History Quiz / Leaders During the European Renaissance and Reformation

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

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

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