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

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