History Quiz / Famous Europeans 1450-2000 (pt1)

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Can you name the Famous Europeans 1450 to present?

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“The social revolution of the nineteenth century cannot draw its poetry from the past, but only from the future”
'lords themselves are responsible for making the poor people their enemy. They do not want to remove the cause of insurrection, so how... can things improve?”-1520's
'Every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to, but himself.”
Last of the great clerics who loyally and effectively served the French monarchy. Died 1743.
“Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher”--19th century
'Luther was guilty of two great crimes - he struck the Pope in his crown, and the monks in their belly.”
explorer who helped open the Portuguese Empire in the East by he discovered a new route
opularized the inductive model of the scientific method
participated and played a key role in the Spanish America’s struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire
“A government must not waiver once it has chosen it's course. It must not look to the left or right but go forward” --19th century
His motto was “Quieta Non Movere” (let sleeping dogs lie) and was supported by George I & II
overthrew the Stuart monarchy and served as leader of the Commonwealth of England
“Moreover, since the sun remains stationary, whatever appears as a motion of the sun is really due rather to the motion of the earth.”
Used his policy of mercantilism to help France finance its wars
'I do not so much rejoice that God hath made me to be a Queen, as to be a Queen over so thankful a people.”
'I have tamed men of iron in my day, shall I not easily crush these men of butter?' --late 16th century
artist during the Spanish Renaissance who was known for his portrayal of mannerism
asserted control of Papal states in Central Italy and employed a famous artist to add some finishing touches to a religious monument--early 16th century
'clergy ought to be content with food and clothing'--late 14th century
'I view all beings not as special creations, but as the lineal descendants of some few beings'
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Frenchman who popularized the bacterial theory of disease
'Nationality is the role assigned by God to a people in the work of humanity.”
Warned that population would eventually outstrip food supply
“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing”/supported the US against his own country
Enlightened despot who succeeded in granting religious tolerance to non-Catholics, less successful in his efforts to end serfdom
'War and courage have accomplished more great things than love of a neighbor'
His financial plan brought disgrace to the French government and left fear in much of the people for decades
“But if our sex would but well consider and rationally ponder, they will perceive and find that it is neither words nor place that can advance them, but worth and merit.”
Though this German-English communist wrote the influential CONDITION OF THE WORKING CLASS IN ENGLAND, his friend Karl gets more attention
The corn laws of 1815 were passed under his government
After his country was defeated by Japan in war, his soldiers shot unarmed petitioners outside his palace.
'It is legal because I wish it.'
Developer of positivism, father of sociology
created system that allowed algebraic equations to be expressed as geometric shapes, which carries part of his name
Regent that ended hostilities with the HRE in the Treaty of Westphalia and sealed peace with Spain in the Treaty of the Pyrenees
“A Constitution should be short and obscure”--died 1821
'Kings are justly called gods, for that they exercise a manner or resemblance of divine power upon earth'--1609
Holy Roman emperor associated with the Thiry Years’ war
Was told “It is not a revolt, it is a revolution”
utch artist who focused his artwork on new knowledge of the time such as astronomy, optics, etc

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