169 illustrations of famous people including: Edgar Quinet, Jean Racine, Sir Walter Raleigh, Ramses (I, II, III), Raphael, Rembrandt Van Rhyn, Paul Revere, King Richard (I, II, III, IV), Theodore Roosevelt, William Rosecrans, Benjamin Rush, John Ruskin, and more

An immensely powerful Pennsylvania political boss. "Boss" Quay's political principles and actions stood in contrast to an unusually attractive personality.

M. S. Quay

An immensely powerful Pennsylvania political boss. "Boss" Quay's political principles and actions stood…

(1509-1579) Conquistador in Columbia and Spanish explorer.

Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada

(1509-1579) Conquistador in Columbia and Spanish explorer.

A Cornish writer, who published unter the pen name of Q. Born in Cornwall, he was educated at Newton Abbot College, at Clifton College, and Trinity College, Oxford and later became a lecturer there.

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

A Cornish writer, who published unter the pen name of Q. Born in Cornwall, he was educated at Newton…

Josiah Quincy III (February 4, 1772 – July 1, 1864) was a U.S. educator and political figure. He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Mayor of Boston , and President of Harvard University.

Josiah Quincy

Josiah Quincy III (February 4, 1772 – July 1, 1864) was a U.S. educator and political figure. He was…

A French historian and philosopher; born near Bourg, France, Feb. 17, 1803.

Edgar Quinet

A French historian and philosopher; born near Bourg, France, Feb. 17, 1803.

Chief Quoniambec was ruler of Brazil during the 16th century.

Chief Quoniambec

Chief Quoniambec was ruler of Brazil during the 16th century.

A Renaissance writer, born in Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, France.

Francois Rabelais

A Renaissance writer, born in Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, France.

Racine.

Jean Racine

Racine.

An eminent French dramatic poet; born in La Ferte Milon, France, Dec. 22, 1639, and was educated at Port Royal.

Jean Racine

An eminent French dramatic poet; born in La Ferte Milon, France, Dec. 22, 1639, and was educated at…

A French dramatist, who primarily wrote tragedies.

Jean Racine

A French dramatist, who primarily wrote tragedies.

(1795-1864) Famous Danish archeologist.

Carl Christian Rafn

(1795-1864) Famous Danish archeologist.

This portrait is of Francesco Raibolini. The artist is unknown.

Francesco Raibolini

This portrait is of Francesco Raibolini. The artist is unknown.

(1552-1618) English navigator and writer during the Elizabethan period. While imprisoned he wrote <I>The History of the World</I>

Sir Walter Raleigh

(1552-1618) English navigator and writer during the Elizabethan period. While imprisoned he wrote The…

English explorer

Sir Walter Raleigh

English explorer

A famed writer, poet, spy, and explorer.

Sir Walter Raleigh

A famed writer, poet, spy, and explorer.

Raleigh's plan for colonization in Virginia in North America ended in failure at Roanoke Island, but paved the way for subsequent colonies.

Sir Walter Raleigh

Raleigh's plan for colonization in Virginia in North America ended in failure at Roanoke Island, but…

Sir Walter Raleigh enjoying his pipe.

Sir Walter Raliegh

Sir Walter Raleigh enjoying his pipe.

Sir Walter Raleigh or Ralegh[1] (c. 1552 &ndash; 29 October 1618), was a famed English writer, poet, soldier, courtier and explorer.

Sir Walter Raleigh

Sir Walter Raleigh or Ralegh[1] (c. 1552 – 29 October 1618), was a famed English writer, poet,…

Sir Walter Raleigh or Ralegh (c. 1552 &ndash; 29 October 1618), was a famed English writer, poet, soldier, courtier and explorer. Raleigh was born to a Protestant family in Devon, the son of Walter Raleigh and Catherine Champernowne.

Sir Walter Raleigh

Sir Walter Raleigh or Ralegh (c. 1552 – 29 October 1618), was a famed English writer, poet, soldier,…

Sir Walter Raleigh, navigator, warrior, statesman, and writer in the reigns of Elizabeth and James I., was the second son of a gentleman of ancient family in Devonshire, and was born in 1552.

Sir Walter Raleigh

Sir Walter Raleigh, navigator, warrior, statesman, and writer in the reigns of Elizabeth and James I.,…

A Scottish poet, born at Leadhills, Lanarkshire to John Ramsay, superintendent of Lord Hopetoun's lead-mines and his wife, Alice Bower, a native to Derbyshire.

Allan Ramsay

A Scottish poet, born at Leadhills, Lanarkshire to John Ramsay, superintendent of Lord Hopetoun's lead-mines…

(1749-1815) Historian and physician who served as a South Carolina delegate to the Continental Congress.

David Ramsay

(1749-1815) Historian and physician who served as a South Carolina delegate to the Continental Congress.

The founding Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt's 19th dynasty. The dates for his short reign are unclear, but 1306-1304 BC, or 1292-1290 BC are frequently cited.

Ramses

The founding Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt's 19th dynasty. The dates for his short reign are unclear, but…

An Egyptian pharaoh of the nineteenth dynasty. He was born ca. 1302 BC and reigned from either 1279 BC to 1213 BC or 1290 BC to 1224 BC.

Ramses II

An Egyptian pharaoh of the nineteenth dynasty. He was born ca. 1302 BC and reigned from either 1279…

"Ramses II was a powerful sovereign, called Sesostris by the Greeks, identified by many with the Pharaoh who oppressed the children of Israel."&mdash;Colby, 1899

Ramses II

"Ramses II was a powerful sovereign, called Sesostris by the Greeks, identified by many with the Pharaoh…

The second Pharaoh of the Twentieth Dynasty and is considered to be the last great New Kingdom king to wield any substantial authority over Egypt. He reigned from 1183 to 1152 BC.

Ramses III

The second Pharaoh of the Twentieth Dynasty and is considered to be the last great New Kingdom king…

Also known as Ramses II. A profile portrait of Ramses the Great with carvings behind his head. He is often regarded as one of the most powerful pharaohs throughout history.

Ramses the Great

Also known as Ramses II. A profile portrait of Ramses the Great with carvings behind his head. He is…

(1815-1903) U.S. Senator and Governor of Minnesota. He also served as Secretary of War under President Hayes.

Alexander Ramsey

(1815-1903) U.S. Senator and Governor of Minnesota. He also served as Secretary of War under President…

Queen of Madagascar from 1883 to 1897.

Ranavalona III

Queen of Madagascar from 1883 to 1897.

Honorable Randall was an American politician.

Hon. S. J. Randall

Honorable Randall was an American politician.

(1721-1775) Lawyer and statesman who was appointed first president of the first Continental Congress

Peyton Randolph

(1721-1775) Lawyer and statesman who was appointed first president of the first Continental Congress

(1773-1833) John Randolph of Roanoke was an American statesman and direct descendant of Pocahontas.

John Randolph

(1773-1833) John Randolph of Roanoke was an American statesman and direct descendant of Pocahontas.

A German historian, frequently considered the founder of "scientific" history. Ranke set the tone for much of later historical writing, introducing such ideas as reliance on primary sources, an emphasis on narrative history and especially international politics and a commitment to writing history.

Leopold Ranke

A German historian, frequently considered the founder of "scientific" history. Ranke set the tone for…

Democratic U.S. Senator from North Carolina in 1872.

Matt W. Ransom

Democratic U.S. Senator from North Carolina in 1872.

(1483-1520) Italian painter

Raphael Sanzio

(1483-1520) Italian painter

Raphael Sanzio, usually known by his first name alone (in Italian Raffaello), (April 6 or March 28, 1483 &ndash; April 6, 1520), was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance, celebrated for the perfection and grace of his paintings and drawings. Together with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci he forms the traditional trinity of great masters of that period.

Raphael Sanzio

Raphael Sanzio, usually known by his first name alone (in Italian Raffaello), (April 6 or March 28,…

(1483-1520) Italian painter and architect of the Renaissance.

Sanzio Raphael

(1483-1520) Italian painter and architect of the Renaissance.

(1789-1872) Soldier who explored the Euphrates and surveyed the isthmus of the Suez Canal.

Francis Rawdon

(1789-1872) Soldier who explored the Euphrates and surveyed the isthmus of the Suez Canal.

Henry Jarvis Raymond (January 24 1820 - June 18 1869) was an American journalist and politician.

Henry Jarvis Raymond

Henry Jarvis Raymond (January 24 1820 - June 18 1869) was an American journalist and politician.

Commander-in-chief of the army of the republic.

John P. Rea

Commander-in-chief of the army of the republic.

Signer of the Declaration of Independence representing Delaware

George Read

Signer of the Declaration of Independence representing Delaware

An English novelist and dramatist, best known for <em>The Cloister and the Hearth</em>

Charles Reade

An English novelist and dramatist, best known for The Cloister and the Hearth

An English novelist and dramatist, best known for <em>The Cloister and the Hearth.</em>

Charles Reade

An English novelist and dramatist, best known for The Cloister and the Hearth.

(1818-1905) Representative and Senator from Texas. He served in the cabinet of Jefferson Davis as Postmaster General.

John Henninger Reagan

(1818-1905) Representative and Senator from Texas. He served in the cabinet of Jefferson Davis as Postmaster…

Red Jacket (known as Otetiani in his youth and Sagoyewatha after 1780) (c. 1750&ndash;January 20, 1830) was a Native American Seneca orator and chief of the Wolf clan.

Red Jacket

Red Jacket (known as Otetiani in his youth and Sagoyewatha after 1780) (c. 1750–January 20, 1830)…

Journalist and correspondent of the New York <em>Tribune</em> and the St. Louis <em>Democrat</em>.

James Redpath

Journalist and correspondent of the New York Tribune and the St. Louis Democrat.

(--1780) provided relief to American soldiers in the revolution. Wife of General Joseph Reed.

Esther Reed

(--1780) provided relief to American soldiers in the revolution. Wife of General Joseph Reed.

(1813-1899) Ninth governor of Florida.

Harrison Reed

(1813-1899) Ninth governor of Florida.

(1741-1785) Pennsylvania statesman who served as president of the Continental Congress 1777-1778. Reed served as president of Pennsylvania's Supreme Executive Council, a position equivalent to governor of the commonwealth.

Joseph Reed

(1741-1785) Pennsylvania statesman who served as president of the Continental Congress 1777-1778. Reed…

A U.S. Representative from Maine, and Speaker of the House from 1889-1891 and from 1895-1899.

Thomas Reed

A U.S. Representative from Maine, and Speaker of the House from 1889-1891 and from 1895-1899.

(1839-1902) American politician and Congressman

Thomas B. Reed

(1839-1902) American politician and Congressman

(1839-1902) American statesman, served in the Civil war and in Congress.

Thomas B. Reed

(1839-1902) American statesman, served in the Civil war and in Congress.

Thomas Brackett Reed, (October 18, 1839 – December 7, 1902), occasionally ridiculed as Czar Reed, was a U.S. Representative from Maine, and Speaker of the House

Thomas Brackett Reed

Thomas Brackett Reed, (October 18, 1839 – December 7, 1902), occasionally ridiculed as Czar Reed,…

Samuel Chester Reid (24 August 1783 &ndash; 28 January 1861) was an officer in the United States Navy during the War of 1812.

Samuel Chester Reid

Samuel Chester Reid (24 August 1783 – 28 January 1861) was an officer in the United States Navy…

U. S. ambassador and newspaper editor.

Whitelaw Reid

U. S. ambassador and newspaper editor.

Whitelaw Reid was a U.S. politician and newspaper editor. Born on a farm near Xenia, Ohio, Reid Attended Xenia Academy and went on to graduate from Miami University with honors in 1856.

Whitelaw Reid

Whitelaw Reid was a U.S. politician and newspaper editor. Born on a farm near Xenia, Ohio, Reid Attended…

Whitelaw Reid (October 27, 1837 &ndash; December 15, 1912) was a U.S. politician and newspaper editor, as well as the author of a popular history of Ohio in the Civil War.

Whitelaw Reid

Whitelaw Reid (October 27, 1837 – December 15, 1912) was a U.S. politician and newspaper editor,…

Reinmar was one of the most important Minnesingers in history. A Minnesinger is someone who wrote and performed poetry. Reinmar still has approximately 80 texts still in existannce.

Reinmar the Minnesinger

Reinmar was one of the most important Minnesingers in history. A Minnesinger is someone who wrote and…

Portrait of Rembrandt with haggard eyes.

Rembrandt

Portrait of Rembrandt with haggard eyes.

(1607-1669) Dutch painter, etcher, and printmaker during the Dutch Golden Age.

Rembrandt Van Rhyn

(1607-1669) Dutch painter, etcher, and printmaker during the Dutch Golden Age.