64 Historical Figures

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

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