diplomat and engineer, most famous for building the Suez canal.

Lesueur

Lesueur

Lesueur

Signer of the Declaration of Independence representing New York

Francis Lewis

Signer of the Declaration of Independence representing New York

A woman who resided in a lighthouse in Newport. She was an expert rower, and saved the lives of many sailors after wrecking their vessels on the rocks.

Ida Lewis

A woman who resided in a lighthouse in Newport. She was an expert rower, and saved the lives of many…

An American explorer and soldier.

Meriwether Lewis

An American explorer and soldier.

(1774-1809) American explorer famous for his expedition with William Clark.

Meriwether Lewis

(1774-1809) American explorer famous for his expedition with William Clark.

Meriwether Lewis (August 18, 1774–October 11, 1809) was an American explorer, soldier, and public administrator, best known for his role as the leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Meriwether Lewis

Meriwether Lewis (August 18, 1774–October 11, 1809) was an American explorer, soldier, and public…

Dr. Francis Lieber (March 18, 1800 – October 2, 1872) was a German-American jurist and political philosopher. He is most widely known as the author of the Lieber Code during the American Civil War.

Francis Lieber

Dr. Francis Lieber (March 18, 1800 – October 2, 1872) was a German-American jurist and political philosopher.…

Lydia Kamakeha, queen of Hawaii, born De. 2, 1838. She was a sister of King Kalakaua. On Jan. 29, 1891, she was proclaimed queen of the Hawaiin Islands.

Lilioukalani

Lydia Kamakeha, queen of Hawaii, born De. 2, 1838. She was a sister of King Kalakaua. On Jan. 29, 1891,…

Liliuokalani was the last monarch and only queen regnant of the Kingdom of Hawaii.

Lydia Kamekha Liliuokalani

Liliuokalani was the last monarch and only queen regnant of the Kingdom of Hawaii.

A Lieutenant-General for the Spanish Army in 1898.

Arsenio Linares

A Lieutenant-General for the Spanish Army in 1898.

(1809-1865) U.S. President 1960-1865

Abraham Lincoln

(1809-1865) U.S. President 1960-1865

(1809-1865) U.S. President 1960-1865

Abraham Lincoln

(1809-1865) U.S. President 1960-1865

(1809-1865) U.S. President 1960-1865

Abraham Lincoln

(1809-1865) U.S. President 1960-1865

(1809-1865) U.S. President 1960-1865

Abraham Lincoln

(1809-1865) U.S. President 1960-1865

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

"Abraham Lincoln, former United States President, involved in slavery issues and the Civil War."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

Abraham Lincoln

"Abraham Lincoln, former United States President, involved in slavery issues and the Civil War."—E.…