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Famous and Infamous, #1

A selection of public figures from BCE to those born before 1900. They're in order of date of birth.
Nefertiti
Nefertiti
King Tut (Tutankhamun)
King Tut (Tutankhamun)
Ramses the Great
Ramses the Great
Ashurnasirpal II
Ashurnasirpal II
Homer
Homer
Sappho
Sappho
Lao Tzu
Lao Tzu
Pythagoras
Pythagoras
Confucius
Confucius
Pheidippides
Pheidippides
Aeschylus
Aeschylus
Sophocles
Sophocles
Pericles
Pericles
Herodotus
Herodotus
Euripides
Euripides
Aspasia of Miletus
Aspasia of Miletus
Socrates
Socrates
Plato
Plato
Diogenes
Diogenes
Aristotle
Aristotle
Alexander the Great
Alexander the Great
Archimedes
Archimedes
Chin Shi Huang
Chin Shi Huang
Spartacus
Spartacus
Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar
Cleopatra
Cleopatra
Tiberius
Tiberius
Caligula
Caligula
Messalina
Messalina
Nero
Nero
Hadrian
Hadrian
Antinous
Antinous
Marcus Aurelius
Marcus Aurelius
Zenobia
Zenobia
Belisarius
Belisarius
Charlemagne
Charlemagne
Alfred the Great
Alfred the Great
Hugh Capet
Hugh Capet
Lady Godiva
Lady Godiva
Genghis Khan
Genghis Khan
Francis of Assisi
Francis of Assisi
Khublai Khan
Khublai Khan
Marco Polo
Marco Polo
Dante
Dante
Robert the Bruce
Robert the Bruce
Geoffrey Chaucer
Geoffrey Chaucer
Zheng He
Zheng He
Henry V
Henry V
Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc
Lorenzo di Medici
Lorenzo di Medici
Richard III
Richard III
Savonarola
Savonarola
Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci
Henry VII
Henry VII
Montezuma
Montezuma
Erasmus
Erasmus
Machiavelli
Machiavelli
Albrecht Durer
Albrecht Durer
Copernicus
Copernicus
Michelangelo
Michelangelo
Sir Thomas More
Sir Thomas More
Lucrezia Borgia
Lucrezia Borgia
Martin Luther
Martin Luther
Henry VIII
Henry VIII
Francis I
Francis I
Anne Boleyn
Anne Boleyn
Catherine Parr
Catherine Parr
Anne of Cleves
Anne of Cleves
Bloody Mary
"Bloody Mary"
Ivan the Terrible
Ivan the Terrible
Elizabeth I
Elizabeth I
Edward VI
Edward VI
Mary Queen of Scots
Mary Queen of Scots
Lope de Vega
Lope de Vega
Galileo
Galileo
William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare
James I
James I
Inigo Jones
Inigo Jones
Cardinal Richelieu
Cardinal Richelieu
 Pocahontas
Pocahontas
René Descartes
René Descartes
Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Oliver Cromwell
Oliver Cromwell
Louis XIII
Louis XIII
Rembrandt
Rembrandt
Moliere
Moliere
Christopher Wren
Christopher Wren
Samuel Pepys
Samuel Pepys
Louis XIV
Louis XIV
Sir Isaac Newton
Sir Isaac Newton
Nell Gwyn
Nell Gwyn
Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift
Peter the Great
Peter the Great
Voltaire
Voltaire
William Hogarth
William Hogarth
Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin
Denis Diderot
Denis Diderot
Madame de Pompadour
Madame de Pompadour
Giacomo Casanova
Giacomo Casanova
Captain Cook
Captain Cook
Catherine the Great
Catherine the Great
Oliver Goldsmith
Oliver Goldsmith
George Washington
George Washington
Paul Revere
Paul Revere
John Adams
John Adams
James Watt
James Watt
John Hancock
John Hancock
George III
George III
Madame du Barry
Madame du Barry
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
John Jay
John Jay
John Paul Jones
John Paul Jones
James Madison
James Madison
Mozart
Mozart
Robespierre
Robespierre
Horatio Nelson
Horatio Nelson
James Monroe
James Monroe
Georges Danton
Georges Danton
Robbie Burns
Robbie Burns
John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Adams
Dolley Madison
Dolley Madison
Napoleon
Napoleon
DeWitt Clinton
DeWitt Clinton
Beethoven
Beethoven
William Wordsworth
William Wordsworth
William Henry Harrison
William Henry Harrison
Jane Austen
Jane Austen
Charles Lamb
Charles Lamb
William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt
Ingres
Ingres
Niccolo Paganini
Niccolo Paganini
Martin Van Buren
Martin Van Buren
Johnny Appleseed
"Johnny Appleseed"
Simon Bolivar
Simon Bolivar
Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
Sacajawea
Sacajawea
John Tyler
John Tyler
Samuel Morse
Samuel Morse
Gioachino Rossini
Gioachino Rossini
Sam Houston
Sam Houston
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Dred Scott
Dred Scott
Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle
Sojourner Truth
Sojourner Truth
Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Nathaniel Hawthorne
George Sand
George Sand
Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli
Hans Christian Anderson
Hans Christian Anderson
Robert E. Lee
Robert E. Lee
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Garibaldi
Garibaldi
Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe
Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln
Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin
Frédéric Chopin
Frédéric Chopin
William Tecumseh Sherman
William Tecumseh Sherman
Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens
Giuseppe Verdi
Giuseppe Verdi
Otto von Bismark
Otto von Bismark
Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass
Walt Whitman
Walt Whitman
Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria
Susan B. Anthony
Susan B. Anthony
Clara Barton
Clara Barton
Harriet Tubman
Harriet Tubman
Gregor Mendel
Gregor Mendel
Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant
Rutherford B. Hayes
Rutherford B. Hayes
 Louis Pasteur
Louis Pasteur
Boss Tweed
Boss Tweed
Stonewall Jackson
Stonewall Jackson
Joseph Lister
Joseph Lister
Jules Verne
Jules Verne
Leo Tolstoy
Leo Tolstoy
Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson
Sitting Bull
Sitting Bull
Louisa May Alcott
Louisa May Alcott
Edwin Booth
Edwin Booth
Johannes Brahms
Johannes Brahms
Empress Dowager Cixi
Empress Dowager Cixi
Mark Twain
Mark Twain
Andrew Carnegie
Andrew Carnegie
David Kalakaua
David Kalakaua
Grover Cleveland
Grover Cleveland
J. Pierpont Morgan
J. Pierpont Morgan
John Wilkes Booth
John Wilkes Booth
General Tom Thumb
General Tom Thumb
John Muir
John Muir
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Émile Zola
Émile Zola
Thomas Hardy
Thomas Hardy
High Bear
High Bear
Auguste Rodin
Auguste Rodin
Claude Monet
Claude Monet
Edward VII
Edward VII
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce
Sarah Bernhardt
Sarah Bernhardt
Buffalo Bill
Buffalo Bill
Auguste Escoffier
Auguste Escoffier
Jesse James
Jesse James
Alexander Graham Bell
Alexander Graham Bell
Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison
Paul von Hindenburg
Paul von Hindenburg
Wyatt Earp
Wyatt Earp
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson
Calamity Jane
Calamity Jane
Emperor Meiji
Emperor Meiji
Vincent van Gogh
Vincent van Gogh
King Chulalongkorn
King Chulalongkorn
Lillie Langtry
Lillie Langtry
Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde
Booker T. Washington
Booker T. Washington
Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson
John Singer Sargent
John Singer Sargent
Nikola Tesla
Nikola Tesla
George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw
Philippe Pétain
Philippe Pétain
William Howard Taft
William Howard Taft
Arturo Toscanini
Arturo Toscanini
John L. Sullivan
John L. Sullivan
Teddy Roosevelt
Teddy Roosevelt
Giacomo Puccini
Giacomo Puccini
Emmeline Pankhurst
Emmeline Pankhurst
Sholem Aleichem
Sholem Aleichem
Eleonora Duse
Eleonora Duse
Kaiser Wilhelm II
Kaiser Wilhelm II
Anton Chekhov
Anton Chekhov
Annie Oakley
Annie Oakley
Lizzie Borden
Lizzie Borden
Jane Adams
Jane Adams
General Black Jack Pershing
General "Black Jack" Pershing
Lillian Russell
Lillian Russell
Nellie Melba
Nellie Melba
Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore
Edith Wharton
Edith Wharton
Henry Ford
Henry Ford
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
John Jacob Astor IV
John Jacob Astor IV
Nellie Bly
Nellie Bly
William Butler Yeats
William Butler Yeats
Butch Cassidy
Butch Cassidy
Sun Yat-sen
Sun Yat-sen
Eugen Sandow
Eugen Sandow
Molly Brown
Molly Brown
Florenz Ziegfeld
Florenz Ziegfeld
Marie Curie
Marie Curie
Luigi Pirandello
Luigi Pirandello
Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright
Nicholas II
Nicholas II
Marie Dressler
Marie Dressler
Maxim Gorky
Maxim Gorky
Mrs. John Jacob Astor
Mrs. John Jacob Astor
Emma Goldman
Emma Goldman
Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi
Henri Matisse
Henri Matisse
Lenin (in disguise)
Lenin (in disguise)
Alexandra Feodorovna
Alexandra Feodorovna
Sergei Diaghilev
Sergei Diaghilev
Calvin Coolidge
Calvin Coolidge
Enrico Caruso
Enrico Caruso
Sergei Rachmaninoff
Sergei Rachmaninoff
Colette
Colette
Guglielmo Marconi
Guglielmo Marconi
Gertrude Stein
Gertrude Stein
W. Somerset Maugham
W. Somerset Maugham
Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill
Bert Williams
Bert Williams
Maurice Ravel
Maurice Ravel
D.W. Griffith
D.W. Griffith
Mistinguett
Mistinguett
Carl Gustav Jung
Carl Gustav Jung
Mata Hari
Mata Hari
Hermann Hesse
Hermann Hesse
George M. Cohan
George M. Cohan
Jack Johnson
Jack Johnson
Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin
Lionel Barrymore
Lionel Barrymore
Carl Sandburg
Carl Sandburg
Emiliano Zapata
Emiliano Zapata
Will Rogers
Will Rogers
Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein
Ethel Barrymore
Ethel Barrymore
E. M. Forster
E. M. Forster
W.C. Fields
W.C. Fields
George C. Marshall
George C. Marshall
Douglas MacArthur
Douglas MacArthur
Helen Keller
Helen Keller
Anna Pavlova
Anna Pavlova
Julian Eltinge
Julian Eltinge
Pope John XXIII
Pope John XXIII
Pablo Picasso
Pablo Picasso
Virginia Woolf
Virginia Woolf
John Barrymore
John Barrymore
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Igor Stravinsky
Igor Stravinsky
Benito Mussolini
Benito Mussolini
Coco Chanel
Coco Chanel
Laurette Taylor
Laurette Taylor
Eleanor Roosevelt
Eleanor Roosevelt
Billie Burke
Billie Burke
Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Jerome Kern
Jerome Kern
George Patton
George Patton
Edith Sitwell
Edith Sitwell
Le Corbusier
Le Corbusier
Chiang Kai-shek
Chiang Kai-shek
Marc Chagall
Marc Chagall
Jim Thorpe
Jim Thorpe
Irving Berlin
Irving Berlin
Adolph Hitler
Adolph Hitler
Jean Cocteau
Jean Cocteau
Sessue Hayakawa
Sessue Hayakawa
Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
Nijinsky
Nijinsky
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie
Fanny Brice
Fanny Brice
Cole Porter
Cole Porter
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Sergei Prokofiev
Sergei Prokofiev
Mary Pickford
Mary Pickford
Leslie Howard
Leslie Howard
Hermann Göring
Hermann Göring
Dorothy Parker
Dorothy Parker
 Mao Zedong
Mao Zedong
Mae West
Mae West
Lillian Gish
Lillian Gish
Bessie Smith
Bessie Smith
Rudolf Hess
Rudolf Hess
Martha Graham
Martha Graham
Rudolph Valentino
Rudolph Valentino
Babe Ruth
Babe Ruth
Bert Lahr
Bert Lahr
Paul Muni
Paul Muni
F. Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Buster Keaton
Buster Keaton
Ethel Waters
Ethel Waters
Mamie Eisenhower
Mamie Eisenhower
Wallis Simpson
Wallis Simpson
Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart
 Joseph Goebbels
Joseph Goebbels
Marian Anderson
Marian Anderson
George Gershwin
George Gershwin
Gertrude Lawrence
Gertrude Lawrence
Zhou Enlai
Zhou Enlai
Humphrey Bogart
Humphrey Bogart
Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway
Charles Laughton
Charles Laughton
Lao She
Lao She
Noel Coward
Noel Coward
Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock
Hoagy Carmichael
Hoagy Carmichael
Fred Astaire
Fred Astaire