64 Historical Figures

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

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