262 illustrations of famous people including: Thomas Paine, Louis Pasteur, George Peabody, William Penn, Pericles, Oliver Perry, King Philip(I, II), King Philippe(II, III, IV), Franklin Pierce, William Pitt, Pocahontas, Edgar Allan Poe, James Polk, Marco Polo, Pompey, William Prescott, Ptolemy, Joseph Pulitzer, Pythagoras, and more

(1837-1888) English astronomer

Richard A. Proctor

(1837-1888) English astronomer

Claudius Ptolemaeus, known as Ptolemy, was an ancient geographer, astrologer, and astronomer.

Ptolemy

Claudius Ptolemaeus, known as Ptolemy, was an ancient geographer, astrologer, and astronomer.

Claudius Ptolemaeus, known as Ptolemy, was an ancient geographer, astrologer, and astronomer.

Ptolemy

Claudius Ptolemaeus, known as Ptolemy, was an ancient geographer, astrologer, and astronomer.

He was a mathematician, geographer, astronomer, and astrologer. "The name of a line Graeco-Egyptain kings, who succeeded on the division of the empire of Alexander the Great, to the portion of his dominions of which Egypt was the head." -Marshall

Ptolemy

He was a mathematician, geographer, astronomer, and astrologer. "The name of a line Graeco-Egyptain…

Publius Cornelius Scipio (died 211 BC) was a general and statesman of the Roman Republic. A member of the Cornelia gens, Scipio served as consul in 218 BC, the first year of the Second Punic War, and sailed with an army from Pisa to Massilia (today Marseille), with the intention of arresting Hannibal's advance on Italy. Failing to meet his enemy he returned to Cisalpine Gaul by sea, and sent his army on to Hispania under the command of his brother Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Calvus with instructions to hold the Carthaginian forces there in check.

Publius Cornelius Scipio

Publius Cornelius Scipio (died 211 BC) was a general and statesman of the Roman Republic. A member of…

Lawyer and senator from Alabama.

James L. Pugh

Lawyer and senator from Alabama.

Pulitzer was a journalist and purchased the <em>New York World</em>. The Pulitzer Prizes were first given out in 1917.

Joseph Pulitzer

Pulitzer was a journalist and purchased the New York World. The Pulitzer Prizes were first…

An American publisher best known for posthumously establishing the Pulitzer Prizes and for originating yellow journalism.

Joseph Pulitzer

An American publisher best known for posthumously establishing the Pulitzer Prizes and for originating…

He developed the Pullman sleeper, a railroad sleeping car.

George M. Pullman

He developed the Pullman sleeper, a railroad sleeping car.

A Baroque composer, is generally considered to be one of England's greatest composers.

Henry Purcell

A Baroque composer, is generally considered to be one of England's greatest composers.

A Baroque composer. He is generally considered to be one of England's greatest composers.

Henry Purcell

A Baroque composer. He is generally considered to be one of England's greatest composers.

Edward Bouverie Pusey (22 August 1800 &ndash; 16 September 1882), was an English churchman and Regius Professor of Hebrew at Christ Church, Oxford. He was one of the leaders of the Oxford Movement.

Rev. Edward Bouverie Pusey

Edward Bouverie Pusey (22 August 1800 – 16 September 1882), was an English churchman and Regius…

" Edward Bouverie, D.D., after whom the Tractarian movement in the Church of England became designated Puseyiam. (1800-1882)" -Marshall

Rev. Dr. Pusey

" Edward Bouverie, D.D., after whom the Tractarian movement in the Church of England became designated…

"The sign on Putnam's tavern bore a full-length portrait of General Wolfe." -Lossing

Putnam's sign

"The sign on Putnam's tavern bore a full-length portrait of General Wolfe." -Lossing

(1718-1790) American soldier that fought in the French and Indian Wars

General Putnam

(1718-1790) American soldier that fought in the French and Indian Wars

(1718-1790) American soldier that fought in the French and Indian Wars

General Putnam

(1718-1790) American soldier that fought in the French and Indian Wars

American major in the Army

Major Israel Putnam

American major in the Army

Rufus Putnam (April 9, 1738 &ndash; 1824) was a colonial military officer during the French and Indian War, and a general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.

Rufus Putnam

Rufus Putnam (April 9, 1738 – 1824) was a colonial military officer during the French and Indian…

Parliamentary leader

John Pym

Parliamentary leader

John Pym was an English statesman, parliamentarian, leader of the Long Parliament and leader of the popular party during the reigns of James I. and Charles I.

John Pym

John Pym was an English statesman, parliamentarian, leader of the Long Parliament and leader of the…

The King of Epirus, being obliged, on the murder of his father, to seek safety by flight, found a home, parent, and tutor in Flaucus, King of illyria, where he remained for several years, till old enough to maintain his own right, and ascended his father's throne.

Pyrrhus

The King of Epirus, being obliged, on the murder of his father, to seek safety by flight, found a home,…

The celebrated Greek philosopher, was born in Samos, probably about 580-570 B.C. He was the son of Mnesarchus, and, perhaps, a disciple of Pherecydes.

Pythagoras

The celebrated Greek philosopher, was born in Samos, probably about 580-570 B.C. He was the son of Mnesarchus,…