64 Historical Figures

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

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