'The Great' Quiz

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Can you name the the people in history who have been given the title 'the great'?

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Emperor of the Mughal empire who was 14yrs old when he ascended to the throne, defeated the powerful Pashtun and the Hindu king Hemu 1542A.D. - 1605A.D.
King of Macedon who conquered all of the known world around the Mediteranean 356B.C. - 323B.C.
King of the Anglo-Saxons, improved his kingdoms legal and military structure and ruled southern England 849A.D. - 899 A.D.
Under this persons auspices the Russian Empire expanded, improved its administration, and continued to modernize along Western European lines1729A.D. - 1726A.D.
King of the Franks, conquered much of Europe and was the founder of the Holy Roman Empire768A.D. - 814A.D.
First Christian emperor of Rome, took the city of Byzantium and renamed it Constantinople in his honor272A.D. - 337A.D.
Founder of the Persian Empire and conquered much of the land in and around the Middle East576B.C. - 530B.C.
AchievementsPersonYears
Count of Castile and later king of Leon he was the first man to name himself emperor of Spain.1015A.D. - 1065A.D.
King of Prussia and prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire1712A.D. - 1772A.D.
Given the title 'The Grand Prince of Moscow' he renovated the Kremlin, ended the Golden Horde over the Rus, and tripled the lands of the state1440A.D. - 1505A.D.
Emperor of the Byzantine Empire, constructed the Hagia Sophia and conquered much of (former) Western Rome483A.D. - 565A.D.
Temporarily ruled Russia with his sickly half-brother Ivan V and transformed the Tsardom of Russia into an empire1673A.D. - 1775A.D.
Pharaoh of ancient Egypt who received the throne at the age of 14 and led military campaigns into Canaan and Nubia.1293B.C. - 1213B.C.

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