Died in the 19th Century

Alexander Hamilton

“A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.” – Alexander Hamilton. Alexander Hamilton…

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Davy Crockett

“You may all go to Hell, and I will go to Texas” – Davy Crockett. There is probably not a…

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Louis Braille

“Live without seeing, but be what you are.” – Louis Braille Louis Braille Biography Born on 4 January 1809, Louis…

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Ada Lovelace

“The Analytical Engine does not occupy common ground with mere ‘calculating machines.’ It holds a position wholly its own, and…

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Charles Babbage

“It is therefore not unreasonable to suppose that some portion of the neglect of science in England, may be attributed…

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Thomas Jefferson

“Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching” – Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson Biography Born…

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Ulysses S Grant

“I have never advocated war except as a means of peace.” – Ulysses S Grant Ulysses S. Grant Biography Born…

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Mary Shelley

“I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves” – Mary Shelley Mary Shelley Biography Mary…

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John Adams

“A government of laws, and not of men” – John Adams John Adams Biography John Adams is known as one…

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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was a fairly simple man, and with the hindsight of history, some have judged him unfairly, attempting to…

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Vincent van Gogh

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together. ” – Vincent Van Gogh Vincent van Gogh…

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Thomas Paine

“The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph” – Thomas Paine Thomas Paine Biography Thomas Paine was born on…

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Paul Revere

“In Medford, I awaked the Captain of the Minute Men, and after that, I alarmed almost every house, till I…

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Mary Todd Lincoln

“If you keep making jokes like that, someone is going to shoot you, father” – Mary Todd Lincoln Mary Todd…

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Doc Holliday

“Damn, this is funny.” – Doc Holliday Doc Holliday Biography His resting place is Linwood Cemetery, deep in the Western…

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