Celtic King of Britons, also known as Caractacus, defeated and exiled by the Romans in 50 CE.
King of Uruk city-state (in present day Iraq) c. 2700 BCE. The Epic of Gilgamesh
survives and appears to have been the earlier inspiration for the biblical story of Noah.
Angelo Roncalli -- Pope John XXIII (1881-1963)
Egyptian King of 25th-26th Dynasty, ruled c. 664-610 BCE.
Semi-mythological Japanese Emperor, ruled c. 510-477 BCE.
Danish King of England, son of Svein Forkbeard, ruled 1016-1035.
Polygamous King made famous through the story "Anna and the King of Siam." Spoke
English, French, Latin, Thai, Nepali and Sanskrit; ruled 1851-1868.
Martyred Bohemian king who ruled briefly c. 925-929. John Neale's lyrics to the
Christmas carol were set to the tune of the 13th century song "Tempvs Adest Floridvm" in 1853.
Roman emperor, ruled 69-79 CE, started construction of the Colosseum.
Known as Süleyman the Magnificent, sultan of the Ottoman Empire who ruled 1520-1566.