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History Quiz: Did They Meet?

Did these historical figures ever meet each other in person?
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Last updated: March 17, 2022
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1. Martin Luther King and Malcolm X
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They met outside the United States Senate Chamber on 26th March 1964.
2. Genghis Khan and Marco Polo
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Genghis Khan died twenty-seven years before Marco Polo's birth.
3. Ramesses II and Seti I
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Seti was Ramesses' father.
4. Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso
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They first met at a gathering in 1905, and a rivalry formed between them.
5. Gautama Buddha and Confucius
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They lived around the same time, but in different areas.
6. Che Guevara and Juan Perón
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Guevara met Perón while the latter was in exile in Spain, and he told the former president about his plan to make Latin America socialist.
7. Alfred the Great and Charlemagne
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Charlemagne died thirty-four or thirty-five years before Alfred was born.
8. Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela
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Gandhi lived in South Africa from 1893 to 1914, and Nelson Mandela was born in 1918.
9. Hattori Hanzō and Tokugawa Ieyasu
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Hanzō was Ieyasu's retainer.
10. Butch Cassidy and Ned Kelly
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The former never left the Americas, while the latter never left Australia.
11. Julius Caesar and Pliny the Elder
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Caesar died in 44 BC, Pliny was born in either 23 or 24 AD.
12. John F. Kennedy and Haile Selassie
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They can be seen meeting in this image.
13. Plato and Socrates
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Socrates was Plato's teacher.
14. Richard the Lionheart and Saladin
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Despite fighting one another and sending each other gifts later on, they never actually met face to face.
15. Marie Curie and Albert Einstein
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They were both at the 1911 Solvay Conference (as can be seen in this photo).
2 Comments
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Level 85
Mar 17, 2022
Great idea!
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Level 79
Mar 17, 2022
Thanks