Ferdinand Freiherr von Richthofen was a German geographer, geologist and traveler
General Charles Gordon was a British soldier and administrator, who rose to prominence for defending Khartoum from the Mahdists
Ricardo Palma was a Peruvian author, historian, librarian and political figure
Manuel Gonzalez Flores was a liberal politician and military general who served as the 31st president of Mexico
Aleksandr Borodin was a prodigal Russian music composer and scientist
Alfred Nobel was the inventor of dynamite and a manufacturer of arms who left his vast fortunes to institute the Nobel Prizes
Johannes Brahms was a well-known German composer and pianist best remembered for his choral work ‘A German Requiem'
Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd president of United States and the grandson of William Henry Harrison, 9th president of United States