Gustav Adolph was the founder of the Swedish Empire at the beginning of what is widely regarded as the Golden Age of Sweden.

King Gustaf Adolph

Gustav Adolph was the founder of the Swedish Empire at the beginning of what is widely regarded as the…

James Gordon Bennett (1 September 1795 – 1 June 1872), was the founder, editor and publisher of the New York Herald and a major figure in the history of American newspapers.

James Gordon Bennett

James Gordon Bennett (1 September 1795 – 1 June 1872), was the founder, editor and publisher of…

Cecilius Calvert, also known as Lord Baltimore, was an English colonizer who was the first proprietor of the Maryland colony.

Cecil Calvert, Lord Baltimore

Cecilius Calvert, also known as Lord Baltimore, was an English colonizer who was the first proprietor…

Samuel de Champlain, "The Father of New France", was a French navigator, geographer, cartographer, draughtsman, soldier, explorer, ethnologist, diplomat, chronicler, and the founder of Quebec City on July 3, 1608, of which he was the administrator for the rest of his life.

Samuel de Champlain

Samuel de Champlain, "The Father of New France", was a French navigator, geographer, cartographer, draughtsman,…

The founder of the first English colony in North America.

Sir Humphrey Gilbert

The founder of the first English colony in North America.

(1850-1924) "An American labor leader, one of the founders and the first president of the American Federation of Labor." -Foster, 1921

Samuel Gompers

(1850-1924) "An American labor leader, one of the founders and the first president of the American Federation…

John Mason was the founder and governor of New Hampshire.

Statue of John Mason

John Mason was the founder and governor of New Hampshire.

(1644-1718) Founder of Pennsylvania

William Penn

(1644-1718) Founder of Pennsylvania

Founder of the Province of Pennsylvania in 1677. He was born in 1644 and died in 1718.

William Penn

Founder of the Province of Pennsylvania in 1677. He was born in 1644 and died in 1718.

William Penn (October 14, 1644 – July 30, 1718) was founder and "Absolute Proprietor" of the Province of Pennsylvania, the English North American colony and the future U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

William Penn

William Penn (October 14, 1644 – July 30, 1718) was founder and "Absolute Proprietor" of the Province…

Captain Sir John Smith (c. January 1580–June 21, 1631) Admiral of New England was an English soldier, sailor, and author. He is remembered for his role in establishing the first permanent English settlement in North America at Jamestown, Virginia.

Smith's Escape from Slavery

Captain Sir John Smith (c. January 1580–June 21, 1631) Admiral of New England was an English soldier,…

A Church of England cleric who is credited as the founder of the Methodist movement.

John Wesley

A Church of England cleric who is credited as the founder of the Methodist movement.