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40 non-US, non-UK Historical People Everyone Should Know

For all the people who were upset by the 40 Historical People that Everyone Should Know quiz, here is one focusing on people that did not come either from the United States or the United Kingdom.
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Last updated: December 18, 2019
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First submittedDecember 17, 2019
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Disciple of Socrates who wrote "The Republic"
Plato
Soviet leader during World War II
Joseph Stalin
Conqueror who founded the Mongol Empire
Genghis Khan
General who led the French Resistance and later served as President
Charles de Gaulle
Königsberg philosopher and authority on ethical dilemmas
Immanuel Kant
Conquered and united China by 221 BC
Qin Shi Huang
"Iron chancellor" who united Germany
Otto von Bismarck
Fascist Italian leader known as "Il Duce"
Benito Mussolini
Introduced Glasnost and Perestroika to the USSR, before it collapsed
Mikhail Gorbachev
First black president of South Africa
Nelson Mandela
Westernized Russia and founded St. Petersburg
Peter the Great
Initiated the first circumnavigation of the globe
Ferdinand Magellan
Introduced free market economy to China
Deng Xiaoping
"Prince of Terror" during the French Revolution
Maximilien Robespierre
North Vietnamese leader until 1969
Ho Chi-Minh
Author of "Don Quijote"
Miguel de Cervantes
Italian who discovered the moons of Jupiter and was silenced by the church
Galileo Galilei
Painter of the Sistine Chapel
Michelangelo
Apostle who is attributed to having written around half of the New Testament
Saint Paul
Empress whose reign is called the Golden Age of Russia
Catherine the Great
Cuba's "Maximo Líder"
Fidel Castro
Discovered polonium and received two Nobel Prizes
Marie Curie
Albanian nun known for her charitable work in Calcutta
Mother Teresa
Solidarity leader and first Polish president after the fall of Communism
Lech Wałęsa
Wrote "Crime and Punishment"
Fyodor Dostoyevski
Proposed that the earth revolves around the sun, triggering a Scientific Revolution
Nicolaus Copernicus
French feminist who said, "One is not born but becomes a woman."
Simone de Beauvoir
Author of the "Divine Comedy"
Dante Alighieri
Developed the theory of relativity
Albert Einstein
Soviet leader during the Cuba Crisis
Nikita Khrushchev
Founder of psychoanalysis
Sigmund Freud
First Roman emperor
Augustus
Cubist painter of "Guernica"
Pablo Picasso
Designed the first practical automobile
Carl Benz
Chilean dictator 1973-1991
Augusto Pinochet
Babylonian king whose code of laws introduced an "eye for eye" policy
Hammurabi
Founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Ruhollah Khomeini
Greek scientist who went bathing and exclaimed, "Eureka!"
Archimedes
United Spain with Ferdinand II and completed the Reconquista
Isabella of Castile
Austrian Wunderkind who composed "The Magic Flute"
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Level 84
Dec 17, 2019
Cool quiz. Almost got everything; couldn't think of de Beauvoir's name. Einstein died as an American, though, invalidating the premise of this quiz, and you made him the thumbnail!! You vile closet Amero-centrist!!
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Level 77
Dec 17, 2019
Thanks! Another one of my crimes against humanity is listing Maria Skłodowska as Marie Curie.
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Level 77
Oct 10, 2020
Ahem, sorry. Should've answered "Einstein was German you imperialist American pig you can't just steal other culture's talents and pretend they're your own!!1!"
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Level ∞
Dec 17, 2019
Too Euro-Centric. Not enough women! Needs more people from Africa! Where are the Zoroastrians!!!
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Level 77
Dec 17, 2019
Even the rate of deaf and blind people was lowered from 5% and 2.5% to 0. Wait, I mean, hearing-impaired and sight-impaired... no, "with a special relation to hearing"... or so.
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Level 67
Dec 18, 2019
Guessed Mercedes instead of Benz...

No "Paul" for Saint Paul?

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Level 77
Dec 18, 2019
Daimler entrepeneur Emil Jellineck named some of his race cars after his daughter Mercédès in the early 1900s, and the name stuck. Paul will be accepted from now on.
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Level 67
Dec 18, 2019
This was very good. Only missed Simone de Beavouir, whose name I've seen but would not have guessed in a million years, and Kant, which is embarrassing because I can see one of his books on my shelf from where I'm sitting as I type this. I was stuck on Goethe and then I just gave up.
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Level 69
Mar 8, 2020
In some sense, Pinochet came by US. :-P
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Level 50
Sep 15, 2022
ToO aMeRiCaN aNd AnGloCeNtRiC
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Level 77
Sep 15, 2022
That's the spirit!