Tag: statesman

Cardinal Richelieu

(1585–1642) Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu Cardinal-Duc de Richelieu L’Éminence rouge Richelieu in Literature: • Dumas, Alexandre (1802-1870): The Three Musketeers (English) Richelieu in Art: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Cardinal Richelieu c.1642 National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne   Born September 9 1585…

Georges Clemenceau

(1841–1929) Georges Eugène Benjamin Clemenceau Clemenceau in Art: Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Georges Clemenceau 1879–1880 Musée d’Orsay, Paris     Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Portrait de Georges Clemenceau 1879–1880 Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth   Born September 28 1841 Mouilleron-en-Pareds (France) Died November 24…

Sir Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban

(1561–1626) Sir Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban also known as Lord Verulam Works: • Bacon’s Essays, and Wisdom of the Ancients (English) • Filosofiset mietelmät (Finnish) • Novum Organum (English) • Of Gardens (English) • The Advancement of Learning…

Marcus Tullius Cicero

(106–43 BC) Consul of Rome (63 BC) Governor of Cilicia (51–50 BC) Works: • Brutus (Latin) ◊ Brutus (English) • Cato Maior de Senectute (Latin) ◊ Cato Maior de Senectute (English) ◊ De Amicitia, Scipio’s Dream (English) ◊ Scipion unennäkö…

Thomas More

(1478–1535) Sir Thomas More Saint Thomas More Works: • Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation (English) • Utopia (English) • Utopia (German) Sir Thomas More in Film: A Man for All Seasons 1966 Director: Fred Zinnemann Starring: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller   Born February…

Victor Hugo

(1802–1885) Victor-Marie Hugo The artist’s works: Paysage avec un burg en ruine 1839 Musée du Louvre, Paris Le vieux pont 1866 Musée du Louvre, Paris Works: • Actes et Paroles, Volume 1 (French) • Actes et Paroles, Volume 2 (French) • Actes…

Baudouin de Lannoy

(1388–1474) Baudouin de Lannoy in Art: Van Eyck, Jan (c.1390-1441) Baudouin de Lannoy c.1435 Gemäldegalerie, Berlin     See also: • Ambassadors | Statesmen

Julius Caesar

(100–44 BC) Gaius Julius Caesar Dictator (49–44 BC) Consul of Rome (59, 48, 46–45, 44 BC) Works: • Commentarii de bello civili (Latin) ◊ Commentaries on the Civil War (English) • De Bello Gallico, Libri I-IV (Latin) • De Bello…