heros from the past and there great story


Welcome to our heros from the past :

1 George Washington 1732-1799 Episcopalian
2 Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865 Regular Baptist (childhood);
later ambiguous –
Deist, general theist or
a very personalized Christianity
3 Franklin Delano Roosevelt 1882-1945 Episcopalian
4 Winston Churchill 1874-1965 Anglican
5 Ronald Reagan 1911- Presbyterian
6 Alexander the Great 356-323 B.C. Greek state paganism
7 Christopher Columbus 1451-1506 Catholic
8 Martin Luther 1438-1546 Catholic; Lutheran
9 Samuel Adams 1722-1803
10 Napoleon Bonaparte 1769-1821 Catholic (nominal)
11 Dwight D. Eisenhower 1890-1969 Jehovah’s Witness; Presbyterian
12 Theodore Roosevelt 1858-1920 Dutch Reformed; Episcopalian
13 Ulysses S. Grant 1822-1885 Presbyterian; Methodist
14 Pope John Paul II 1920- Catholic
15 George W. Bush 1946- Methodist (former Episcopalian)
16 Harry S. Truman 1884-1972 Baptist
17 George C. Marshall 1880-1959 Episcopalian
18 Mikhail Gorbachev 1931- Russian Orthodox
19 Lech Walesa 1943- Catholic
20 Boris Yeltsin 1931-
21 John F. Kennedy 1917-1963 Catholic
22 John Glenn 1921- Presbyterian
23 Neil Armstrong 1930-
24 Susan B. Anthony 1820-1906 Quaker; Unitarian
25 Senator Margaret Chase Smith 1897-1995 Methodist
26 Whitaker Chambers 1901-1961
27 Simon Bolivar 1783-1830 Catholic (nominal); Atheist
28 David Ben-Gurion 1886-1973 Judaism
29 Charles A. Lindbergh 1902-1974
30 John Paul Jones 1747-1792
31 Sergeant Alvin York 1887-1964
32 Sergeant Audie Murphy 1924-1971
33 General Douglas MacArthur 1880-1964
34 Davy Crockett 1786-1836
35 King George VI 1895-1952 Anglican
36 Charles de Gaulle 1890-1970
37 Joan of Arc 1412-1431 Catholic
38 Clara Barton 1821-1912 Universalist
39 Elzabeth Blackwell 1821-1910
40 Anne Hutchinson 1591-1643 Unitarian
41 William Bradford 1590-1657
42 Fiorella La Guardia 1882-1947
43 Raoul Wallenberg 1912-?
44 Ira Hayes 1923-1955
45 Harriet Tubman 1820(?)-1913 Methodist
46 Galileo Galilei 1564-1642 Catholic
47 Martin Luther King, Jr. 1929-1968 Baptist
48 Sir Thomas More 1478-1535 Catholic
49 Andrew Jackson 1767-1845 Presbyterian
50 Thomas Jefferson 1743-1826 raised Episcopalian; later no specific denomination
held Christian, Deist, Unitarian beliefs
51 Meriwether Lewis 1774-1809
52 John Quincy Adams 1767-1848 Unitarian
53 Amelia Earhart 1897-1937
54 General James H. “Jimmy” Doolittle 1896-1993
55 Admiral Chester W. Nimitz 1885-1966
56 Admiral David Glasgow Farragut 1801-1870
57 Colin Powell 1937- Episcopalian
58 Nathan Hale 1755-1776
59 Alexander Hamilton 1757-1804 Episcopalian
60 Giuseppi Garibaldi 1807-1882 Catholic
61 Admiral Horatio Nelson 1758-1805
62 Admiral George Dewey 1837-1917
63 Moshe Dayan 1915-1981 Jewish
64 Golda Meir 1898-1978 Judaism
65 William “Wild Bill” Donovan 1883-1959
66 Lord Louis Mountbatten 1900-1976 Episcopalian
67 Mohandas “Mahatma” Gandhi 1969-1948 Hindu (mother was a Jain)
68 Ralph Bunche 1904-1971
69 Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. 1887-1944
70 Captain Edward “Eddie” Rickenbacker 1890-1973
71 Lieutenant Giuseppe Petrosino, NYPD 1860-1909
72 Melvin Purvis 1903-1960
73 Lou Gehrig 1903-1941 Lutheran
74 George Herman “Babe” Ruth 1895-1948 Catholic
75 Joe Louis 1914-1981
76 Branch Rickey 1881-1965 Methodist
77 Jackie Robinson 1919-1972 Methodist
78 Admiral Richard E. Byrd 1888-1957
79 Eleanor Roosevelt 1884-1962 Episcopalian
80 Margaret Thatcher 1925-
81 Anwar el-Sadat 1918-1981 Islam
82 Edward R. Murrow 1908-1965
83 General George S. Patton 1885-1945
84 General Omar N. Bradley 1893-1981
85 General Jonathan Wainwright 1883-1953
86 Rudolph “Rudy” Giuliani 1944- Catholic
87 Chief Sitting Bull 1831-1890
88 Eugene V. Debs 1855-1926
89 Jane Addams 1860-1935
90 Willy Brandt 1913-1992
91 Haile Selassie 1891-1975
92 General Gouverneur Kemble Warren 1830-1882
93 John McCain III 1936- Episcopalian
94 Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North 1943-
95 Howard Hughes 1905-1976
96 Vaclav Havel 1936- Catholic
97 Todd Beamer 1969-2001
98 Sergeant Nathan Ross Chapman 1971-2002
99 Sir William Stephenson 1896-1989
100 Bob Hope 1903- Catholic