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1

Which French monarch was know for his display of pomp and splendor?

Louis XIV

2

What was the nickname for Louis XIV?

"Sun King"

3

Louis XIV was the longest reigning king in history. How many years did he rule?

70 years

4

Which Cardinal ruled for the child-king Louis XIV?

Cardinal Mazarin

5

Which Cardinal groomed Cardinal Mazarin to rule for Louis XIV?

Cardinal Richelieu

6

Who was Louis XIV's minister of finance?

Jean Baptiste Colbert

7

Who was the "Father of New France" and founded the first permanent French colony in America?

Samuel de Champlain

8

What was the first permanent French colony in America?

Quebec

9

Who was the "Father of the Enlightenment"?

Voltaire

10

Who was the "Father of French Romanticism"?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

11

Who was the editor of the Encyclopedia?

Denis Diderot

12

Which grandson of Louis XIV predicted doom for France?

Louis XV

13

During whose reign did the French Revolution start?

Louis XVI

14

Who was Louis XVI's wife that was beheaded during the Reign of Terror?

Marie Antoinette

15

Which member of the Committee of Public Safety was a prominent member of the Jacobin Club and became the most influential man in the French Government during the Reign of Terror?

Maximilien Robespierre

16

Which French dictator overthrew the Directory and established the Consulate?

Napoleon Bonaparte

17

Who was the greatest naval hero that the world has ever known (the commander of the British navy at the Battle of Trafalgar).

Lord Horatio Nelson

18

Which daughter of the Austrian emperor became Napoleon's second wife when she was 18 years old?

Marie Louise

19

Which Russian czar withdrew his country from the Continental System and began to trade with England?

Czar Alexander I

20

Which brother of Louis XVI was crowned after Napoleon was exiled?

Louis XVIII

21

Which English general defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo?

Duke of Wellington