Winston Churchill 1874-1965British statesman
Winston Churchill was a British Prime Minister, statesman, and author best known for his inspirational leadership of Britain during World War II.
Audrey Hepburn 1929-93Belgian-British actress
Michelangelo 1475-1564Italian artist, architect
Michelangelo was an Italian artist and architect considered one of the chief creators of the High Renaissance in Florence and Rome.
Caravaggio 1571-1610Italian painter
Italian painter known for pioneering tenebrism (technique of illuminating subjects in deep shadow) and for his realistic depiction of formerly idealized subjects.
Napoleon Bonaparte 1769-1821French general and emperor
French general and emperor who conquered most of Europe before being defeated at Waterloo.
Bertrand Russell 1872-1970Welsh philosopher, logician, activist
Welsh philosopher, logician and activist who received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1950.
E. M. Forster 1879-1970British novelist, essayist, critic
British novelist, essayist, and critic.
Charles Dickens 1812-70English novelist
Charles Dickens was the greatest English novelist of the Victorian Era, best known for A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities, and Great Expectations.
Charles Darwin 1809-82English naturalist
English naturalist best known for his voyages on the H.M.S. Beagle and his theory of evolution by natural selection, as published in On the Origin of Species (1859).
Edward Burne-Jones 1833-98British painter, stained glass designer, illustrator
British painter, designer, and stained glass artist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite, Aesthetic, and Arts and Crafts movements.