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

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