Government Leaders, Military Rulers, and Political Activists

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APPENDIX TWO:

Chronological Listing of Biographies

Menes

Egyptian Pharaoh

c. 2925 B.C.E.

Hammurabi

Sumerian King

1820/180-c. 1750 B.C.E.

Hatshepsut

Female Pharaoh

c. 1522-1458 B.C.E.

Ramses II

Egyptian Pharaoh

d. 1213 B.C.E.

David

King of Ancient Israel

Tenth Century B.C.E.

Cyrus II

Founder of the Persian Empire

c. 600-530 B.C.E.

Darius I

Ruler of Ancient Persia

550-486 B.C.E.

Pericles

Ruler of Ancient Athens

c. 495-429 B.C.E.

Alexander III

Greco-Macedonian Conqueror

356-323 B.C.E.

Candragupta

Emperor and Unifier of India

c. 348-c. 298 B.C.E.

Aśoka

Indian Emperor

c. 292-c. 233 B.C.E.

Shih Huang-ti

Unifier of Ancient China

c. 259-210/209 B.C.E.

Caesar, Julius

Roman Dictator

100-44 B.C.E.

Spartacus

Leader of Roman Slave Rebellion

d. 71 B.C.E.

Cleopatra VII

Queen of Egypt

69-30 B.C.E.

Augustus

First Roman Emperor

63 B.C.E.-14 C.E.

Hadrian

Emperor of Rome

76-138

Marcus Aurelius

Roman Emperor and Philosopher

121-180

Kokhba, Bar

Jewish Rebel Leader

d. 135

Diocletian

Roman Emperor

c. 243-312

Constantine I

First Christian Emperor

c. 274-337

Attila

Hunnish King

c. 400-453

Justinian I

Byzantine Emperor

482-565

Wen-ti

Chinese Emperor

541-604

'Umar I

Early Proponent of Islam and Second Caliph

c. 586-644

Mu'āwiyah I

Founder of the Umayyad Dynasty

c. 605-680

Charlemagne

Founder of the First Christian Empire in the West

c. 742-814

Rashid, Hārūn ar-

Caliph of Abbasid Empire

766-809

Otto I

Founder of the Holy Roman Empire

912-973

'Ubayd Allāh

Founder of the Fatimid Empire in Africa

d. 936

William I

First Norman King of England

c. 1027-1087

Suryavyarman II

Cambodian King and Builder of Angkor Wat

1098-c. 1150

Eleanor of Aquitaine

Medieval Queen and Patron of Culture

1122-1204

Frederick I

Holy Roman Emperor

c. 1123-1190

Henry II

King of England

1133-1189

Saladin

Muslim Military and Political Leader

1137-1195

Richard I

King of England and Leader of the Third Crusade

1157-1199

Genghis Khan

Founder of the Mongol Empire

1162-1227

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  • Title Page i
  • Contents iii
  • Listing of Biographies iv
  • Introduction v
  • The Biographies 1
  • Appendices, Bibliography, and Index 203
  • Appendix One 205
  • Appendix Two 213
  • Appendix Three 219
  • Bibliography 225
  • Index 231
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