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The sixteenth president of the United States, born in Hardin county, Kentucky, Feb. 12, 1809; died April 15, 1865. He was a great opposer of slavery.

Abraham Lincoln

The sixteenth president of the United States, born in Hardin county, Kentucky, Feb. 12, 1809; died April…

(1809-1865) An American politician and sixteenth President of the United States and the first president from the Republican Party.

Abraham Lincoln

(1809-1865) An American politician and sixteenth President of the United States and the first president…

Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth president of the United States, and president of the Union during the Civil War.

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth president of the United States, and president of the Union during the Civil…

Lincoln rail splitting

Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln rail splitting

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

(1733-1810) Soldier who fought in Revolutionary War.

Benjamin Lincoln

(1733-1810) Soldier who fought in Revolutionary War.

Benjamin Lincoln (January 24, 1733-May 9, 1810) was an American army officer. He served as a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.

Benjamin Lincoln

Benjamin Lincoln (January 24, 1733-May 9, 1810) was an American army officer. He served as a major general…

"General Lincoln, American general from the Southern Campaign during the American Revolution."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

General Lincoln

"General Lincoln, American general from the Southern Campaign during the American Revolution."—E.…

The wife of Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States of America. She served as First Lady from 1861 until 1865.

Mary Todd Lincoln

The wife of Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States of America. She served as…

(1843- ) Secretary of War

Robert T. Lincoln

(1843- ) Secretary of War

Son of Abraham Lincoln and U. S. Secretary of War under President Garfield's administration.

Robert Todd Lincoln

Son of Abraham Lincoln and U. S. Secretary of War under President Garfield's administration.

Robert Todd Lincoln (August 1, 1843 – July 26, 1926) was an American lawyer and politician, and the first son of President Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln.

Robert Todd Lincoln

Robert Todd Lincoln (August 1, 1843 – July 26, 1926) was an American lawyer and politician, and…

(1821-1887) "Swedish Nightingale" Swedish singer.

Jenny Lind

(1821-1887) "Swedish Nightingale" Swedish singer.

Born in Stockholm, she was noted for her singing voice from a very young age. When she was nine years old, her singing was overheard by a passerby, who the next day came with a music master and paid who had charge of Lind to give her up. She began to sing on stage when she was ten, and by the age of 16 she was a favorite in the Royal Swedish Opera.

Jenny Lind

Born in Stockholm, she was noted for her singing voice from a very young age. When she was nine years…

British merchant and yachtsman

Sir Thomas Lipton

British merchant and yachtsman

(1827-1912) English surgeon who introduced the use of antiseptic conditions in hospitals.

Baron Joseph Lister

(1827-1912) English surgeon who introduced the use of antiseptic conditions in hospitals.

(1811-1886) Pianist and composer

Franz Liszt

(1811-1886) Pianist and composer

A pianist and composer, born in Rading, Hungary, Oct. 22, 1811; died in Baireuth, Oct. 31, 1886. He under took the study of music at the early age of six years, at nine attracted much attention by his skill on the pianoforte, and soon after secured means from several noblemen to study at Vienna a period of six years. In 1823 he began additional study at Paris, and two years later composed his first work, entitles "Don Sanche."

Franz Liszt

A pianist and composer, born in Rading, Hungary, Oct. 22, 1811; died in Baireuth, Oct. 31, 1886. He…

Edward Livingston (26 May 1764–23 May 1836) was a prominent American jurist and statesman. He was an influential figure in the drafting of the Louisiana Civil Code of 1825, a civil code based largely on the Napoleonic Code. He represented both New York, and later Louisiana in Congress and he served as the U.S. Secretary of State from 1831 to 1833.

Edward Livingston

Edward Livingston (26 May 1764–23 May 1836) was a prominent American jurist and statesman. He was…

Signer of the Declaration of Independence representing New York

Philip Livingston

Signer of the Declaration of Independence representing New York

(1746-1813) Lawyer and diplomat who seized the opportunity to make the Louisiana Purchase.

Robert R. Livingston

(1746-1813) Lawyer and diplomat who seized the opportunity to make the Louisiana Purchase.

First Governor of New Jersey

William Livingston

First Governor of New Jersey

William Livingston (November 30, 1723 – July 25, 1790) served as the Governor of New Jersey (1776–1790) during the American Revolutionary War and was a signer of the United States Constitution.

William Livingston

William Livingston (November 30, 1723 – July 25, 1790) served as the Governor of New Jersey (1776–1790)…

A Scottish medical missionary and explorer of Africa.

David Livingstone

A Scottish medical missionary and explorer of Africa.

(59 B.C.- A.D.17) Roman historian who wrote 142 books regarding the entire history of Rome. This work is the foundation of historical writings.

Livy

(59 B.C.- A.D.17) Roman historian who wrote 142 books regarding the entire history of Rome. This work…

English philosopher, concerned with natural rights and justifying the revolution.

John Locke

English philosopher, concerned with natural rights and justifying the revolution.

A 17th-century English philosopher. He developed the Lockean social contract, which included the ideas of a state of nature. He was also the first to fully develop the idea of tabula rasa.

John Locke

A 17th-century English philosopher. He developed the Lockean social contract, which included the ideas…

Lawyer and feminist and was the first female lawyer to argue before the Supreme Court. She was the presidential candidate for the National Equal Rights Party.

Belva Ann Lockwood

Lawyer and feminist and was the first female lawyer to argue before the Supreme Court. She was the presidential…

(1850- ) American statesman and author

Henry Cabot Lodge

(1850- ) American statesman and author

Henry Cabot Lodge (May 12, 1850 – November 9, 1924) was an American statesman, a Republican politician, and a noted historian. Senator from Massachusetts.

Henry Cabot Lodge

Henry Cabot Lodge (May 12, 1850 – November 9, 1924) was an American statesman, a Republican politician,…

"General Logan, born in Jackson County, Ill., February 9th, 1826, died in Washington, D. C., December 26th, 1886. In July, 1861, he fought in the ranks of Colonel Richardson's regiment in the battle of Bull Run. In August he organized the Thirty-first Illinois Infantry, and was appointed its colonel, September 13th. He led his regiment in the attack on Fort Henry and at Fort Donelson, where he received a wound that incapacitated him for active service for some time. He was made brigadier general of volunteers, March 5th, 1862; during Grant's Northern Mississippi campaign General Logan commanded the Third Division of the Seventeenth Army Corps under General McPherson, and was promoted major general of volunteers."— Frank Leslie, 1896

General John A. Logan

"General Logan, born in Jackson County, Ill., February 9th, 1826, died in Washington, D. C., December…

Soldier and statesman, born in Jackson county, Illinois, Feb. 9, 1826; died in Washington, D. C., Dec. 26, 1886. He was the son of John Logan, an Irish physician, who served in the legislature of Illinois as a democrat.

John Logan

Soldier and statesman, born in Jackson county, Illinois, Feb. 9, 1826; died in Washington, D. C., Dec.…

(1826-1886) American general and statesman

John A. Logan

(1826-1886) American general and statesman

John Alexander Logan (February 8, 1826 – December 26, 1886) was an American soldier and political leader. He served in the Mexican-American War and was a General in the Union Army in the American Civil War. Senator from Illinois.

John Alexander Logan

John Alexander Logan (February 8, 1826 – December 26, 1886) was an American soldier and political…

(1826-1886) American soldier and statesman who fought in the Mexican War.  US Senator from Illinois.

John Alexander Logan

(1826-1886) American soldier and statesman who fought in the Mexican War. US Senator from Illinois.

Widow of the late General John A. Logan. She assisted her husbant and his soldiers during the war.

Mrs. John A. Logan

Widow of the late General John A. Logan. She assisted her husbant and his soldiers during the war.

Logan holding a dagger.

Logan, The Mingo Chief

Logan holding a dagger.

John Davis Long (October 27, 1838 – August 28, 1915) was a U.S. political figure. He served as Governor of Massachusetts between 1880 and 1883. He later served as the Secretary of the Navy from 1897 to 1902.

John Davis Long

John Davis Long (October 27, 1838 – August 28, 1915) was a U.S. political figure. He served as Governor…

An American poet who wrote many poems that are still famous today, including <em>The Song of Hiawatha, Paul Revere's Ride</em> and <em>Evangelina.</em>

Henry Longfellow

An American poet who wrote many poems that are still famous today, including The Song of Hiawatha,

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 &ndash; March 24, 1882) was an American educator and poet whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and "Evangeline". He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy and was one of the five members of the group known as the Fireside Poets.

Henry W. Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American educator and poet…

(1807-1882) American poet

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

(1807-1882) American poet

(1807-1882) American poet

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

(1807-1882) American poet

"The subject of this sketch was the most popular of American poets." &mdash;The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The subject of this sketch was the most popular of American poets." —The Popular Cyclopedia,…

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American educator and poet whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", <em>The Song of Hiawatha</em>, and "Evangeline". He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's <em>The Divine Comedy</em> and was one of the five members of the group known as the Fireside Poets.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American educator and poet…

(1821-1904) Confederate general

General James Longstreet

(1821-1904) Confederate general

"General Longstreet, born in Edgefield district, S. C., January 8th, 1821, was graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1842, and assigned to the Fourth Infantry. He served in the Mexican war, and for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Churubusco and Moleno del Rey he was brevetted captain and major. He became paymaster, July 19th, 1858, and resigned January 1st, 1861. He was commissoined a brigadier general in the Confederate service, and at the first battle of Bull Run commanded a brigade. He took part in the seven days' battles around Richmond, and at the second battle of Bull Run . He commanded the right wing of the Army of Northern Virginia at the battle of Gettysburg, and the First Corps in all the operations in 1864."&mdash; Frank Leslie, 1896

General James Longstreet

"General Longstreet, born in Edgefield district, S. C., January 8th, 1821, was graduated from the United…

"General James Longstreet served during the Civil War."&mdash;E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

General James Longstreet

"General James Longstreet served during the Civil War."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

General James Longstreet (1821 - 1904) was a famous Confederate general of the American Civil War and principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee. General Longstreet was called "Old War Horse" by General Robert E. Lee.

General James Longstreet

General James Longstreet (1821 - 1904) was a famous Confederate general of the American Civil War and…

James Longstreet (January 8, 1821 &ndash; January 2, 1904) was one of the foremost Confederate generals of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse."

James Longstreet

James Longstreet (January 8, 1821 – January 2, 1904) was one of the foremost Confederate generals…

Antonio L&oacute;pez de Santa Anna (February 21, 1794 &ndash; June 21, 1876), often known as Santa Anna, was a Mexican political leader who greatly influenced early Mexican and Spanish politics and government.

Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana

Antonio López de Santa Anna (February 21, 1794 – June 21, 1876), often known as Santa Anna,…

Manufacturer of American tobacco and owner of a thoroughbred race horse.

Pierre Lorillard

Manufacturer of American tobacco and owner of a thoroughbred race horse.

Claude Gelle Le Lorrain (1600-1682), was an Italian born artist who painted many secular, unclassical, landscape peices. He also created a book that was called the Book of Truth. It held specific numbers and his personal signature to prevent copies of his work.

Claude Gelle Le Lorrain

Claude Gelle Le Lorrain (1600-1682), was an Italian born artist who painted many secular, unclassical,…

Lawyer and Attorney General of Michigan in 1848 and again in 1860.

Hon. G. V. N. Lothrop

Lawyer and Attorney General of Michigan in 1848 and again in 1860.

A French politician and the 7th president of the French republic.

Emile Loubet

A French politician and the 7th president of the French republic.

(1289-1316) King of France from 1314-1316

Louis X of France

(1289-1316) King of France from 1314-1316

Portrait of Louis XI of France.

Louis XI

Portrait of Louis XI of France.

Louis XI.

Louis XI

Louis XI.

(1423-1483) King of France form 1461-1483 who united most of France under one crown. He also laid the foundations for absolute monarchy in France, patronized the arts and sciences, and founded three universities.

Louis XI of France

(1423-1483) King of France form 1461-1483 who united most of France under one crown. He also laid the…

Louis XII.

Louis XII

Louis XII.

"The age of Louis XIV. during the reign of Louis XIV, the son and successor of Louis XIII (1643-1715), which lasted over seventy years, France was the leading nation of Europe. In some respects it was a brilliant period. The magnificence of the French court, the splendor of Paris, and the proud position of France in Europe were characteristics of the time. Literature flourished under the patronage of the court, and some of the greatest of the French writers lived in this reign. A striking characteristic of the time was the absolute belief of the subjects in the divine power of the king. Louis XIV was the most conspicuous type of an absolute monarch. He was the source of all power and glory."&mdash;Colby, 1899

Louis XIV

"The age of Louis XIV. during the reign of Louis XIV, the son and successor of Louis XIII (1643-1715),…