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a Cherokee leader, a member of the tribal council, and a lawmaker. As a warrior, he fought in the Cherokee–American wars against American frontiersmen. Later, Major Ridge led the Cherokee in alliances with General Andrew Jackson and the United States in the Creek and Seminole Wars.
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Benjamin Harrison V1726, Apr 51745
 
17911791, Apr 24
 an American politician, planter, and merchant, a revolutionary leader and a Founding Father of th...
James De Lancey [2]17321758
 
17911800
 a colonial politician, turfman, and the son of Lieutenant Governor James De Lancey and Anne Heath...
Francis Hopkinson1737, Sep 211761
 
17911791, May 9
 designed the first official American flag. He was an author, a composer, and one of the signers o...
William Paca1740, Oct 311761
 
17911799, Oct 13
 a signatory to the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Maryland, and...
Pomare I1753 ca1788
 
17911803, Sep 3
 the unifier and first king of Tahiti and founder of the Pomare dynasty and the Kingdom of Tahiti ...
John Burgoyne1722, Feb 241743
 
17921792, Aug 4
 a British army officer, politician and dramatist. He first saw action during the Seven Years' War...
Hamengkubuwono Iunknown1755
 
17921792
 the first sultan of Yogyakarta, Indonesia.He ruled from February 13, 1755 to March 24, 1792. As a...
Richard Henry Lee1732, Jan 201757
 
17921794, Jun 19
 an American statesman from Virginia best known for the motion in the Second Continental Congress ...
James Wilson [2]1742, Sep 141766
 
17921798, Aug 21
 one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and a signatory of the United States Declaration...
Nguyen Hue17531788
 
17921792, Sep 16
 the second emperor of the Tay Son dynasty, reigning from 1788 until 1792. He was also one of the ...
HRE Leopold II1747, May 51790
 
17921792, Mar 1
 Holy Roman Emperor and King of Hungary and Bohemia from 1790 to 1792, Archduke of Austria and Gra...
John Hancock1736, Jan 121754
 
17931793, Oct 8
 an American merchant, statesman, and prominent Patriot of the American Revolution. He served as p...
Roger Sherman1721, Apr 191754
 
17931793, Jul 23
 an early American lawyer and statesman, as well as a Founding Father of the United States. He ser...
Israel Jacobs1726, Jun 91770
 
17931796, Dec 10
 a colonial Pennsylvania Legislator and United States Representative from Pennsylvania. In 1790, J...
King Louis XVI1754, Aug 231774
 
17931793, Jan 21
  King of France from 1774 until his deposition in 1792, although his formal title after 1791 was ...
Carter Braxton1736, Sep 101760
 
17941797, Oct 10
 a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, as well as a merchant, planter, and Vi...
Abraham Clark1726, Feb 151775
 
17941794, Sep 15
 an American politician and Revolutionary War figure. He was delegate for New Jersey to the Contin...
Artemas Ward1727, Nov 261751
 
17951800, Oct 28
 an American major general in the American Revolutionary War and a Congressman from Massachusetts....
John Rutledge1739, Sep 171760
 
17951800, Jul 23
 the second Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. A lawyer and a judge, Rutledg...
Samuel Huntington1731, Jul 51754
 
17961796, Jan 5
 a jurist, statesman, and Patriot in the American Revolution from Connecticut. As a delegate to th...
George Clymer1739, Mar 161765
 
17961813, Jan 23
 an American politician and Founding Father of the United States. He was one of the first Patriots...
Anthony Wayne1745, Jan 11775
 
17961796, Dec 15
 a United States Army officer, statesman, and member of the United States House of Representatives...
Horace Walpole1717, Sep 241737
 
17971797, Mar 2
 an English art historian, man of letters, antiquarian and Whig politician. He had Strawberry Hill...
Oliver Wolcott1726, Nov 201747
 
17971797, Dec 1
 a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence and also the Articles of Confederation ...
Martha Washington1731, Jun 21789
 
17971802, May 22
 the wife of George Washington, the first President of the United States. Although the title was n...
George Washington1732, Feb111789
 
17971799, Dec 14
 the first President of the United States (1789–97), the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental A...
Samuel Adams1734, Jan 201750
 
17981806, May 8
 an American statesman, political philosopher, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United State...
Robert Morris Jr.1734, Jan 201750
 
17981806, May 8
 a Founding Father of the United States, was a Liverpool-born American merchant who financed the A...
George Read1733, Sep 181753
 
17981798, Sep 21
 an American lawyer and politician from New Castle in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a signer...
Thomas Heyward Jr.1746, Jul 281775
 
17981809, Mar 6
 a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence and of the Articles of Confederation as...
Patrick Henry1736, May 291760
 
17991799, Jun 6
 an American attorney, planter and politician who became known as an orator during the movement fo...
John Mare Jr.17391765
 
17991802/03
 an American painter, businessman, and public figure. Not much is known of Mare's training, althou...
Tipu Sultan1750, Nov 101766
 
17991799, May 4
  a ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore. He was the eldest son of Sultan Hyder Ali of Mysore. Tipu intr...
Red Jacket1750 ca1770
 
17991830
 a Native American Seneca orator and chief of the Wolf clan. He negotiated on behalf of his nation...
Daniel Morgan1736, Jul 61775
 
17991802, Jul 6
 an American pioneer, soldier, and United States Representative from Virginia. One of the most gif...
Fisher Ames1758, Apr 91774
 
18001808, Jul 4
 a Representative in the United States Congress from the 1st Congressional District of Massachuset...
Edward Rutledge1749, Nov 231774
 
18001800, Jan 23
 an American politician, and youngest signer of the United States Declaration of Independence. He ...
Frederick Muhlenberg1750, Jan 11770
 
18011801, Jun 4
 an American minister and politician who was the first Speaker of the United States House of Repre...
John Adams [2]1735, Oct 301797
 
 
18011826, Jul 4
 an American lawyer, author, statesman, and diplomat. He served as the second President of the Uni...
John Wattsunknown1788
 
18021802
 one of the leaders of the Chickamauga Cherokee (or "Lower Cherokee") during the Cherokee-American...
Robert Treat Paine1731, Mar 111757
 
18041814, May 11
 a Massachusetts lawyer and politician, best known as a signer of the Declaration of Independence ...
Alexander Hamilton1755/57, Jan 111770
 
18041804, Jul 12
 an American statesman and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was an influential...
George Walton17491774
 
18041804, Feb 2
 signed the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Georgia and also serv...
George Wythe17261746
 
18061806, Jun 8
 the first American law professor, a noted classics scholar, and a Virginia judge. The first of th...
Selim III1761, Dec 241789
 
18071808, Jul 28
 the reform-minded Sultan and Islam Caliph of the Ottoman Empire from 1789 to 1807. The Janissarie...
John Page1743, Apr 281763
 
18081808, Oct 11
 a figure in early United States history. He served in the U.S. Congress and as the 13th Governor ...
Christian VII1749, Jan 291766
 
18081808, Mar 13
 a monarch of the House of Oldenburg who was King of Denmark-Norway and Duke of Schleswig and Hols...
Aaron Burr1756, Feb 61775
 
18081836, Sep 14
 an American politician. He was the third Vice President of the United States (1801–1805), servi...
Jean-Nicolas Demeunier1751, Mar 151789
 
18081814, Feb 2
 a French author and politician. It was as a member of the Constitutional Committee that Démeunie...
Jorgen Jorgensen1780, Mar 291807
 
 
18081841, Jan 20
 a Danish adventurer during the Age of Revolution. During the Action of 2 March 1808 his ship was ...
Mustafa IV1779, Sep 81807
 
 
18081808, Nov 15/16
 the Sultan and Caliph of the Ottoman Empire from 1807 to 1808. Mustafa's brief reign was turbulen...
Joseph Brant1743 ca1750
 
18091807
 a Mohawk military and political leader, based in present-day New York, who was closely associated...
Blue Jacket1743 ca 1770
 
18091810 ca
 a war chief of the Shawnee people, known for his militant defense of Shawnee lands in the Ohio Co...
Buckongahelas1720 ca1770
 
18091805
 a regionally and nationally renowned Lenape chief, councilor and warrior. He was active from the ...
Tecumseh1768 ca1800
 
 
18101813
 a Native American leader of the Shawnee who attempted to organize a vast alliance of Native Ameri...
Samuel Chase1741, Apr 171761
 
18111811, Jun 19
 an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and earlier was a signatory to the United...
William Williams [3]1731, Apr 231771
 
18111811, Aug 2
 a merchant, and a delegate for Connecticut to the Continental Congress in 1776, and a signatory o...
Thomas McKean1734, Mar 191755
 
18121817, Jun 24
 an American lawyer and politician from New Castle, in New Castle County, Delaware and Philadelphi...
Benjamin Rush1745, Dec 241769
 
18121813, Apr 19
 a Founding Father of the United States. Rush was a civic leader in Philadelphia, where he was a p...
Elbridge Gerry1744, Jul 61765
 
18141814, Nov 23
 an American statesman and diplomat. As a Democratic-Republican he was selected as the fifth Vice ...
Frederick VI1768, Jan 281808
 
 
18141839, Dec 3
 King of Denmark from 13 March 1808 to 3 December 1839 and King of Norway from 13 March 1808 to 7 ...
Hamengkubuwono III1769, Feb 201810
 
 
18141814, Nov 3
 the third sultan of Yogyakarta, reigning from 1810 to 1811 and from 1812 to 1814. His eldest son ...
Christian VIII1786, Sep 181814
 
 
18141848, Jan 20
 the King of Denmark from 1839 to 1848 and, as Christian Frederick, King of Norway in 1814. In May...
Marcus Gjoe Rosenkrantz1762, Jan 251814
 
 
18141838, May 11
 a Norwegian Government Minister and Member of Parliament. He became first minister of Norway duri...
Napoleon Bonaparte1769, Aug 151799
 
 
18151821, May 5
 a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and le...
Timothy Pickering1745, Jul 171768
 
18161829, Jan 29
 a politician from Massachusetts who served in a variety of roles, most notably as the third Unite...
John Clopton1756, Feb 71776
 
18161816, Sep 11
 a United States Representative from Virginia. He served as first lieutenant and as captain in the...
Emperor Kokaku 1771, Sep 231780
 
18171840, Dec 11
 Given name, Tomohito, the 119th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of successio...
James Madison1751, Mar 161809
 
 
18171836, Jun 28
 an American statesman, political theorist, and the fourth President of the United States (1809–...
Charles XIII of Sweden1748, Oct 71814
 
 
18181818, Feb 5
 King of Sweden (as Charles XIII) from 1809 and King of Norway (as Charles II) from 1814 until his...
Jesse Fellunknown1800
 
 
1819unknown
 an early political leader in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He was the first to successfully burn an...
Sakayengwaraton17921810
 
 
18191886
 a Mohawk leader in Canada. After Johnson fought for the British Crown in the War of 1812, he was ...
William Ellery1727, Dec 21748
 
18201820, Feb 15
 a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Rhode Island. In...
King George III1738, Jun 41760
 
18201820, Jan 29
 King of Great Britain and Ireland from 25 October 1760 until the union of the two countries on 1 ...
William Floyd1734, Dec 171774
 
18201821. Aug 4
 an American politician from New York, and a signer of the United States Declaration of Independen...
Joseph Bloomfield1753, Oct 181775
 
18231823, Oct 3
 the fourth Governor of New Jersey. The township of Bloomfield, New Jersey is named for him. He at...
Thomas Jefferson1743, Apr 21767
 
18241826, Jul 4
 an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), and ...
Louis XVIII1755, Nov 171814
 
 
18241824, Sep 16
 a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1814 to 1824 except for a peri...
William Hull1753, Jun 241775
 
18251825, Nov 29
 an American soldier and politician. He fought in the American Revolution and was appointed as Gov...
James Monroe1758, Apr 281817
 
 
18251831, Jul 4
 the fifth President of the United States (1817–1825). Monroe was the last president who was a F...
Charles Carroll III1737, Sep 191772
 
18281832, Nov 14
 a wealthy Maryland planter and an early advocate of independence from the Kingdom of Great Britai...
Hamengkubuwono II1750, Mar 71792
 
 
18281828, Jan 3
 the second sultan of Yogyakarta 1792–1810, 1811–12 and finally 1826–28 during the Java War....
Hamengkubuwono IV1804, Apr 31814
 
 
18281823/28
 the fourth sultan of Yogyakarta, Indonesia, reigning from April 3, 1814 - December 6, 1822, and t...
Manuel Quimper17571770
 
18291844, Apr
 a Spanish Peruvian explorer, cartographer, naval officer, and colonial official. He participated ...
William Clark [2]1770, Aug 11789
 
18291838, Sep 1
 an American explorer, soldier, Indian agent, and territorial governor. Along with Meriwether Lewi...
John Quincy Adams1767, Jul 111825
 
 
18291848, Feb 23
 an American statesman who served as the sixth President of the United States from 1825 to 1829. H...
Petar I Petrovic-Njegos1747/481782
 
18301830, Oct 31
 the ruler of the Prince-Bishopric of Montenegro as the Metropolitan (vladika) of Cetinje, and Exa...
King George IV1762, Aug 121820
 
 
18301830, Jun 26
 King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of Hanover following the death of his...
Charles Xunknown1824
 
 
1830unknown
  King of France from 16 September 1824 until 2 August 1830. For most of his life he was known as ...
Cornplanter1750s ca1816
 
 
18311831
 a Seneca war chief and diplomat. As a chief warrior, Cornplanter fought in the French and Indian ...
William Wirt1772, Nov 81792
 
 
18341834, Feb 18
 an American author and statesman who is credited with turning the position of United States Attor...
HRE Francis II1768, Feb 121792
 
 
18351835, Mar 2
 the last Holy Roman Emperor, ruling from 1792 until 6 August 1806, when he dissolved the Holy Rom...
William T. Barry1784, Feb 51805
 
 
18351835, Aug 30
 an American statesman and jurist. He served as Postmaster General for most of the administration ...
Davy Crockett1786, Aug 171813
 
 
18361836, Mar 6
 a 19th-century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier, and politician. He is commonly referred...
Pavel Schilling1786, Apr 51810
 
 
18371837, Jul 25
 a diplomat of Baltic German origin employed in the service of Russia in Germany, and who built a ...
Andrew Jackson1767, Mar 151829
 
 
18371845, Jun 8
 the seventh President of the United States (1829–1837). He was born near the end of the colonia...
Tenskwatawa17751800
 
18391834
 a Native American religious and political leader of the Shawnee tribe, known as The Prophet or th...
Mahmud II1789, Jul 201808
 
18391839, Jul 1
 the 30th Sultan and Caliph (Sunni Islam) of the Ottoman Empire/Caliphate from 1808 until his deat...
Black Hawk17671810
 
18391838
 a war leader and warrior of the Sauk American Indian tribe in what is now the Midwest of the Unit...
Huang Juezi17931823
 
18391853
 a Chinese Qing dynasty scholar and civil servant and a fervent opponent of the opium trade. His 1...
Osceola18041830
 
18391838
 an influential leader of the Seminole in Florida. Of mixed parentage, Creek, Scots-Irish, and Eng...
John Forsyth1780, Oct 221813
 
18411841, Oct 21
 a 19th-century American politician from Georgia. He represented Georgia in both the House of Repr...
Martin Van Buren1782, Dec 51837
 
18411862, Jul 24
 an American politician who served as the eighth President of the United States (1837–1841). A m...
Noah Webster1758, Oct 161781
 
18431843, May 28
 an American lexicographer, textbook pioneer, English-language spelling reformer, political writer...
Artemas Ward Jr.1762, Jan 91783
 
18441847, Oct 7
 like his father, Artemas Ward, he was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. He serve...
Charles XIV John1763, Jan 261818
 
18441844, Mar 8
  King of Sweden (as Charles XIV John) and King of Norway (as Charles III John) from 1818 until hi...
Emperor Ninko 1800, Mar 161817
 
18461846, Feb 21
 the 120th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Ninko's reign spann...
Godert van der Capellen1778, Dec 151808
 
18481848, Apr 10
 a Dutch statesman from Utrecht. He was made Prefect of Friesland in 1808 and soon thereafter Mini...
Ferdinand I of Austria1793, Apr 191835
 
18481875, Jun 29
  Emperor of Austria, President of the German Confederation, King of Hungary, Croatia, and Bohemia...
Albert Gallatin1761, Jan 291788
 
18491849, Aug 12
 a Swiss-American politician, diplomat, ethnologist and linguist. He was an important leader of th...
Richard M. Johnson1780, Oct 171802
 
18501850, Nov 19
 the ninth Vice President of the United States, serving in the administration of Martin Van Buren ...
Petar II Petrovic-Njegos1813, Nov 11830
 
18511851, Oct 19
 a Prince-Bishop (vladika) of Montenegro, poet and philosopher whose works are widely considered s...
Henry Clay1777, Apr 121797
 
18521852, Jun 29
 an American lawyer and planter, statesman, and skilled orator who represented Kentucky in both th...
Daniel Webster1782, Jan 181805
 
18521852, Oct 24
 an American politician who twice served in the United States House of Representatives, representi...
Hamengkubuwono V18201823
 
18551855
  the fifth sultan of Yogyakarta, reigning from December 19, 1823 - August 17, 1826, and then from...
Czar Nicholas I1796, Jun 251825
 
18551855, Feb 18
 the Emperor of Russia from 1825 until 1855. He was also the King of Poland and Grand Duke of Finl...
Karl Nesselrode1780, Dec 141816
 
18561862, Mar 23
 a Baltic German diplomat. His mother was Jewish by origin and Protestant by faith. For forty year...
Mangas Coloradas1793 ca1820
 
18591863
 an Apache tribal chief and a member of the Mimbreño (Tchihende) division of the Central Apaches,...
Thomas Babington Macaulay1800, Oct 251825
 
18591859, Dec 28
 a British historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer; his bo...
Lewis Cass1782, Oct 91806
 
18601866, Jun 17
 an American military officer, politician, and statesman. He represented Michigan in the United St...
John McLean1785, Mar 111807
 
18611861, Apr 4
 an American jurist and politician who served in the United States Congress, as U.S. Postmaster Ge...
Sam Houston1793, Mar 21812
 
18611863, Jul 26
 an American politician and soldier, best known for his role in bringing Texas into the United Sta...
George M. Dallas1792, Jul 101813
 
18611864, Dec 31
 an American politician and diplomat who served as Mayor of Philadelphia, U.S. Senator from Pennsy...
Theron Metcalf1784, Oct 161807
 
18651875, Nov 12
  an American attorney and politician from Massachusetts. He was a New England jurist and served a...
Billy Bowlegs1810 ca1830
 
18691859
 a leader of the Seminoles in Florida during the Second and Third Seminole Wars against the United...
John P. Kennedy1795, Oct 251819
 
18701870, Aug 18
 an American novelist and Whig politician who served as United States Secretary of the Navy from J...
Isaac Goodnow1814, Jan 171838
 
18761894, Mar 20
 an abolitionist and co-founder of Kansas State University and Manhattan, Kansas. Goodnow was also...
Lone Horn1790 ca1810
 
18791877
 Born in present-day South Dakota, was chief of the Minneconjou Lakota. He participated in the sig...
Benjamin Disraeli1804, Dec 211826
 
18801881, Apr 19
 a British politician and writer, who twice served as Prime Minister. He played a central role in ...
Queen Victoria1819, May 241837
 
19011901, Jan 22
 Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (and Supreme Governor of the Church of E...
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