Ludwik Mieroslawski

Polish general, writer, poet, historian, and political activist born in 1814.

Jeanne Lanvin

French haute couture fashion designer & founder of the Lanvin fashion house & Lanvin Parfums.

Chet Baker

American jazz trumpeter & vocalist known for his innovations within the cool jazz subgenre.

Stephen Hawking

English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, & author known for his book, A Brief History of Time.

Martin Niemoller

German theologian & pastor best known for his widely quoted anti-Nazi poem “First they came …”.

Isaac Newton

English mathematician & physicist who developed the laws of motion, the theory of gravity, & calculus.

Louis Pasteur

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

Simon Wiesenthal

Jewish Austrian Holocaust survivor, Nazi hunter, writer, & co-founder of the Jewish Historical Documentation Centre.

Catherine of Aragon

Queen of England & first wife of Henry VIII born in 1485. Princess of Whales as wife of Henry’s brother.

Bô Yin Râ

German spiritual teacher, poet, & painter born in 1876.