Historical Events and Figures #2

Given the description, name the historical event or person.
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Leader of the Hungarian Revolution
Imre Nagy
Medieval theologian in Bohemia who was a predecessor of the Protestant Reformation
Jan Hus
Swiss female neoclassical painter who painted "Potrait of a Lady"
Angelica Kauffman
Spanish playwright whose political pieces led to his assassination
Federico Garcia Lorca
Chief consort of the Mughal Empire, the Taj Mahal was built for her
Mumtaz Mahal
Qing emperor who was the last ruler of China
Puyi
Roman emperor who was assassinated by his own soldiers
Maximinus Thrax
Italian painter and sculptor who started the Futurist movement
Umberto Boccioni
Russian painter who depicted historical scenes
Vasily Surikov
Wife of Socrates who was much younger than he was
Xanthippe
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Elizabethan playwright and author of "The Spanish Tragedy"
Thomas Kyd
Leader of the Protestant movement in Switzerland
Ulrich Zwingli
The first action taken in the Great Leap Forward
Four Pests Campaign
Longest ruling sultan of the Ottoman Empire
Suleiman the Magnificent
Oversaw the Federal Reserve during the late 2000's during the economic crisis
Ben Bernanke
Assassinated emperor of Ethiopia who was a influence on Rastafarianism
Halie Selassie I
First chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany
Konrad Adenauer
The founder the Cable News Network (CNN)
Ted Turner
Sports executive who brought the Olympics to Los Angeles in 1984
Peter Ueberroth
Series of treaties that ended the 30 Years War
Peace of Westphalia
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