310 illustrations of famous people including: William T. Sampson, Winfield Scott, William Seward, William Shakespeare, Philip Sheridan, William Sherman, Sitting Bull, John Smith, Joseph Smith, Socrates, Sophocles, Miles Standish, Robert Louis Stevenson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Charles Sumner, and more

A Spanish explorer and conquistador who was the first European documented to have crossed the Mississippi River.

Hernando de Soto

A Spanish explorer and conquistador who was the first European documented to have crossed the Mississippi…

(1512-1577) Spanish conquistador and Governor of Chile.

Melchor Bravo de Saravia Sotomayor

(1512-1577) Spanish conquistador and Governor of Chile.

Marshal Soult.

Soult

Marshal Soult.

Musical leader and composer, born in Washington, D. C., in 1854. He developed remarkable talent for music in early life, being noted as a performer in theater orchestras when only twelve years of age.

John Sousa

Musical leader and composer, born in Washington, D. C., in 1854. He developed remarkable talent for…

(1854- ) American orchestra-conductor and band leader

John Philip Sousa

(1854- ) American orchestra-conductor and band leader

Spaulding was a baseball enthusiast from Chicago and invented many safety precautions for baseball players.

Al Spaulding

Spaulding was a baseball enthusiast from Chicago and invented many safety precautions for baseball players.

Vitus Rudolph Speckle was an engraver in Strasburg. He is known for his work on the botanical engravings is <I>De Historia Stirpium</I> published in 1542.

Vitus Rudolph Speckle

Vitus Rudolph Speckle was an engraver in Strasburg. He is known for his work on the botanical engravings…

Vitus Rudolph Speckle was an engraver in Strasburg. He is known for his work on the botanical engravings is <I>De Historia Stirpium</I> published in 1542.

Vitus Rudolph Speckle

Vitus Rudolph Speckle was an engraver in Strasburg. He is known for his work on the botanical engravings…

Charles Spencer and Sarah Churchill, Duke an Duchess of Marlborough

Charles Spencer

Charles Spencer and Sarah Churchill, Duke an Duchess of Marlborough

Spencer was lord lieutenant of Ireland.

Earl Spencer

Spencer was lord lieutenant of Ireland.

(1820-1903) Spencer was an English philosopher, biologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal theorist of the Victorian era.

Herbert Spencer

(1820-1903) Spencer was an English philosopher, biologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal…

(1820-1903) English philosopher

Herbert Spencer

(1820-1903) English philosopher

"The famous English evolutionist, Herbert Spencer, was born in Derby in 1820." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

Herbert Spencer

"The famous English evolutionist, Herbert Spencer, was born in Derby in 1820." —The Popular Cyclopedia,…

An English philosopher most prominently known as the father of Social Darwinism, a school of thought that applied the evolutionist theory of survival of the fittest to sociological concerns of educatioon and class struggle.

Herbert Spencer

An English philosopher most prominently known as the father of Social Darwinism, a school of thought…

An English philosopher who developed the conception of evolution.

Herbert Spencer

An English philosopher who developed the conception of evolution.

English philosopher, famous for the phrase "survival of the fittest." Acknowledged as one of the founders of the science of sociology.

Prof. Herbert Spencer

English philosopher, famous for the phrase "survival of the fittest." Acknowledged as one of the founders…

English poet

Spenser

English poet

(1552-1559) English poet of the Elizabethan age.

Edmund Spenser

(1552-1559) English poet of the Elizabethan age.

He is one of the three great rationalists of 17th-century philosophy, the others being Rene Descartes and Gottfried Leibniz.

Baruch Spinoza

He is one of the three great rationalists of 17th-century philosophy, the others being Rene Descartes…

"General J. T. Sprague, born in Newburyport, Mass., July 3rd, 1810, died in New York city, September 6th, 1878. In 1834 he became second lieutenant in the Marine Corps, and served in the Florida War, being twice promoted for meritorious conduct, and brevetted captain on March 15th, 1842. He was given the full rank in 1846, and brevetted major, May 30th, 1848. He was made major of the First Infantry, May 14th, 1861, and when stationed with his regiment in Texas was taken prisoner by General Twiggs, but was released on parole, and became mustering and disbursing officer at Albany, N. Y. He retired from the army, July 15th, 1870." &mdash; Frank Leslie, 1896

J. T. Sprague

"General J. T. Sprague, born in Newburyport, Mass., July 3rd, 1810, died in New York city, September…

Adolphus Claus J. Spreckles was an industrialist in Hawaii.

Claus Spreckels

Adolphus Claus J. Spreckles was an industrialist in Hawaii.

Lawyer and American politician.

William M. Springer

Lawyer and American politician.

(1834-1892) English preacher

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

(1834-1892) English preacher

C. H. Spurgeon was a British Baptist preacher and non-conformist.

Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon

C. H. Spurgeon was a British Baptist preacher and non-conformist.

The first archbishop of Canterbury

St. Augustine

The first archbishop of Canterbury

(1734-1818) Commander for Continental Army

Arthur St. Clair

(1734-1818) Commander for Continental Army

(1737-1818) President of the Continental Congress (1787) and governor of the Northwest Territory (1788-1802).

General Arthur St. Clair

(1737-1818) President of the Continental Congress (1787) and governor of the Northwest Territory (1788-1802).

An English philsopher and statesman. He was born on September 16, 1678 and died on December 12, 1751.

St. John Viscount Bolingbroke

An English philsopher and statesman. He was born on September 16, 1678 and died on December 12, 1751.

Politician and colonel for the Union during the Civil War. He elected to the Kansas Senate in 1873 and served as Governor of Kansas from 1879 to 1883.

John P. St. John

Politician and colonel for the Union during the Civil War. He elected to the Kansas Senate in 1873 and…

(1215-1270) French King who married Blanche of Castille. He is known for protecting the French clergy and strictly enforcing laws against blasphemy. He was canonized in1297.

St. Louis

(1215-1270) French King who married Blanche of Castille. He is known for protecting the French clergy…

"St. Patrick appears to have been a native of Boulogne, in France, and to have been born about the year 387, A.D. In his sixteenth year, he was made captive in a marauding expedition, conducted by Nial of the Nine Hostages." &mdash; Goodrich, 1844

St. Patrick

"St. Patrick appears to have been a native of Boulogne, in France, and to have been born about the year…

(1749-1827) Astronomer and mathematician who wrote the 5 volume<I>Mecanique Celeste</I> which is a landmark in applied mathematics.

Marquis De St. Simon

(1749-1827) Astronomer and mathematician who wrote the 5 volumeMecanique Celeste which is a landmark…

An American Pilgrim leader

Miles Standish

An American Pilgrim leader

A colonist and soldier, bornin Duxbury, England, about 1584; died in Duxbury, Mass., Oct. 3, 1656.

Miles Standish

A colonist and soldier, bornin Duxbury, England, about 1584; died in Duxbury, Mass., Oct. 3, 1656.

Lady Hester Stanhope, a famous woman in history

Lady Hester Stanhope

Lady Hester Stanhope, a famous woman in history

(1841-1904) African explorer

Henry M. Stanley

(1841-1904) African explorer

A journalist and explorer of Africa.

Henry M. Stanley

A journalist and explorer of Africa.

A Welsh journalist and explorer famous for his exploration of Africa.

Henry M. Stanley

A Welsh journalist and explorer famous for his exploration of Africa.

A Welsh explorer who is famous for his exploration of Africa.

Henry M. Stanley

A Welsh explorer who is famous for his exploration of Africa.

Sir Henry Morton Stanley , GCB, born John Rowlands (January 28, 1841 &ndash; May 10, 1904), was a British journalist and explorer famous for his exploration of Africa and his search for David Livingstone.

Henry Morton Stanley

Sir Henry Morton Stanley , GCB, born John Rowlands (January 28, 1841 – May 10, 1904), was a British…

"Edwin M. Stanton was Attorney General and Secretary of War during the Civil War."&mdash;E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

Edwin M. Stanton

"Edwin M. Stanton was Attorney General and Secretary of War during the Civil War."—E. Benjamin…

(1814-1869) Secretary of War under President Lincoln.

Edwin M. Stanton

(1814-1869) Secretary of War under President Lincoln.

Edwin McMasters Stanton (December 19, 1814 &ndash; December 24, 1869) was an American lawyer, politician, United States Attorney General in 1860-61 and Secretary of War through most of the American Civil War and Reconstruction era.

Edwin McMasters Stanton

Edwin McMasters Stanton (December 19, 1814 – December 24, 1869) was an American lawyer, politician,…

(1815-1902) Worked with Lucretia Mott for woman's rights.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

(1815-1902) Worked with Lucretia Mott for woman's rights.

Mrs. Stanton was an early women's rights activist and abolitionist of slavery.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Mrs. Stanton was an early women's rights activist and abolitionist of slavery.

"General John Stark, an American general who fought at Bunker Hill and Trenton."&mdash;E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

General John Stark

"General John Stark, an American general who fought at Bunker Hill and Trenton."—E. Benjamin Andrews,…

(1728-1822) Major general in the Continental Army.

John Stark

(1728-1822) Major general in the Continental Army.

Frederick Steele (January 14, 1819 &ndash; January 19, 1868) was a career military officer in the United States Army, serving as a major general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Frederick Steele

Frederick Steele (January 14, 1819 – January 19, 1868) was a career military officer in the United…

A Prussian statesman who helped pave the way for the unification of Germany.

Baron vom Stein

A Prussian statesman who helped pave the way for the unification of Germany.

A Prussian statesman who was instrumental in paving the way for the unification of Germany. He was forced to resign after if became known that he had written a letter in which he criticized Napoleon.

Baron vom Stein

A Prussian statesman who was instrumental in paving the way for the unification of Germany. He was forced…

Stephen I, the last Norman king of England.

Stephen

Stephen I, the last Norman king of England.

Saint Stephen I was Grand Prince of the Magyars (997-1001) and the first King of Hungary (1001-1038). He greatly expanded Hungarian control over the Carpathian Basin during his lifetime, broadly established Christianity in the region, and he is generally considered to be the founder of Hungary. Stephen I was canonized, together with his son and Bishop Gerard of Csan&aacute;d, on August 20, 1083, becoming one of the most popular saints in Hungary.

Stephen I of Hungary

Saint Stephen I was Grand Prince of the Magyars (997-1001) and the first King of Hungary (1001-1038).…

(1829-1921) First Baron Mount Stephen, a Canadian financier and banker.

George Stephen

(1829-1921) First Baron Mount Stephen, a Canadian financier and banker.

King Stephen of England reigned 1135-1154

King Stephen

King Stephen of England reigned 1135-1154

The Vice President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War.

Alexander Stephens

The Vice President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War.

(1812-1883) Vice-President of the Confederate States of America

Alexander H. Stephens

(1812-1883) Vice-President of the Confederate States of America

"Alexander H. Stephens, Vice-President of the Confederate States of America."&mdash;E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

Alexander H. Stephens

"Alexander H. Stephens, Vice-President of the Confederate States of America."—E. Benjamin Andrews…

(1812-1883) Vice President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War.

Alexander H. Stephens

(1812-1883) Vice President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War.

Born in Taliaferro county, Georgia, Feb. 11, 1812; died in Atlanta, Ga., March 4, 1883. Drew up the minority report on the state of the republic.

Alexander Hamilton Stephens

Born in Taliaferro county, Georgia, Feb. 11, 1812; died in Atlanta, Ga., March 4, 1883. Drew up the…

Alexander Hamilton Stephens (February 11, 1812 – March 4, 1883) was an American politician from Georgia. He was Vice President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War.

Alexander Hamilton Stephens

Alexander Hamilton Stephens (February 11, 1812 – March 4, 1883) was an American politician from Georgia.…