Can You Identify These Famous Historical Personalities? | Historical Figures Trivia Quiz

Only a genuine history buff will know every historical figure on this quiz is. Could You Identify these Famous personalities? Personalities are all around us, and some are legends in their profession.

Whereas others are just a name, and most people cannot remember them. If you are looking to see how good are you at recognizing historical personalities and their names, be sure to take this quiz!

Can You Identify These Famous Historical Personalities?

  • Question of

    Who is this pictured infamous historical figure?

    Adolf Hitler
    • Adolf Hitler
    • Alois Hitler
    • Sigmund Freud
    • Winston Churchill
  • Question of

    Who is the famous person in the photo?

    Edgar Allan Poe
    • Edgar Allan Poe
    • Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe
    • Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Mark Twain
  • Question of

    Identify the Personality – A French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher

    Voltaire
    • Voltaire
    • Adam Smith
    • Montesquieu
    • Immanuel Kant
  • Question of

    Identify the Personality – An Irish poet and playwright?

    Oscar Wilde
    • Oscar Wilde
    • Bram Stoker
    • James Joyce
    • Charles Dickens
  • Question of

    Can you identify this Russian politician and former intelligence officer?

    Vladimir Putin
    • Mahatma Gandhi
    • Nelson Mandela
    • Vladimir Putin
    • Martin Luther King Jr
  • Question of

    Identify the Celebrity – A Roman general and statesman.

    Julius Caesar
    • Nero
    • Julius Caesar
    • Caligula
    • Gaius Octavius
  • Question of

    Identify the Personality – The fascist dictator of Italy

    Benito Mussolini
    • Clement Attlee
    • Benito Mussolini
    • Lord Randolph Churchill
    • Neville Chamberlain
  • Question of

    Can you guess this personality – A leader of the Indian nationalist movement against British rule?

    Mahatma Gandhi
    • Mahatma Gandhi
    • Jawaharlal Nehru
    • Vallabhbhai Patel
    • Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
  • Question of

    Identify the Personality – A king of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon?

    Alexander the Great
    • Julius Caesar
    • Alexander the Great
    • Roxana
    • Porus
  • Question of

    Who Was Jesus of Nazareth?

    Jesus Christ
    • Moses
    • Jesus Christ
    • Zoroaster
    • Joseph Smith
  • Question of

    Identify the Personality – Founder and first Great Khan of the Mongol Empire?

    Genghis Khan
    • Batu Khan
    • Timur
    • Genghis Khan
    • Kublai Khan
  • Question of

    Who is known as Mehmed the Conqueror?

    Sultan Mehmed II
    • Bayezid I
    • Mehmed I
    • Sultan Mehmed II
    • Bayezid II
  • Question of

    Identify the Personality – Founder of the Lyceum, the Peripatetic school of philosophy

    Aristotle
    • Socrates
    • Aristotle
    • Plato
    • Pythagoras
  • Question of

    Identify the Personality – A German-born theoretical physicist?

    Albert Einstein
    • Albert Einstein
    • Galileo Galilei
    • Isaac Newton
    • Aristotle
  • Question of

    Who was the greatest empress of Russia?

    Catherine the Great
    • Catherine the Great
    • Yelizaveta Grigoryevna Tyomkina
    • Grigory Orlov
    • Paul I of Russia
  • Question of

    Identify the Personality – An American Baptist minister and activist?

    Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Nelson Mandela
    • Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Malcolm X
    • John F. Kennedy
  • Question of

    Who was the king who tried to stop the tide?

    King Canute
    • King Canute
    • Sweyn Forkbeard
    • Harthacnut
    • Leif Erikson
  • Question of

    Who is the Founder of Buddhism?

    Gautama Buddha
    • Mahavira
    • Gautama Buddha
    • Rāhula
    • Śuddhodana
  • Question of

    Identify the Personality – A Founder of Western philosophy?

    Socrates
    • Plato
    • Democritus
    • Socrates
    • Epicurus
  • Question of

    Identify the Personality – An American lawyer and statesman?

    Abraham Lincoln
    • John Wilkes Booth
    • Abraham Lincoln
    • George Washington
    • Thomas Jefferson
  • Question of

    Identify the Personality – The first sultan of both Egypt and Syria?

    Al-Nasir Salah al-Din Yusuf ibn Ayyub
    • Al-Nasir Salah al-Din Yusuf ibn Ayyub
    • Richard I of England
    • Baibars
    • Al-Adil I
  • Question of

    Identify the Personality – A Lakota war leader of the Oglala band in the 19th century?

    Crazy Horse
    • Sitting Bull
    • Crazy Horse
    • Two Moons
    • Lame White Man
  • Question of

    Identify the Personality – The second wife of King Henry VIII

    Anne Boleyn
    • Anne Boleyn
    • Catherine of Aragon
    • Mary Boleyn
    • Anne of Cleves
  • Question of

    Identify the Personality – An Indian ruler and a member of the Bhosle Maratha clan

    Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
    • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
    • Shahaji
    • Sambhaji
    • Maharana Pratap
  • Question of

    Can you identify the personality known as “Tiger of Mysore”?

    Tipu Sultan
    • Tipu Sultan
    • Hyder Ali
    • Aurangzeb
    • Mir Sadiq

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