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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Self-proclaimed Caliph of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Latin American explorer
Judah Benjamin, Secretary of State for CSA and U.S. senator
Thomas Hart Benton, American Senator  
John M. Berrien, U.S. senator
William Wyatt Bibb (1781-1821), U.S. Senator, U.S. Congressman, and 1st Governor of Alabama
James Blair ( c.1788–1841), British MP who owned sugar plantations in Demerara 
Simon Bolivar, Latin American independence leader Burwell Boykin, American ancestor of
Anderson Cooper 
John C. Breckinridge, U.S. Vice President and Secretary of War ( CSA)
Brennus (4th century BC)
Preston Brooks (1819-1857), veteran of the Mexican–American War and U.S. Congressman
James Brown (1766-1835), U.S. Minister to France, U.S. Senator, and sugar cane planter; some of his slaves were involved in the 1811 German Coast Uprising
Chang and Eng Bunker
John Burnside, owner of plantation and several others in mid-19th-century southern Louisiana; the scale of his sugar cane operation required, in 1860, the largest slave labor force in the state (750). The Houmas
Augustus Caesar, Roman emperor
Julius Caesar, Roman dictator
John C. Calhoun, 7th Vice President of the U.S.
Caligula, Roman emperor
Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, hero of Cuban independence
Landon Carter, Virginia planter
Cicero, Roman statesman and philosopher
Cato the elder, Roman statesman
Auguste Chouteau, 18th-century co-founder of the city of St. Louis
Pierre Chouteau, half-brother of Auguste Chouteau & defendant in a freedom suit by Marguerite Scypion
Daniel Clark (Louisiana politician, 1766–1813)
William Clark, explorer, American territorial governor 
Claudius, Roman emperor
Henry Clay, United States Secretary of State and Speaker of the House 
Howell Cobb (1815-1868), U.S. Congressman, U.S. Secretary of Treasury, President of the Confederates States Congress, 19th Speaker of the House, 40th Governor of Georgia
Alfred H. Colquitt (1824-1894), U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator, 49th Governor of Georgia, and Confederate Major General
Philip Cook, U.S. congressman and CSA general
George W. Crawford (1798-1872), 21st U.S. Secretary of War, 38th Governor of Georgia, and U.S. Congressman.
Jefferson Davis (1808–1889), President of the C.S.A.
Joseph Emory Davis (1784-1870), eldest brother of Jefferson Davis and one of the wealthiest antebellum planters in Mississippi
Demosthenes Mrs. Georges Deslondes & Mrs. Jacques Deslondes, widows and owners of mulatto
Charles Deslondes, the leader of the 1811 German Coast Uprising John Dovaston, 18th-century British sugar planter, botanist, astronomer, natural historian
Stephen Duncan (1787–1867), doctor from Pennsylvania who became the wealthiest Southern cotton planter before the American Civil War, with 14 plantations; a founder of the Mississippi Colonization Society, modeled on the American Colonization Society
Hadrian, Roman emperor
James H. Hammond (1807-1864), U.S. Senator, state governor
Wade Hampton I (c1752-1835), American general, Congressman, and planter
Wade Hampton II (1791-1858), American soldier and planter, with land holdings in three states
Wade Hampton III (1818-1902), U.S. Senator, state governor, Confederate major general, and planter
John Hancock (1737-1793), American statesman
William Harrison (1773–1841), 9th President of the U.S.
Patrick Henry (1736-1799), American statesman and orator
Thomas Heyward, Jr., S.C. circuit court judge, planter, and signer of the US Declaration of Independence
Arthur William Hodge (1763-1811), British Virgin Islands planter executed for the murder of a slave
Horace, Roman poet
Sam Houston (1793-1863), 7th Governor of Texas, U.S. Senator, President of the Republic of Texas, 7th Governor of Tennessee
Eppa Hunton, U.S. Senator from Virginia, Confederate Army officer
James Madison (1751–1836), 4th President of the U.S.
Ferdinand Magellan (c. 1480–1521), Portuguese navigator
Craig Mangelsdorff, Kirrawee
William Mahone, Confederate general and U.S. Senator from Virginia
John Milledge (1757-1818), U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator, and 26th Governor of Georgia.
Robert Mills (1809-1888), largest slave holder in antebellum Texas
James Monroe (1758–1831), 5th President of the U.S.
Montezuma II (c. 1480-1520), last Aztec emperor of Mexico
Jackson Morton (1794–1874), American politician
Muhammad, founder of Islam
Lawrence Taliaferro, played a role in the Dred Scott decision in the United States
Roger Taney (1777–1864), 5th Chief Justice of the U.S.
Zachary Taylor (1784–1850), 12th President of the U.S. François Tayon, defendant in an 1805 lawsuit in the
Louisiana Territory by Marguerite Scypion, a part-Natchez slave
Edward Telfair (1735–1807), 19th Governor of Georgia
Theodoros, Emperor of Abyssinia
Robert Toombs (1810-1885), U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator, 1st C.S.A. Secretary of State, and Brigadier general in the C.S.A. Army
George Trenholm (1807–1876), American financier François Trépagnier, one of two planters killed in the
1811 German Coast Uprising
George Troup (1780-1856), U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator, and 32nd Governor of Georgia
John Tyler (1790–1862), 10th President of the U.S.
George Walton (1749–1804), Governor of Georgia, U.S. Senator, and signer of the United States Declaration of Independence from Georgia.
Joshua John Ward (1800–1853), Lt. Governor of South Carolina and "the king of the rice planters;" in 1860 his estate was the largest slave holder in the United States (1,130 slaves).
George Washington (1732–1799), 1st President of the U.S.
Martha Washington (1731–1802), 1st U.S. First Lady
James Moore Wayne (1790–1867), U.S. Congressman and Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
Thomas Watts (1819–1892), 18th Governor of Alabama
John Wedderburn of Ballendean, known for being the defendant in a Freedom suit brought by Joseph Knight
John Hill Wheeler, U.S. Cabinet official and North Carolina planter, known for two female slaves who escaped his domain: Jane Johnson and Hannah Bond
George Whitfield, English Methodist preacher
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