64 Historical Figures

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

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