French artist who helped to define the revolutionary visual art developments of the early 20th century.
Joan of Arc
French heroine & Catholic saint who led the French army in a momentous victory at OrlÃ©ans in 1429.
French Romantic actor born in 1798. Known for alleged lesbian relationship with the writer George Sand.
English novelist born in 1839. Best known for her novels Under Two Flags and A Dog of Flanders.
American stage, film, & TV actor, aviatrix, & novelist born in 1892.
Spanish cellist, composer, & conductor best known for his recordings of the Bach Cello Suites (1936-39).
French writer born in 1892. Founding member of the French Communist Party.
AmericanÂ silversmith,Â engraver & early industrialist best remembered as aÂ Patriot in the American Revolution.
Queen of Scotland from 1503 to 1513 by marriage to King James IV.
Italian gymnast and Olympic gold medalist & all-around champion born in 1911.