Hard World History Quiz


1 - How is this medieval coin called?

2 - Approximatively how many people died during the Swiss Sonderbundskrieg?

3 - The Khanates of Astrakhan and Kazan were conquered in the reign of which Muscovite ruler?

4 - Which crusade founded the Latin empire in Constantinople?

5 - The 25th Dynasty of Egypt originally ruled which foreign empire?

6 - Where did Charles the Bold, last reigning Duke of Burgundy, die?

7 - At what city did King Henry IV of Germany submit on his knees to the authority of Pope Gregory VII in 1073?

8 - Which European nation briefly conquered Taiwan in the 17th century?

9 - What political coalition was elected in France in 1936?

10 - How did the rule of Charles V of Spain end?

11 - Which of these battles was largely a Russian success?

12 - Which British officer was defeated at Isandlwana by Zulu troops armed with shield and spears?

13 - What was the capital of the Zulus under King Cetshwayo?

14 - From which country did Singapore receive Independence?

15 - Who was president of the United States when the first southern states seceded from the Union?

16 - Who was this famous painter?

17 - When did the Dutch declare independence for the first time?

18 - In which city did German liberals gather in an attempt to establish a united, democratic Germany in 1848?

19 - When did Newfoundland become a part of Canada?

20 - When was the Welsh act of Union?