64 Historical Figures

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American philanthropist considered one of the most powerful women alive
Created Japan's 17-article constitution
Founding father of Kenya
Czar who westernized and militarized the Russian Empire
First European to discover Hispaniola
Famous communist leader of North Vietnam
Author of Das Kapital and The Communist Manifesto
The 'Sun King' who he made the Palace of Versailles a symbol of absolute monarchy
Last president of the Soviet Union
Polio-ridden leader responsible for the 'New Deal'
Led China into a socialist market economy
Persian emperor known for his religious tolerance
Indian emperor known for his conquests and support of Buddhism
Conquistador responsible for the fall of the Aztec Empire
Scottish author of The Wealth of Nations
Led the first voyage to circumnavigate the globe
Physician considered the father of western medicine
Responsible for introducing the printing press to Europe
Influential anti-federalist who purchased the Louisiana Territory
South African president who opposed apartheid
British prime minister who received the Nobel Prize for Literature
Founder of the Republic of Turkey
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Longest reigning female monarch in history
Leader of the Bolshevik Revolution
Mathematician known for his laws of motion
Philosopher who pioneered traditional logic
Nationalist notable for his nonviolent civil disobedience
Developed the theory of relativity
Italian astronomer who championed a heliocentrism
Japanese shogun whose reign started 300 years of relative peace
Carthaginian general of the second Punic War
Wrote a code of laws calling for 'an eye for an eye'
Egyptian pharaoh also known as 'Ozymandias'
Monarch whose navy defeated the Spanish Armada
Naturalist who developed the theory of natural selection
Dictator responsible for the Holocaust
Founder of The Academy in Athens
Conservative icon responsible for supply-side economics
Holy Roman emperor sometimes called the father of Europe
Greek philosopher arrested for 'corrupting the youth'
General murdered by a group of senators on the Ides of March
Catholic nun who founded the Missionaries of Charity
Nationalized the Suez Canal
Macedonian conquerer who spread Hellenistic culture
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General during the Golden Age of Athens
African king known as the wealthiest man of all time
Leader of the Latin American push for independence
British demographic scholar
French emperor defeated at Waterloo
Conquerer who united the Mongols
Chinese politician who spurred the Cultural Revolution
'The Man of Steel'; known for mass purges of his enemies
Spaniard responsible for the conquest of the Incan Empire
French Enlightenment figure who advocated complete freedom of religion
First emperor of Rome who implemented its police force
Father of the political belief that 'the ends justify the means'
Founder of the Mali Empire whose epic story was passed on through oral tradition
Venetian traveller who served on the court of Kublai Khan
Author of the Art of War
Moroccan explorer who visited most of the 14th century Islamic world
Enlightenment thinker who heavily influenced the American Revolution
Catholic priest known for advocating scholasticism
Father of the Protestant Reformation
Roman emperor who famously converted to Christianity

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