64 Historical Figures

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

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