64 Historical Figures

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

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