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The German Leonardo, painter who diffused Renaissance culture to the north
Jerk of an English king who caused a civil war and lost his head
Early Christian missionary who brought the new religion to Rome
Frankish king; uniter and Christian convert
Pope who won investiture controversy and weakend the HRE
This king was so bad, they had to bring in a Dutch guy to replace him
Philosophe, writer of the Encyclopedia
Roman emperor who divided the empire into East and West
Italian sculptor (David) and painter (Sistine Chapel)
Greek philosopher
Elizabeth's successor, Scottish Catholic king with a nasty dynasty
French philosophe who criticized slavery and the Church (and the HRE)
Great patron of Renaissance Italy
First emperor of Rome
English playwright
First European to sail to India
Invented the steam engine
Leader of the Golden Age of Athens
First king of Italy
THE Renaissance Man
French peasant girl who rallied the troops to victory in the Hundred Years War
Conqueror of Greece and father of another famous conqueror
German monk who had 95 problems with the Church
Absolute monarch who launched the Spanish Armada
Conqueror from Macedonia
English queen who made a religious compromise
French sun king, built Versailles
Minister to French kings and creator of absolute monarchy in France
Sardinian Prime Minister who united Italy
Austrian Foreign Minister who led the Congress of Vienna
Prussian Prime Minister who navigated the unification of Germany
Created common law system of justice in the Middle Ages
Greek mathematician who liked music and triangles
French political philosopher who admired checks and balances in government
Puritan general in English Civil War, ruler of the Commonwealth
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English economist who invented capitalism
Flemish Renaissance master painter of humanistic themes!
Restored king of England after the Commonwealth
Reformation alternative in Switzerland
Inspiration to explorers everywhere. Or at least 15th century Europe
Catholic half-sister of two Protestant monarchs
Loser of investiture controversy, was excommunicated
Author of Leviathan, a work of political social contract theory where men are equal and evil
Developed scientific method
Won French Huguenot wars, became king but converted to Catholicism
French Emperor, general, conqueror, and dessert
Greek playwright, Father of Tragedy
Leader of the Reign of Terror and fan of head removals
Expanded French royal power in the high Middle Ages
French philosopher who believed in the power of human reason
Dictator of Rome, conqueror, hero
Austrian (Holy Roman) Empress in the Age of Absolutism
Italian scientist who invented the telescope
English philosopher for womens' rights
Germanic king, crowned emperor in 800
First historian, wrote Greek account of the Persian Wars
First Christian emperor of Rome
Founder of Christianity
Inventor of communism
One of the brothers who fought for the plebs, but caused a civil war
English political philosopher, believed in revolution and natural rights
Prussian king who expanded the military
King who called the Estates General and lived (well, didn't live) through the French Revolution
Italian architect in Florence, likes domes
Polish scientist known for his heliocentric model of the universe
Egyptian empress and temptress who loved her Roman men
French philosopher who believed in liberty, rights, and education
Italian political philosopher; the ends justify the means
Athenian reformer responsible for democracy
Founder of Anglican church

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