Kings questions This is a list of recently added questions about kings. Play kings quiz and see all the questions. How many cities did Alexander the Great found that were named after him?20. Alexander the Great founded or repopulated about 20 cities throughout Eurasia and named them all after him, the most famous being Alexandria, Egypt.Created by: Roy Zhuexplorers riddles »very hard 37% 555851010718151569820201207 Which European kingdom other than Russia used the title "tsar" for its monarchs?Bulgaria. The title Tsar in slavic languages is derived from the Latin title for the Roman emperors, Caesar. It was first used in Bulgaria from 10th to 15th century, and in Serbia (in 14th century). Later, it was used in Russia - Ivan IV was the first to use it in 1547.Created by: globalquiz.orgkings of Europe riddles »easy 73% PolandPoland422FinlandFinland516BulgariaBulgaria8113RomaniaRomania1952 Which king created and admired a regiment of giant soldiers?William I of Prussia. The king, who was about 1.6 meters himself, created a regiment called commonly called "Potsdam Giants", for which the required height was 1.88 meters, well above average then and now. William I loved the regiment - he trained and drilled it every day. He tried to obtain tall soldiers by any means - recruited tall mercenaries from all of Europe, received tall recruits as gifts from other monarchs, and even even kidnapped tall priests and monks.Created by: life-o-holichistory riddles »hard 48% William I of PrussiaWilliam I of Prussia2471Tsar Peter the GreatTsar Peter the Great998Napoleon BonaparteNapoleon Bonaparte635William of OrangeWilliam of Orange993 Which king claimed he was made of glass and could not be touched?Charles VI of France. Charles VI, known as "Charles the Mad" ruled France in the midst of the Hundred Years' War. He suffered from periods of mental illness, which had been passed on for several generations through his mother, Joanna of Bourbon. During an episode in 1395–96 he claimed he was Saint George and did not know his wife or children. In 1405, he refused to bathe or change clothes for five months. The entrances of his residence were walled up to keep him inside.Created by: globalquiz.orghistory of France riddles »average 61% Gustaf VI Adolf of SwedenGustaf VI Adolf of Sweden982Ferdinand VI of SpainFerdinand VI of Spain1059Henry VI of EnglandHenry VI of England1057Charles VI of FranceCharles VI of France5037 When was Portugal ruled by Sancho I the Populator?In 12th century. Even though king's nickname may suggest the era when Portuguese colonies were estabilished, Sancho I actually ruled Portugal long before that - from 1185 to 1211. He populated remote areas of northern Portugal, notably with Flemish and Burgundian settlers - hence the nickname.Created by: globalquiz.orghistory of Portugal riddles »very hard 33% in 12th centuryin 12th century1289in 15th centuryin 15th century1598in 17th centuryin 17th century887in 19th centuryin 19th century102 Where was Henry the Navigator from? (He is regarded as the main initiator of the Age of Discoveries)Portugal. Prince Henry the Navigator was fascinated with Africa, which his fleet explored; most intrigued by the Christian legend of Prester John, whose lost kingdom he hoped to find. Under his direction, a new ship was developed, the caravel, which could sail further and faster than the contemporary ships of the Mediterranean.Created by: Park Youn-joonicknames riddles »hard 56% EnglandEngland998SpainSpain1148PortugalPortugal4125GenoaGenoa1075 Which country was ruled by Basil II the Bulgar-slayer?Byzantine Empire. At the start of the second millennium, Basil attacked Bulgarians in order to restore territories the Empire had lost long before. He was said to have captured 15,000 prisoners and blinded 99 of every 100 men, leaving one one-eyed man in each cohort to lead the rest back home. Samuel, the ruler of Bulgaria was so shocked seeing his blinded army, that he died two days later.Created by: MadmanByzantine Empire riddles »hard 59% BulgariaBulgaria1341RussiaRussia376Byzantine EmpireByzantine Empire4096TurkeyTurkey1073 Which country was ruled by William the Sailor King?United Kingdom. During his youth, it was not expected that William, being the third son, would became a king. He served in the Royal Navy in the Caribbean. He inherited the throne at the age of 64, after his two elder brothers died without leaving legitimate successors.Created by: globalquiz.orgsailors riddles »very hard 29% PortugalPortugal1678SpainSpain508United KingdomUnited Kingdom1148NorwayNorway495 Who is the city of St. Louis named after?King of France. Louis IX (1214 – 1270) is the only canonised king of France, mostly due to his support and participation in the crusades. There are many places named after him, including the city of St. Louis, Missouri, and both the state and city of San Luis Potosí in Mexico. Created by: globalquiz.orgsaints riddles »average 61% early Christian Martyrearly Christian Martyr3417king of Franceking of France11089translator of the Bibletranslator of the Bible964founder of the Knights Templarfounder of the Knights Templar2677 Which king is depicted with a harp?King David. Harp is an attribute of David. According to the Bible, David was famed before he killed Goliath for his bravery and for his skill with the harp. "whenever the spirit from God came upon (King) Saul, David would take his harp and play. Then relief would come to Saul; he would feel better, and the evil spirit would leave him."Created by: MarcusXJudaism riddles »average 67% Richard the LionheartRichard the Lionheart2196CharlemagneCharlemagne2124King DavidKing David15029ApolloApollo2990 Play history quiz and see all the questions.