John Maxcy Zane

John Zane was a leading lawyer in Utah and Chicago in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He wrote on the the law of banking, Roman law, Lincoln’s constitutional theory, and a history of the growth and development of the law from ancient times to the present.

William Edward Hartpole Lecky

William Lecky (1838-1903) was an Irish essayist and historian who wrote on the rise of rationalism in Europe, the history of 18th century England, the spread of the franchise (which he opposed), and Irish Home Rule (which he also opposed). He was a member of the British Parliament and of the British Academy but turned down an offer for the Regius chair of modern history at Oxford University (possibly because he feared it would interrupt his busy writing schedule).

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804) was secretary and aide-de-camp to Washington in 1777-81, a member of the Continental Congress in 1782-83 and 1787-88, a representative from New York to the Annapolis Convention in 1786 and to the Constitutional Convention in 1787, first U. S. secretary of the treasury in 1789-95, and inspector general of the army, with the rank of major general, from 1798 to 1800. His efforts to defeat Aaron Burr for the presidency in 1800-01 and for the governorship of New York in 1804 led to his fatal duel with Burr. Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804) was secretary and aide-de-camp to Washington in 1777-81, a member of the Continental Congress in 1782-83 and 1787-88, a representative from New York to the Annapolis Convention in 1786 and to the Constitutional Convention in 1787, first U. S. secretary of the treasury in 1789-95, and inspector general of the army, with the rank of major general, from 1798 to 1800. His efforts to defeat Aaron Burr for the presidency in 1800-01 and for the governorship of New York in 1804 led to his fatal duel with Burr.

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Thomas Kingsmill Abbott
H.B. Acton
John Emerich Edward Dalberg, Lord Acton
Charles Francis Adams
Henry Adams
John Adams
John Quincy Adams
Joseph Addison
Mortimer J. Adler
Aeschylus
Thomas Ahnert
K Narayanaswami Aiyar
Armen A. Alchian
Jean Le Rond d’ Alembert
Rev. B.H. Alford
Maulvi Muhammed Ali
Syed Nawab Ali
William B. Allen
William R. Allen
William Talbot Allison
Richard Alm
Johannes Althusius
John Alvis
Ambrose
Amos
Rasmus B. Anderson
Terry L. Anderson
Charles M. Andrews
Saint Anselm
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Joyce Oldham Appleby
St. Thomas Aquinas
Arthur J. Arberry
Archimedes
Aristophanes
Aristotle
David Armitage
Thomas Arnold
Sir William James Ashley
Robert Ashton
Anders Åslund
Saint Francis of Assisi
Edward Atkinson
Saint Augustine
Edward Aveling
Averroes (Ibn Rushd)
Manuel Ayau
National Anti-Corn Law League