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Alexander the Great
conqured much of the persian empire, took the throne after philip was assasinated
Socrates
student of Plate, made socratic method=ask a series of questions and examine the implications of their answers
Plato
set up school "Academy" emphasized the importance of reason and traditional thought, rejected democracy
Aristotle
Platos student, analyzed gov't and found good and bad examples of each, suspicious of democracy
King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella
launched crusades against jews and muslims, giving them the choice on converting to Christianity or being burned at the stake
Leonardo Da Vinci
sketches, paintings(Mona LIsa) models..studied anatomy, botany, music, architecture and engineering
The Renaissance Man
Copernicus
polish scientist, revolutionized peoples views on the universe
Galileo
Made telescope, sa
w the 4 moons of jupiter
Luther
hated indulgences, confession, pilgrimmages, and prayer to saints, Lutherism and Protestant
Gutenburg
1st to make printing press, printed bibles etc.
Machiavelli
wrote Prince
Catherine the Great
wife of czar peter who was assasinated so she took russian throne, expanded russias borders to part of the black sea and part of poland