Germans factsRulers quiz
Who was the first winner of the Nobel Prize in physics?
Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen. The first Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded in 1901 to Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, of Germany "in recognition of the extraordinary services he has rendered by the discovery of the remarkable rays subsequently named after him"
Which country was ruled by the Wettins?
Saxony. The House of Wettin is a dynasty of German counts, dukes, prince-electors and kings that once ruled territories in the present-day German states of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia. The dynasty is one of the oldest in Europe, and its origins can be traced back to the town of Wettin, Saxony-Anhalt.
Which country was ruled by the Hohenzollerns?
Prussia. The House of Hohenzollern is a German dynasty of former princes, electors, kings and emperors of Hohenzollern, Brandenburg, Prussia, the German Empire, and Romania. The family arose in the area around the town of Hechingen in Swabia during the 11th century and took their name from Hohenzollern Castle.
Which country was ruled by Franz Joseph?
Austria. Franz Joseph I or Francis Joseph I was Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary, King of Bohemia, and monarch of many other states of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. From 1 May 1850 to 24 August 1866 he was also President of the German Confederation. He was the third-longest-reigning monarch of any country in European history.