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"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history." - by Mohandas Gandhi


Herodotus – born in around 484 BC in the city of Halicarnassus in Asia Minor [present day Bodrum, Turkey] died in or around 430–420 BC, was the Greek author of the first great narrative history written in the ancient world, the renowned History of the Greco-Persian Wars. <be inspired by his actions here>


Plato - born around 428 BC and died in 347 B.C. is considered as one of the most important figures of the Ancient Greek world and an important Western history wise man. <be inspired by his actions here>


Zalmoxis - (Greek Ζάλμοξις) is considered a divinity of the Getae and Dacians (people based in the lower and upper part of the Danube river), is mentioned by the famous Herodotus in his Histories Book IV, 93–96, books written before 425 BC. <be inspired by his actions here>


Caesar – famously known as Julius Caesar, born in 100 BC, was first appointed as dictator in 49 BC, died at 55 years during an assassination in 44 BC. <be inspired by his actions here>


Burebista - Thracian king of the Getae and Dacian tribes, he ruled between 82 or 61 BC to the year 45-44 BC. Burebista was killed by the Dacian aristocracy in a plot, in the same year that Rome’s Caesar was assassinated. <be inspired by his actions here>


Augustus – the Roman Emperor started his monarchy at either 31 BC (after the famous victory of the battle of Actium) or 27 BC when he received the name Augustus. In the short reign, he secured his rule on multiple fronts. <be inspired by his actions here>


Deceneus - (or Dicineus, Dekaineos) is mentioned in book “The Origin and Deeds of the Goths (Getica)” by Jordanes, as the high priest of Dacia and the personal counselor of the Dacian king Burebista. <be inspired by his actions here>


Claudius – in Latin Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus was born on 1st August 10 BC and died on the 13th October 54AD, reigned as emperor of Rome from AD 41 to 54 and added the following states Thrace, Noricum, Pamphylia, and Judea to the empire conquests. <be inspired by his actions here>


Caligula – in Latin Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus was born on 31 August 12 AC and died on 24th January 41 AD, being emperor from the year 37-41 AD. <be inspired by his actions here>


Tiberius – born in 42 BC, renowned as Tiberius Claudius Nero and died in 37 AC, he was the second emperor of Rome and a consider by many as a highly-successful soldier. <be inspired by his actions here>


Nero – in Latin Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus; was born on 15th December 37 AD and died on the 9th June of year 68 AD, considered to be the last Roman emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty is remembered for his generosity and  being a reasonable leader as he eliminated capital punishment and lowered taxes. <be inspired by his actions here>


Trajan – in Latin Imperator Caesar Nerva Traianus Divi Nervae filius Augustus was born on the 18th of September year 53 AD and passed away on 8th August year 117 AD was Roman emperor from 98 to 117 and during his reign, Dacia was conquered. <be inspired by his actions here>


Decebalus – or Decebal, as described in “Cartea omului matur of 1919” reigned Dacia between the years 87–106 AD was the last king of Dacia, before it was conquered by the Romans. <be inspired by his actions here>


Marcus Aurelius – in Latin Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus; was born on 26th April 121 and lived until 17th March 180, time during which he was Roman emperor from the years 161 to 180. <be inspired by his actions here>


Constantine the Great – in Latin Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus Augustus was born on 27th February 272 AD and lived until his death in 22nd May 337 AD, renowned worldwide as Constantine I, ruled as Roman Emperor between 306 and 337 AD, was the first Christian Roman Emperor. <be inspired by his actions here>


"A generation which ignores history has no past and no future." - by Robert Heinlein