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This is a list of characters who are mentioned, but have not physically appeared, in Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Heroes of Olympus, The Kane Chronicles, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, or The Trials of Apollo.

Akhenaton

Akhenaton was a pharaoh who moved Egypt's capital to a newly-built city in Amarna and attempted to ban worship of the Egyptian gods in favour of Aten, the sun disk. He was opposed by priests of Amun-Ra, who were believed to have assassinated the pharaoh. After his death, the priests defaced Akhenaton's statues and removed his name from monuments. As punishment for his blasphemy, certain members of Akhenaton's bloodline were cursed to die at a young age by the priests of Amun-Ra. Akhenaton's son, Tutankhamen, was the first to fall victim to this curse, dying at the tender age of nineteen. [1]

Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Joseph Hitchcock was a Greek demigod and is mentioned is mentioned when Percy Jackson and Will Solace arrive at the Plaza Hotel. It says that the Plaza attracted a lot of famous demigods over the years, such as the Beatles and Alfred Hitchcock.

Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart was a Greek demigod and she was the first (mortal) woman to fly solo over the Atlantic Ocean. Annabeth mentions her while talking to Circe about her heroes [2]. While Jason Grace, Piper McLean, and Leo Valdez are in Aeolus' fortress, Aeolus mentions that he knocked Amelia Earhart out of the sky, and that the gods still pester him about it. [3]

Archimedes

Archimedes was Greek demigod son of Hephaestus and is credited with the creation of many modern machines as well as an accurate approximation of pi. It is the wish among many of Archimedes' modern-day siblings to find the lost works of Archimedes. While searching for Nico di Angelo with Frank Zhang and Hazel Levesque in Rome, Leo Valdez recovered the lost works of Archimedes. He uses them to destroy the eidolons, possessive spirits working for the Earth goddess, Gaea. He planned to take them to Bunker 9 at Camp Half-Blood, to study them further. With Archimedes' works, Leo hoped to save Camp Half-Blood from the Roman forces at Camp Jupiter. [4]

Aten

Aten was the physical embodiment of the sun disk, and the favored choice of worship by the pharaoh Akhenaton. He attempted to make Aten the sole deity of Egypt by eradicating worship of the Egyptian gods, but priests of Amun-Ra retaliated by cursing Akhenaton's bloodline. [5]

Banastre Tarleton

General Sir Banastre Tarleton was a British soldier and politician and a Roman demigod son of Bellona, best remembered for his military service during the American War of Independence. [6]

Eben Norton Horsford

Eben Norton Horsford was an American scientist best known for his work concerning the reformulation of baking powder. Besides this, Horsford showed great interest in Viking settlements in America and commissioned the statue of Leif Erikson that stands on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts. [7]

Francis Drake

Sir Francis Drake was an Englishman who visited the island of Ogygia. He was loved by Calypso, though he ultimately chose to part with her to be with his wife, Elizabeth Sydenham. [8]

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt, also referred to as F.D.R, was a former president of the United States of America. He was mentioned by Bianca di Angelo when Zoë Nightshade questions her on the identity of the current US president. [9]

Frederic Bartholdi

Frederic Bartholdi was a French sculptor and a Greek demigod, a son of Athena. Annabeth Chase had told Percy, Bartholdi designed the Statue of Liberty as a representation of his mother, Athena. [10]

George Washington

George Washington was a demigod son of Athena and former president of the United States of America. [11]

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian and Union spy during the American Civil War, and a Greek demigod daughter of Hermes. Chiron says Harriet used many clear-sighted mortals on the Underground Railroad, hinting that the Underground Railroad may have utilized the Labyrinth to help transport escaped slaves. [12]

Harry Houdini

Harry Houdini was a Greek demigod and a famous magician. It is mentioned that he, along with Orpheus and Hercules, had been able to escape from the Underworld. A Nereid said that Houdini "could escape even the depths of Tartarus". [13]

Howard Carter

Howard Carter was the Egyptologist famous for discovering King Tut's tomb. He is the namesake of Carter Kane. [14]

Jack London

Jack London was a Roman demigod son of Mercury, an author, and built the Wolf House. [15]

Jean-François Champollion

Jean-François Champollion was a Frenchman who deciphered the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone. In doing so, he fell into a coma for five days and became the first man outside of the House of Life to unleash its magic. This garnered the attention of the First Nome, but Champollion died before he could join the House of Life. The Chief Lector at the time, Iskandar, accepted his descendants instead for training. Champollion is the great uncle of Michel Desjardins, Iskandar's successor as Chief Lector. [16]

Joshua Lawrence Chamber

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain was a Greek demigod at Camp Half-Blood. He was a Union officer, the governor of Maine, and he commanded the 20th Maine. Chiron mentions him when talking to Percy after having rescued Percy and his friends from the [Princess Andromeda]].

Priests of Amun-Ra

The priests of Amun-Ra opposed the pharaoh Akhenaton when he attempted to outlaw worship of the Egyptian gods. They were believed to have assassinated him and were responsible for cursing members of Akhenaton's bloodline to die at a young age. Bes hated the priests because they were, according to him, full of themselves.

They created the Book of Ra and hid its three sections hoping that a worthy magician would one day find it and reawaken Ra. Vladimir Menshikov, former leader of the Eighteenth Nome in Russia, is a descendant of the priests. [17]

Thomas Faynor

Thomas Faynor was a Greek demigod son of Hephaestus. He was the owner of the bakery in London where the Great Fire of London began in the year 1666. He is mentioned to be the last child of Hephaestus to have power over fire. [18]

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the United States and the principal author of the Declaration of Independence. Annabeth Chase stated that he is a member of the Judgment Pavilion in the Underworld. [19]

Thomas Young

Thomas Young was an Englishman who proved that the Rosetta Stone's three languages all conveyed the same message. [20]

Tutankhamen

Tutankhamen, famously known as King Tut, was the son of Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaton. He died at the age of nineteen due to a curse placed on his father's bloodline by priests of Amun-Ra. Because the nature of the curse was not known to them, modern doctors have ascribed various reasons to Tutankhamen's death, including poison and genetic disease. [21]

Walt Stone's father

Walt Stone's father was a descendant of the pharaoh Akhenaton and fell victim to the curse on his bloodline. He died at the age of eighteen. [22]

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare was the Greek demigod of Apollo and was an English poet, playwright, and actor. Annabeth mentions that he was one of the rotating judges for the Judgment Pavilion in the Underworld. [23]

William Sherman

William Sherman was a Greek demigod and a son of Ares. He was a Union general during the American Civil War. Gleeson Hedge mentions him to Frank Zhang when mistaking Frank for a son of Ares. [24]

References

  1. Mentioned in The Throne of Fire
  2. Mentioned in The Sea of Monsters
  3. Mentioned in The Lost Hero
  4. Mentioned in The Mark of Athena and The House of Hades
  5. Mentioned in The Throne of Fire
  6. Mentioned in The Blood of Olympus
  7. Mentioned in The Sword of Summer
  8. Mentioned in The House of Hades
  9. Mentioned in The Titan's Curse
  10. Mentioned in The Demigod Files: The Stolen Chariot
  11. Mentioned in The Lightning Thief
  12. Mentioned in The Battle of the Labyrinth
  13. The Lightning Thief, page 272
  14. Mentioned in The Red Pyramid
  15. Mentioned in The Lost Hero
  16. Mentioned in The Red Pyramid
  17. Mentioned in The Throne of Fire
  18. Mentioned in The Lost Hero
  19. Mentioned in The Battle of the Labyrinth
  20. Mentioned in The Red Pyramid
  21. Mentioned in The Red Pyramid and The Throne of Fire
  22. Mentioned in The Throne of Fire
  23. Mentioned in The Lightning Thief
  24. Mentioned in The Mark of Athena

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