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Italian artist of the Renaissance.
Jawaharlal Nehru
First president of free India, after the British left. Friend of Gandhi.
Tokugawa Shogunate
The time period in which the Japanese were ruled by the Shogun. At this time Japan was isolationist and wanted nothing to do with the outside world. This was right before the Meiji period, in which the Shogun were defeated and Japan started trade with the West.
Nicolaus Copernicus
Polish astronomer who in the 1500's identified the sun as the center of the solar system, not the Earth as the Roman Catholic Church taught.