64 Historical Figures

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

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