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

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