An English politician and writer.

Joseph Addison

An English politician and writer.

Aristotle was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. He wrote on many subjects, including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, rhetoric, politics, government, ethics, biology and zoology.

Statue of Aristotle

Aristotle was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. He wrote on…

(1804-1858) Canadian statesman and Deputy Premier.

Robert Baldwin

(1804-1858) Canadian statesman and Deputy Premier.

Joel Barlow (March 24, 1754 – December 26, 1812), American poet and politician, born in Redding, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Joel Barlow

Joel Barlow (March 24, 1754 – December 26, 1812), American poet and politician, born in Redding,…

Isaac Barré (1726 – 1802) was a British soldier and politician.

Isaac Barré

Isaac Barré (1726 – 1802) was a British soldier and politician.

U.S. Senator from Delaware and Secretary of State under President Cleveland.

Thomas F. Bayard

U.S. Senator from Delaware and Secretary of State under President Cleveland.

Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard was a Louisiana-born author, civil servant, politician, inventor, and the first prominent general for the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard

Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard was a Louisiana-born author, civil servant, politician, inventor,…

(1833-1912) Canadian statesman, privy council and queen's council member, and Premier of Ontario, Canada.

Edward Blake

(1833-1912) Canadian statesman, privy council and queen's council member, and Premier of Ontario, Canada.

(1833-1912) Elected to the Canadian House of Commons

Hon. Edward Blake

(1833-1912) Elected to the Canadian House of Commons

(1821-1875) American soldier, statesman, and vice president to President Buchanan.

John Cabell Breckenridge

(1821-1875) American soldier, statesman, and vice president to President Buchanan.

(1778-1868) British Jurist and politician that designed the brougham carriage

Lord Brougham

(1778-1868) British Jurist and politician that designed the brougham carriage

(1821-1894} United States Senator from Georgia.

Joseph E. Brown

(1821-1894} United States Senator from Georgia.

An American soldier, politician, and lawyer.

Benjamin Franklin Butler

An American soldier, politician, and lawyer.

Benjamin Franklin Butler (November 5, 1818 – January 11, 1893) was an American lawyer and politician who represented Massachusetts in the United States House of Representatives and later served as governor.

Benjamin Franklin Butler

Benjamin Franklin Butler (November 5, 1818 – January 11, 1893) was an American lawyer and politician…

(1782-1850) Vice-president of John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson from 1825-1832

John Caldwell Calhoun

(1782-1850) Vice-president of John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson from 1825-1832

(1782-1850) Vice-president under John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson from 1825-1832

John Caldwell Calhoun

(1782-1850) Vice-president under John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson from 1825-1832

John Caldwell Calhoun (March 18, 1782 – March 31, 1850) was a leading United States Southern politician and political philosopher from South Carolina during the first half of the 19th century.

John Caldwell Calhoun

John Caldwell Calhoun (March 18, 1782 – March 31, 1850) was a leading United States Southern politician…

(1833-1918) Cameron served as Secretary of War and as a senator from Pennsylvania.

James Donald Cameron

(1833-1918) Cameron served as Secretary of War and as a senator from Pennsylvania.

(1808-1873) American statesman, jurist, and member of the Free-Soil party.

Salmon Portland Chase

(1808-1873) American statesman, jurist, and member of the Free-Soil party.

(1829-1886) American politician and twenty-first President of the United States, succeeding James Garfield.

Chester Alan Arthur

(1829-1886) American politician and twenty-first President of the United States, succeeding James Garfield.

(1777-1852) "The Great Compromiser" American politician

Henry Clay

(1777-1852) "The Great Compromiser" American politician

(1837-1908) The twenty-second and twenty-fourth President of the United States, making him the only President to serve two non-consecutive terms.

Grover Cleveland

(1837-1908) The twenty-second and twenty-fourth President of the United States, making him the only…

(1739-1812) General during the American Revolution and governor of New York. He was also Vice president under Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.

George Clinton

(1739-1812) General during the American Revolution and governor of New York. He was also Vice president…

Edwin Hurd Conger (March 7, 1843 - May 18, 1907) was a nineteenth century politician, lawyer and banker from Illinois and Iowa.

Edwin Hurd Conger

Edwin Hurd Conger (March 7, 1843 - May 18, 1907) was a nineteenth century politician, lawyer and banker…

Thomas Corwin, also known as Tom Corwin and The Wagon Boy was a politician from the state of Ohio who served as a prosecuting attorney, a member of the Ohio House of Representatives, United States House of Representatives, and United States Senate, and as Governor of Ohio and Secretary of the Treasury.

Thomas Corwin

Thomas Corwin, also known as Tom Corwin and The Wagon Boy was a politician from the state of Ohio who…

An Italian politician who was instrumental in the formation of the united country.

Francesco Crispi

An Italian politician who was instrumental in the formation of the united country.

Oliver Cromwell (25 April 1599 Old Style– 3 September 1658 Old Style) was an English military and political leader best known for his involvement in making England into a republican Commonwealth and for his later role as Lord Protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland. He was one of the commanders of the New Model Army which defeated the royalists in the English Civil War. After the execution of King Charles I in 1649, Cromwell dominated the short-lived Commonwealth of England, conquered Ireland and Scotland, and ruled as Lord Protector from 1653 until his death in 1658.

Oliver Cromwell

Oliver Cromwell (25 April 1599 Old Style– 3 September 1658 Old Style) was an English military…

(1843-1911) Radical British politician.

Sir Charles Dilke

(1843-1911) Radical British politician.

Nelson Dingley, Jr., also known as Edward Nelson Dingley, Jr., (February 15, 1832–January 13, 1899) was a journalist and politician from the U.S. state of Maine. He served as a US Representative from Maine's second district and as the 34th governor of Maine.

Nelson Dingley

Nelson Dingley, Jr., also known as Edward Nelson Dingley, Jr., (February 15, 1832–January 13, 1899)…

John Adams Dix (July 24, 1798 – April 21, 1879) was an American politician from New York. He served as Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Senator, and New York Governor. He was also a distinguished Civil War General.

John Adams Dix

John Adams Dix (July 24, 1798 – April 21, 1879) was an American politician from New York. He served…

Sanford Ballard Dole (April 23, 1844 – June 9, 1926) was President of the Republic of Hawaii from 1893-1900 and Hawaii's first territorial governor from 1900-1903.

Sanford Ballard Dole

Sanford Ballard Dole (April 23, 1844 – June 9, 1926) was President of the Republic of Hawaii from…

Sir Francis Drake, Vice Admiral, (c. 1540 - 27 January 1595) was an English privateer, navigator, slaver, and politician of the Elizabethan era. Queen Elizabeth I awarded Drake knighthood in 1581. He was second-in-command of the English fleet against the Spanish Armada in 1588, subordinate only to Charles Howard and the Queen herself. He died of dysentery after unsuccessfully attacking San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1595.

Sir Francis Drake

Sir Francis Drake, Vice Admiral, (c. 1540 - 27 January 1595) was an English privateer, navigator, slaver,…

William Henry Draper (March 11, 1801 – November 3, 1877) was a lawyer, judge and political figure in Upper Canada and Canada West.

William Henry Drayton

William Henry Draper (March 11, 1801 – November 3, 1877) was a lawyer, judge and political figure…

(1786-1860) Banker, politician and religious leader that became leader of the Catholic Apostolic Church.

Henry Drummond

(1786-1860) Banker, politician and religious leader that became leader of the Catholic Apostolic Church.

James Duane (February 6, 1733–February 1, 1797) was a lawyer, jurist, and Revolutionary leader from New York. He served as a delegate to the Continental Congress, a U.S. District Judge, New York state senator, and as Mayor of New York.

James Duane

James Duane (February 6, 1733–February 1, 1797) was a lawyer, jurist, and Revolutionary leader from…

Oliver Ellsworth (April 29, 1745 – November 26, 1807), an American lawyer and politician, was a revolutionary against British rule, a drafter of the United States Constitution, and third Chief Justice of the United States.

Oliver Ellsworth

Oliver Ellsworth (April 29, 1745 – November 26, 1807), an American lawyer and politician, was…

Edward Everett (April 11, 1794 – January 15, 1865) was a Whig Party politician from Massachusetts. Everett was elected to the United States House of Representatives and United States Senate, and also served as President of Harvard University, United States Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Britain, and Governor of Massachusetts before being appointed United States Secretary of State by President Millard Fillmore to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Daniel Webster.

Edward Everett

Edward Everett (April 11, 1794 – January 15, 1865) was a Whig Party politician from Massachusetts.…

Governor of Wisconsin, U.S. Minister to Spain, and secretary of state of Wisconsin.

Lucius Fairchild

Governor of Wisconsin, U.S. Minister to Spain, and secretary of state of Wisconsin.

American statesman and inventor Benjamin Franklin.

Benjamin Franklin

American statesman and inventor Benjamin Franklin.

(1839-1908) French-Canadian poet, politician, playwright, and short story writer.

Louis Honore Frechette

(1839-1908) French-Canadian poet, politician, playwright, and short story writer.

(1817-1893) English Canadian statesman and one of the fathers of the Canadian Confederation.

Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt

(1817-1893) English Canadian statesman and one of the fathers of the Canadian Confederation.

(1838-1882) French statesman and 45th prime minister of France known for his devotion to republican principals.

Leon Gambetta

(1838-1882) French statesman and 45th prime minister of France known for his devotion to republican…

George Grenville (14 October 1712 - 13 November 1770), was a British Whig statesman who served in government for the relatively short period of seven years, reaching the position of Prime Minister of Great Britain.

George Grenville

George Grenville (14 October 1712 - 13 November 1770), was a British Whig statesman who served in government…

Joseph Habersham (July 28, 1751 - November 17, 1815) was an American businessman, Georgia politician, soldier in the Continental Army, and Postmaster General of the United States.

Joseph Habersham

Joseph Habersham (July 28, 1751 - November 17, 1815) was an American businessman, Georgia politician,…

(1835-1894) Hall was a one-term Democratic U.S. Representative from Iowa's 1st congressional district in southeastern Iowa.

Benton J. Hall

(1835-1894) Hall was a one-term Democratic U.S. Representative from Iowa's 1st congressional district…

(1755-1804) Federalist politician

Alexander Hamilton

(1755-1804) Federalist politician

A portrait of Alexander Hamilton. One of our founding fathers, a politician, and an economist. Born in 1757 and died 1804.

Alexander Hamilton

A portrait of Alexander Hamilton. One of our founding fathers, a politician, and an economist. Born…

An English politician who lived between 1595-1643.

John Hampden

An English politician who lived between 1595-1643.

(1833-1901) US President 1889-1893

Benjamin Harrison

(1833-1901) US President 1889-1893

(1773-1841) US President 1841

William Henry Harrison

(1773-1841) US President 1841

Patrick Henry, the famous colonial statesman.

Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry, the famous colonial statesman.

American political leader and orator.

Robert J. Ingersoll

American political leader and orator.

(1745-1829) President of Continental Congress 1778-1779

John Jay

(1745-1829) President of Continental Congress 1778-1779

Lawyer and member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

George A. Jenks

Lawyer and member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

U.S. President

Andrew Johnson

U.S. President

Joseph Chamberlain (8 July 1836 – 2 July 1914) was an influential British businessman, politician, and statesman.

Joseph Chamberlain

Joseph Chamberlain (8 July 1836 – 2 July 1914) was an influential British businessman, politician,…

The seal of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The seal shows a frontiersman and a statesman shaking hands with the state motto, "United we stand, divided we fall."

Seal of Kentucky

The seal of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The seal shows a frontiersman and a statesman shaking hands…

Lajos Kossuth was a Hungarian lawyer, politician and Regent-President of Hungary in 1849.

Louis Kossuth

Lajos Kossuth was a Hungarian lawyer, politician and Regent-President of Hungary in 1849.

Governor of Wisconsin and U.S. Senator

Robert M. La Follette

Governor of Wisconsin and U.S. Senator

(1724-1792) Merchant and Revolutionary politician who served in the Second Continental Congress

Henry Laurens

(1724-1792) Merchant and Revolutionary politician who served in the Second Continental Congress