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

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