64 Historical Figures

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

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