64 Historical Figures

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

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