Ancient Greek ruler who ruled over much of the known world before dying young.
Henry VIII, who had six wives and left the Catholic Church, ruled England from 1509 to 1547.
Russia's great empress Catherine the Great modernised and expanded the country.
Famous English dramatist and poet, often regarded as one of the best authors in English.
Julius Caesar, a Roman general, statesman, and author, helped bring down the Roman Republic.
Caravaggio used dramatic light and dark contrasts in his 16th-century paintings.
Augustus was the first Roman emperor, reigning from 27 BC until his death in 14 AD.
Egyptian pharaoh who ruled for 9 years and is remembered for his treasure-filled tomb.
The first Roman Emperor, who ruled from 27 BC to 14 AD, offered Rome peace and security.