One-Line Summaries Of Famous Historical Figures

Remember those little notecards you used in high school to study for tests? Here’s a more simplified version of that. For the record, we don’t consider these to be the most “influential” people who have ever lived — only historical figures that could easily be summed up in only a few words.

Buddha

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Walt Disney

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Abraham Lincoln

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Cleopatra

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Isaac Newton

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Malcolm X

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Elvis Presley

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Genghis Khan

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Winston Churchill

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Charles Darwin

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Albert Einstein

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Ernest Hemingway

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Mahatma Gandhi

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Vincent van Gogh

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Jesse Owens

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Christopher Columbus

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Joseph Smith, Jr.

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Muhammad

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Rosa Parks

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Sigmund Freud

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Adolf Hitler

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Thomas Jefferson

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Socrates

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Marilyn Monroe

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