Quiz: Can You Identify The Historical Figure By A Vague Description?

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How well do you actually know some of the most famous people who have ever lived?

Identify famous figures like actresses, presidents, olympians and more to see how knowledgeable you are about historical figures!

 May 18, 2020

1 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

Ditched her poor upbringing and learned how to rock a white dress
Oprah Winfrey
Marilyn Monroe
Margaret Thatcher

2 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

A really tall guy that got killed while watching a play at the theatre
Muhammad Ali
Abraham Lincoln
Ludwig Beethoven

3 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

Catholic who did a lot of things to help out poor people in India
Eva Peron
Mother Teresa
Queen Elizabeth II

4 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

He had an affair with a really attractive woman who sang him Happy Birthday
John F. Kennedy
Albert Einstein
Elvis Presley

5 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

He had a dream and shared it with thousands of people during a speech in DC
Muhammad Ali
Christopher Columbus
Martin Luther King

6 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

A South African President and anti-apartheid campaigner
Malcolm X
Nelson Mandela
Desmond Tutu

7 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

She sat down on a bus and went to jail for it
Oprah Winfrey
Rosa Parks
Grace Kelly

8 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

She didn't fly around the world, but she tried
Haile Selassie
Amelia Earhart
Eva Peron

9 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

This person made up a story about a wizard called Harry and people really liked it
Veronica Roth
J.K.Rowling
John Green

10 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

She adopted a lot of kids and has really great lips
Oprah Winfrey
Grace Kelley
Angelina Jolie

11 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

He painted cool things and cut off his ear
Vincent van Gogh
Pablo Picasso
Salvador Dali

12 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

Liberated women from the constraints of the "corseted silhouette" and popularizing a sporty, casual chic
Coco Chanel
Ralph Lauren
Stella McCartney

13 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

She had breakfast at Tiffany's
Audrey Hepburn
Grace Kelly
Diane Keaton

14 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

He was really good at baseball and then had a candy bar named after himself
Babe Ruth
Jackie Robinson
Lou Gehrig

15 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

She kept a diary during the Nazi occupation of Germany
Anne Frank
Edith Stein
Lili Henoch

16 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

He runs really fast (but not for the US)
Carl Lewis
Usain Bolt
Michael Phelps

17 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

She said "Then let them eat cake"
Queen Victoria
Marie Antoinette
Queen Elizabeth II

18 of 18Pick the correct historical figure!

He was the longest US president
Franklin D. Roosevelt
George Washington
Theodore Roosevelt
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Who had an affair with Marilyn Monroe? Who was the longest president? Who is the fastest runner? How many of these figures do you really know?