10 most difficult rulers riddlesRulers quiz
What is the name of the first Viking who became the King of England?
Cnut the Great
William the Conqueror
Sweyn Forkbeard the King of Denmark and Norway in 1013 after many tries finally has conquered British soil and announced himself as the King of England. Another Vikings that became the King of England were his son Cnut and William the Conqueror.
How many emperors ruled Korea?
The Great Korean Empire was proclaimed in October 1897 by Emperor Gojong of the Joseon dynasty. From 1905 onward, Korea became a protectorate of Japan, and in August 1910 the Korean Peninsula was annexed outright by Japan, bringing the Korean Empire and its monarchy to an end and beginning 35 years of Japanese colonial rule in Korea.
How is The Boshin War also called?
War of the Year of the Yang Earth Dragon
War of the Year of the Yang Earth Horse
War of the Year of the Yang Earth Rat
War of the Year of the Yang Earth Tiger
The Boshin War ( "War of the Year of the Yang Earth Dragon"), sometimes known as the Japanese Revolution, was a civil war in Japan, fought from 1868 to 1869 between forces of the ruling Tokugawa shogunate and those seeking to return political power to the Imperial Court. The war found its origins in dissatisfaction among many nobles and young samurai with the shogunate's handling of foreigners following the opening of Japan during the prior decade.
Which Muslim country was the first to elect woman to head of government?
Noted for her charismatic authority, Benazir Bhutto was nicknamed "Iron Lady" because of her hard line against the trade unions and tough rhetorical opposition to her rivals. In 1988, she became the first woman elected to lead a Muslim state.
Who was the shortest reigning monarch?
Pedro Lascuráin Paredes
Michael II Romanov
Louis Antoine of France,
Louis Antoine of France (1775-1844) was the eldest son of Charles X of France and the last Dauphin of France from 1824 to 1830. He was technically King of France and Navarre for less than 20 minutes before he himself abdicated, due to his father's abdication during the July Revolution in 1830. He never reigned over the country, but after his father's death in 1836, he was the legitimist pretender as Louis XIX.
How many years did Queen Victoria rule England?
Victoria was queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837 to 1876. With a reign of 63 years, seven months and two days, Victoria was the longest-reigning British monarch and the longest-reigning queen regnant in world history until her great-great-granddaughter Elizabeth II surpassed her on 9 September 2015.
Who did not belong to the first triumvirate of Rome?
Gaius Julius Caesar
Marcus Licinius Crassus
The First Triumvirate was an informal political alliance of three prominent men between 60 and 53 BC, during the late Roman Republic: Gaius Julius Caesar, Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus (Pompey the Great), and Marcus Licinius Crassus. The alliance ended in 53 BC when Marek Krassus died in the Battle of Carrhae. The result of this was the crossing of Rubicon by Caesar in 49 BC and the beginning of the civil war with Pompey.
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.
How long was the reign of Ramesses II?
Ramesses II was the third pharaoh of the 19th Dynasty of Egypt who reigned the Egyptian Empire from 1279–1213 BC. He is often regarded as the greatest, most celebrated, and most powerful pharaoh of the Egyptian Empire.
Which dynasty has never ruled Poland?
House of Wettin
House of Valois
House of Anjou
House of Habsburg
Despite many attempts, Habsburgs have never ruled Poland. The list of kings of Poland includes Louis I of Hungary and Jadwiga of Poland from the House of Anjou, Augustus II and Augustus III from House of Wettin and Henry III of France from the House of Valois.