Kings questions This is a list of recently added questions about kings. Play kings quiz and see all the questions. Which European King went down with his ship?Olav Tryggvason. Olaf Tryggvason was King of Norway from 995 to 1000. He died in the Battle of Svolder. Olaf fought to the last on his great vessel Ormrinn Langi ("Long Serpent"), the mightiest ship in the North, and finally leapt overboard and was seen no more. In later centuries, the saga descriptions of the battle have inspired a number of ballads and other works of literature.Created by: Ninjaihard 45% William the ConquerorWilliam the Conqueror1913Bolesław II the GenerousBolesław II the Generous965Philip IV of FrancePhilip IV of France1095Olav TryggvasonOlav Tryggvason3271Norway riddles » What is the name of the first Viking who became the King of England?Sweyn Forkbeard the King of Dennmark 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.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 17% Sweyn ForkbeardSweyn Forkbeard75Ragnar LothbrokRagnar Lothbrok83Cnut the GreatCnut the Great62William the ConquerorWilliam the Conqueror217Vikings riddles » How many wives had king Solomon according to Bible?About one thousand. Just like many of his contemporary rules (1000 years BCE) Solomon had a numerous harem that counted for about 700 wives of prince blood including a pharaoh daughter plus 300 secondary wives and concubines. Created by: smyruhard 56% oneone2199threethree2485sevenseven4042about one thousandabout one thousand11107women riddles » Who was the first king of the Kingdom of Jerusalem?Baldwin I of Jerusalem was one of the leaders of the First Crusade, who became the first Count of Edessa and then the second ruler and first titled King of Jerusalem. He was the brother of Godfrey of Bouillon, who was the first ruler of the crusader state of Jerusalem, although Godfrey refused the title of 'king' which Baldwin accepted.Created by: Michał Falkowskihard 49% Gotfryd de BouillonGotfryd de Bouillon1500Danishmend GaziDanishmend Gazi1014Baldwin IBaldwin I3015Alexios I KomnenosAlexios I Komnenos529history riddles » 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 Zhuvery hard 36% 551322101018241515183720202836explorers riddles » 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.orgeasy 75% PolandPoland739FinlandFinland983BulgariaBulgaria16671RomaniaRomania3678kings of Europe riddles » 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-holichard 50% William I of PrussiaWilliam I of Prussia5638Tsar Peter the GreatTsar Peter the Great2015Napoleon BonaparteNapoleon Bonaparte1364William of OrangeWilliam of Orange2059history riddles » 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.orgaverage 62% Gustaf VI Adolf of SwedenGustaf VI Adolf of Sweden1828Ferdinand VI of SpainFerdinand VI of Spain1957Henry VI of EnglandHenry VI of England2038Charles VI of FranceCharles VI of France9665history of France riddles » 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.orgvery hard 30% in 12th centuryin 12th century2092in 15th centuryin 15th century2925in 17th centuryin 17th century1662in 19th centuryin 19th century192history of Portugal riddles » 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-joohard 55% EnglandEngland1722SpainSpain2076PortugalPortugal6982GenoaGenoa1778nicknames riddles » Play kings quiz and see all the questions.