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Greek warrior king who led the Spartan forces during the Second Persian War. He is remembered for his death at the Battle of Thermopylae .
Roman politician and general, part of the second triumvirate. Defeated by Octavian at the battle of Actium along with Cleopatra. Fled to egypt where he committed suicide.
Last Anglo-Saxon king of England. He was defeated and killed during the Battle of Hastings.
Scottish landowner who became one of the main leaders during the Wars of Scottish Independence. Defeated at the Battle of Fallkirk. Captured and executed seven years later.
King of Spain. A devout catholic he organized a huge naval expedition against Protestant England, which ended in a heavy defeat for the Spanish Armada.
English noblewoman and de facto monarch of England for 9 days. Imprisoned when Mary was proclaimed Queen. She was executed after being convicted of high treason.
Queen of Scotland. Forced to abdicate. Fled to England where she was confined to various castles , having claimed her right to the english throne. Executed after years of custody.
King of France until his deposition and execution during the French Revolution.His death brought an end to more than a thousand years of continuous French monarchy.
President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. The CSA lost the war and he was accused of treason but was not tried and was released after two years.
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United States Army officer and cavalry commander in the American Civil War and the American Indian Wars. He and all his men were killed at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
Dutch painter. After years of anxiety and frequent bouts of mental illness, he died aged 37. His work was then known to only a handful of people and appreciated by fewer still.
British Royal Navy officer and explorer. Beaten in the race to the south pole by Roald Amundsen . He and his companions died on the return journey from the pole.
Last Emperor of Germany. Played a crucial role in the outbreak of World War I. He lost the support of the army, had to abdicate and fled to exile in the Netherlands.
Last Emperor of Russia. Forced to abdicate following the February Revolution. He and his family were imprisoned and subsequently executed.
37th President of the United States. Facing almost certain impeachment for his involvement in the Watergate Scandal, he resigned from office, the only president to do so.
Schah of Iran until he was overthrown by the Iranian Revolution. Fled the country and died in exile in Egypt.
The only NFL team to play in four consecutive Super Bowl games, all of which they lost. They have not made the playoffs since 1999, the longest playoff drought in the NFL.
The first team to win back-to-back world series championships, they now have the longest championship drought of any major North American professional sports team(106 years).

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