Adam Bell, Adam “The Leper”, Agnes Waterhouse, Alan-a-Dale, Allan Quartermain, Alexander Selkirk, Amelia Dyer, Ami Perrin, Andre-Louis Moreau, Angelica, Anne Bonny, Anne Dieu-le-Veut (“Anne God-Wants”), René d’Aramis de Vannes “Aramis”, Jack Dawkins “The Artful Dodger”, Arthur a Bland, Astolfo, Athos , Atlantes , Louis Jeremiah Abershawe “The Laughing Highwayman”, Peter Alston
An idler from a peasant background who connects the Friends of the ABC with similar societies. He is described as having “daring waistcoats and scarlet opinions”. Bahorel is a student in his eleventh year at the time of his introduction, though he does not care for the law school. His motto is “never a lawyer.”
On the way to build a barricade in the June Rebellion, Bahorel gains the attention of Gavroche due to his bold behavior.
Balian of Ibelin, The Barbarossa Brothers, Bartholomew Roberts, Elizabeth Báthory, Beauchamp Bagenal, Beauty and the Beast, Ben Gunn, Benkei, Jeremy Bentham, Bevis of Hampton, Billy Bones, The Bishop of Hereford, Edward Teach “Blackbeard”, Black Caesar, Philibert François Rouxel de Blanchelande, Blind Pew, Conomor Domnonée “Bluebeard”, Bradamante, Brunello, Burke and Hare, Rodrigo Borgia (Pope Alexander VI), Cesare Borgia, Lucrezia Borgia (Lady of Pesaro and Gradara Duchess of Bisceglie and Princess of Salerno), Bjorn Petursson, William Buckley (convict)
Calico Jack Rackham, Captain Blood, Captain Charles Vane, Captain Flint, Captain Edward “Ned” Low, Captain George Lowther, Captain Nemo, Captain Alexander Smollett, Cardinal Richelieu, Charlemagne, Louis Dominique Bourguignon “Cartouche”, Charles de Batz-Castelmore d’Artagnan, Charles Mohun, Charles Sedley, Ching Shih, Cinderella, Claude Duval, Colonel Sibthorp,
Combeferre “The Guide”
Representing the philosophy of the revolution, he “completes and corrects” Enjolras. An intellectual, Combeferre advocates for societal and scientific progress. In contrast to Enjolras, whom one “would have liked to fight under”, it is mentioned that one would prefer to “march behind” him.
Courfeyrac (also de Courfeyrac) “The Center”
Courfeyrac is compared with Tholomyes, Fantine’s lover featured earlier in the novel; however, contrary to Tholomyes, Courfeyrac is honorable and loyal. Alongside Combeferre “The Guide” and Enjolras “The Chief“, Courfeyrac is described as “The Center” on account of his warm and radiant personality. He is Marius Pontmercy’s closest companion.
Catalina De Los Rios Y Lisperguer ‘La Quintrala’, Cyrano de Bergerac,
Damaris Page , David of Doncaster, Detective Frederick Abberline, Dietrich Schenk von Erbach, Dorian Gray, Doctor John Dolittle, Doctor Johann Georg Faust, Doctor Victor Frankenstein, Doctor Fu Manchu, Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Doctor Livesey, Don Juan, Dutty Boukman “Book Man”
Eadric the Wild, Ebenezer Scrooge, Egill Skallagrímsson, Esmeralda, Eustace Folville, Eustace The Monk, Elizabeth “Old Mother” Cresswell, Claude Frollo, Enjolras’The Chief’, Éponine Thénardier(the Jondrette girl), Emperor Jingtai of Ming,
An orphaned fan maker who taught himself to read and write. He has great interest in foreign affairs and history, and he is described to have “adopted the people”. He has a particular interest for Poland, shouting “Long live the kingdom of Poland!” while marching to the barricades. He is the only workingman among the named members of the Friends of the ABC, and is revered by Enjolras.
Joannes Frollo “jolly”, Mary Frith “Moll Cutpurse”, Francis Drake, Sir Francis Walsingham “The Spymaster”, François l’Ollonais, Francesca da Rimini, Francis Charteris, Francis Dashwood, Friar Tuck, Fantine (Ghost), Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor (The Peaceful), Fūma Kotarō
Judge George Jeffreys “The Hanging Judge”, George “Fighting” Fitzgerald, George Selwyn, Giacomo Casanova, Gilbert Whitehand, Lady Godiva, Guy of Gisbourne, Laurens de Graaf, Grace O’Malley “The Dark Lady of Doona”
A sceptic with no interest in revolution. Grantaire is involved with the Friends of the ABC due to his friendship with its members and his admiration, veneration and love for Enjolras, who disdains him for his skepticism and drunkenness.
He is noted to be extraordinarily ugly and a heavy drinker, and he sleeps through most of the fighting in the June Rebellion. Despite this, he eventually declares himself to be one of the insurgents.
François Grimaldi (“the Cunning”), Doctor Hawley Griffin “The Invisible Man”, Pierre Gringoire, Gavroche Thénardier, Gilles Garnier (The Hermit of Bonnot, The Werewolf of Dôle), Christman Genipperteinga, Count of St. Germain (Android), Girolama Spera, Giulia Tofana
Described as softer than Combeferre, Jean Prouvaire is a poet who calls himself Jehan due to his interest in history. He has knowledge of Italian, Latin, Greek, and Hebrew, and his interest in poetry is grand. Though he is timid and quiet, he is intrepid, and good above all.
Jonathan Wild “The Thief Taker General”, Joseph Montferrand, John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, Joulupukki (Santa Claus), Jean Laffite, John, King of England, Long John Silver, Lady Katherine Ferrers “The Wicked Lady”, Daniel Johnson (pirate) “Johnson the Terror” Jean Valjean, Philip Javert, Jasper Hanebuth
Lesgle, The Eagle
Lesgle is the son of a man who was granted a post-office by Louis XVIII. He is bald at twenty five years old. Unlucky but good humoured, he says often that he lives “under a roof of falling tiles”. Lesgle has no home of his own and usually stays with friends, most often Jolllly.
Niccolò Machiavelli, adame Delphine LaLaurie, Maid Marian, Marfisa, Mark Jeffrey (‘Big Mark’), Marie de Médicis, Marquis de Sade, Mary Frances Jeffries, Mary Poppins, Mary Read, Matthew Hopkins, Mercy Brown, Milady de Winter, Daniel Montbars “Montbars the Exterminator”, Charles François d’Angennes, Marquis de Maintenon, Henry Morgan, Ursula Southill “Mother Shipton” ,Much the Miller’s Son, Muma Padurii, Christopher Marlowe
Pier Gerlofs Donia,
Rebel leader and pirate, form the Friese freedom. He is best known by his (“Big Pier), which referred to his legendary size and strength.
Raymond III of Tripoli, Red Legs Greaves Little Red Riding Hood (Werewolf Hunter), Richard at the Lee, Richard III of England, Robert the Devil, Gerrit Gerritszoon “Roche Braziliano”, Robin Hood, Roland/Orlando, Rosa Coote, Rostam, Ruggiero, Gilles de Rais
Samuel Bellamy“Black Sam”, Sarah Rachel Russell “Madame Rachel”, Sawney Bean, Scheherazade, Shamhat “The Magnificent One”, William de Wendenal, High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire (Epic Toll Warden of Mammon), Sherlock Holmes, Sibyl Hellespontine, Sibyl Phrygian, Sibylla of Jerusalem, Siduri, Siegfried, Sigi, Sigmund, Sigurd Stefánsson, Silenus, Simon Foreman, Sinbad the Sailor, Sinfjotli, Sinon, Siris, Sleeping Beauty, Squire Richard Cabell (“Dirty Dick”),Stede Bonnet, Stoneribs, Svafrlami, Michael “burning water” Scott (The wizard of the North)
Tarzan, Timothy “Tiny Tim”Cratchit, Monsieur Thénardier and Madame Thénardier (the Jondrettes), Tomás de Torquemada, Clopin Trouillefou, King of the Court of Miracles, Richard “Dick” Turpin, Captain Daniel Tucker (Governor of Bermuda) , Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Tamerlane, The Werewolves of Poligny, Tomoe Gozen
Ulugh Beg Sultaniyeh, Timurid Empire, Persia, ReligionIslam Occupationastronomer, mathematician and sultan Ulugh Beg is a young astronomer, mathematician and Timurid prince. His commonly known name is not truly a personal name, but rather a moniker, which can be loosely translated as “Great Ruler” or “Patriarch Ruler”. His real name was Mirza Mohammad Taraghay bin Shahrukh. Ulugh Beg was also notable for his work in astronomy-related mathematics, such as trigonometry and spherical geometry. He built the great Ulugh Beg Observatory in Samarkand. It was considered by scholars to have been one of the finest observatories in the Islamic world at the time and the largest in Central Asia. He built the Ulugh Beg Madrasah in Samarkand and Bukhara, transforming the cities into cultural centers of learning in Central Asia. He was also a mathematician albeit his mental aptitude is perseverance rather than any unusual endowment of intellect.
The crimes of Zu Shenatir occur in Aden, Yemen. Shenatir kills purely for pleasure. Exactly how many people he killed has never been recorded, he was a wealthy pedophile who sodomized his victims and then kills them by throwing them out the window.
A voracious appetite for sex is Shenatir’s driving motive.