Johannes der Täufer gilt als Vorläufer von Jesus.
Mein Held Johannes Ruchrat wird als Vorläufer von Martin Luther bezeichnet. Wegen seiner rebellischen Ansichten gerät er vor das Inquisitionsgericht - und sogar als Musical an den Broadway. [more][Less]
Maria Thompson Daviess (November 25, 1872 - September 3, 1924) was an American novelist and artist, best known for her popular novels written with a "Pollyanna" outlook. Daviess was born in Harrodsburg, Kentucky in 1872. [more][Less]
William Lloyd Garrison (December 12, 1805 – May 24, 1879) was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, suffragist, and social reformer. He is best known as the editor of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator, which he founded in 1831 and published in Massachusetts until slavery was abolished by Constitutional amendment after the American Civil War. He was one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society. He promoted "immediate emancipation" of slaves in the United States. In the 1870s, Garrison became a prominent voice for the woman suffrage movement. [more][Less]