Statistics for Important Cities in European History

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DescriptionCity% Correct
Capital of a powerful republic that became an empire after Julius CaesarRome
98%
"The birthplace of democracy". Home to Socrates and Plato.Athens
97%
Italian city built on a lagoon. It dominated Mediterranean trade in the Middle Ages.Venice
89%
Capital of the Byzantine empireConstantinople
85%
Capital of the Habsburg empire. Center of classical music.Vienna
82%
"The birthplace of the Renaissance". At times, it was ruled by the Medicis.Florence
77%
City that defeated the above in the Peloponnesian WarSparta
77%
Former Russian capital on the Neva RiverSt. Petersburg
74%
Village in Belgium near where Napoleon met his final defeatWaterloo
69%
Slavic city, site of the assassination of Archduke Franz FerdinandSarajevo
62%
City that the Nazis failed to capture in 1942-43, marking a turning point in WWIIStalingrad
62%
City that was defeated by the above in the Punic WarsCarthage
59%
The world's most industrialized city in the first half of the 1800sManchester
57%
Great rival of the above. The birthplace of Christopher ColumbusGenoa
52%
Once the largest shipbuilding city in the world. Where the Titanic was built.Belfast
46%
Capital of the last Muslim emirate in Spain. It was "reconquered" in 1492.Granada
39%
French city where popes and anti-popes resided during the Catholic schismAvignon
35%
Defenestrations in this city led to the Thirty Years WarPrague
35%
City where English archbishop Thomas Becket was murdered by Henry IICanterbury
34%
Canal city in Flanders - one of the chief commercial centers in
Northern Europe from around 1150-1500
Bruges
32%

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