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Conqueror

The Conqueror.

Alexander the Great. The conqueror of the world. ( B.C. 356, 336-323.) Alfonso of Portugal. (1094, 1137-1185.)

Aurungzebe the Great. Alemgir. The most powerful of the great Moguls. (1618, 1659-1707.) James I. of Aragon. (1206, 1213-1276.)

Othman or Osman I. Founder of the Turkish power. (1259, 1299-1326.) Francisco Pizarro. Conquistador. So called because he conquered Peru. (1475-1541.) William, Duke of Normandy. So called because he obtained England by conquest. (1027, 1066-1087.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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