64 Historical Figures

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

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