64 Historical Figures

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

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