Biography Quizzes

Today's Featured Game

Missing Word: Famous German People
Editor Pick
Name the missing portion of each famous German name.
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From the Sporcle Archives:
World Leaders' Obituaries

More Recent Games

Famous Historical 'J' First Names
These names make us jump for joy.
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Historical Valentines
Editor Pick
Name the historical figures depicted in these Valentine's Day cards.
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Best. Multitaskers. Ever.
How many things can you possibly do at the same time?
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What Country Did I Lead?
So, is this a history quiz or a geography quiz?
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A Bit of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Life (clickable)
Editor Pick
Pick the correct answers pertaining to the life of Martin Luther King, Jr..
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Clickable Sporcle Jeopardy! IX: History
Editor Pick
Can you find the right responses for the 6 History Jeopardy! categories?
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Find the Famous Figure's Birthplace
There are only 197 countries to choose from...should be a piece of cake.
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Authors of The Federalist Papers
Curator Pick
Name the authors of 'The Federalist' Papers.
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Famous People and Museum Match-up
Editor Pick
Match the famous people with the correct museum.
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Famous Historical 'F' First Names
Come to think of it, 'First' would be a pretty cool name for a first-born. Let hilarity ensue later-on in life.
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That's What 'I' Said
Editor Pick
Complete the quotes from each of these historical figures whose names begin with 'I'.
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Famous Figures by Country of Birth
This quiz is much more fun than (and yet oddly similar to) our other hobby of gluing celebrity heads onto an Atlas.
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Biography: M
The fact that these people's last names start with M is nothing compared to the rest of their lives.
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Famous American Entrepreneurs
If you ever wanted to know the building blocks of the US economy, take a look at this quiz.
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Greek & Roman 'B' Names
Curator Pick
Pick the names of historical Greeks and Romans given a short biography.
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Profile: Nelson Mandela
Editor Pick
Name the facts about Nelson Mandela.
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Who's Who In History
Editor Pick
Match the alternative names or titles that refer to the same historical person.
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Author Country Match-Up
Every famous author has to come from somewhere.
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Civil War Movies (Slideshow)
Editor Pick
Those who do not learn history are doomed to reshoot it.
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Elizabeth of York Relationships
Editor Pick
Elizabeth of York is the only known person who has had the following relationships to six different kings. Can you match each up with her connection to them?
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Missing Word: Famous Scandinavians
Curator Pick
Name the missing portion of each famous Scandinavian name?*.
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Women in high places: 17th - 19th Centuries
Editor Pick
Pick the women rulers, queens, or consorts from the 17th - 19th centuries.
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