2 Murad IV(Ottoman Sultan)
Murad IV, who ruled as the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1623 to 1640, was infamous for his cruelty. He took over the throne at 11 and subsequently came to be known for his exploits in the Ottoman–Safavid War, which changed the map of the Caucasus.
3 Anne Hutchinson(Puritan spiritual adviser, Preacher)
4 Osman II(Sultan)
5 Guru Tegh Bahadur(Sikh Guru)
Guru Tegh Bahadur, the youngest son of Guru Hargobind Sahib, was the ninth Guru of the Sikhs. His 115 hymns find place in the Guru Granth Sahib. He tried to prevent forced conversion of Hindus and Sikhs into Islam, and was, as a result, executed by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb.
6 Martin de Porres(Saint)
Martin de Porres was a Peruvian lay brother of the Dominican Order. He was beatified in 1837 by Pope Gregory XVI. He lived an austere life and often went hungry. He abstained from meat and was said to be able to communicate with animals. He is the patron saint of mixed-race people and those who seek racial harmony.
7 Mustafa II(Sultan)
8 Sabbatai Zevi(Rabbi)
9 Mustafa I(Saint)
10 Baal Shem Tov(Rabbi)
11 Louise Marie Therese(Nun)
Louise Marie Therese was a French nun who lived in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. She has been mentioned in many different sources, some dubiously claiming that she was the daughter of the Queen of France, Maria Theresa of Spain. She was a black woman and a Benedictine nun in the abbey of Moret-sur-Loing.
12 John Baptist de La Salle(Priest)
John Baptist de La Salle, also known as La Salle, is remembered as the founder of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, or the de La Salle Brothers. Apart from setting up charitable boarding schools, he also trained teachers. He is revered as the patron saint of school teachers and educators.
13 Increase Mather(Clergyman)
Puritan clergyman Increase Mather was educated at Harvard and Trinity and preached his first sermon the day he turned 18. The son of Puritan minister Richard Mather, he penned An Essay for the Recording of Illustrious Providences, which is said to have influenced the Salem witch trials.
14 Guru Arjan(Fifth Sikh Guru)
15 Pope Benedict XIII(Pope)
Pope Benedict XIII served as the ruler of the Papal States and head of the Catholic Church from 1724 to 1730. A man who was not interested in worldly matters, Benedict XIII chose to maintain a monastic lifestyle. He abolished the lottery in the Papal States and built several hospitals. He is also credited with founding the University of Camerino.
16 Suleiman II(Sultan)
17 Hannah Emerson Duston(Protestant)
Hannah Emerson Duston was a Puritan who was taken captive during King William's War by the Abenaki people. She is best remembered for killing and scalping 10 of the Native American family members with the help of two other captives. She later became a folk hero and was honored with a statue.
18 Cardinal Mazarin(Cardinal)
19 Pope Innocent X(Pope)
20 Pope Benedict XIV(Pope)
21 James Ussher(Archbishop)
22 Pope Paul V(Pope)
23 George Fox(Author)
Born to a weaver, George Fox had little formal education and left home at 18, in pursuit of some religious experience. The English missionary later founded the Society of Friends, or Quakers, which is a Protestant branch. He was married to Margaret Fell, known widely as "the mother of Quakerism."
24 Matthew Henry(Author)
Born in Wales, to a Church of England cleric who had been ejected by the Act of Uniformity, Matthew Henry grew up to be a Nonconformist minister. He is best remembered for his iconic work Exposition of the Old and New Testaments, a six-volume commentary on the Bible.
25 Pope Innocent XI(Head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 21 September 1676 to his death on August 12, 1689)
26 Pope Clement XI(Pope)
27 Guru Har Krishan(Eighth Sikh Guru)
28 Thomas Hooker(Preacher)
Thomas Hooker was an English colonial leader. Hooker is credited with founding the Colony of Connecticut and is hence referred to as the Father of Connecticut. Thomas Hooker, who played a major role in the development of colonial New England, was one of the founders of the state of Connecticut as well as the city of Hartford.
29 Richard Baxter(Poet)
Richard Baxter was an English poet, theologian, hymnodist, controversialist, and Puritan church leader. He was one of the most influential and important leaders of the Nonconformists. Today, he is commemorated in the Church of England with a feast day on 14 June.
30 Pope Clement XII(Pope)
31 Pope Clement XIII(Pope)
32 Guru Har Rai(Sikh Guru)
33 Louise de Marillac(Saint)
34 Pope Clement X(Pope)
35 Marguerite Bourgeoys(Nun)
36 Pope Gregory XV(Pope)
37 John Smyth(Baptist minister)
Also known as the "Se-baptist," or "self-baptizer," John Smyth is considered the pioneer of the Baptist faith in England. Initially a city preacher in Lincoln, he later joined a group of separatists who believed in believer’s baptism, as opposed to infant baptism, and thus formed the branch of Baptist Christianity.
38 Pope Alexander VIII(Pope)
39 Pope Innocent XIII(Pope)
40 Pope Alexander VII(Pope)
41 Pope Clement IX(Pope)
42 Pope Innocent XII(Pope)
43 Popé(Tewa Religious leader)
Popé was a Tewa religious leader best remembered for leading the Pueblo Revolt against Spanish colonial rule in 1680. The revolt led by him was successful as the Pueblo managed to keep the colonists out of the territory for 12 years. In 2005, Popé was honored with a statue at the National Statuary Hall.
44 Takuan Sōhō(Priest)
45 Alessandro Valignano(Missionary)
46 Louis Hennepin(Priest)
Seventeenth-century Franciscan Roman Catholic priest, missionary, and explorer Louis Hennepin was the first to sail through the Great Lakes up to Illinois and to pen a description about the region. Though captured by Sioux Indians, he was later rescued by a French explorer. He spent his final years in a monastery.
47 Scipione Borghese(Cardinal)
48 Manasseh ben Israel(Rabbi)
49 Patriarch Nikon of Moscow(Russian patriarch)
50 Joseph Justus Scaliger(Scholar)
Joseph Justus Scaliger was a French Calvinist scholar and religious leader. His works on chronology were regarded as one of the most important contributions of Renaissance scholars. Joseph Justus Scaliger is best remembered for inflating the idea of classical history from ancient Roman and Greek history to include Babylonian, Persian, ancient Egyptian, and Jewish history.