"(1841-1919), a distinguished Canadian statesman and orator, Premier of the Dominion from 1896 to 1911. He was the firs French-Canadian to head the national Cabinet, and his administration of fifteen years was a period of progress for Canada." -Foster, 1921

Sir Wilfrid Laurier

"(1841-1919), a distinguished Canadian statesman and orator, Premier of the Dominion from 1896 to 1911.…

(1733-1810) Soldier who fought in Revolutionary War.

Benjamin Lincoln

(1733-1810) Soldier who fought in Revolutionary War.

(1826-1886) American soldier and statesman who fought in the Mexican War.  US Senator from Illinois.

John Alexander Logan

(1826-1886) American soldier and statesman who fought in the Mexican War. US Senator from Illinois.

John Davis Long (October 27, 1838 – August 28, 1915) was a U.S. political figure. He served as Governor of Massachusetts between 1880 and 1883. He later served as the Secretary of the Navy from 1897 to 1902.

John Davis Long

John Davis Long (October 27, 1838 – August 28, 1915) was a U.S. political figure. He served as Governor…

"(1800-1859), an English historian, essayist and statesman, celebrated for the brilliance of his prose style." -Foster, 1921

Lord Thomas Babington Macaulay

"(1800-1859), an English historian, essayist and statesman, celebrated for the brilliance of his prose…

(1815-1891) Canadian politician

Sir J. A. Macdonald

(1815-1891) Canadian politician

(1831- ) Politician and banker

Sir Wm. Macdonald

(1831- ) Politician and banker

Gaius Marius was a Roman general and politician elected consul an unprecedented seven times during his career. He was also noted for his dramatic reforms of Roman armies, authorizing recruitment of landless citizens and reorganizing the structure of the legions into separate cohorts.

Bust of Marius

Gaius Marius was a Roman general and politician elected consul an unprecedented seven times during his…

Duncan McArthur (January 14, 1772 – April 29, 1839) was a Federalist and National Republican politician from Ohio. He served as the 11th Governor of Ohio

Duncan McArthur

Duncan McArthur (January 14, 1772 – April 29, 1839) was a Federalist and National Republican politician…

(1843-1901) 24th President of the United States

William McKinley

(1843-1901) 24th President of the United States

Mr. Morrison is best known as a tariff reformer and was a member of the Illinois House of Representatives.

William R. Morrison

Mr. Morrison is best known as a tariff reformer and was a member of the Illinois House of Representatives.

(1746-1807) American politician

John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg

(1746-1807) American politician

Lawyer and politician.

Henry L. Muldrow

Lawyer and politician.

Lawyer, writer, and American politician.

Algernon S. Paddock

Lawyer, writer, and American politician.

An Irish political leader

Charles Stewart Parnell

An Irish political leader

Mother of Charles Stewart Parnell and is called an "American lady." She is the daughter of Commodore Stewart, of the United States navy. She was a supporter of the liberty of Ireland and was an active worker in the Irish National League.

Mrs. Parnell

Mother of Charles Stewart Parnell and is called an "American lady." She is the daughter of Commodore…

A British politician during the late 18th century.

William Pitt

A British politician during the late 18th century.

Scientist and postmaster general.

Sir Lyon Playfair

Scientist and postmaster general.

A politician animatedly speaking to a crowd.

Politician

A politician animatedly speaking to a crowd.

John Pym was an English statesman, parliamentarian, leader of the Long Parliament and leader of the popular party during the reigns of James I. and Charles I.

John Pym

John Pym was an English statesman, parliamentarian, leader of the Long Parliament and leader of the…

Honorable Randall was an American politician.

Hon. S. J. Randall

Honorable Randall was an American politician.

Henry Jarvis Raymond (January 24 1820 - June 18 1869) was an American journalist and politician.

Henry Jarvis Raymond

Henry Jarvis Raymond (January 24 1820 - June 18 1869) was an American journalist and politician.

(1839-1902) American politician and Congressman

Thomas B. Reed

(1839-1902) American politician and Congressman

Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu, Cardinal-Duc de Richelieu (9 September 1585 – 4 December 1642), was a French clergyman, noble, and statesman. Consecrated as a bishop in 1608, he later entered politics, becoming a Secretary of State in 1616. Richelieu soon rose in both the Church and the state, becoming a cardinal in 1622, and King Louis XIII's chief minister in 1624. He remained in office until his death in 1642; he was succeeded by Jules Cardinal Mazarin.

Cardinal Richelieu

Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu, Cardinal-Duc de Richelieu (9 September 1585 – 4 December…

(1858- ) 25th President of the U.S.

Theodore Roosevelt

(1858- ) 25th President of the U.S.

Sculpture of John Hampden, an English politician.

John Hampden Sculpture

Sculpture of John Hampden, an English politician.

A sculpture of the head of Lucius Cornelius Sulla. Lucius Felix. Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix, or simply Sulla, was a Roman general and politician, holding the office of consul twice as well as the dictatorship.

Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix

A sculpture of the head of Lucius Cornelius Sulla. Lucius Felix. Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix, or simply…

(1811-1874) American statesman, jurist, politician

Charles Sumner

(1811-1874) American statesman, jurist, politician

(1811-1874) American statesman, jurist, politician

Charles Sumner

(1811-1874) American statesman, jurist, politician

Charles Sumner (January 6, 1811 – March 11, 1874) was an American politician and statesman from Massachusetts.

Charles Sumner

Charles Sumner (January 6, 1811 – March 11, 1874) was an American politician and statesman from Massachusetts.

General Sir Banastre Tarleton, 1st Baronet, GCB (21 August 1754 – 16 January 1833) was a British soldier and politician. His reputation for ruthlessness and his involvement in the Waxhaw Massacre earned him the nickname "Bloody Ban" and "Butcher" amongst American revolutionaries. The British and American loyalists hailed him as an outstanding leader of light cavalry.

Banastre Tarleton

General Sir Banastre Tarleton, 1st Baronet, GCB (21 August 1754 – 16 January 1833) was a British…

(1784-1850) US President 1849-1850

Zachary Taylor

(1784-1850) US President 1849-1850

"The distinguished Democrat, Samuel J. Tilden, was born in New York City." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

Samuel J Tilden

"The distinguished Democrat, Samuel J. Tilden, was born in New York City." —The Popular Cyclopedia,…

(1814-1886) Democratic presidential candidate in the election of 1876 against Rutherford B. Hayes, who one by only one electoral vote.

Samuel Jones Tilden

(1814-1886) Democratic presidential candidate in the election of 1876 against Rutherford B. Hayes, who…

(1790-1862) US President 1841-1845

John Tyler

(1790-1862) US President 1841-1845

Clement Laird Vallandigham (July 29, 1820 – June 17, 1871) was an Ohio unionist of the Copperhead faction of anti-war, pro-Confederate Democrats during the American Civil War.

Clement Laird Vallandigham

Clement Laird Vallandigham (July 29, 1820 – June 17, 1871) was an Ohio unionist of the Copperhead…

Stephen Van Rensselaer III (November 1, 1765 – January 26, 1839) was Lieutenant Governor of New York as well as a statesman, soldier, and land-owner, the heir to one of the greatest estates in the New York region at the time. He was the father of Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, who was a politician and general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Stephen Van Rensselaer

Stephen Van Rensselaer III (November 1, 1765 – January 26, 1839) was Lieutenant Governor of New…

Democratic Senator from Wisconsin.

William F. Vilas

Democratic Senator from Wisconsin.

Benjamin Franklin "Bluff" Wade (October 27, 1800 – March 2, 1878) was a U.S. lawyer and United States Senator from Ohio. In the Senate, he was associated with the Radical Republicans of that time. Wade, along with other politicians, witnessed the defeat of the Union Army at the First Battle of Bull Run. There, he was almost captured by the Confederate Army. Wade, along with most other Radical Republicans, was highly critical of President Andrew Johnson (who became President after Lincoln's assassination).

Benjamin Franklin Wade

Benjamin Franklin "Bluff" Wade (October 27, 1800 – March 2, 1878) was a U.S. lawyer and United States…

Artemas Ward (November 26, 1727 &ndash; October 28, 1800) was an American major general in the American Revolutionary War and a Congressman from Massachusetts. President John Adams described him as <em>"...universally esteemed, beloved and confided in by his army and his country."</em> Ward was much more effective as a political leader than as a soldier.

Artemas Ward

Artemas Ward (November 26, 1727 – October 28, 1800) was an American major general in the American…

(1732-1799) First president of the US 1789-1797

George Washington

(1732-1799) First president of the US 1789-1797

(1840- ) American journalist and Democratic politician

Henry Watterson

(1840- ) American journalist and Democratic politician

(1782-1852) American politician

Daniel Webster

(1782-1852) American politician

(1782-1852) American politician

Daniel Webster

(1782-1852) American politician

Politican, financier and founder of the famous Whitney family.

William Collins Whitney

Politican, financier and founder of the famous Whitney family.

Robert Charles Winthrop (May 12, 1809 &ndash; Boston) was an American lawyer and philanthropist and one time Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.

Robert Charles Winthrop

Robert Charles Winthrop (May 12, 1809 – Boston) was an American lawyer and philanthropist and…

(1806-1876) US representative who became ambassador to Brazil and governor of Virginia

Henry A. Wise

(1806-1876) US representative who became ambassador to Brazil and governor of Virginia

Stewart Lyndon Woodford (September 3, 1835 &ndash; February 14, 1913) was an American politician. He studied law and began practice in New York in 1857. In 1861&ndash;62, Stewart was made assistant United States district attorney for the southern district of New York. He served in the National army from 1862 to 1865 and received the brevet of brigadier general of volunteers. From 1865 to 1868 he served as Lieutenant Governor of New York.

Stewart Lyndon Woodford

Stewart Lyndon Woodford (September 3, 1835 – February 14, 1913) was an American politician. He…

William Lowndes Yancey (August 10, 1814 &ndash; July 27, 1863) was a journalist, politician, orator, diplomat and an American leader of the Southern secession movement. A member of the group known as the Fire-Eaters, Yancey was one of the most effective agitators for secession and rhetorical defenders of slavery. An early critic of John C. Calhoun and nullification, by the late 1830s Yancey began to identify with Calhoun and the struggle against the forces of the anti-slavery movement. In 1849 Yancey was a firm supporter of Calhoun's "Southern Address" and an adamant opponent of the Compromise of 1850.

William Lowndes Yancey

William Lowndes Yancey (August 10, 1814 – July 27, 1863) was a journalist, politician, orator,…

Richard Yates (January 18, 1818 – November 27, 1873) was governor of Illinois during the American Civil War and has been considered the greatest war governor during that period. When the war began Gov. Yates sent more Illinois troops to aid the Union than any other state. He also represented Illinois in the United States House of Representatives, 1851–1855 and as a U.S. Senator, 1865–1871.

Richard Yates

Richard Yates (January 18, 1818 – November 27, 1873) was governor of Illinois during the American…