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Below we have included the biographies of some of the most powerful and influential leaders in world history.
Alexander the Great
- Greek leader who conquered western Asia and northeast Africa.
- The first Emperor of Rome.
- French military leader who became Emperor of the French.
- Leader of the Soviet Union during much of the Cold War.
- Dictator of Rome who helped bring about the end of the Roman Republic.
- Cuban revolutionary and longtime leader of the Cuban government.
- King of the Franks and the Holy Roman Emperor.
- Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during World War II.
- The last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt.
Constantine the Great
- Roman emperor who converted to Christianity..
Cyrus the Great
- King and founder of the Persian Empire.
- Leader of the Confederacy during the Civil War.
Queen Elizabeth I
- Queen of England for 44 years.
- One of the most powerful and successful pharaohs of Ancient Egypt.
- Founder of the Mongol Empire.
- King of Babylon who established a written code of laws.
- Last leader of the Soviet Union.
- Leader of Nazi Germany during World War II.
King Henry VIII
- King of England famous for marrying six times.
- Third President of the US who wrote the Declaration of Independence.
Joan of Arc
- Led the French during the Hundred Years War while still a teenager.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Civil rights leader who brought change through non-violent protest.
- Mongol Emperor who established the Yuan Dynasty of China.
- Communist revolutionary who helped found the Soviet Union.
- President of the United States during the American Civil War.
Tsar Nicholas II
- The last Tsar of Russia.
- Dictator of Italy during World War II.
- Greek leader of Athens during the Greek golden age.
- United States General and Secretary of State.
- United China under one rule and became the first Chinese Emperor.
- French revolutionary who led France during the Terror.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
- President of the US during the Great Depression and World War II.
- Sultan of Egypt and Syria who captured Jerusalem from the Crusaders.
- Leader of the Soviet Union during World War II.
Suleiman the Magnificent
- Ruler of the Ottoman Empire during its golden age.
- The first woman Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
- Queen of England for over 63 years during the Victorian Era.
- Considered the greatest and most powerful Egyptian Pharaoh.
- First President of the United States.
William the Conqueror
- Became King of England after the Norman Conquest.
- The only woman to take the title of Emperor of China.
- Communist revolutionary who founded the People's Republic of China.
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