64 Historical Figures

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

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