Hardest World History Quiz


1 - Who is Baha'u'llah?

2 - Under which Ottoman sultan were the Janissaries finally abolished in 1826?

3 - In the late 17th century, the Scots attempted to found a colony in modern day Panama. What name is usually given to this ill-fated expedition?

4 - Which future American President helped deliver food help to occupied Belgium during the First World War?

5 - On top of the French, Portuguese, Dutch and English who also had trading posts in India?

6 - Which ruler united the Khmer Empire?

7 - What was the old Scottish name for Königsberg?

8 - To which Spanish kingdom does this flag belong?

9 - Which Mughal Emperor is associated with the ending of accomodation of Hindus into the political system and the attempt to make the Mughal Empire a purely Islamic state in the late 17th century?

10 - Which US politican shot and killed former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton (who currently appears on the $10 bill) in a duel?

11 - Who conquered the last of the Khwarazmian Empire, crossed and conquered the Caucasus and marched north into Russia defeating an army more than 12 times larger in only a few months?

12 - Which US President was nicknamed 'Old Kinderhook?' His supporters formed 'OK Clubs' and are sometimes credited with the origin of the phrase 'okay.'

13 - Which state was not a German elector in the 16th century?

14 - Who was the first woman elected to the British House of Parliament?

15 - Who wrote the first version of the Dutch constitution as used today?

16 - Who lost the Battle of Tannenburg (or Grunwald) against Poland-Lithuania in 1410?

17 - Who was defeated in the battle of Sandwich in 1217?

18 - In what city did Charles de Gaulle make his promise of a new partnership with French colonial populations in 1944:?

19 - Who wrote the Confessions?

20 - Which was the last Etruscan City to came under Roman power?