114 illustrations of famous people including: Pope Urban (V, VIII), Martin Van Buren, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Sébastien le Prestre de Vauban, Diago Velasquez, Giuseppe Verdi, Jules Verne, Amerigo Vespucci, Queen Victoria, Virgil, Voltaire, and more

Florentine navigator

Verrazzani

Florentine navigator

An Italian explorer who explorered the Atlantic coast of North America.

Verrazzani

An Italian explorer who explorered the Atlantic coast of North America.

Italian painter (1435-1488)

Andrea del Verrocchio

Italian painter (1435-1488)

(1813-1880) American poet

Jones Very

(1813-1880) American poet

(9-79) Roman Emperor AD 69-79 and founder of the Flavian dynasty.

Emperor Titus Flavius Vespasian

(9-79) Roman Emperor AD 69-79 and founder of the Flavian dynasty.

An Italian explorer and cartographer.

Americus Vespicius

An Italian explorer and cartographer.

(1451-1512) Italian explorer, explored the coast of Venezuela

Amerigo Vespucci

(1451-1512) Italian explorer, explored the coast of Venezuela

(1451-1512) Italian explorer, explored the coast of Venezuela

Amerigo Vespucci

(1451-1512) Italian explorer, explored the coast of Venezuela

(1451-1512) Italian explorer, explored the coast of Venezuela

Amerigo Vespucci

(1451-1512) Italian explorer, explored the coast of Venezuela

Amerigo Vespucci. Born 1451; died 1512.

Amerigo Vespucci

Amerigo Vespucci. Born 1451; died 1512.

An Italian merchant and cartographer who voyaged to and wrote about the Americas.

Amerigo Vespucci

An Italian merchant and cartographer who voyaged to and wrote about the Americas.

(1454-1512) Famous Itlaian cartographer, whom the Americas were named after.

Amerigo Vespucci

(1454-1512) Famous Itlaian cartographer, whom the Americas were named after.

(1454-1512) A famous Italian merchant and cartographer who explored to the Americas and wrote about the journey.

Amerigo Vespucci

(1454-1512) A famous Italian merchant and cartographer who explored to the Americas and wrote about…

Americus Vespucius was an explorer and navigator and was the first person to demonstrate that the New World was a fourth continent.

Americus Vespucius

Americus Vespucius was an explorer and navigator and was the first person to demonstrate that the New…

(1830-1904) A US Senator from Missouri from 1879 until 1903, known for his skills in oration and debate.

George Vest

(1830-1904) A US Senator from Missouri from 1879 until 1903, known for his skills in oration and debate.

American politician.

George G. Vest

American politician.

(1813-1883) French journalist

Louis Veuillot

(1813-1883) French journalist

The King of Italy from 1861 to 1878.

Victor Emmanuel II

The King of Italy from 1861 to 1878.

The queen of Great Britian and Ireland and emperess of India, born at Kensington Palace, May 24, 1819; died Jan. 22, 1901.

Alexandria Victoria

The queen of Great Britian and Ireland and emperess of India, born at Kensington Palace, May 24, 1819;…

Queen Victoria of the British Empire from 1837-1901.

Alexandrina Victoria

Queen Victoria of the British Empire from 1837-1901.

The Queen of the United Kingdom from 1837 until her death in 1901.

Queen Victoria

The Queen of the United Kingdom from 1837 until her death in 1901.

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was from 20 June 1837 the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and from 1 May 1876 the first Empress of India of the British Raj until her death. Her reign as the Queen lasted 63 years and seven months, longer than that of any other British monarch before or (as of 2009) since. The period centered on her reign is known as the Victorian era, a time of industrial, political, and military progress within the United Kingdom.

Queen Victoria

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was from 20 June 1837 the Queen…

"Queen Victoria as a young woman."—Myers, 1905

Queen Victoria

"Queen Victoria as a young woman."—Myers, 1905

(1819-1901) Queen of England 1837-1901

Queen Victoria of England

(1819-1901) Queen of England 1837-1901

(1819-1901) Queen of England 1837-1901

Queen Victoria of England

(1819-1901) Queen of England 1837-1901

(1819-1901) Queen of England 1837-1901

Queen Victoria of England

(1819-1901) Queen of England 1837-1901

(1819-1901) Queen of England 1837-1901

Queen Victoria of England

(1819-1901) Queen of England 1837-1901

(1797-1863) French author

Alfred Victor, Compte de Vigny

(1797-1863) French author

A statesman, born in Chelsea, Vermont, July 9, 1840.

William Vilas

A statesman, born in Chelsea, Vermont, July 9, 1840.

Democratic Senator from Wisconsin.

William F. Vilas

Democratic Senator from Wisconsin.

American journalist.

Henry Villard

American journalist.

(1592-1628) George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham.

George Villiers

(1592-1628) George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham.

An illustration of George Villiers.

George Villiers

An illustration of George Villiers.

(1431-c. 1484) French poet

Francois Villon

(1431-c. 1484) French poet

(1725-1807) In charge of the French army that joined the Continental Army and fought in the American Revolution.  When he returned to France he commanded the army of the North in the French Revolution.

Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Count De Rochambeau

(1725-1807) In charge of the French army that joined the Continental Army and fought in the American…

(1832-1920) Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal church

Bishop J. H. Vincent

(1832-1920) Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal church

American educator and sociologist.

George E. Vincent

American educator and sociologist.

(--) General for the American Revolution

Baron Viomenil

(--) General for the American Revolution

(--) Captain during the Revolutionary War

Viscount Viomenil

(--) Captain during the Revolutionary War

A German doctor, pathologist, prehistorian, biologist and politician. He is credited as the first to recognize leukemia.

Rudolf Virchow

A German doctor, pathologist, prehistorian, biologist and politician. He is credited as the first to…

Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow (13 October 1821 – 5 September 1902) was a German doctor, anthropologist, public health activist, pathologist, prehistorian, biologist and politician. He is referred to as the "Father of Pathology," and founded the field of Social Medicine.

Rudolf Virchow

Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow (13 October 1821 – 5 September 1902) was a German doctor, anthropologist,…

(70 -19 B.C.) Latin Poet. Wrote many works, most famously the Aeneid

Virgil

(70 -19 B.C.) Latin Poet. Wrote many works, most famously the Aeneid

A famous Roman poet, born near Mantua, in northern Italy, Oct. 15, 70; died in Brundusium, Sept. 22, in the year 19 B.C.

Virgil

A famous Roman poet, born near Mantua, in northern Italy, Oct. 15, 70; died in Brundusium, Sept. 22,…

(34-69) Roman Emperor January-December, 69 C.E.

Emperor Aulus Vitellius

(34-69) Roman Emperor January-December, 69 C.E.

(1745-1827) Italian inventor who gives his name to a number of electrical terms.

Count Alessandro Volta

(1745-1827) Italian inventor who gives his name to a number of electrical terms.

A French philosopher during the French Enlightenment.

Voltaire

A French philosopher during the French Enlightenment.

A French Englightenment writer and philosopher, who is well known for his advocacy of civil liberties.

Voltaire

A French Englightenment writer and philosopher, who is well known for his advocacy of civil liberties.

(1694-1778) French poet, historian, and philosopher

Voltaire (Francois Marie Abouet)

(1694-1778) French poet, historian, and philosopher

(1694-1778) French poet, historian, and philosopher

Voltaire (Francois Marie Abouet)

(1694-1778) French poet, historian, and philosopher

An eminent author, born in Paris, France, Nov. 21, 1694; died there May 30, 1778.

Voltaire (Francois Marie Abouet)

An eminent author, born in Paris, France, Nov. 21, 1694; died there May 30, 1778.

(1587-1679) Dutch dramatic poet

Joost van den Vondel

(1587-1679) Dutch dramatic poet

A statesman, born in Butler county, Ohio, Sept. 26, 1827; died April 10, 1897.

Daniel Voorhees

A statesman, born in Butler county, Ohio, Sept. 26, 1827; died April 10, 1897.

William I, in the garb of an ancient Germanic chieftain, rides his charger over the body of prostate France. The Crown Prince, Bismarck, and other leaders appear in the background."—Webster, 1920p

Væ Victis!

William I, in the garb of an ancient Germanic chieftain, rides his charger over the body of prostate…