64 Historical Figures

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

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