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Powerful and charismatic woman and former concubine who unofficially but effectively controlled China in 1861-1908
French philosopher who was a founder of the discipline of sociology and of the doctrine of positivism. Is sometimes regarded as the first philosopher of science
British Earl and officer who led the Charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaclava in 1854, and got a sweater named after him
Known as the Father of Texas, as he led the second, and ultimately successful, colonization of the region by bringing 300 families from the US in 1821
Russian anarchist, and founder of collectivist anarchism. Expelled from the international when he lost in a powerstruggle with Karl Marx
Ottoman Albanian commander in the Ottoman army who is regarded as the founder of modern Egypt because of his dramatic reforms in military, economy and culture
American frontiersman and Indian agent who was hired as a guide by John C. Fremont for his journeys to the west. Became a legend through the literature
French early film actress who was referred to as 'the most famous actress the world has ever known'
Crown Prince of Austria-Hungary who in 1889 died in a suicide pact with his mistress
Austro-Hungarian journalist who is considered the founder of the Zionist movement from his book 'Der Judenstaat'
Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and know for his verses based on classical mythological themes
The founder of the Bahá'í Faith in 1844, and claimed to be the prophetic fulfilment of Bábism, a 19th-century outgrowth of Shí‘ism
German pharmacist who discovered morphine in 1804
Founded an eponymous company in New York City in 1837. A leader in the American jewelry trade in the 19th century and created USAs first retail catalog
Lemhi Shoshone woman who helped the Lewis and Clark Expedition achieve each of its chartered mission objectives exploring the Louisiana Purchase
Abraham Lincoln vice-president during the Civil War 1861-65
The founder of the Sikh Empire, which came to power in the Indian subcontinent in the early half of the 1800s
Danish-French Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist, and a master to Cezanne, van Gogh and Gaugain
A founder of French Impressionist painting, and perhaps best known for his series of approximately 250 oil paintings of Water Lilies
American business railroad magnate who is best known for building the New York Central Railroad, but also for shipping
German engineer who in 1885 invented the high-speed petrol engine
American innovator who founded the eponymous Kodak Company in 1888 and popularized the use of roll film. Shot himself in 1932
British Methodist preacher who founded The Salvation Army and became its first General (1878–1912)
British political economist, his most important legacy is his theory of comparative advantage
English physicist who is credited with the discovery and identification of the electron; and with the discovery of the first subatomic particle in 1897
French brothers who patented the cinematograph in 1895, which in contrast to Edison's 'peepshow' kinetoscope allowed simultaneous viewing by multiple parties
Irish political leader and the founder and leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party, and had a great influence on the development of Home Rule from 1880s
English physician and leader in the adoption of anaesthesia and medical hygiene. Is considered one of the fathers of modern epidemiology. Traced a cholera outbreak in Soho in 1854
American frontierswoman and scout. Known for her claim of being an acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok and for fighting Indians
He became the youngest UK Prime Minister in 1783 at the age of 24, and held office until 1801, and again 1804-06. Most famous for leading Britain in the wars against Napoleon

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