History NamesToRunAwayFrom / Conquerors

22nd Sep '17 9:29:15 AM HazelMcCallister
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** Koresh was actually aiming for the exact opposite effect, combining the name of the prophesied Israelite messiah's ancestor with that of the most famous non-Jewish messiah. Of course, if you didn't agree with his [[AGodAmI estimation of himself]], he was unintentionally playing this trope straight.
6th Sep '17 1:36:37 AM PaulA
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* William Briden a character in Creator/HPLovecraft's work, who actually survives his first encounter with Cthulhu and escapes from R'lyeh, although having seen an EldritchAbomination and having [[GoMadFromTheRevelation Gone Mad From The Revelation]] he isn't exactly able to survive for the several weeks his ship spends at sea awaiting rescue.

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* William Briden a character in Creator/HPLovecraft's work, "Literature/TheCallOfCthulhu", who actually survives his first encounter with Cthulhu and escapes from R'lyeh, although having seen an EldritchAbomination and having [[GoMadFromTheRevelation Gone Mad From The Revelation]] he isn't exactly able to survive for the several weeks his ship spends at sea awaiting rescue.
1st Jul '17 12:53:51 AM erforce
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* Fran Stalinoskovichdavidovichski in ''{{Dodgeball}}'' who can knock out and possibly kill a man with one throw of a dodgeball.

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* Fran Stalinoskovichdavidovichski in ''{{Dodgeball}}'' ''Film/DodgeballATrueUnderdogStory'' who can knock out and possibly kill a man with one throw of a dodgeball.
23rd May '17 1:24:52 PM Anorgil
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* "Alexander Theatre/{{Hamilton}}. My name is Alexander Hamilton. And there's a million things I haven't done, but just you wait..."

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* "Alexander Theatre/{{Hamilton}}. My name is Alexander Hamilton. And there's a million things I haven't done, but just you wait..."
" In short, as proud and ambitious as his namesake.
23rd May '17 1:14:58 PM Anorgil
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* "Alexander [[Theatre/{{Hamilton}}]]. My name is Alexander Hamilton. And there's a million things I haven't done, but just you wait..."

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* "Alexander [[Theatre/{{Hamilton}}]].Theatre/{{Hamilton}}. My name is Alexander Hamilton. And there's a million things I haven't done, but just you wait..."
23rd May '17 1:14:25 PM Anorgil
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* "Alexander [[Theatre/{{Hamilton}}]]. My name is Alexander Hamilton. And there's a million things I haven't done, but just you wait..."




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* Subverted by Prince Alexander in ''VideoGame/KingsQuest'', who has no ambitions of conquest.
17th May '17 12:13:33 PM Minni128
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[[folder:Raze]]
What conquerors are likely to do.

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* ComicBook/RasAlGhul from ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' sounds like this. For extra running bowel-trembling terror-ness, Ra's al Ghul means "the demon's head" in Arabic.

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* The Ra'zac from the ''Literature/InheritanceCycle''.

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* From Wiki/{{Killerbunnies}}, we have Razelle Anne Serchendistroy. Interestingly, her name is an actual but uncommon name and, ironically, despite it's spelling, her name means " ewe, lamb daughter", not what you'd expect.
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9th Apr '17 1:42:48 PM nombretomado
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* Julian Solo, from ''SaintSeiya''.

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* Julian Solo, from ''SaintSeiya''.
''Manga/SaintSeiya''.
2nd Apr '17 10:14:12 AM nombretomado
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* Xerxes Break (no, it's not his real name) from ''PandoraHearts''.

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* Xerxes Break (no, it's not his real name) from ''PandoraHearts''.
''Manga/PandoraHearts''.
14th Mar '17 5:13:53 AM Doug86
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* Prince Gilgamesh from "VideoGame/TowerOfDruaga". How awesome is he? Awesome enough to wear gold armor.

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* Prince Gilgamesh from "VideoGame/TowerOfDruaga".''VideoGame/TheTowerOfDruaga''. How awesome is he? Awesome enough to wear gold armor.
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