64 Historical Figures

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

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