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A highly influential figure in history who is often regarded as the father of modern physics. He was a theoretical physicist, philosopher, author and a recipient of Nobel Prize in Physics.
He was the 16th President of the United States and successfully guided his country through its greatest internal crisis, the American Civil War, preserving the Union and ending slavery. His philosophy veered away from traditional religion and fueled by readings in Enlightenment, classical and economic liberalism.
He was regarded as a polymath, a notable author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, soldier, and diplomat. Benjamin Franklin was a well-known scientist for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity and was also a major figure in the American Enlightenment.
Count Cagliostro (Count Alessandro di Cagliostro) was the nom de plume of Giuseppe Balsamo. He was an occultist and an Italian adventurer. Count Cagliostro professed that he travelled to Medina, Mecca, and Cairo when he was a child. When he returned, he was initiated into the Sovereign Military Order of the Knights of Malta where he learned alchemy, the Kabbalah, and magic.
QUEEN ELIZABETH I
The queen was also sometimes called The Virgin Queen, Gloriana, or Good Queen Bess. She was the fifth and last monarch of the Tudor dynasty. During her reign, one of her first actions was to support the founding of an English Protestant church and became the Supreme Governor. This settlement lasted throughout the queen’s reign and later known as Church of England.
FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT
He was a central global figure during the events of mid-20th century that lead the United States as the 32nd president. The president’s optimism and activism revived the national spirit despite debates over the wisdom of his policies. In his first “Hundred Days” in office, he launched various programs that produced relief for the unemployed, overall recovery and reform that boosted the economy.
HELENA PETROVNA BLAVATSKY
Madame Blavatsky was a prolific writer, mystic, philosopher, and founder of Theosophy and the Theosophical Society. Her travels brought her to Egypt, France, Canada (Quebec), England, South America, Germany, Mexico, India, Greece, and Tibet. She studied with the ascetics for two years and initiated for theosophical work in Tibet. A number of people were impressed with her extraordinary physical and mental psychic feats, which included levitation, clairvoyance, out-of-body projection, telepathy, and clairaudience.
He was the father of modern assembly lines used in mass production and the American founder of the Ford Motor Company. He was an inventor with excellent visualization skills, and was a recipient of various awards. He adopted the theory of Reincarnation and believed that work was futile if one cannot utilize the experiences he gains in the present incarnation and use it in the next.
Sir Newton was one of the most prominent and influential figures in history. He excelled in physics, math, astronomy, alchemy, philosophy and theology. He was a Rosicrucian who perceived God as the master creator who exists in the grandeur of all creation.
JACQUES DE MOLAY
He was the 23rd and last Grand Master of the Knights Templar before Pope Clement V issued a directive to dissolve the Order. Due to the tragic execution of de Molay and other Knights, de Molay became a legendary figure. Their Order became the fraternal order of Freemasonry and many modern organizations draw their inspiration from the memory of Jacques de Molay.
JOHANN WOLFGANG GOETHE
Goethe was a renowned German polymath and philosopher. He was also a painter and writer whose work includes various fields of poetry, drama, literature, theology, and science. His infamous Faust was his magnum opus and lauded as one of the best of world literature. He was the proponent of the Theory of Colours, which was later on further developed by Charles Darwin.
JOAN OF ARC (JEANNE D’ARC)
Jeanne d'Arc or The Maid of Orléans was a heroine and a saint. She was declared to be of irreproachable life, a good Christian, possessed of the virtues of humility, honesty and simplicity. Jeanne d'Arc led the French army to many victories during the Hundred Years' War under divine guidance and indirectly helped in the coronation of Charles VII.
JOHN DAVISON ROCKEFELLER
Rockefeller was an oil magnate and a great philanthropist. He established the Standard Oil Company and ran it until his retirement. The fortune he made focused on a systematic approach of targeted philanthropy with foundations that helped medicine, education and scientific research. As a person, he was reserved, earnest, religious, methodical, and discreet. Rockefeller was also an eloquent debater and had a strong passion for music.
LEONARDO DA VINCI
Da Vinci is by far one of the most infamous painter and scientist in human history. He was also a polymath, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist and writer. He advanced the state of knowledge in various fields including anatomy, civil engineering, optics, and hydrodynamics.
MARIE SKLODOWSKA CURIE
She was a Polish physicist and chemist, and was honored with two Nobel Prize awards. Marie Curie was the first female professor at the University of Paris and postulated the theory of radioactivity, techniques for isolating radioactive isotopes, and the discovery of two new elements, polonium and radium.
He was a prominent military and political leader, whose actions influenced European politics. He established the Napoleonic code, which served as the foundation for administrative and judicial foundations for much of Western Europe. He established long-term reforms like centralized administration of the departments, higher education, a tax code, road and sewer systems, and the central bank.
Nicolas Flamel was a French scribe, manuscript-seller and alchemist due to his work on the Philosopher's Stone and the Elixir of Life.
The son of Jean Paul Getty, Sr. was one of the greatest philanthropists in the world and an avid book collector. He was the recipient of an honorary knighthood award for services to causes including cricket, art and the Conservative Party.
Pythagoras of Samos was also known as Pythagoras the Samian was a Greek philosopher and spiritual leader. He was considered a great mathematician, mystic and scientist. He traveled extensively to various places, including Egypt, in pursuit of knowledge. His teachings greatly influenced Plato and Western philosophy.
A French philosopher, mathematician, physicist, and writer who was dubbed the Father of Modern Philosophy. He was one of the key figures in mathematics and developed the Cartesian coordinate system.
He was a celebrated natural philosopher, chemist, physicist, and inventor, and theosophist. The Sceptical Chymist was one of his works that was seen as a cornerstone book in the field of chemistry.
SIR THOMAS AQUINAS
Saint Thomas was an Italian priest of the Catholic Church in the Dominican Order. He was considered an influential philosopher and theologian and a classical proponent of natural theology. He was known for his infamous Summa Theologica and the Summa Contra Gentiles.
THOMAS ALVA EDISON
An American inventor, scientist, and businessman who invented many valuable devices including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. He was one of the first inventors to employ mass production and large teamwork to the process of invention.
The third President of the United States who authored the Declaration of Independence. He was an influential figure in the ideals of republicanism in the United States. He was a political philosopher and a man of Enlightenment who were acquainted with many intellectual leaders in Britain and France.
He was an English poet, playwright and was considered as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He was dubbed the "Bard of Avon" and often referred to as England’s national poet. His works have been translated into many languages and have been performed more often than those of any other playwright.
SIR WILLIAM SIDNEY SMITH
Admiral Sir William Sidney Smith was an English commander. He was an eminent admiral in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars and was an important figure in the defense of Acre against Napoleon in 1799.