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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