Alexander von Humboldt

Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was a German polymath, geographer, naturalist, explorer. He believed in science and Romantic philosophy. Humboldt travelled extensively in the Americas and wrote and published several volumes on his travels. He is considered both “the father of ecology” and “the father of environmentalism.”Alexander von Humboldt T-shirts on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CZ6RLWKV

Victor Emmanuel II

Victor Emmanuel (1820-1878) was King of Sardinia from 1849 until 1861, when he assumed the title of King of Italy. He was the first king of an independent united Italy since the 6th century. Archduke Franz Ferdinand was heir to King Victor Emmanuel II. The assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand (June 28, 1914) was …

Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope (1688-1744) was born in London. He was an English poet, translator, and satirist during the Enlightenment era. Pope is considered one of the most prominent English poets of the early 18th century. He was best known for his poems An Essay on Criticism, The Rape of the Lock and The Dunciad.Alexander Pope T-shirts …

E. T. A. Hoffmann

E. T. A. Hoffmann, (1776-1822) born Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann was a German author of fantasy and Gothic horror. He was also a jurist, composer, music critic and artist. Hoffmann is one of the major creators of the Romantic movement. Jacques Offenbach His stories were the basis of the famous opéra fantastique by Jacques Offenbach, …