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

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