Mary Eliza Mahoney was the first African-American nurse to work in the hospitals of the United States
Charles-Louis-Alphonse Laveran was a French physician, medical researcher and pathologist who won the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1907
Gabriel Lippmann was a French physicist and inventor
Gabriel Urbain Faure was a French composer, organist and pianist
Alexander III of Russia was the emperor of Russia from 1881 to 1894, dubbed "The Peacemaker"
Wilhelm Rontgen was an eminent German physicist who won the first Nobel Prize in Physics, for the discovery of X-rays
George Cantor was an established mathematician who defined the cardinal and the ordinal numbers
Isidor Straus was an American businessman who died in the sinking of the ship Titanic