Peter Abélarde ...was the preeminent philosopher of the 12th century and perhaps the greatest logician, theologian and ethicist of the Middle Ages.

Queen Kahina Died in 705 AD. Fought against the ARAB incursion in N. Africa

Aristotle, philosopher, teacher of Alexander the Great, (384-332 BCE). Roman marble copy of a Greek bronze. Museo Nazionale Romano, Rome, Italy

Cora L. V. Scott - one of the best-known mediums of the Spiritualism movement of the last half of the 19th century.

Robert Graves, c. 1914, age 19. Reported dead at the Somme, he survived and became a translator, poet, and novelist, and the author of I, Claudius. He died at the age of 90 in 1985.

William Shakespeare (Baptism April 26,1564; died April 23,1616) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He enjoyed the Royal patronage of Elizabeth I. Painting now purported to be of Master William Shakespeare, known as the 'Cobbe portrait'.

Medieval Life - Troubadors

John Calhoun Chamberlain, Civil War chaplain for the 11th Maine and brother to Brigadier General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, famous for leading the bayonet charge defense of Little Round Top, Gettysburg, PA, in July of 1863. Died at 29 after surviving the war.

Olive Oatman, first tattooed white woman in the U.S. She received her tattoos after being abducted by Indians.

The real-life Django: The legendary African-American Wild West marshal who arrested 3,000 outlaws and killed 14 men Bass Reeves was born a slave in 1838 and later broke from his owner to live among Native Americans Reeves became a Deputy U.S. Marshal in 1875 at the age of 38 During his 32-year career as a Deputy Marshal he arrested 3,000 felons, killed 14 men and was never shot

Hypatia of Alexandira (370-415) was the only famous woman scholar in ancient Egypt. She became a teacher and wrote many books on mathematics along with criticisms of philosophical and mathematical concepts.

Peter Abelard

Short Bull, a member of the Sioux tribe, was born in about 1845. He was a warrior who fought at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, and a medicine man who brought the Ghost Dance religion to the Lakotas

Peter Abelard

In 1117 Peter Abelard was castrated in retaliation for his affair with Heloise. Abelard’s affair with the teenaged Heloise is celebrated as one of the great love stories of the Middle Ages, but the girl’s uncle & guardian didn’t see it that way. After he discovered his niece was with child, Canon Fulbert sent some goons to castrate Abelard. After the mutilation, the theologian-philosopher began a monastic life. He was considered to be the greatest scholar of his time.

Grey Owl, Ojibwe

John Adams by Charles Wilson Peale

10th cent., from "Latviesu Tautas Terpi Raksti Izsusana" by Maruta Grasmane

Mary Fields, aka Stagecoach Mary, put the wild in the Wild West. During the late 1800s, she was reportedly one of the toughest characters in the Northern Rockies of Montana. A crack shot, the 6-foot-2-inch, 200-pound Fields wore a .38 Smith & Wesson strapped under her apron. She drove the U.S. mail route between St. Peter's Mission and the town of Cascade, Mont., for eight years -- by stagecoach -- dressed in a man's hat and coat.

Albert the Great (c. 1200 – 1280), German theologian, scientist, and philosopher

John Locke (1632-1704). English philosopher whose principles where used for Declaration of Independence