Ernest Woodruff (May 23, 1863 – June 5, 1944) engineered the take over of The Coca-Cola Company which he negotiated with Asa Candler in 1919. He purchased The Coca-Cola Company for $25 million. In 1926, Mr. Woodruff committed the Company to organized international expansion by establishing the Foreign Department, which in 1930 became a subsidiary known as The Coca-Cola Export Corporation. His sons, Robert W. Woodruff & George W. Woodruff, would run the company for years
Jean-Louis André Théodore Géricault was an influential French painter and lithographer, known for The Raft of the Medusa and other paintings. Although he died young, he was one of the pioneers of the Romantic movement.