Samuel Adams (September 27, 1722 – October 2, 1803) was a statesman, political philosopher, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. As a politician in colonial Massachusetts, Adams was a leader of the movement that became the American Revolution, and was one of the architects of the principles of American republicanism that shaped the political culture of the United States.

Samuel Adams

Samuel Adams (September 27, 1722 – October 2, 1803) was a statesman, political philosopher, and one…

(1736-1793) French astronomer and statesman.

Jean Sylvain Bailly

(1736-1793) French astronomer and statesman.

"Thomas Francis Bayard was born in Wilmington, Del., October 29, 1828." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

Thomas F. Bayard

"Thomas Francis Bayard was born in Wilmington, Del., October 29, 1828." —The Popular Cyclopedia,…

U.S. statesman.

Perry Belmont

U.S. statesman.

(1782-1858) United States senator from Missouri also known as "Old Bullion".

Thomas Hart Benton

(1782-1858) United States senator from Missouri also known as "Old Bullion".

John Bigelow (November 25, 1817 &ndash; December 19, 1911) was an American lawyer and statesman. He was one of the editors of the <em>Evening Post</em>

John Bigelow

John Bigelow (November 25, 1817 – December 19, 1911) was an American lawyer and statesman. He…

(1678-1751) Henry Bolingbroke was an English statesman and political writer.

Lord Bolingbroke

(1678-1751) Henry Bolingbroke was an English statesman and political writer.

(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.

(1730-1797) English statesman and author.

Edmund Burke

(1730-1797) English statesman and author.

Edmund Burke (12 January 1729 &ndash; 9 July 1797) was an Irish statesman, author, orator, political theorist, and philosopher who, after relocating to Great Britain, served for many years in the British House of Commons as a member of the Whig party. He is mainly remembered for his opposition to the French Revolution. It led to him becoming the leading figure within the conservative faction of the Whig party, which he dubbed the "Old Whigs", in opposition to the pro-French-Revolution "New Whigs" led by Charles James Fox. He is generally viewed as the philosophical founder of modern conservatism.

Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke (12 January 1729 – 9 July 1797) was an Irish statesman, author, orator, political…

(1770-1827) Distinguished English orator and statesman.

George Canning

(1770-1827) Distinguished English orator and statesman.

(1823-1901) Chinese dignitary and statesman

Li Hung Chang

(1823-1901) Chinese dignitary and statesman

(1822-1901) Chinese statesman, general, and diplomat.

Li Hung Chang

(1822-1901) Chinese statesman, general, and diplomat.

"Li Hung Chang was the most enlightened Chinese statesman of the nineteenth century. He arranged terms of peace with Japan in 1895 and with the European powers after the relief of the legations in 1900."&mdash;Webster, 1920

Li Hung Chang

"Li Hung Chang was the most enlightened Chinese statesman of the nineteenth century. He arranged terms…

Honorable statesman

Charles, Marquis of Rockingham

Honorable statesman

(106BC-43) Roman orator, statesman and man of letters

Cicero

(106BC-43) Roman orator, statesman and man of letters

(106 - 43 B.C.) Roman orator, statesman and man of letters

Marcus Tullius Cicero

(106 - 43 B.C.) Roman orator, statesman and man of letters

Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC) was a Roman philosopher, statesman, and lawyer.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC) was a Roman philosopher, statesman, and lawyer.

(1738-1805) British general and statesman that served in the Seven Years war.

Charles Cornwallis

(1738-1805) British general and statesman that served in the Seven Years war.

(1817-1903) Delbruck was a statesman and director of commerce in 1859.

Martin Delbruck

(1817-1903) Delbruck was a statesman and director of commerce in 1859.

Demosthenes was a prominent Greek statesman and orator of ancient Athens. His orations constitute a significant expression of contemporary Athenian intellectual prowess and provide an insight into the politics and culture of ancient Greece during the 4th century BC. Demosthenes learned rhetoric by studying the speeches of previous great orators. He delivered his first judicial speeches at the age of 20, in which he argued effectively to gain from his guardians what was left of his inheritance. For a time, Demosthenes made his living as a professional speech-writer (logographer) and a lawyer, writing speeches for use in private legal suits.

Sculpture of Demosthenes

Demosthenes was a prominent Greek statesman and orator of ancient Athens. His orations constitute a…

(1804-1881) British Statesman and Prime Minister who wrote the novels <I>Vivian Grey</I><I> Coningsby</I> and <I>Sybil</I>

Benjamin Disraeli

(1804-1881) British Statesman and Prime Minister who wrote the novels Vivian Grey Coningsby and Sybil

"Both as a lawyer and a statesman Mr. Evarts ranks high." &mdash;The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

William M. Evarts

"Both as a lawyer and a statesman Mr. Evarts ranks high." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

Statesman and inventor

Benjamin Franklin

Statesman and inventor

A profile of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

A profile of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. He invented the lightning rod, bifocals, the Franklin stove, a carriage odometer, and the glass harmonica. He formed both the first public lending library in America and first fire department in Pennsylvania.

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United…

(died 1792) American statesman

Frederic, Lord North, Earl of Guilford

(died 1792) American statesman

Monument of twentieth United States President, James Abram Garfield in Washington, D.C.

Garfield Monument

Monument of twentieth United States President, James Abram Garfield in Washington, D.C.

The twentieth United States President, James Abram Garfield.

James Abram Garfield

The twentieth United States President, James Abram Garfield.

(1830-1903) English statesman, Prime Minister, Marquis of Salisbury.

Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil

(1830-1903) English statesman, Prime Minister, Marquis of Salisbury.

British statesman and Prime Minister.

William E. Gladstone

British statesman and Prime Minister.

A British Liberal statesman.

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

A British Liberal statesman.

Patrick Henry, the famous colonial statesman.

Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry, the famous colonial statesman.

Reverdy Johnson (May 21, 1796 – February 10, 1876) was a statesman and jurist from Maryland.

Reverdy Johnson

Reverdy Johnson (May 21, 1796 – February 10, 1876) was a statesman and jurist from Maryland.

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…

(1825-1893) Lawyer and Statesman

Lucius Q. C. Lamar

(1825-1893) Lawyer and Statesman

(1841-1919) Seventh Prime Minister of Canada.

Sir Wilfrid Laurier

(1841-1919) Seventh Prime Minister of Canada.

(1850- ) American statesman and author

Henry Cabot Lodge

(1850- ) American statesman and author

(1826-1886) American general and statesman

John A. Logan

(1826-1886) American general and statesman

"(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…

(1822-1892) Canadian statesman

Hon A. Mackenzie

(1822-1892) Canadian statesman

(1798-1871) American jurist and statesman and Confederate commissioner

James M. Madison

(1798-1871) American jurist and statesman and Confederate commissioner

An English statesman who served in several battles during the late eighteenth century.

Duke of Marlborough

An English statesman who served in several battles during the late eighteenth century.

(1755-1835) Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

John Marshall

(1755-1835) Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

Honor&eacute; Gabriel Riqueti, Comte de Mirabeau (March 9, 1749 &ndash; April 2, 1791) was a French writer, popular orator and statesman. During the French Revolution, he was a moderate, favoring a constitutional monarchy built on the model of Great Britain. He unsuccessfully conducted secret negotiations with the French monarchy in an effort to reconcile it with the Revolution.

Mirbeau

Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, Comte de Mirabeau (March 9, 1749 – April 2, 1791) was a French…

Sir Thomas More (7 February 1478 &ndash; 6 July 1535) was an English lawyer, author, and statesman who in his lifetime gained a reputation as a leading humanist scholar, and occupied many public offices, including Lord Chancellor (1529&ndash;1532), in which he had a number of people burned at the stake for heresy. More coined the word "utopia", a name he gave to an ideal, imaginary island nation whose political system he described in the eponymous book published in 1516. He was beheaded in 1535 when he refused to sign the Act of Supremacy that declared Henry VIII Supreme Head of the Church in England.

Sir Thomas More

Sir Thomas More (7 February 1478 – 6 July 1535) was an English lawyer, author, and statesman who…

(1838- ) English statesman and writer

Viscount Morley

(1838- ) English statesman and writer

The square house of Nimes is also known as Maison Carree. It is an ancient Roman temple located in Nimes, Souther France. It was built by Roman statesman and general, Marcus Agrippa in dedication to his sons. The temple is made up of corinthian columns in the front entrance and attached columns all around the structure.

The Square House of Nimes

The square house of Nimes is also known as Maison Carree. It is an ancient Roman temple located in Nimes,…

(1835- ) American jurist and statesman. Served as attorney general and secretary of state under President Cleveland

Richard Olney

(1835- ) American jurist and statesman. Served as attorney general and secretary of state under President…

American statesman

James Otis

American statesman

Honorable statesman

William Pitt, Earl of Chatham

Honorable statesman

(1708-1778) Also known as Pitt the Elder. He was an English statesman who formed a new ministry in 1766.

William Pitt, Earl of Chatham

(1708-1778) Also known as Pitt the Elder. He was an English statesman who formed a new ministry in 1766.

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…

Sir Walter Raleigh, navigator, warrior, statesman, and writer in the reigns of Elizabeth and James I., was the second son of a gentleman of ancient family in Devonshire, and was born in 1552.

Sir Walter Raleigh

Sir Walter Raleigh, navigator, warrior, statesman, and writer in the reigns of Elizabeth and James I.,…

Sir Walter Raleigh, navigator, warrior, statesman, and writer in the reigns of Elizabeth and James I., was the second son of a gentleman of ancient family in Devonshire, and was born in 1552.

Sir Walter Raleigh

Sir Walter Raleigh, navigator, warrior, statesman, and writer in the reigns of Elizabeth and James I.,…

(1721-1775) Lawyer and statesman who was appointed first president of the first Continental Congress

Peyton Randolph

(1721-1775) Lawyer and statesman who was appointed first president of the first Continental Congress

Third Marquis, Robert Cecil , English Statesman, was born at Hartfield in 1830, and educated at Eton and Oxford.

Marquis of Salisbury, Robert Cecil

Third Marquis, Robert Cecil , English Statesman, was born at Hartfield in 1830, and educated at Eton…

English Liberal statesmen, was the third son of the sixth duke of Bedford. (1792-1878)

John, Earl Russell

English Liberal statesmen, was the third son of the sixth duke of Bedford. (1792-1878)

(1823-1900) American statesman

John Sherman

(1823-1900) American statesman

(1797-1877) French statesman

Louis Adolphe Thiers

(1797-1877) French statesman