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Quiz Updated Jul 14, 2016

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Description Historical Figure % Correct
English mathematician who established the laws of motionIsaac Newton
87.6%
Queen of France who was executed during the French Revolution in 1793Marie Antoinette
85.4%
Carthaginian military commander who led his war elephants through the Alps into ItalyHannibal
82.8%
Famed Italian inventor, sculptor and painter famed for his 'Last Supper' muralLeonardo da Vinci
81.1%
French monarch who famously said 'L'État, c'est moi.' (I am the state.)Louis XIV
80%
Possibly mad King of Great Britain who ruled during the American Revolutionary WarGeorge III
77.6%
Emperor whose reforms westernized Russia and the namesake of the 2nd largest cityPeter the Great
76.5%
Member of the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605 and November 5th namesakeGuy Fawkes
74.7%
Holy Roman Emperor crowned on Christmas Day, 800 CECharlemagne
74.3%
Russian Empress responsible for Russia's golden age of the 18th centuryCatherine the Great
68.4%
Spanish conquistador who caused the fall of the Aztec EmpireHernán Cortés
65.1%
Italian statesman who wrote of power and ethics in his work, 'The Prince'Niccolò Machiavelli
64.7%
English king who was forced to sign the Magna Carta in 1215 at RunnymedeJohn
61.9%
Spanish novelist, poet and playwright best remembered for 'Don Quixote'Miguel de Cervantes
61.7%
Author of 'Candide' and outspoken critic of the French monarchyVoltaire
57.8%
Description Historical Figure % Correct
A 'magnificent' patron of the arts in Renaissance Italy and ruler of the Florentine RepublicLorenzo de' Medici
57.5%
First German chancellor who unified the German states in the 19th centuryOtto von Bismarck
57.2%
French theologian of the Reformation and namesake of a branch of Protestantism John Calvin
52.2%
Author of 'Leviathan' which established the Social Contract TheoryThomas Hobbes
41.7%
Louis XIII's chief minister and the main antagonist in 'The Three Musketeers'Cardinal Richelieu
41.4%
Byzantine Emperor from 527-565 famed for his code of legal reformsJustinian I
37.1%
A Father of the Church based in Hippo in North Africa who published his 'Confessions'Augustine
34.9%
Belgian King who founded and exploited the Congo Free StateLeopold II
34.5%
The only canonized king of France who ruled there from 1226 - 1270Louis IX
29.5%
Revolutionary figure whose death in a bathtub was immortalized in a painting by the above artistJean Paul Marat
28.9%
Eccentric Bavarian ruler who commissioned Neuschwanstein Castle in the 1860sLudwig II
25.5%
Czech priest and reformer who was ultimately burned at the stake in 1415Jan Hus
18.1%
16th century French king famed for promoting the arts at the Château de ChambordFrancis I
17.9%
Neoclassical artist who survived being on the wrong side of the French RevolutionJacques-Louis David
17.9%
13th century Holy Roman Emperor who was excommunicated 4 times by the PopeFrederick II
9.3%

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