64 Historical Figures

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Can you name the 64 Historical Figures?

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

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