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

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