History NamesToRunAwayFrom / Conquerors

25th Jun '16 6:15:34 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* Another Genghis Cohen, from ''Literature/TheCryingOfLot49'', is a subversion. By all accounts, he's little more than a harmless [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philately philatelist]].
25th Jun '16 6:11:05 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* Another one: the genocidal Julian Robotnik from the ''WesternAnimation/{{Sonic|SATAM}} '' continuity, who makes every other version of Robotnik/Eggman look like JulieAndrews.

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* Another one: the genocidal Julian Robotnik from the ''WesternAnimation/{{Sonic|SATAM}} '' continuity, who makes every other version of Robotnik/Eggman look like JulieAndrews.
Creator/JulieAndrews.
7th Jun '16 9:02:19 PM PaulA
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* The title character from Creator/MontagueRhodesJames' short story "Count Magnus" fits this trope [[AristocratsAreEvil to]] [[EvilSorcerer a]] [[OurLichesAreDifferent "T"]]...

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* The title character from Creator/MontagueRhodesJames' short story "Count Magnus" fits this trope is an [[AristocratsAreEvil to]] [[EvilSorcerer a]] aristocratic]] EvilSorcerer and [[OurLichesAreDifferent "T"]]...a lich]].
5th Jun '16 8:05:06 PM Scoutstr295
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* Not a character, but the [[Recap/BreakingBadS5E14Ozymandias third-to-last episode]] of ''BreakingBad'', widely considered the best episode of that series, if not television history.
5th Jun '16 7:58:23 PM Scoutstr295
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The first name of several Roman emperors including Gaius Octavian UsefulNotes/{{Augustus}}, one the greatest emperors. This is because it was the Roman "praenomina" which, by the time of the late Roman republic, had been narrowed down to less than ten common names. The "cognomen" (the second name usually) was much more commonly used by the time of the Caesars.

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The first name of several Roman emperors including Gaius Octavian UsefulNotes/{{Augustus}}, one the greatest emperors.emperors, and Gaius Julius Caesar Germanicus -- a.k.a. {{Caligula}} -- one of the worst. This is because it was the Roman "praenomina" which, by the time of the late Roman republic, had been narrowed down to less than ten common names. The "cognomen" (the second name usually) was much more commonly used by the time of the Caesars.
5th Jun '16 7:55:02 PM Scoutstr295
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* The word "Kaiser" appears on the side of Ziggurat in ''Anime/{{Metropolis}}''.
5th Jun '16 7:44:50 PM Scoutstr295
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But only if they never abbreviate it to "Gus", or, worse yet, [[Literature/JeevesAndWooster "Gussie"]]. Or, for that matter, "Auggie", but that's pretty uncommon. Named after Gaius Octavius UsefulNotes/{{Augustus}}, nephew of Julius Caesar and first emperor of Rome (generally remembered by history as one of the few good emperors... as long as you didn't happen to stand in his way, of course).

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But only if they never abbreviate it to "Gus", "Gus" (unless one has seen ''BreakingBad''), or, worse yet, [[Literature/JeevesAndWooster "Gussie"]]. Or, for that matter, "Auggie", but that's pretty uncommon. Named after Gaius Octavius UsefulNotes/{{Augustus}}, nephew of Julius Caesar and first emperor of Rome (generally remembered by history as one of the few good emperors... as long as you didn't happen to stand in his way, of course).
5th Jun '16 8:21:28 AM Doug86
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* The Katyusha multiple rocket launcher was nicknamed "Stalin's organ" by the Germans in WorldWarTwo partly because the missile racks resembled a church organ, but also because of the terrible howling noise and destruction they caused.

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* The Katyusha multiple rocket launcher was nicknamed "Stalin's organ" by the Germans in WorldWarTwo UsefulNotes/WorldWarII partly because the missile racks resembled a church organ, but also because of the terrible howling noise and destruction they caused.



* Wilhelm (a German variant of William) was the name of two German kaisers, the second of whom ruled during UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne.

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* Wilhelm (a German variant of William) was the name of two German kaisers, the second of whom ruled during UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne.
UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.
28th May '16 10:43:46 AM nombretomado
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* The obscure PlayStation game ''Krazy Ivan'' features a badass HumongousMecha pilot by the name of Ivan Popovich.

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* The obscure PlayStation UsefulNotes/PlayStation game ''Krazy Ivan'' features a badass HumongousMecha pilot by the name of Ivan Popovich.
24th May '16 11:38:58 PM PaulA
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* David Gemmell's Drenai series has a whole dynasty of Khans along with a prophecy of one taking over the world for good measure.

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* David Gemmell's Drenai Creator/DavidGemmell's ''Literature/{{Drenai}}'' series has a whole dynasty of Khans along with a prophecy of one taking over the world for good measure.
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