Historical Figures Decoder

Guess each historical figure. Then combine the first letters of each historical figure's name to make Benjamin Franklin quote.
Only the last name of people with first and last names are accepted
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Last updated: May 19, 2020
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Clue
Figure
N
French conqueror who saw his last defeat at Waterloo
Napoleon
O
Assassin of John F. Kennedy
Lee Harvey Oswald
T
Exiled Soviet leader assassinated in Mexico
Leon Trotsky
H
Emperor of Japan during World War II
Hirohito
I
Ancient Egyptian who has been called history's first architect and doctor
Imhotep
N
British admiral who won the Battle of Trafalgar
Horatio Nelson
G
Indian pacifist who led India to independence
Mohandas Gandhi
 
 
 
I
Spanish Queen of Castille who married the King of Aragon
Isabella I of Castille
S
Greek philosopher who was sentenced to death by drinking poison hemlock
Socrates
 
 
 
C
Probably China's most influential philosopher
Confucius
E
Aviatrix who disappeared in 1937
Amelia Earhart
R
Dutch Golden Age painter of "The Night Watch"
Rembrandt
T
Escaped American slave who rescued 70 others
Harriet Tubman
A
Greek conqueror whose empire extended to India
Alexander the Great
I
Russian Tsar whose reign saw the conquest of Siberia
Ivan the Terrible
N
American president who resigned after Watergate
Richard Nixon
 
 
 
B
"Liberator" of South and Central America
Simón Bolívar
U
Pope who called for and launched the First Crusade
Urban II
T
British Prime Minister during Falkland War
Margaret Thatcher
 
 
 
D
King who ruled the Persian Empire at its peak
Darius the Great
E
German scientist famous for the theory E=mc
Albert Einstein
A
First man on the Moon
Neil Armstrong
T
Pharaoh whose tomb was discovered in 1922
Tutankhamun
H
Babylonian king whose code decreed "an eye for an eye"
Hammurabi
 
 
 
A
Hun called the "Scourge of God"
Attila
N
17th century English physicist who discovered gravity
Isaac Newton
D
Portuguese captain who was the first to sail directly from Europe to India
Vasco da Gama
 
 
 
T
Roman Emperor who came after Augustus
Tiberius
A
Founding father of secular Turkey
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
X
Persian emperor who failed to conquer Greece
Xerxes the Great
E
Her father was Henry VIII and her mother Anne Boleyn
Elizabeth I
S
Author of "The Wealth of Nations"
Adam Smith
 
 
 
Ben Franklin Quote
Nothing is certain but death and taxes
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Level 74
May 18, 2020
Good quiz. Note: You can text go up like E = mc2 or June 17th by using the code below:
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