Quiz: Can You Match These Influential Figures to Their Accomplishments

Elizabeth Taylor as Cleopatra in the 1963 film
Cleopatra via Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

Who are they anyway?

Do you know what these famous people throughout history are? Take this quiz and see if you can identity what they're most known for accomplishing.

 Aug 22, 2018
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Are you a big history buff? Do you know how certain people in history made their mark? Can you identify what those people are famous for by just looking at their images and names? If you said yes to any of these questions, this is the quiz for you! To find out how much you know about the people who shaped the world over the past several thousand years, we challenge you to take this quiz.

Generations upon generations of people have come and gone and have left their mark on history. They've won and lost battles survived diseases and wars, and created art and inventions that have molded the world we live in today. It wasn't always easy, but humanity has defied the odds and kept going. History is proof that we're not only still here, but that there more to come in an ever-evolving future and the people on our quiz made history in one way or another. It's your job to tell us how they did it.

So, if your grand passion is people and the event that shaped the world, sit back, relax, and put on your thinking cap. Answer these 18 questions about the famous people that made things happen over the past few years, and identify what makes them famous. Not only will you have loads of fun, but you'll also probably learn something, too. Good luck with your fun and exciting journey.