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DISTINCTIVE TITLES

 

 GIVEN TO SOME FAMOUS

 

 PEOPLE

 

 

 

 

The Great Commoner          William Pitt, the elder

 

The Iron Duke  The Duke of Wellington

 

The Grand Old Man          William Ewart Gladstone

 

The wisest fool in Christendom          King James I of England

 

The Bard of Avon          William Shakespeare

 

The Blind Poet   John Milton

 

The Iron Chancellor          Prince Otto Von Bismarck

 

The Old Pilot   Prince Otto Von Bismarck

 

The Little Corporal          Napoleon Bonaparte

 

The Black Napoleon          Jean Jacques Dessalines, of Haiti

 

The Beloved Disciple          St. John

 

The Apostle of the Indians          Bartholome de Las Cassa

 

The Black Prince          Son of Edward III, King of England

 

Coeur de Lion          Richard I of England

 

Farmer George          King George III of England

 

The Merrie Monarch          King Charles II of England

 

The Light of Asia          Buddha

 

The Dickens of France          Honore de Balzac

 

The Sage of Concord          Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

The Sailor King   King William IV of England

 

The First Gentlemen in Europe          King George IV of England

 

The head of the Buddhist faith in Tibet          Dalai Lama

 

The Unready          King Ethelred II of England

 

Longshanks          Edward I of England

 

Edward the Peacemaker          Edward VII of England

 

The King Maker          Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick

 

Thorough          Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford

 

Old Rough and Ready          Zachary Taylor, a President of the USA

 

Old Dreadnought          The English Admiral, Boscawen

 

The Morning Star of the Reformation          John Wycliff

 

Lawrence of Arabia          Col Thomas Edward Lawrence

 

The Swedish Nightingale          Jenny Laid

 

William the Conqueror          William I of England

 

The Maid of Norway                   Daughter of Eric II, King of Norway

 

The Lady of the Lamp                   Florence Nightingale

 

The Virgin Queen                   Queen Elizabeth I

 

The Maid of Queens                    Joan of Arc

 

Madonna                   The Virgin Mary

 

The Holy Father, His Holiness                   The Pope

 

The Apostle of Northumbria                   Saint Aidan

 

Mata Hari                   Marguerite Gertrude, a spy

 

The Laughing Philosopher                   Democritus

 

The Grand Old Man of Hungary                   Count Albert Apponyi

 

The Faultless Painter                   Andrea del Sarto

 

The Learned Blacksmith                   Elihu Burritt, an American linguist

 

The Young Pretender          Charles Edward Stuart, grandson of James II of England

 

The most musical of all Englishmen          Sir William Sterndale Bennett

 

The Seraphic Doctor          St. Bonaventura

 

The Semiramis of the North          Catherine II, Empress of Russia

 

Defender of the Holy Sepulchre          Godfrey of Bouillon

 

The Inspired Idiot          Oliver Goldsmith

 

Noll          Oliver Cromwell

 

The Magnificent          Sultan Solyman

 

The Uncrowned Queen of Arabia          Gertrude Bell

 

 

 

 The Father of Poets          Homer

 

The Father of English Poetry          Geoffrey Chaucer

 

The Father of Biography          Plutarch

 

The Father of History          Herodotus

 

The Father of Experimental Philosophy          Francis Beacon

 

The Father of Moral Philosophy          Thomas Aquinas

 

The Father of Medicine          Hippocrates

 

The Father of Modern Astronomy          Copernicus

 

The Father of Modern Chemistry          Antoine Lavoisier

 

The Father of Natural History          John Ray

 

The Father of the Science of Political Economy          Adam Smith

 

The Father of Unitarianism          John Biddle

 

The Father of Modern Music          Johann Sebastian Bach

 

The Father if Novel Writing          Giovanni Boccaccio

 

 

 

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