64 Historical Figures

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

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