Statistics for Famous People from the 16th Century AD

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  • This quiz has been taken 87 times
  • The average score is 11 of 19

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HintAnswer% Correct
Great english playwright, who wrote "Hamlet", "Romeo and Juliet" and "King Lear"William Shakespeare
100%
Protestant Reformer in Wittenberg, published 95 Theses against the Catholic Church and translated the Bible to GermanMartin Luther
99%
King of England, who married 6 times and founded the Anglican ChurchHenry VIII
91%
"Virgin Queen" of England, defeated the Spanish ArmadaElizabeth I
88%
"Terrible" ruler of Russia, first Russian Tsar, who started the eastwards expansion of RussiaIvan the Terrible
86%
Prussian astronomer, who proposed a Heliocentric CosmosNicolaus Copernicus
78%
Commander of the First circumnavigation of the world, died on this journey on the PhilippinesFerdinand Magellan
70%
Author of "Don Quixote"Miguel de Cervantes
68%
Conquistador, who conquered the Aztec EmpireHernán Cortés
66%
Reformator in Geneva, who founded the Reformed Church, believed in Double PredestinationJohn Calvin
62%
Conqueror of the Inca Empire for SpainFrancisco Pizarro
60%
Main leader of the Dutch Revolt, which gained the Netherlands its independence, his dynasty became kings of the NetherlandsWilliam of Orange
44%
HRE Emperor, King of Spain and its colonies, direct ruler of the Netherlands and Austria, considert himself as an "Universal Monarch"Charles V
42%
"Magnificent" Ottoman Sultan, who conquered Rhodes and Belgrade and partonaged cultureSuleiman the Magnificent
36%
Founder of the Jesuit Order, which became important as force of Counterreformation, Inquisition and missionary work in America and AsiaIgnatius of Loyola
30%
Emperor of the Mughal Empire, which reached its peak under his reign, supported religious tolerance and patronaged cultureAkbar
14%
Daimyō, who established his dynasty as the Shogun Dynasty and ended the Sengoku period in JapanTokugawa Ieyasu
14%
Korean admiral, who defeated the Japanese navy against much greater numbers by using Turtle ShipsYi Sun-sin
14%
Great poet from Portugal and author of the "The Lusiads"Luís de Camões
8%

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