We tend to idolize important figures and view history through the eyes of notable individuals. Learn about some of Europes most influential people in this channel.
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Charles, the name of 2 kings of England, 10 kings of France, 15 kings of Sweden, 4 emperors of the Holy Roman Empire, 4 kings of Spain, and 1 Austrian emperor.

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Cid, El , the popular name of Rodrigo (or Ruy) Diaz de Bivar (1040 - 1099), a Spanish national hero.

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Cook, James (1728 - 1779), a British navigator. Captain Cook accurately charted vast regions of the South Pacific; provided a basis for England's claim to Australia and New Zealand; and developed a diet that prevented scurvy among seamen.

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