64 Historical Figures

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

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