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Who Was Famous

Biographical Dictionary of the Famous and Those Who Wanted to Be

Edited by Irwin L. Gordon

Fifty Famous People

A BOOK OF SHORT STORIES

BY JAMES BALDWIN

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Famous Women Contents

Famous Women - HARRIET BEECHER STOWE

Famous Women - HELEN HUNT JACKSON

Famous Women - LUCRETIA MOTT

Famous Women - MARY A LIVERMORE

Famous Women - MARGARET FULLER OSSOLI

Famous Women - MARIA MITCHELL


FIFTY FAMOUS PEOPLE



  Who they were, what they were, where they lived,

    Aesop               Fabulist       Greece         550--? B.C.
    Alexander           King           Macedon        356--323 B.C.
    Alfred the Great    King           England        849--901
    Al Mansour          Caliph         Spain          939--1002
    Al Mansur           Caliph         Persia         712--775
    Arion               Musician       Greece         6th Century B.C.
    Aristomenes         General        Greece         685--? B.C.
    Bruce, Robert       King           Sweden         1274--1329
    Burritt, Elihu      Philanthropist Connecticut    1811--1879
    Caedmon             Poet           England        650--720 (?)
    Charles XII         King           Sweden         1682--1718
    Coriolanus          General        Rome           5th Century B.C.
    Cyrus               King           Persia         6th Century B.C.
    Davenport, A.       Legislator     Connecticut    1715--1780
    Everett, Edward     Statesman      Massachusetts  1794--1865
    Franklin, Benj.     Statesman      Pennsylvania   1706--1790
    Frederick the Great King           Prussia        1712--1786
    Fulton, Robert      Inventor       New York       1765--1815
    Gautama             Prince         India          562--472 B.C.
    Giotto, Bondone     Painter        Italy          1276--1337
    Haroun al Raschid   Caliph         Bagdad         750--809
    Henry IV            King           France         1553--1610
    Hogg, James         Poet           Scotland       1770--1835
    Jackson, Andrew     President      United States  1767--1835
    Jefferson, Thos.    President      United States  1743--1826
    Jones, Sir William  Scholar        England        1746--1794
    Lafayette           General        France         1757--1834
    Lee, Robert E.      General        Virginia       1807--1870
    Lincoln, Abraham    President      United States  1809--1865
    Longfellow, H. W.   Poet           Massachusetts  1807--1882
    Louis XIV           King           France         1638--1715
    Mamoun              Caliph         Persia         785--?
    Marshall, John      Statesman      Virginia       1755--1835
    Otanes              General        Persia         6th Century B.C.
    Psammeticus         King           Egypt          7th Century B.C.
    Putnam, Israel      General        Connecticut    1718--1790
    Randolph, John      Statesman      Virginia       1773--1833
    Revere, Paul        Patriot        Massachusetts  1735--1818
    Richard III         King           England        1452--1485
    St. Francis         Saint          Italy          1182--1226
    Selkirk, Alexander  Sailor         Scotland       1676--1723
    Solomon             King           Jerusalem      10th Century B.C.
    Solon               Philosopher    Athens         6th Century B.C.
    Swift, Jonathan     Author         Ireland        1667--1745
    Tamerlane           Conqueror      Tartary        1333--1405
    Thales              Philosopher    Miletus        6th Century B.C.
    Washington, G.      President      United States  1732--1799
    Webster, Daniel     Statesman      Massachusetts  1782--1852
    West, Benjamin      Painter        Pennsylvania   1738--1820
    Zeuxis              Painter        Greece         5th Century B.C.

A few other famous people mentioned in this volume.

    Astyages            King           Media          6th Century B.C.
    Bias                Philosopher    Priene         6th Century B.C.
    Chilon              Philosopher    Sparta         6th Century B.C.
    Cimabue             Painter        Florence       1240--1302
    Cleobulus           King           Rhodes         6th Century B.C.
    Defoe, Daniel       Author         England        1661--1731
    Mazarin             Cardinal       France         1602--1661
    Parrhasius          Painter        Greece         --400 B.C.
    Periander           King           Corinth        6th Century B.C.
    Pittacus            Philosopher    Mitylene       6th Century B.C.
    Sheba, The Queen of                               10th Century B.C.

Beatrix Potter - Peter Rabbit

FIFTY FAMOUS PEOPLE

FIFTY FAMOUS PEOPLE - CONTENTS

SAVING THE BIRDS

ANOTHER BIRD STORY

SPEAKING A PIECE

WRITING A COMPOSITION

THE WHISTLE

THE ETTRICK SHEPHERD

THE CALIPH AND THE POET

BECOS! BECOS! BECOS!

A LESSON IN HUMILITY

THE MIDNIGHT RIDE (OF PAUL REVERE)

THE BOY AND THE WOLF

ANOTHER WOLF STORY

THE HORSESHOE NAILS

THE LANDLORD'S MISTAKE

A LESSON IN MANNERS

GOING TO SEA

THE SHEPHERD-BOY PAINTER

TWO GREAT PAINTERS

THE KING AND THE BEES

OUR FIRST GREAT PAINTER

THE YOUNG SCOUT

THE LAD WHO RODE SIDESADDLE

THE WHISPERERS

HOW A PRINCE LEARNED TO READ

READ AND YOU WILL KNOW

THE YOUNG CUPBEARER

THE SONS OF THE CALIPH

THE BOY AND THE ROBBERS

A LESSON IN JUSTICE

THE GENERAL AND THE FOX

THE BOMB

A STORY OF OLD ROME

SAVED BY A DOLPHIN

LITTLE BROTHERS OF THE AIR

A CLEVER SLAVE

ONE OF AESOP'S FABLES

THE DARK DAY

THE SURLY GUEST

THE STORY OF A GREAT STORY

THE KING AND THE PAGE

THE HUNTED KING

TRY, TRY AGAIN!

WHY HE CARRIED THE TURKEY

THE PADDLE-WHEEL BOAT

THE CALIPH AND THE GARDENER

THE COWHERD WHO BECAME A POET

THE LOVER OF MEN

THE CHARCOAL MAN AND THE KING

WHICH WAS THE KING?

THE GOLDEN TRIPOD

NAMES OF FAMOUS PEOPLE

Famous Women - LOUISA M ALCOTT

Famous Women - MARY LYON

Famous Women - HARRIET G HOSMER

Famous Women - MADAME DE STAEL

Famous Women - ROSA BONHEUR

Famous Women - ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING

Famous Women - GEORGE ELIOT

Famous Women - ELIZABETH FRY

Famous Women - ELIZABETH THOMPSON BUTLER

Famous Women - FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE

Famous Women - LADY BRASSEY

Famous Women - BARONESS BURDETT-COUTTS

Famous Women - JEAN INGELOW

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