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

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