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

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