Vulcans: are one of the federations most ancient and advanced races, for many years Vulcans where fierce and barbaric, and many of their dissputes were bloody and violent.
The philosopher Surak is looked upon as the father of "modern" Vulcan civilisation. Sarek: (father of Spock) emerges to become one of the father figures of Federation politics, for over 100 years. Sarek died of Bendii Syndrome , he was 203 years old. he never mind melded with his son, but befor he died Captain Picard did and later on he shared this with Spock.
Spock: son of Sarek Vulcan, and Amanda Human, making spock constantly having to face the two sides of his heritage. Like Sarek befor him Spock also became a Vulcan Ambassador.