History Quiz: Which Nation Controlled It? #1

Guess which nation controlled the location on the given date.
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Last updated: April 11, 2021
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1. Bangkok, 1760
Khmer Empire
Ayutthaya Kingdom
Kingdom of Thonburi
Bangkok was controlled by the Ayutthaya Kingdom between the early 15th century and 1767, when the kingdom was invaded by the Third Burmese Empire.
2. Cyprus, 1544
Duchy of Athens
Ottoman Empire
Republic of Venice
Kingdom of Sicily
Venice controlled Cyprus from 1489 until 1571, when it was conquered by the Ottomans.
3. San Antonio, 1830
United States
Republic of Texas
First Mexican Republic
San Antonio was controlled by the First Mexican Republic between 1823 and 1836, after which it was controlled by the Republic of Texas.
4. Gloucester, 790
Kingdom of Gwynedd
Kingdom of England
Gloucester was located in Wessex in the late 6th century. It later became part of the minor kingdom of Hwicce, which became a client or sub-kingdom of Mercia in 628. Hwicce was no longer a kingdom by around 780, as it became part of Mercia. Gloucester then became part of Wessex again sometime between 877 and 883, when Mercia submitted to Alfred the Great.
5. Alexandria, 21 BC
Ptolemaic Kingdom
Nabataean Kingdom
Roman Empire
Parthian Empire
Egypt became a Roman province in 30 BC when Cleopatra was deposed by Octavian (who would later become Augustus, the first Roman emperor).
6. Tashkent, 1391
Seljuk Empire
Khanate of Bukhara
Timurid Empire
The city, which had been destroyed by Genghis Khan in 1219, was restored while it was part of the Timurid Empire.
7. Bogotá, 1809
Gran Colombia
Empire of Brazil
Republic of New Granada
Colombia gained its independence from Spain in 1819.
8. Barcelona, 541
Visigothic Kingdom
Principality of Catalonia
Byzantine Empire
Barcelona was the capital of the kingdom between 507 and 542.
9. Pataliputra, 90 BC
Maurya Empire
Nanda Empire
Gupta Empire
Shunga Empire
Pataliputra became the capital of the Shunga Empire after the founder Pushyamitra Shunga assassinated the final Maurya emperor.
10. Palau, 1923
United States
Empire of Japan
The Empire of Japan took control of Palau from Germany in 1914.
11. Gdańsk, 1350
Duchy of Pomerelia
State of the Teutonic Order
Kingdom of Poland
The city was captured by the State of the Teutonic Order in 1308.
12. Luanda, 1969
Angola won its independence in 1975 following a thirteen year long war.
13. Bordeaux, 1209
Duchy of Lorraine
Duchy of Burgundy
Duchy of Gascony
Duchy of Normandy
The duchy had Bordeaux as its capital.
14. Babylon, 520 BC
Neo-Babylonian Empire
Achaemenid Empire
Neo-Assyrian Empire
The city was captured by the Persians in 539 BC.
15. Dominican Republic, 1824
Haiti controlled all of Hispaniola between 1822 and 1844.
Level 63
Sep 15, 2021
I did even worse on this than on your 'which came first', but another great quiz, and again, I really like the information you give to explain at the end
Level 79
Sep 15, 2021