64 Historical Figures

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

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