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World History People

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Queen of England. Best known for: Ruling England for 44 years
Explorer of the North and South Poles. He led the first expedition to reach the South Pole and was the first person to visit both the North and South Pole.
General and leader of Nationalist China during WWII.
Astronomer. He said that the Sun was the center of the universe and that the Earth and the planets orbited the Sun.
Sculptor. Most famous sculptures include David in Bronze , St. Mark, the Gattamelata, and the Magdalene Penitent.
The most renowned and the longest-ruling female leader of Russia. Ruled from1762-1796 during Russia's Golden Age.
Italian Sculptor, Painter, Architect. Famous works were David, the Pieta, and paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
Italian inventor, artist, and scientist. Famous works: Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, The Vitruvian Man
German engineer and automobile manufacturer who produced the first high-speed internal combustion engine.
A CHINESE PHILOSOPHER AND TEACHER WHOSE BELIEFS HAD A GREAT INFLUENCE ON CHINESE LIFE
Ancient Greek philosopher primarily remembered today for his formulation of an atomic theory of the universe.
Roman Emperor. Best known for: Being the first Roman Emperor to convert to Christianity and establishing the city of Constantinople
Chairman of the Soviet Union. Best known for: Leading the Russian Revolution and establishing the Soviet Union
Dictator of Germany. Best known for: Starting World War II and the Holocaust
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Emperor of Japan. Leader of Japan during World War II and Japan's longest-reigning monarch
Greek philosopher and scientist. Credited with the idea of logical thinking. Student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great
British navigator and explorer who sailed and mapped much of the South Pacific
The king of Macedonia or Ancient Greece. He is considered one of the greatest military commanders in history.
British prime minister as England entered World War II. He is known for his policy of "appeasement" toward Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany.
Earned his nickname for his great acts of cruelty directed toward all those with whom he disagreed. He became the first ruler to assume the title Czar of all Russia.
German engineer and inventor. Designed and built the one of the first practical automobile. Also got a patent on it.
He was the Prime Minister of Great Britain. Best known for: Standing up to the Germans in World War II
A historian who chronicled the Persian Wars, Herodotus is often called the Father of History.
Civil Rights Leader from India. Best known for: Non-violent Protests
Famous Greek epic poet. He wrote the epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey.