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Name that Historical Figure #4

Name the historical figures pictured below.
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Last updated: April 07, 2018
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level 73
Jan 10, 2014
Got 'em all with 2:44 to spare. Fun variety!
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level 56
Jan 10, 2014
Queen Mary should be Mary I, to distinguish her from Mary II or the Queen Consorts named Mary.
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level 83
Jan 22, 2014
but... but then I'd never have guessed it! Hmm, looks like a Victorian era monarch... Victoria? no... Elisabeth? no... Catherine? no... Mary? Yay, moving on...
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level 83
Feb 25, 2015
Which is why it took me a while to get to her, honestly. But if there was only one Victorian Era monarch, does that mean the world was united in that era?
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level 61
Nov 12, 2015
No, it means that by definition, during the reign of Victoria, hence Victorian era.
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level 76
Feb 17, 2016
plats is saying that there was more than one monarchy in the world during the Victorian era.
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level 55
Jan 18, 2014
You can tell how unhip this message board is by how few got Miles Davis correct.
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level 48
Feb 17, 2016
I must be ultra hip then :)
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level 70
Apr 2, 2017
I entered "Flip Wilson" first. LOL!!
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level 38
Jul 22, 2018
Maybe that's because he (Miles Davis) looks nothing like the man most of us remember. I remember him as being much thinner, darker and wearing dark glasses. This must be very early photo of him.
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level 78
Nov 30, 2018
It is. I'd guess the picture is from the mid to late 40's - from the Charlie Parker days. Mr. Davis was around for a long time before his later, thinner look. If I'm not mistaken, that's Tommy Potter on bass.
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level 67
Jan 11, 2016
In 100 years from now only 13/20 people here will be known. The rest will have dropped into obscurity.
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level 67
Jul 11, 2018
A couple of years late, but I'm curious which 7 you think will fade to obscurity? I'm guessing mostly those from the 20th century, having stood the shortest test of time?
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level 58
Feb 17, 2016
Never heard of Frida Kahlo, but hey ho.
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level 70
Apr 8, 2018
You would if you were Mexican, or an artist.
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level 50
Feb 17, 2016
What a wondeful, ecelectic mix of people. I missd Vlad, Miles and Ulysses - great names though, wouldn't miss them again. Great quiz thank you. To add to the comments above, yes, I think that's Mary I isn't it? So shouldn't 'I' come up on the answer even if not required to get it right?
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level 54
Dec 14, 2016
Good quiz, 16/20 for me
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level 56
Mar 22, 2017
Quite a few that made me think "oh yeah, of course" once I saw their names!
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level 78
Apr 7, 2018
I kept wondering why "Louis Armstrong" wasn't working :)
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level 67
Apr 7, 2018
Lucille Ball? A 'historical' figure? Ehhhh.....
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level 75
Apr 18, 2018
Well, if you question her inclusion, you should also question Elizabeth Taylor and James Dean. Of those three actors, it could be argued she was the most "historical," since she was primarily responsible for one of the very important sitcoms in the early days of TV. Even 60 years later, it's ranked among the greatest of all time. Afterwards, the production company she and her husband created was quite influential in the television industry, until it was eventually sold to Paramount.
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level 61
Apr 9, 2019
20 years is enough to consider something or someone historical. She died 30 years ago. She did so much for television and for women being more than just a June Cleaver vacuuming in pearls. Off screen and later in her career, she produced Mission Impossible and Star Trek. I'd say by just about any metric she's earned historical respect.
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level 60
Jun 11, 2019
I just totally guessed Lucille Ball and got it! Also got Neil Armstrong through typing Armstrong in for Louis Armstrong. Ended up getting Miles Davis as a second guess though.
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level 72
Apr 8, 2018
Having Neil Armstrong on a quiz where people like me will type Armstrong for Louis Armstrong will let in a lot of accidental points for Neil.
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level 71
Apr 9, 2018
Maybe blur out the "ARMSTRONG" on Neil's space suit?
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level 46
Aug 25, 2018
"Richard" isn't being accepted. Is his title as a monarch necessary?
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level 44
Dec 20, 2018
No, but the "III" is.
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level 68
Dec 30, 2018
I'm assuming only English people recognized that picture. Looks like a Columbus knockoff to me.
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level 76
Jun 11, 2019
I'm not English and I recognized it.
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level 62
Jun 12, 2019
Thought that Da Vinci was Nostradamus and that Richard III was Henry VI (big oops there)...
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level 62
Jun 12, 2019
Also, I was exclusively guessing weird early 1900s magicians for Dali. Never knew what he looked like.