History / Leaders During the European Renaissance and Reformation

Random History or Europe Quiz

Can you name the leaders during the European Renaissance and Reformation?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to Play
Challenge
Share
Tweet
Embed
Score 0/29 Timer 20:00
DescriptionLeader
Invented the printing press around 1439
Founder of Presbyterianism in Scotland
'The Father of Humanism'
King of France who supported the Schmalkaldic League in an attempt to curb the power of the Holy Roman Empire
Last name of a long line of English royalty
(of Castille) - Queen famous for 'unifying' Castile and Aragon
Hapsburg who brought forth the threat of 'Universal Monarchy'
The first 'New Monarch' of France
Popularized the idea that politics was amoral
Last name of family famous for ruling Florence and sponsoring the arts
Last name of a long line of French kings
Author of 'Praise of Folly' and 'Handbook of a Christian Knight'
Posted the 95 Theses in Saxony (1517)
Lay preacher who founded the 'Brothers and Sisters of Common Life' (which would eventually be approved by the papacy)
French pastor whose views on theology would later be called 'Calvinism'
DescriptionLeader
Sold indulgences in Saxony
Author of a biography depicting virtu'
Scientist who believed the universe was heliocentric
Burned at the stake for heresy against the Catholic church for trying to reform it; incited the Hussite Wars
Last name of a long line of Holy Roman Emperors (among many other titles)
Elected Pope at the Council of Constance, ending the Great Schism of the West
Last name of wealthy banking family famous for controlling economics in much of Europe
Pope during Protestant Reformation famous for his selling of indulgences to fund the Sistine Chapel
Spaniard who established the 'Society of Jesus'
(of Aragon) - King famous for 'unifying' Castile and Aragon
The first 'New Monarch' of England; a Tudor; Ended the Wars of the Roses
Famous for his encouragement of the idea of indulgences (penance by pay)
Most influential scientific intellectual in the 1400's; laid the foundations for a mathematical conception of the universe
Pope who called the Council of Trent in 1545 in one of the first big moves of the Counter-Reformation

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras


Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.