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

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