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Historical Figures Quiz – Do You Know All of These Famous People?

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Harry S. Truman once said: “Men make history and not the other way around.” But men also write history, so the “story” often depends on who tells it. For instance, if you read about the 20th century in Russian history books as opposed to U.S. ones, you might find that Lenin was a revolutionary, and Stalin wasn’t half bad. The point is, historical figures are seen differently depending upon the lenses from which they’re viewed. It all depends on the perspective taught us.
Regardless, some famous historical figures are to be remembered, for better or for worse. And there's reason for that: they made social progress. To finish that quote by Truman: “In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.”
If you want to learn from history before it repeats itself, you’ll only get there by remembering the great people of the past…and the not-so-great ones. Examine the faces of these famous people and try to recall what mark they made upon the world. Take the quiz, and you might just discover something new about these historical figures and, in doing so, you may find yourself on the path to greatness!
Test your Knowledge of Historical Figures
When your history teacher droned on in high school, did you ever daydream about what it might be like to make a mark on science, art, or leadership like those Einsteins, Michelangelos, Washingtons, and other famous historical figures of the past? Then you’re in luck!
Take our fun online quiz, and you’ll travel through time, stopping off in the ancient eras and the yesteryears, when great people walked the Earth, inventing, discovering, exploring, and leading. Not only will facts about historical figures build up your trivia storehouse, they may inspire you to make history too.
So, dust off your history book and recall the famous people of the past. It’s time to take our historical figures quiz and brush up on history.
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“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” Marcus Garvey said that. And it's true. History is the study of past events. And if you know nothing about your roots, you don't know how you’ve grown and what has shaped you.
We’ve traveled through history to compile an interesting quiz group that will put your historical memory to the test. More than just confirming you know what Einstein looks like, this quiz will also feed you tidbits about famous historical figures, improving your general knowledge the world over.
This historical figures quiz is one of a series of fun history quizzes that will send you back to the roots of your culture, its origin story, and those who've built it. What’s more – you’ll enjoy learning about these famous people along the way! Without further ado, get in our time machine with this historical figures quiz.

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