People Quiz #552
Who invented a system of cartography whereby lines of latitude and longitude are drawn at right angles?
Which of these starred in the 2001 film "Gladiator"?
Which English novelist was arranged to be released from prison in 1703 by Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer, and was employed by him as a spy?
Which Greek physician born in 460 BC to a family of priests and doctors lived most of his life on Cos and Cnidus and is generally considered to be the father of modern medicine?
Which French revolutionary, who was instrumental in the death of the King and the establishment of the Republic, was guillotined in 1794?
Which English writer published, starting in 1820, an enduringly popular series of essays in "The London Magazine" which was eventually published as "The Essays of Elia" and "The Last Essays of Elia"?
Who, at the age of 50, had become the world's richest man through the activities of the Standard Oil Company?