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Tallest buildings throughout history

Can you name which building was worlds tallest in the specified period?
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Last updated: February 8, 2024
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First submittedAugust 13, 2020
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Period
Tallest building
2560 BC - 1300 AD
Great Pyramid of Giza
1300 - 1549
Lincoln Cathedral
1549 - 1625
St. Olaf's Church
1625 - 1647
St. Mary's Church
1647 - 1874
Strasbourg Cathedral
1874 - 1876
St. Nicholas' Church
1876 - 1880
Rouen Cathedral
1880 - 1884
Cologne Cathedral
1884 - 1899
Washington Monument
Period
Tallest building
1899 - 1930
Eiffel Tower
1930 - 1931
Chrysler Building
1931 - 1972
Empire State Building
1972 - 1974
World Trade Center
1974 - 1998
Sears Tower
1998 - 2004
Petronas Towers
2004 - 2009
Taipei 101
2009 - ?
Burj Khalifa
3 Comments
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Level 84
Feb 4, 2024
OMG! How many times did I type "Sears"? You don't have to type "Tower" for Eiffel, or "Towers" for Petronas, or "Building" for Chrysler or Empire State.
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Level 65
Feb 8, 2024
I'm sorry!

Sad mistake! Fixed it!!!

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Level 52
Feb 10, 2024
Great quiz! Would ask if you could accept the British spelling of centre as I typed ‘World Trade Centre’ instead of ‘World Trade Center’