Giovanni Pierluigi

Italian Renaissance composer of sacred music in the 16th-century.

Charles Wagner

French reformed pastor & writer born in 1852. Influential in shaping the reformed theology of his time.

Pope Sixtus V

Italian head of the Catholic Church born in 1521. Significant figure of the Counter-Reformation.

Millard Fillmore

13th president of the United States born in 1800. Also served as a Congressman & Vice President.

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

Pakistani barrister & politician born in 1928. 4th President & 9th Prime Minister of Pakistan.

Louis Pasteur

French biologist, microbiologist, & chemist, born in 1822, & known for discovering the principles of vaccination.

Rudyard Kipling

English journalist, short-story writer, poet, & novelist born in 1865. Best known for his novel The Jungle Book.

Pablo Casals

Spanish cellist, composer, & conductor best known for his recordings of the Bach Cello Suites (1936-39).

Pierre de Coubertin

French educator, historian, & founder of the International Olympics Committee, born in 1863.

Johannes Kepler

German astronomer, mathematician, astrologer, & key figure in the 17th-century scientific revolution.