64 Historical Figures

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

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