About This Text
This text was prepared by Heritage History volunteers, using
as copytext, Famous Men of Modern Times, by
John H. Haaren and A.B. Poland, New York:
American Book Company, 1909
Since this book was first published before 1923, it is in the public domain
in the United States. By
U.S. law, it entered the public domain 75 years after
its first publication.
There are dozens of black and white illustrations in this text, most of them
reproductions of famous artwork.
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