Statistics for 40 Historical People that Everyone Should Know

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  • The average score is 25 of 40

Answer Stats

Clue Person % Correct
First U.S. PresidentGeorge Washington
90%
German WWII leaderAdolf Hitler
89%
Christian MessiahJesus
89%
Wrote "Hamlet"William Shakespeare
88%
Gave the "I Have a Dream" speechMartin Luther King, Jr.
86%
"Mona Lisa" painterLeonardo da Vinci
86%
"Discovered" the New WorldChristopher Columbus
85%
First man on the moonNeil Armstrong
84%
"Discovered" evolutionCharles Darwin
79%
U.S. Civil War PresidentAbraham Lincoln
79%
Started the Protestant ReformationMartin Luther
77%
"Discovered" gravityIsaac Newton
77%
Father of the nation of IndiaMohandas Gandhi
76%
UK Prime Minister during WWIIWinston Churchill
73%
Founder of IslamMuhammad
72%
First female Prime Minister of the UKMargaret Thatcher
69%
Light bulb inventorThomas Edison
67%
Virgin Queen of EnglandQueen Elizabeth I
67%
French Emperor, 1804-1815Napoleon
67%
Refused to give up her
bus seat, in Alabama
Rosa Parks
64%
Supposedly wrote "The Iliad"Homer
63%
First Soviet leaderVladimir Lenin
60%
"Moonlight Sonata" composerLudwig van Beethoven
60%
French woman who led troops
in the Hundred Years War
Joan of Arc
59%
Greek who conquered PersiaAlexander the Great
59%
New Deal PresidentFranklin D. Roosevelt
54%
Killed on the Ides of MarchJulius Caesar
54%
Wrote "Pride and Prejudice"Jane Austen
51%
Creator of Huckleberry FinnMark Twain
50%
Wrote "Great Expectations"Charles Dickens
50%
First deaf and blind college graduateHelen Keller
46%
His "Great Leap Forward"
killed over 30 million
Mao Zedong
45%
Led his elephants across the AlpsHannibal
42%
Aviatrix who disappeared
over the Pacific
Amelia Earhart
40%
Invented the printing pressJohannes Gutenberg
39%
Battle of Trafalgar admiralHoratio Nelson
34%
"Discovered" the east coast of AustraliaJames Cook
32%
Lord Protector of England, 1653-1658Oliver Cromwell
31%
Called the Liberator of Latin AmericaSimón Bolívar
25%
"Tao te Ching" authorLaozi
12%

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