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Eminent and Remarkable Persons-Modern.

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Nation. Death. Age.
Scot. 1305 29

WALLACE, William, a patriot and hero,

DANTE, Alighieri, a poet; founder of Ital. literature, It. 1321 56
BRUCE, Robert, the deliverer of his country, Scot. 1329 55
TELL, William, the deliverer of Switzerland, Swiss. 1350
PETRARCH, Francisco, a very eminent poet,
BOCCACIO, John, a celebrated writer,
WICLIFFE, John, a great divine,

It. 1374 70

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It. 1506 71

CHAUCER, Geoffrey, "father of English poetry,"
FROISSART, John, a chronicler and poet,
LORENZO DE MEDICI, a sovereign of great influence, It. 1492 44
COLUMBUS, Christopher, discoverer of America,
LIONARDO DA VINCI, a distinguished painter,
MONTEZUMA, a brave Mexican Indian leader,
RAPHAEL, Sanzio (Raffaello), a painter of genius,
MACHIAVELLI, a celebrated writer,

It. 1519 67

N. A. 1520 42

It. 1520 37

It. 1527 58

It. 1533 59

It. 1534 41

Eng. 1535 55

Hol. 1536 69

Prus. 1543 70

Ger. 1546 63

COPERNICUS, Nicholas, a great astronomer,
LUTHER, Martin, the great reformer,
CORTEZ, Fernando, a soldier; conqueror of Mexico, Span. 1547 62
CRANMER, Thomas, an eminent prelate,

Eng. 1556 67
Ger. 1560 63

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ARIOSTO, Ludovico, a good humored satirist and poet,
CORREGGIO, Antonio Allegri, an eminent painter,
MORE, Sir Thomas, an, eminent statesman,
ERASMUS, Desiderius, a great writer,

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MELANCTHON (Philip Schwartzerde), a divine,
MICHAEL ANGELO, Buonarotti, painter and sculptor,
CALVIN, John, a great reformer, and divine,
LOYOLA, Ignatius, the founder of the Jesuits,
KNOX, John, a great reformer, and divine,
TITIAN (Tiziana Vecelli), a painter, and a genius,
CAMOENS, the most eminent poet of his country,
PALLADIO, Andrea, an architect,

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PARÉ, Ambroise, the father of French surgery,
DRAKE, Sir Francis, first English circumnavigator,
MONTAIGNE, Michael, lord of, an essayist,

It. 1375 62

Eng. 1385 61

Eng. 1400 72

Fr. 1400 67

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It. 1595 51

TASSO, Torquato, a mad poet,
SPENCER, Edmund, one of the earliest Eng. poets, Eng. 1599 46
BRAHE, TYCHо, a celebrated astronomer,
SCALIGER, Joseph, a man of learning and genius,

Swede. 1601 55

Tt. 1609 69

It. 1564 89

Fr. 1564 55

Span. 1566 75

Scot. 1572 67

It. 1576 96 Port. 1579 62

It. 1580 62 Fr. 1590 81 Eng. 1591 46

Fr. 1592 59

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Eminent and Remarkable Persons-Modern.

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Nation. Death. Age.

Hol. 1609 49

Eng. 1618 66
Eng. 1626 66
Ger. 1630 59
Eng. 1632 81
Swede. 1632 38
Span. 1635 73
Eng. 1637 63
Hol. 1640 63

ARMINIUS, James, a divine; founder of a sect,
CERVANTES, Miguel, poet; author of Don Quixote, Span. 1616 69
SHAKSPEARE, Wm.,the greatest genius of the world, Eng. 1616 52
RALEIGH, Sir Walter, statesman and author,
BACON, Fr., lord, philosopher and statesman,
KEPLER, John, a celebrated astronomer,
COKE, Edward, a lawyer and author,
GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS, an able monarch,
LOPE DE VEGA, a poet and dramatist,
JONSON, Ben, a poet and dramatist,
RUBENS, Peter Paul, a great painter,
SULLY, Maximilian, a peer of France,
GALILEO Galilei, a great astronomer, .
RICHLIEU, Armand, a Cardinal to Henry IV.,
HAMPDEN, John, a patriot, soldier and statesman,
DES CARTES, Réne, a universal genius,
SELDEN, John, a splendid scholar and statesman,
HARVEY, William, an eminent anatomist,
BLAKE, Robert, a distinguished admiral,
CROMWELL, Oliver, lord protector of Great Britian,
PASCAL, Blaizé, author of "Provincial Letters,"
POUSSIN, Nicholas, a painter of eminence,

. Fr. 1641 82

Fr. 1665 71 Eng. 1667 54

TAYLOR, Jeremy, a very eminent divine,
MOLIERE (J. P. Poquelin), comedy writer and actor, Fr. 1673 51
REMBRANDT (Van Ryn), a great painter,
Hol. 1674 68
MILTON, John, poet; author of "Paradise Lost,” Eng. 1674 66
TURENNE (Henry D'Auvergne), marshal, a soldier, Fr. 1675 64
HALE, Sir Matthew, an eminent jurist,

Eng. 1676 67
Eng. 1679 49

BARROW, Isaac, a learned divine,

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CLAUDE LORRAINE (Gelee), great landscape painter, Fr. 1682 82

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Span. 1682 64

Fr. 1684 78

MURILLO, Bartolome E., a painter,
CORNEILLE, Peter, a great tragic writer,
BOYLE, Robert, chemist and author,
LA FONTAINE, John, an inimitable fabulist,
DRYDEN, John, first in the second rank of poets,
BOSSUET, Jaques Benigne, a great pulpit orator,

LOCKE, John, philosopher, author, etc.,
RAY, John, a distinguished botanist,

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It. 1642 78 Fr. 1642 56 Eng. 1643 49 Hol. 1650 54 Eng. 1654 70 Eng. 1657 79 Eng. 1657 59 Eng. 1658 59 Fr. 1662 39

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Eng. 1691 64

Fr. 1695 74

Eng. 1701 70
Fr. 1704 77

Eng. 1704 72
Eng. 1705 77

Eminent and Remarkable Persons-Modern.

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VAUBAN, an eminent soldier and engineer,
MAZEPPA, John, prince of the Cossacks,
BOILEAU, Nicholas, a distinguished poet,
FENELON, Fr. de S., an author and translator,
LEIBNITZ, Godfrey William, a mathematician,
SOMERS, John, lord, a statesman,

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PENN, William, a just statesman,

CHARLES XII., a brave and powerful monarch,
ADDISON, Joseph, essayist, poet and critic,
MARLBOROUGH, Duke of, an able warrior,
WREN, Sir C., architect of St. Paul's Church,
PETER THE GREAT, an enlightened sovereign,
NEWTON, Sir I., astronomer and mathematician,
ROLLIN, Charles, a celebrated historian,
POPE, Alexander, a great poet and critic,
SWIFT, Jonathan, a satiric poet,
WALPOLE, Robert, Earl of Oxford, a statesman,
THOMSON, James, an elegant descriptive poet,
D'AGUESSEAU, Henry F., an eminent statesman,
BOLINGBROKE, H. St. John, lord, a political writer,
HANDEL, George F., the greatest of musicians,
DOLLOND, John, a great discoverer in optics,
HOGARTH, William, an original painter,
YOUNG, Edward, a melancholy poet,
PONTIAC, a distinguished Indian warrior,
SWEDENBORG, Emanuel, founder of a sect,
BRINDLEY, James, an eminent engineer,
HUME, David, an eminent historian,

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Swede, 1772 83

Eng. 1772 56
Eng. 1776 65

VOLTAIRE (Fr. M. Arouet), a poet and infidel writer, Fr. 1778 84
LINNEUS, Carl Von, the greatest botanist of his age, Swe. 1778 71

CHATHAM, Lord (W. Pitt), an eminent statesman,

Eng. 1778 70

ROUSSEAU, Jean Jaques, a deistical writer,

Swiss, 1778 66 ·

Eng. 1779 63
Eng. 1779 51

GARRICK, David, a comedian and tragedian,
Cook, James, an eminent navigator,
BLACKSTONE, Sir Wm., a lawyer and author,
EULER, Leonard, a great mathematician,
JOHNSON, Samuel, lexicographer and author,
FREDERICK II., (the great) a great sovereign,

Eng. 1780 57

Nation. Death. Age.

Fr. 1707 74

Russ. 1709 59

Fr. 1711 75

Fr. 1715 64

Hol. 1716 70

Eng. 1716 66

Eng. 1718 74

Swede, 1718 36

Eng. 1719 47

Eng. 1722 72
Eng. 1723 91

Russ. 1725 53
Eng. 1727 85

Fr. 1741 80

Eng. 1744 56 Eng. 1745 78 Eng. 1745 69 Eng. 1748 48

Fr. 1751 83 Eng. 1751 73 Ger. 1759 75 Eng. 1761 55

Eng. 1764 67 Eng. 1765 84

N. A. 1767

Swiss, 1783 76

Eng. 1784 75

Prus. 1786 74

Eminent and Remarkable Persons-Modern.

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Nation. Death. Age

BUFFON, George L. le Clerc, an eminent naturalist, Fr. 1788 81 LA PEROUSE, Jean Fr., an eminent navigator, Fr. 1788 47 DE L'EPEE (Abbe), first taught the deaf and dumb, Fr. 1789 77 FRANKLIN, Benjamin, a philosopher and statesman, Am. 1790 34 WESLEY, John, the founder of the Methodists, Eng. 1791 88 MIRABEAU, H. G. R. Count de, a celebrated author, Fr. 1791 42 RODNEY, Lord (Geo. Brydges), a great admiral, Eng. 1792 74 REYNOLDS, Sir Joshua, a painter of genius, Eng. 1792 69 SMEATON, John, built the "Eddystone lighthouse," Eng. 1792 68

ARKWRIGHT, Richard, a machinist,

Eng. 1792 60

MOZART, Johann, Ch. W. G., a musical composer,
HUNTER, John, a great practical anatomist,
MANSFIELD, Lord (Wm. Murray), Chief Justice,
GIBBON, Edward, an eminent historian,
LAVOISIER, Anthony Laurence, an eminent chemist, Fr. 1794 51
JONES, Sir Wm., the greatest modern linguist, Eng. 1794 48
MARION, Francis, a brave partizan officer,
Am. 1795 63

Scot. 1794 90
Eng. 1794 57

BURNS, Robert, one of the most eminent of poets, Scot. 1796 37
BURKE, Edmund, a great orator and statesman, Irish, 1797 67
BLACK, Jos., a chemist; discoverer of "latent heat," Eng. 1799 71
WASHINGTON, George," the father of his country," Am. 1799 67
COWPER, William, a poet,
Eng. 1800 69

It. 1803 54

ALFIERI, Victor, a most eminent tragic poet,
EMMET, Robert, a brave patriot,

PRIESTLY, Joseph, a distinguished chemist,

NELSON, Horatio, lord, a most eminent soldier,
PITT, William, a great statesman,

SCHILLER, Fred. Chr. Von, a great poet,
Fox, Charles James, a great statesman,
BRANT, Joseph, a celebrated Indian orator,
PORSON, Richard, an eminent linguist and author,
PAINE, Thomas, a political and deistical writer,
LA GRANGE, mathematician and philosopher,
TECUMSEH, a brave Indian warrior,
FULTON, Robert, the inventor of the steamboat,
NEY, Michael, marshal, "the bravest of the brave," Fr. 1815 46
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley, dramatist and orator,
CURRAN, John Philpot, a celebrated orator,

N. A. 1813 43
Am. 1815 50

Eng. 1816 65
Irish, 1817 67

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Ger. 1792 36 Scot. 1793 65

Irish, 1803 21
Eng. 1804 71

Eng. 1805 47

Eng. 1805 46

Ger. 1805 46 Eng. 1806 57 N. A. 1807 65 Eng. 1808 49 Eng. 1809 73

Fr. 1813 77

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KOSCIUSKO, Thaddeus, a great soldier and patriot,
DE STAEL, Madame Anne, an elegant writer,
WATT, James, improver of the steam-engine,
WEST, Benjamin, a great painter,
BANKS, Joseph, an eminent botanist,
NAPOLEON BONAPARTE, soldier and Emperor,
HERSCHEL, Sir Wm., a great astronomer,

Eminent and Remarkable Persons-Modern.
Nation. Death. Age.
Pol. 1817 62
Fr. 1817 51
Scot. 1819 83
Am. 1820 82

Eng. 1820 77
Fr. 1821 52
Eng. 1822 84
It. 1822 65
Scot. 1823 75
Eng. 1823 66

CANOVA, Antonio, the greatest modern sculptor,
ERSKINE, Lord Thomas, a statesman and orator,
KEMBLE, John Philip, an eminent tragedian,
BOZZARIS, Marco, a gallant leader in the revolution, Gk. 1823 43
BYRON, Lord, George, the greatest poet of his age, Eng. 1824 36
JEFFERSON, Thomas, an eminent statesman,
Am. 1826 83
TALMA, Francis Joseph, one of the greatest of actors, Fr. 1826 63
ROCHEFOUCAULD, A. F., duke de la, a royalist leader, Fr. 1827 80
ROSCOE, W., biographer, and miscellaneous writer, Eng. 1827 80
LALANDE, Joseph de, a scientific astronomer, Fr. 1827 78
LA PLACE, Pierre Simon, a scientific astronomer, Fr. 1827 78
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig Von, a music composer,
Ger. 1827 57
DAVY, Sir H., inventor of the "safety lamp," Eng. 1829 51
RED JACKET, a noted New York Indian Chief,
LAWRENCE, Sir Thomas, a distinguished painter,
BOLIVAR, Simon, an eminent S. American soldier, Col. 1830 47

N. A. 1830 80
Eng. 1830 61

Eng. 1831 76

Eng. 1832 84

Ger. 1832 83

SIDDONS, Mrs. Sarah, a most eminent actress,
BENTHAM, Jeremy, a political writer,
GOETHE, Von, the greatest German poet,
Cuvier, G. Leo. Chr. Fr. D., an eminent zoologist, Fr. 1832 63
SCOTT, Sir W., a most eminent novelist and poet, Scot. 1832 61
SPURZHEIM, Dr., a celebrated phrenologist, Ger. 1832 56
WILBERFORCE, W., a philanthropist and statesman, Eng. 1833 74
LA FAYETTE, Marquis de, statesman and soldier, Fr. 1834 77
HEMANS, Mrs. Felicia, an eminent poetess, Eng. 1835 42
CHANNING, Wm. E., an eminent author and divine, Am. 1842 62
CAMPBELL, T., a distinguished poet and author,
JACKSON, Andrew, soldier and statesman,

Scot. 1844 67

Am. 1845 78

Am. 1845 66

STORY, Joseph, Judge, an eminent jurist,
HOOD, Thomas, poet and comic writer,
O'CONNELL, Daniel, a statesman,

Eng. 1845 47
Irish, 1847 72

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