Marie-Henri Beyle , better known by his pen name Stendhal , was a 19th-century French writer. Best known for the novels Le Rouge et le Noir and La Chartreuse de Parme , he is highly regarded for the acute analysis of his characters' psychology and considered one of the earliest and foremost practitioners of realism.
William Hose Flores, Sr. /ˈflɔːrɛz/ , is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Texas's 17th congressional district since 2011. The district, located in the middle of the state, includes Waco, College Station, and Bryan. He is a member of the Republican Party and the former chief executive officer of Phoenix Exploration Company, an oil and natural gas company.
Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was an American Army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 to 1961. During World War II, he was a five-star general in the United States Army and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in Europe. He was responsible for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944–45 from the Western Front. He was also the first American President to be bound by the 22nd Amendment, which limits the number of times one can be elected to the office of President of the United States.
Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette , in the United States often known simply as Lafayette, was a French aristocrat and military officer who fought in the American Revolutionary War. A close friend of George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and Thomas Jefferson, Lafayette was a key figure in the French Revolution of 1789 and the July Revolution of 1830.