64 Historical Figures

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

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