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

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