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Conquerors

Agricola
(40–93) enlightened governor and general; subdued all Britain. [Rom. Hist.: NCE, 35]
Alaric
(c. 370–410) Visigothx chief; sacked Rome. [Eur. Hist.: Bishop, 14]
Alexander the Great
(356–323 B.C.) Macedonian king and conqueror of much of Asia. [Gk. Hist.: NCE, 61]
Attila
(d. 453) king of Huns. [Eur. Hist.: NCE, 182]
Batu Khan
(d. 1255) Mongol conqueror of 13th century; grandson of Genghis Khan. [Asian Hist.: NCE, 248]
Caesar, Julius
(102–44 B.C.) Roman statesman and general; reduced all of Gaul and Britain to Roman control. [Rom. Hist.: NCE, 416]
Canute
(995–1035) Norseman; subjugator of England. [Br. Hist.: Bishop, 42]
Charlemagne
(742–814) established the Carolingian empire. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 507]
Charles V
(1500–1558) Holy Roman Emperor; last to sack Rome (1527). [Ital. Hist.: Plumb, 43, 406–407]
Cortés, Hernando
(1485–1547) annihilated Aztec culture, claiming Mexico for Spain. [Span. Hist.: EB, 5: 194–196]
Cyrus II
(the Great) (d. 529 B.C.) creator of Persian empire (553–529). [Class. Hist.: Grun]
Genghis Khan
(1167–1227) Mongol chieftain overran most of Asia and eastern Europe (1206–1227). [Asian Hist.: EB, 7: 1013–1016]
Genseric
(c. 390–477) Vandal king; controlled large portion of Mediterranean. [Rom. Hist.: NCE, 1034]
Golden Horde
13th-century Mongol overlords of Russia. [Russ. Hist.: Grun, 170]
Hitler, Adolf
(1889–1945) led Germany to conquer or destroy most of Europe. [Ger. Hist.: Hitler]
Mohammed II
(1429–1481) Ottoman conqueror of Constantinople (1453). [Eur. Hist.: Plumb, 292–293]
Napoleon
(1769–1821) vanquished most of Europe. [Fr. Hist.: Harvey, 570]
Nebuchadnezzar
(d. 562 B.C.) subjugated Jews, initiating Babylonian captivity (597–5 B.C.). [O.T.: Daniel 1:1–2]
Pizarro, Francisco
(c. 1476–1541) with small force, destroyed Incan empire. [Span. Hist.: EB, 14: 487–488]
Tamerlane
(1336–1405) Tartar; vanquished Persia and India. [Asian Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1061]
William
the Conqueror (1027–1087) commanded Normans in conquest of Britain; victor at Hastings (1066). [Br. Hist.: Bishop, 42–46]
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Every grand entrance into a vanquished city meant expanded geographical territory for the empire of the conquerors.
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