Quiz: Can You Get 10/15 On This Historical 'Who Am I' Quiz?

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Do you know a key historical figure when you see one?

Take this quiz to find out if you can identify key historical figures like Michelangelo and Cleopatra from a single description.

 Nov 02, 2017
1 of 15Who am I?
I was the first President of the United States and commanded the army during the American Revolutionary War
Abraham Lincoln
Thomas Jefferson
George Washington
2 of 15Who am I?
I am often considered the Father of History and made the subject a social science
3 of 15Who am I?
I was an English poet and playwright who contributed many words to the language
Jane Austen
Emily Dickinson
4 of 15Who am I?
I was the last Pharaoh of Egypt and began ruling when I was 17
5 of 15Who am I?
I united much of Western Europe in the Middle Ages, which led to modern France and Germany
Napoleon Bonaparte
Abraham Lincoln
6 of 15Who am I?
I was a Dutch artist who cut off some of my ear
Salvador Dali
Pablo Picasso
Vincent van Gogh
7 of 15Who am I?
I was an American poet, best known for my work “The Raven”.
Edgar Allan Poe
Robert Frost
Maya Angelou
8 of 15Who am I?
Queen Consort to King Louis XVI, I lost my head during the French Revolution
Anne Boleyn
Marie Antoinette
Catherine the Great
9 of 15Who am I?
Conquering England in 1066 earned me the title “The Conqueror” after my name
Edward 1
Henry VIII
William 1
10 of 15Who am I?
I was a Venetian merchant who famously travelled to China
Dante Alighieri
Marco Polo
Leonardo da Vinci
11 of 15Who am I?
I was burned at the stake after I helped the King of France
Joan of Arc
St. Augustine
St. Francis
12 of 15Who am I?
I hid from the Nazis with my family for two years and kept a diary of my time in hiding
Rosa Parks
Anne Frank
Marie Curie
13 of 15Who am I?
I was a famous painter, especially known for my work on the Sistine Chapel ceiling
14 of 15Who am I?
Known as the Father of Modern Science, I suggested that the earth rotates around the sun
Galileo Galilei
Isaac Newton
Albert Einstein
15 of 15Who am I?
I was a famous animator responsible for one of the most famous entertainment companies
Walt Disney
Chuck Jones
Tim Burton
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