64 Historical Figures

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

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