Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel – was a German philosopher, and a major figure in German Idealism. His historicist and idealist account of reality revolutionized European philosophy and was an important precursor to Continental philosophy and Marxism.
Eugene Delacroix, French painter 1798-1863. Delacroix was the leader of the French Romantic school, His pioneering use of colour and expressive brush strokes gave shape to the impressionist movement, and his love of exotic subject matter and use of colour inspired the Symbolist Movement. A great painter.