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American Impressionist painter. She was a close friend of Edgar Degas, and painted often women and childrens daily life
American poet who led the Transcendentalist movement. His essay 'Nature' from 1836 is considered the watershed moment for the movement
German optician who discovered the dark absorption lines in the Sun's spectrum and invented the spectroscope
Russian author of the Romantic era who is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature. Died at the age of 37 in a duel
The first Prime Minister of Canada (1867–1873, 1878–1891) and one of Canada's Fathers of Confederation
Emperor of Russia 1825-55. He lost the Crimean War but won the Russo-Turkish war 1828-29
French chemist who created the first vaccines for rabies and anthrax. Regarded as the father of microbiology and one of the founders of bacteriology
The first recorded person to swim across the English Channel without the use of artificial aids. Which he did inside 22 hours in 1875
Victorian-era theatrical partnership of a librettist and a composer who collaborated on 14 comic operas
African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist. Held her famous 'Ain't I a Woman'-speech in 1851
Spanish pathologist designated by many as the father of modern neuroscience. Drawings of arborizations of brain cells are still in use
African-American social reformer and former slave. Became the first African American nominated for Vice President of the US in 1872
Iconic English fashion designer. Established the mode of dress for men that rejected overly ornate fashions for one of understated, but perfectly fitted and tailored garments
Scientist and Augustinian friar who founded genetics, through his discovery of inheritance in pea plants
British Romantic landscape painter and water-colourist. Regarded as the artist who elevated landscape painting to rivalling history painting
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A Hakka Chinese who led the Taiping Rebellion 1850-64 against the Qing Dynasty, and established a kingdom in southern China
Speaker of the US House of Representatives and Secretary of State 1825-29. The founder of the Whig Party. Nicknamed the Great Compromiser
Canadian American innovator who invented the sport of basketball in 1891, and wrote the original basketball rulebook
American educator who founded the first women's college, now known as Mount Holyoke College
One of the first caudillo of Mexico. As president he lost over half of its territory to the USA
English astronomer who named 7 moons of Saturn and 4 moons of Uranus, made many contributions to the sciences of photography, colour blindness and ultraviolet rays
The first Second Lady and second First Lady of the USA. Was frequently sought for advise by her houseband
Italian scientist most noted for his contributions to molecular theory. Famous for his law on ideal gases
American attorney. The first female lawyer to practice before the US Supreme Court. Also the first female president candidate in 1884
British Liberal Prime Minister who served four separate times between 1868 and 1894. Proposed the first Irish home rule bill
Founder of what is now known as the Bible Student movement, from which Jehovah's Witnesses emerged after his death
Reclusive American poet whose 1800 works were mostly published posthumously
American folk hero and knife-fighter, who led the Texas militia during the Texas Revolution and led the volunteers at Alamo where he died
Folk character of the Old West. Shot in Deadwood, Dakota, while holding a hand of cards later known as 'Dead Man's Hand' - two eights and two aces
Scottish/Creole woman who set up a 'British Hotel' behind the lines during the Crimean War

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