Pierre Mendès France

French politician born in 1907. President of the Council of Ministers representing the Radical Party.


French astrologer & physician, born in 1503, & known for his predictions about the future of the world.

Lucretia Mott

U.S. Quaker, abolitionist, women’s rights activist, & social reformer born in 1793.

Maxime Jacob

Italian former racing cyclist , world champion, & Olympic silver medalist (1992).

Edouard Dhorme

French Assyriologist, Semitologist, and translator of the Bible born in 1881.

Charles Goodyear

American self-taught chemist & manufacturing engineer born in 1800. Developed vulcanized rubber.

Dian Fossey

American primatologist known for extensive study of mountain gorillas from 1966 until her 1985 murder.

Evangeline Booth

English evangelist, author, & first woman General of The Salvation Army born in 1865.

Pierre-Ossian Bonnet

French mathematician born in 1819. Known for advancing the Guass-Bonnet theorem in geometry.

Wilhelm Carl Keppler

German businessman born in 1882. One of Hitler’s early financial backers & later economic advisor.