The most difficult monarchs riddlesHistory quiz
What is the name of the ruling family of Monaco?
Grimaldis were once one of the most important families of Genoa. The House of Grimaldi provided several doges, ministers, cardinals and military officers of historical note. In 1395, the Grimaldis took possession of Monaco, which they then ruled as a condominium. This is the origin of today's principality.
Who was Jadwiga von Anjou?
Queen of France
King of Poland
Princess of Italy
Queen of France and Italy
Jadwiga was the first female monarch of the Kingdom of Poland, reigning from 1384 until her death. Jadwiga was a member of the Capetian House of Anjou, but she had more close forebears among the Polish Piasts. In 1997 she was canonized by the Roman Catholic Church.
What was the name of the last tsar of Russia?
Feodor III of Russia
Ivan the Terrible
Nicholas II of Russia
Soviet historians portrayed Nicholas as a weak and incompetent leader whose decisions led to military defeats and the deaths of millions of his subjects.