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William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author.

William T. Sherman

William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman,…

General William Tecumseh Sherman, famous Union general noted for his successful campaigns in the South during the Civil War.

William Tecumseh Sherman

General William Tecumseh Sherman, famous Union general noted for his successful campaigns in the South…

In 1861, he was appointed a brigadier general of volunteers and assigned to the command of General Lander's brigade. After the latter's death, at the head of the division of General Banks's army in the Shenandoah Valley, he opened the second campaign with the victory at Winchester, Virginia.

General James Shields

In 1861, he was appointed a brigadier general of volunteers and assigned to the command of General Lander's…

(1694-1771) Governor of Massachusetts.

William Shirley

(1694-1771) Governor of Massachusetts.

Shishak, king of Egypt.

Shishak

Shishak, king of Egypt.

A German composer and organist, generally regarded as the most important German composer. He wrote one of the first German operas.

Heinrich Shuetz

A German composer and organist, generally regarded as the most important German composer. He wrote one…

Daniel Edgar Sickles (October 20, 1819 – May 3, 1914) was a colorful and controversial American politician, Union General in the American Civil War, and diplomat.

Daniel Edgar Sickles

Daniel Edgar Sickles (October 20, 1819 – May 3, 1914) was a colorful and controversial American…

(1825- ) American general and Congressman

General Sickles

(1825- ) American general and Congressman

The inventor of the telegraph that used a needle to point to the right letter instead of using Morse code.

Ernst Siemens

The inventor of the telegraph that used a needle to point to the right letter instead of using Morse…

A French Roman Catholic clergyman who helped transform the Estates-General into the National Assembly.

Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès

A French Roman Catholic clergyman who helped transform the Estates-General into the National Assembly.

General Sigel served for the Union during the Civil War.

Franz Sigel

General Sigel served for the Union during the Civil War.

Franz Sigel (November 18, 1824 – August 21, 1902) was a German military officer and immigrant to the United States who was a teacher, newspaperman, politician, and served as a Union major general in the American Civil War.

Franz Sigel

Franz Sigel (November 18, 1824 – August 21, 1902) was a German military officer and immigrant to the…

Charles Dwight Sigsbee (January 16, 1845 - July 13, 1923) was an admiral in the United States Navy.

Charles Dwight Sigsbee

Charles Dwight Sigsbee (January 16, 1845 - July 13, 1923) was an admiral in the United States Navy.

Benjamin Silliman (8 August 1779 – 24 November 1864) was an American chemist, one of the first American professors of science (at Yale University), and the first to distill petroleum.

Benjamin Silliman

Benjamin Silliman (8 August 1779 – 24 November 1864) was an American chemist, one of the first American…

(1752-1806) English general.

John Graves Simcoe

(1752-1806) English general.

Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester (1208 – August 4, 1265), was the principal leader of the baronial opposition to King Henry III of England. After the rebellion of 1263-1264, de Montfort became de facto ruler of England and called the first directly-elected parliament in medieval Europe. Because of this, de Montfort is today regarded as one of the progenitors of modern parliamentary democracy.

Simon de Montfort

Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester (1208 – August 4, 1265), was the principal leader of…

Maharaja Ranjit Singh was the first Maharaja of the Sikh Empire.

Maharaja Ranjit Singh

Maharaja Ranjit Singh was the first Maharaja of the Sikh Empire.

(1837-1890) Indian warrior of the Sioux

Sitting Bull

(1837-1890) Indian warrior of the Sioux

Known as Jumping Badger and Hunkesni, he was a Native American clergyman and leader of the Hunkpapa Sioux. He went into battle against Custer at the Battle of Little Bighorn.

Sitting Bull

Known as Jumping Badger and Hunkesni, he was a Native American clergyman and leader of the Hunkpapa…

(1793- ) American lawyer and Congressman

John Slidell

(1793- ) American lawyer and Congressman

John Slidell (1793 – July 26, 1871) was an American politician, lawyer and businessman.

John Slidell

John Slidell (1793 – July 26, 1871) was an American politician, lawyer and businessman.

Settler captured and raised by the Deleware Indians.

Frances Slocum (Ma-con-a-qua)

Settler captured and raised by the Deleware Indians.

"General Slocum served in the Civil War."— Frank Leslie, 1896

General Henry W. Slocum

"General Slocum served in the Civil War."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Henry Warner Slocum (September 24, 1827 – April 14, 1894), was a Union general during the American Civil War and later served in the United States House of Representatives from New York.

Henry Warner Slocum

Henry Warner Slocum (September 24, 1827 – April 14, 1894), was a Union general during the American…

Small was a lawyer, journalist, and stenographer.

Samuel White Small

Small was a lawyer, journalist, and stenographer.

(1732-1792) Served with the British army during the French and Indian War. He led troops in the American Revolutionary War.

William Smallwood

(1732-1792) Served with the British army during the French and Indian War. He led troops in the American…

A medal with Adam Smith's profile image. He is cited as the father of modern economics and capitalism.

Adam Smith

A medal with Adam Smith's profile image. He is cited as the father of modern economics and capitalism.

(1580-1631) English leader of Jamestown colony

Captain John Smith

(1580-1631) English leader of Jamestown colony

(1580-1631) English leader of Jamestown colony

Captain John Smith

(1580-1631) English leader of Jamestown colony

(1580-1631) English leader of Jamestown colony

Captain John Smith

(1580-1631) English leader of Jamestown colony

(1823- ) English scholar and writer

Goldwin Smith

(1823- ) English scholar and writer

(1823-1910) English historian.

Goldwin Smith

(1823-1910) English historian.

Henry was a member of the Wisconsin legislature and was city comptroller at Milwaukee.

Henry Smith

Henry was a member of the Wisconsin legislature and was city comptroller at Milwaukee.

Signer of the Declaration of Independence representing Pennsylvania

James Smith

Signer of the Declaration of Independence representing Pennsylvania

An eminent explorer and founder of Virginia, born in Willoughby, England, in January, 1579; died in London, June 21, 1632.

John Smith

An eminent explorer and founder of Virginia, born in Willoughby, England, in January, 1579; died in…

John Smith, an early colonial settler and leader.

John Smith

John Smith, an early colonial settler and leader.

(1838-1918) An early president of The church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His father was the Mormon founder. Joseph Fielding died at age 80.

Joseph Fielding Smith

(1838-1918) An early president of The church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His father was the…

(1772-1845) Editor of two early newspapers covering congressional activities and backing President Thomas Jefferson

Samuel Smith

(1772-1845) Editor of two early newspapers covering congressional activities and backing President Thomas…

A clergyman and author, born in Boston, Mass., Oct. 21, 1808; died there Nov. 16, 1895. After graduating from Harvard University and Andover Theological Seminary, he became a pastor of the Baptist Church, securing the charge in Waterville, Maine, in 1832.

Samuel Smith

A clergyman and author, born in Boston, Mass., Oct. 21, 1808; died there Nov. 16, 1895. After graduating…

Samuel Smith (July 27, 1752 – April 22, 1839) was a United States Senator and Representative from Maryland, a mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, and a general in the Maryland militia.

Samuel Smith

Samuel Smith (July 27, 1752 – April 22, 1839) was a United States Senator and Representative from…

William Smith (March 23, 1769 – August 28, 1839) was an English geologist, credited with creating the first nationwide geological map.

William Smith

William Smith (March 23, 1769 – August 28, 1839) was an English geologist, credited with creating…

(1846- ) Scottish divine, biblical scholar, and orientalist

William Robertson Smith

(1846- ) Scottish divine, biblical scholar, and orientalist

(469-399 B.C.) Greek philosopher who espoused the teaching technique of asking questions.

Socrates

(469-399 B.C.) Greek philosopher who espoused the teaching technique of asking questions.

(469-399 B.C.) Greek philosopher who espoused the teaching technique of asking questions.

Socrates

(469-399 B.C.) Greek philosopher who espoused the teaching technique of asking questions.

"Socrates" — Morey, 1903

Socrates

"Socrates" — Morey, 1903

An eminent Greek philosopher, born in Atherns about 469; died in 399 B.C.

Socrates

An eminent Greek philosopher, born in Atherns about 469; died in 399 B.C.

An illustration of Socrates, a Classical Greek philosopher. Credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, in reality he is an enigmatic figure known only through other people's accounts. It is Plato's dialogues that have largely created today's impression of him.

Socrates

An illustration of Socrates, a Classical Greek philosopher. Credited as one of the founders of Western…

"This celebrated philosopher was born inthe year 468 B.C., in the immediate neighborhood of Athens. His father, Sophroniscus, was a sculptor, and Socrates was brought up to, and for some time practiced the same profession. He was married to Xanthippe, by whom he had three sons, but her bad temper has rendered her name proverbial for a conjugal scold. His physical constitution was healthy, robust, and wonderfully enduring." — Smith, 1882

Bust of Socrates

"This celebrated philosopher was born inthe year 468 B.C., in the immediate neighborhood of Athens.…

Socrates was a Classical Greek philosopher. Credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, he is an enigmatic figure known only through the classical accounts of his students. Plato's dialogues are the most comprehensive accounts of Socrates to survive from antiquity.

Bust of Socrates

Socrates was a Classical Greek philosopher. Credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, he…

Spanish explorer who was a companion of Cortes.

Don Antonio de Solis

Spanish explorer who was a companion of Cortes.

"Solon (So-called)" — Morey, 1903

Solon

"Solon (So-called)" — Morey, 1903

The great legislator and one of the seven wise men of Greece, born in Athens in 638; died in 558 B.C. He descended from a distinguished family of Attica, and not only acquired a libvberal education, but enriched his mind by traveling.

Solon

The great legislator and one of the seven wise men of Greece, born in Athens in 638; died in 558 B.C.…

Sophia Dorothea of Hanover (16 March 1687 – 28 June 1757) was a member of the British Royal Family, only daughter of George I. She was, between 1713 and 1740, Queen consort in Prussia. Sophia married her cousin, Crown Prince Frederick William of Prussia, heir-apparent to the Prussian throne, on 28 November 1706, and became styled HRH The Crown Princess of Prussia.

Sophia Dorothea of Hanover

Sophia Dorothea of Hanover (16 March 1687 – 28 June 1757) was a member of the British Royal Family,…

Sofia Wilhelmina Mariana Henrietta of Nassau, Queen of Sweden and wife to Oscar II.

Sophia of Nassau

Sofia Wilhelmina Mariana Henrietta of Nassau, Queen of Sweden and wife to Oscar II.

(c. 496-406 BCE) Tragic playwright of Ancient Greece. He wrote many famous plays including Electra, Anitogne and Oedipus Rex.

Sophocles

(c. 496-406 BCE) Tragic playwright of Ancient Greece. He wrote many famous plays including Electra,…

(c. 496-406 B.C.) Tragic playwright of Ancient Greece. He wrote many famous plays including Electra, Antigone and Oedipus Rex.

Sophocles

(c. 496-406 B.C.) Tragic playwright of Ancient Greece. He wrote many famous plays including Electra,…

"Sophocles, the younger rival and immediate successor of Aeschylus in the tragic art, was born at Colonus, a village about a mile from Athens, in b.C. 495. We have already adverted to his wrestling the tragic prize from Aeschylus in 468, from which time he seems to have retained the almost undisputed posession of the Athenian stage, until a young but formidable rival arose in the person of Euripides." — Smith, 1882

Sophocles

"Sophocles, the younger rival and immediate successor of Aeschylus in the tragic art, was born at Colonus,…

Ferdinand de Soto, discoverer of the Mississippi

Ferdinand de Soto

Ferdinand de Soto, discoverer of the Mississippi

(1496-1542) A famous Spanish conquistador and navigator who explored Florida.

Hernando de Soto

(1496-1542) A famous Spanish conquistador and navigator who explored Florida.