Empire Timeline Quiz

Given a timeline and specific dates, can you guess the name of the following empires?
Dates taken from Wikipedia
Quiz by JWatson24
Last updated: December 21, 2020
First submittedDecember 20, 2020
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1000200400060080012001400160018002000Year (CE)
395-1453 CE
Byzantine Empire
750-1258 CE
Abbasid Caliphate
962-1806 CE
Holy Roman Empire
1206-1368 CE
Mongol Empire
1230-1670 CE
Mali Empire
1299-1922 CE
Ottoman Empire
1415-1999 CE
Portuguese Empire
1526-1857 CE
Mughal Empire
1583-1997 CE
British Empire
1644-1912 CE
Qing Dynasty
1721-1917 CE
Russian Empire
Level 48
Dec 21, 2020
Very cool quiz! Love the use of the timeline. Please accept "Great Britain" for British Empire.
Level 66
Dec 21, 2020
Great Britain should work now!
Level 58
Apr 4, 2021
I have seen your interesting comments (you are like a mini kalbahamut. lol), and I didn't realize you made quizzes. This one looks amazing, and a fine idea it is. I hate to be the biggest nitpicker in the world, but the boxes after the Holy Roman Empire have less stroke.
Level 66
Apr 4, 2021
Haha, yeah I have a few quizzes but not many. This was my first experiment with SVGs, so it's not perfect. Still, glad you liked it! And I'll see if I can fix that mistake later :)
Level 60
Apr 4, 2021
Great quiz, really made me think!
Level 71
Apr 4, 2021
Cool quiz. I would suggest adding clues for each empire to make it more accessible. Having both the dates and the timelines makes it somewhat redundant. A clue with the dates would be awesome!
Level 66
Apr 4, 2021
I don't want to put clues because I was worried it might make the quiz too easy/obvious. The point of this quiz is to kinda see whether people can figure it out based on iconic dates (for example, 1453 is the Siege of Constantinople, 1997 is the Hong Kong transfer, etc.), and while the timeline is fun and a cool visual, it's hard to tell exactly when all these empires start/end just by eyeballing it. If anyone else thinks the quiz is too difficult and/or having dates at the bottom is redundant though, please let me know--I'm open to changing it :)