64 Historical Figures

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

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