64 Historical Figures

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

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