History Quiz / 64 Historical Figures

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

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