Mediocre Famous People of History A -Z

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A
Greek astronomer developing a heliocentric cosmos theory
Aristarchus
B
General of Justinian, who conquered Rome
Belisarius
C
Swedish king in the Great Northern War
Charles XII
D
Roman emperor, who splitted the empire in 4 parts
Diocletian
E
Austrian general in the Great Turkish and Spanish Succession War
Eugen of Savoy
F
Important mathematician and scientific advisor of Napoleon
Joseph Fourier
G
Military leader, who forged the Majapahit Empire
Gajah Mada
H
Invented Ammonia synthesis and modern chemical warfare
Fritz Haber
I
Grand Prince of Musovy and first Tsar of Russia
Ivan III
J
Successor to Abraham Lincoln, arguably one of the worst presidents
Andrew Johnson
K
Sassanid King leading the empire to a golden age
Khosrow I
L
Chief of German General Staff in WWI, supported the Hitler Coup of 1923
Erich Ludendorff
M
Incredibly rich king of Mali
Mansa Musa
 
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Founder of the Church of the East (Assyrian Church)
Nestorius
O
German emperor, who defeated the Magyars at Lechfeld
Otto I
P
French diplomat, who divided the Levant after WWI
François Georges Picot
Q
Emperor, who gave China its name
Qin Shi Huang
R
Foreign Minister of Nazi Germany, signed a non-aggression pact with Molotov
Joachim von Ribbentrop
S
National hero of Albania, who defeated the Ottomans
Skanderbeg
T
Central Asian conqueror of Iran, Iraq and India
Timur the Lame
U
Second caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate and important figure in Sunni Islam
Umar
V
Dutch painter of the Golden Age (Girl with a Pearl Earring)
Johannes Vermeer
W
Leader of the Dutch Resistance in the 80 Years War
William of Orange
X
Athenian general and student of Socrates
Xenophon
Y
Korean admiral who defeated the Japanese using Turtle Ships
Yi Sun-sin
Z
French author involved in the Dreyfus affair
Émile Zola
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Level 62
Mar 23, 2019
Besides all of the grammatical errors on this test, you spelled Aristarchus wrong
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Level 37
Mar 24, 2019
Why do you allow "Nestorius", "Francois Picot", "Joachim von Ribbentrop" and "Timur" (the lame), but not "Willem van Oranje"? - His title was NOT William of Orange!
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Level 65
Mar 15, 2021
A fun idea, but for some it's hard to see why they have been deemed "mediocre".