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Figures From the 19th century

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French Emperor who nearly achieved hegemony of Europe
Napoleon Bonaparte
Discovered Evolution
Charles Darwin
Wrote Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen
Father of Communism
Karl Marx
Emancipation Proclamation
Abraham Lincoln
British Queen for majority of the Century
Queen Victoria
Economist whose studies on free trade helped repeal the British Corn laws
David Ricardo
Famous Nursing pioneer from Crimean War
Florence Nightengale
Significant role in uniting Italy
Giuseppe Garibaldi
Kaiser who under who Germany was united
William 1st
Discovered that Cholera was a water borne disease
John Snow
Scottish-American Steel magnate
Andrew Carnegie
Harpers Ferry Abolitionist
John Brown
British philosopher famous for utilitarian ideas and writing 'On Liberty'
John Stuart Mill
"Dr. Livingstone I presume?"
Henry Morton Stanley
Dutch 'Sunflower' artist
Vincent van Gogh
Most celebrated British Romantic poet
Lord Byron
Invented the Telephone
Alexander Graham Bell
Founder of De Beers mining Company
Cecil Rhodes
Confederate general of the army of north Virginia
Robert E Lee
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level 71
Apr 10, 2014
Amundsen does not belong on this list, since he reached the South Pole in 1911. Wrong century.
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level 57
Apr 11, 2014
Woops! my bad thanks for pointing that out
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level 55
Jun 2, 2014
You know where I learned about Snow? Highlights.
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level 71
Feb 13, 2015
Darwin did not "discover" evolution--he posed it as a theory.
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level 38
Sep 12, 2018
Given the pronunciation of his name: Car NAY Gie, I would have bet that Carnegie was French, not Scottish.