The System of the World

Historical figures who appear as characters in the novel

  • Isaac Newton
  • Gottfried Leibniz
  • Christopher Wren
  • Thomas Newcomen
  • Peter the Great
  • Caroline of Ansbach
  • George I of Great Britain
  • George II of Great Britain
  • Sophia of Hanover
  • John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough
  • Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke
  • Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer
  • Catherine Barton
  • Jack Ketch

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