64 Historical Figures

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

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