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

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