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

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