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George WashingtonGeorge Washington
22 February 1732, American
First U.S. President
Alexander HamiltonAlexander Hamilton
11 January 1755, Saint Kitts And Nevis, American
Economist, Political Philosopher, Former U.S.

Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson
13 April 1743, American
Political Philosopher & the third President of

Marie AntoinetteMarie Antoinette
02 November 1755, Austrian, French
 

Andrew JacksonAndrew Jackson
15 March 1767, American
7th President of the United States

George III of the United KingdomGeorge III of the United Kingdom
04 June 1738, British
King
John AdamsJohn Adams
30 October 1735, American
2nd U.S. President

Louis XVI of FranceLouis XVI of France
23 August 1754, French
King of France

Catherine the GreatCatherine the Great
02 May 1729, Russian
Empress of Russia

James BuchananJames Buchanan
23 April 1791, American
15th U.S. President
Aaron BurrAaron Burr
06 February 1756, American
3rd Vice President of United States

James MadisonJames Madison
16 March 1751, American
4th President of the United States
William Henry HarrisonWilliam Henry Harrison
09 February 1773, American
 

Davy CrockettDavy Crockett
17 August 1786, American
 

John Quincy AdamsJohn Quincy Adams
11 July 1767, American
 
Benedict ArnoldBenedict Arnold
14 January 1741, British
American Revolutionary War General

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of WellingtonArthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
01 May 1769, British
Former First Lord of the Treasury of the United
John TylerJohn Tyler
29 March 1790, American
10th U.S. President

Zachary TaylorZachary Taylor
24 November 1784, American
Military Leader and the 12th President of United

James K. PolkJames K. Polk
02 November 1795, American
 
Martin Van BurenMartin Van Buren
05 December 1782, American
 

Paul ReverePaul Revere
01 January 1735, American
Revolutionary
James MonroeJames Monroe
28 April 1758, American
Fifth President of the USA

Thomas PaineThomas Paine
29 January 1737, British, American
Founding Father of the United States

John C. CalhounJohn C. Calhoun
18 March 1782, American
7th Vice President of the U.S.A

Maria TheresaMaria Theresa
13 May 1717, Austrian
Queen regnant
Sam HoustonSam Houston
02 March 1793, American
Former Governor of Texas
John Paul JonesJohn Paul Jones
06 July 1747, American
Scottish American Sailor

Baji Rao IBaji Rao I
18 August 1700, Indian
Peshwa of Maratha Empire

John WesleyJohn Wesley
17 June 1703, British
Anglican Cleric and Christian Theologian

William WilberforceWilliam Wilberforce
24 August 1759, British
Abolitionist
Samuel AdamsSamuel Adams
27 September 1722, American
Founding Father of the United States

Henry ClayHenry Clay
12 April 1777, American
Political Leader

John HancockJohn Hancock
23 January 1737, American
Former President of the Continental Congress

Toussaint Louverture Toussaint Louverture
20 May 1743, French
Leader of the Haitian Revolution

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Bahadur Shah ZafarBahadur Shah Zafar
24 October 1775, Indian
Last Mughal Emperor
TecumsehTecumseh
29 February 1768, American
Native American Leader

Robert PeelRobert Peel
05 February 1788, British
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
William Pitt the YoungerWilliam Pitt the Younger
28 May 1759, British
Youngest Prime Minister of Britain

Thaddeus StevensThaddeus Stevens
04 April 1792, American
Former United States Representative

Daniel WebsterDaniel Webster
18 January 1782, American
Former United States Senator
Patrick HenryPatrick Henry
29 May 1736, American
5th & 6th Governor of Virginia, Orator,

Napoleon BonaparteNapoleon Bonaparte
15 August 1769, French
Emperor of the French
Meriwether LewisMeriwether Lewis
18 August 1774, American
Explorer, Politician

Ethan AllenEthan Allen
21 January 1738, American
Revolutionary War Hero

Georges DantonGeorges Danton
26 October 1759, French
Revolutionary

Chief SeattleChief Seattle
1780 AD, American
 

George MasonGeorge Mason
11 December 1725, American
Patriot, U.S. Statesman
William Pitt, 1st Earl of ChathamWilliam Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham
15 November 1708, British
The Great Commoner

William R. KingWilliam R. King
07 April 1786, American
Shortest Serving Vice President of the U.S.A

John Graves SimcoeJohn Graves Simcoe
25 February 1752, British
First Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada

Benjamin RushBenjamin Rush
04 January 1746, American
 
Elbridge GerryElbridge Gerry
17 July 1744, American
Former Vice President of the United States

Manuela SáenzManuela Sáenz
27 December 1797, American
Revolutionary
Anthony WayneAnthony Wayne
01 January 1745, American
 

Benjamin TallmadgeBenjamin Tallmadge
25 February 1754, American
Military Leader

Agustín de IturbideAgustín de Iturbide
27 September 1783, Mexican
Emperor of Mexico
Louis BonaparteLouis Bonaparte
02 September 1778, French, Italian
King of Holland from 1806 to 1810

George CanningGeorge Canning
11 April 1770, British
Former British Prime Minister
Marquis de LafayetteMarquis de Lafayette
06 September 1757, French
French Aristocrat and Military Leader

John WilkesJohn Wilkes
17 October 1725, British
English journalist

Samuel ChaseSamuel Chase
17 April 1741, British, American
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of
James WilsonJames Wilson
14 September 1742, American, Scottish
Founding Fathers of the United States

Richard Mentor JohnsonRichard Mentor Johnson
17 October 1780, American
9th Vice President of the U.S.A
Horatio NelsonHoratio Nelson
29 September 1758, British
Admiral

Juan Manuel de RosasJuan Manuel de Rosas
30 March 1793, Argentinian
Dictator of Argentina

Benjamin LincolnBenjamin Lincoln
24 January 1733, American
Officer

George M. DallasGeorge M. Dallas
10 July 1792, American
11th Vice President of the U.S.A
Edward EverettEdward Everett
11 April 1794, American
Former American senator
Daniel D. TompkinsDaniel D. Tompkins
21 June 1774, American
Sixth Vice President of the U.S.A

Maharaja Ranjit SinghMaharaja Ranjit Singh
13 November 1780, Indian
Founder of the Sikh Empire

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07 October 1728, American
Former Governor of Delaware

Simon BolivarSimon Bolivar
24 July 1783, Venezuelan
Revolutionary & Military Leader
Gia LongGia Long
08 February 1762, Vietnamese
Emperor of the Nguyễn Dynasty of Vietnam

Josiah BartlettJosiah Bartlett
21 November 1729, American
Former Governor of New Hampshire

George WytheGeorge Wythe
1726 AD, American
American professor

Francis HopkinsonFrancis Hopkinson
21 September 1737, American
Former United States District Judge

José Gaspar Rodríguez de FranciaJosé Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia
06 January 1766, Paraguayan
Politician
Maximilien de RobespierreMaximilien de Robespierre
06 May 1758, French
Influential Figure of the French Revolution

Robert Treat PaineRobert Treat Paine
11 March 1731, American
Former Massachusetts Attorney General
Jonathan EdwardsJonathan Edwards
05 October 1703, American
American preacher

William HooperWilliam Hooper
17 June 1742, American
Former Delegate to the Continental Congress

Lyman HallLyman Hall
12 April 1724, American
Signer of United States Declaration of
Francis LewisFrancis Lewis
21 March 1713, American
Member of the United States House of

Bernardino RivadaviaBernardino Rivadavia
20 May 1780, Argentinian
First President of Argentina
Matthew ThorntonMatthew Thornton
1714 AD, American
 

William Ellery William Ellery
02 December 1727, American
 

George ClintonGeorge Clinton
26 July 1739, American
Fourth Vice President of the U.S.A

Lord NorthLord North
13 April 1732, British
 
Archibald AlexanderArchibald Alexander
17 April 1772, American
American theologian

Luther MartinLuther Martin
20 February 1748, American
Politician
Abraham WhippleAbraham Whipple
26 September 1733, American
Revolutionary Commander

Karl Von ClausewitzKarl Von Clausewitz
01 July 1780, German
General

Feargus OConnorFeargus OConnor
18 July 1794, British
Chartist Leader

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount PalmerstonHenry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston
20 October 1784, British
Politician
Maximilien RobespierreMaximilien Robespierre
06 May 1758, French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist, Revolutionary