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Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 1 A series of pen and pencil sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in History
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Table of Contents
  • GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN
  • CONTENTS OF VOLUME I.
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • SOLDIERS AND SAILORS
    • NEBUCHADNEZZAR[1] By Clarence Cook (645-561 B.C.)
    • CYRUS THE GREAT[2] By Clarence Cook (REIGNED 558-529 B.C.)
    • ALEXANDER THE GREAT (356-323 B.C.)
    • HANNIBAL By Walter Whyte (247-183 B.C.)
    • SCIPIO AFRICANUS MAJOR (235-183 B.C.)
    • CAIUS MARIUS Extracts from "Cæsar, a Sketch," by James Anthony Froude, LL.D. (157-86 B.C.)
    • JULIUS CÆSAR By E. Spencer Beesly, M.A. (100-44 B.C.)
    • MARC ANTONY (83-30 B.C.)
    • HERMANN (16 B.C.-21 A.D.)
    • TRAJAN By J. S. Reid, Litt.D. (53-117)
    • DIOCLETIAN (245-313)
    • ALARIC THE BOLD By Archdeacon Farrar, D.D., F.R.S. (360-410)
    • ATTILA By Archdeacon Farrar, D.D., F.R.S. (REIGNED 434-453)
    • CLOVIS THE FIRST By Thomas Wyatt, A.M. (465-511)
    • BELISARIUS[8] By Charlotte M. Yonge (505-565)
    • CHARLES MARTEL By Henry G. Hewlett (694-741)
    • PEPIN THE SHORT By Henry G. Hewlett (714-768)
    • CHARLEMAGNE By Sir J. Bernard Burke (742-814)
    • OLAF TRYGGVESON Extracts from "Early Kings of Norway," by Thomas Carlyle (955-1000)
    • WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR By G. W. Prothero (1027-1087)
    • GODFREY DE BOUILLON By Henry G. Hewlett (1060-1100)
    • SALADIN[13] By Walter Besant (1137-1192)
    • EDWARD I. OF ENGLAND By Thomas Davidson (1239-1307)
    • EDWARD III. OF ENGLAND (1312-1377)
    • EDWARD THE BLACK PRINCE By L. Drake (1330-1376)
    • BERTRAND DU GUESCLIN (1314-1380)
    • HENRY V. OF ENGLAND Extracts from "Memoirs of Great Commanders," by G. P. R. James (1388-1422)
    • JOHN HUNIADES[16] By Professor A. Vambéry (1388-1456)
    • WARWICK, THE KING-MAKER (1420-1471)
    • HERNANDO CORTES[17] By H. Rider Haggard (1485-1547)
    • FRANCISCO PIZARRO[18] By J. T. Trowbridge (1471-1541)
    • GASPARD DE COLIGNI By Professor Creasy (1517-1572)
    • HENRY IV. OF FRANCE (1553-1610)
    • SIR FRANCIS DRAKE (1540-1596)
    • SIR WALTER RALEIGH (1552-1618)
    • MILES STANDISH[19] By Elbridge S. Brooks (1584-1656)
    • ALBRECHT VON WALLENSTEIN By Henry G. Hewlett (1583-1634)
    • GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS[20] By Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen (1594-1632)
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