64 Historical Figures

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

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