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Early modern European history
◾ Early modern European history quiz
◾ Q: In which year was the Battle of Lepanto?
◾ Q: Who comes next in this sequence of emperors and empresses of Russia: Peter I, Catherine I, Peter II, [who]?
◾ Q: In which year was the Great Fire of London?
◾ Q: In which year did Britain adopt the Gregorian calendar?
◾ Q: Which edict in 1685 revoked the Edict of Nantes (1598)?
◾ Q: Union of Lublin (1569) created a real union between the Kingdom of Poland and which political entity?
◾ Q: Who comes next in this sequence of kings of Denmark-Norway: Christian III, Frederick II, Christian IV, [who]?
◾ Q: In which year did Maria Theresa (Habsburg dominions) and Frederick II (Prussia) accede to their thrones?
◾ Q: What were the initials of the Dutch East India Company in Dutch?
◾ Q: In which year did Henry VIII become King of England?
◾ Q: In which year did Jean Calvin and Michelangelo Buonarroti die and were Galileo Galilei and William Shakespeare born?
◾ Q: In which year did Hernán Cortés conquer and destroy Tenochtitlán?
◾ Q: In which year was Sir Walter Raleigh executed?
◾ Q: In Swedish history what is the name given to the period between 1719 and 1772?
◾ Q: In which year were George Frideric Handel and Johann Sebastian Bach born?
◾ Q: Born in 1609, daughter of an assassinated king, wife of a beheaded king, and mother of a deposed king, who was she?
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