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Flashcards in World History - Final - People Deck (27):
1

Who was the greatest scientist of all time?

Isaac Newton

2

Who was the greatest scholar of the Northern Renaissance?

Desiderius Erasmus

3

Who was the "Father of Modern Missions"?

William Carey

4

Who was the "Morning Star of the Reformation"?

John Wycliffe

5

Who discovered the Pacific Ocean?

Vasco de Balboa

6

Who was Byzantium's greatest ruler?

Justinian

7

Who was a great Christian martyred for his faith?

Tertullian

8

Who was a great statesman for Greece?

Pericles

9

Who was the world's first empire builder?

Nimrod

10

Who founded the religion of Islam?

Mohammed

11

Who was a great artist in the Italian Renaissance?

Michelangelo

12

Who founded the Methodist church?

John Wesley

13

Who wrote "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God"/

Martin Luther

14

Who was an English hymn writer?

Charles Wesley

15

Who began America's Great Awakening?

Jonathan Edwards

16

Who painted the "Mona Lisa"?

Leonardo da Vinci

17

Who invented the first practical steam engine?

James Watt

18

Who wrote the Fifth Symphony?

Ludwig von Beethoven

19

Who conquered the Aztec Indians of Mexico?

Hernando Cortes

20

Who was known as the "Father of Dutch Liberties"?

William the Silent

21

Who wrote The Magic Flute?

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

22

Who was the "Father of the Hydrogen Bomb"?

Edward Teller

23

Who invented the cotton gin?

Eli Whitney

24

Who was a liberal educator that promoted "progressive education"?

John Dewey

25

Who was the great leader of the Scottish Reformation?

John Knox

26

In past history, who was credited with uniting Germany?

Otto von Bismarck

27

Who became Lord Protector after the English Civil War?

Oliver Cromwell