64 Historical Figures

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

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