Culture | History | Historical Figures

From Musketeers to Nazis, Archimedes to Harriet Tubman, these famous historical figures changed the course of history -- for better or worse.

Famous Historical Couples

 Famous Historical Couples

These pictures of famous historical couples show some of the most famous power pairings in history. Take a look at pictures of famous couples. See more »

American Flag Pictures

 American Flag Pictures

These American flag pictures show the different designs of the United States flag over time. Check out pictures of the American Flag in this collection. See more »

Who is the most famous person of all time?

 Who is the most famous person of all time?

Who is the most famous person of all time? Read about the world's biggest celebrities and who takes the crown as most famous person ever. See more »

Men of War Image Gallery

 Men of War Image Gallery

These men of war pictures show photos of famous military leaders from Caesar to MacArthur. See pictures of famous generals and other men of war. See more »

Who was the Swamp Fox?

 Who was the Swamp Fox?

The Swamp Fox was a South Carolina military general named Francis Marion. Learn how the Swamp Fox's guerilla war tactics earned him that nickname. See more »

Who was Typhoid Mary?

 Who was Typhoid Mary?

Typhoid Mary was a tough, Irish immigrant cook who, in turn-of-the century New York City, spread typhoid to many people. Get the real Typhoid Mary story. See more »

Harriet Tubman Pictures

 Harriet Tubman Pictures

Check out photographs and illustrations of Harriet Tubman, the leader of the Underground Railroad at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Abraham Lincoln Pictures

 Abraham Lincoln Pictures

Take a look at a collection of photographs and illustrations of the Civil War president, Abraham Lincoln, at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Royalty Pictures

 Royalty Pictures

Royalty pictures at HowStuffWorks show photos of famous kings and queens of the world. Take a look at pictures of royalty. See more »

King Arthur Pictures

 King Arthur Pictures

King Arthur pictures at HowStuffWorks show illustrations and historical depictions of King Arthur and Camelot. Take a look at pictures of King Arthur. See more »