The Sun. King Louis the Fourteenth is commonly referred to in France as "Le Roi Soleil" (which means "The Sun King").
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Alben Barkley. Alban Barkley was Truman's Vice President from 1949-1953.
Dwight D. Eisenhower. Over 275,000 German and Italian troops were taken prisoner after the Axis forces surrendered on May 13, 1943.
Great Charter. Magna Carta is a charter agreed by King John which means Great Charter or The Great Charter of the Liberties of England.