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Culture | History | Historical Figures

From Musketeers to Nazis, Archimedes to Harriet Tubman, these famous historical figures changed the course of history -- for better or worse.


The Ulysses S. Grant Quiz

 The Ulysses S. Grant Quiz

Ulysses S. Grant was one of the most popular and respected men of the Civil War era. Prove your knowledge of this former president at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The John F. Kennedy Quiz

 The John F. Kennedy Quiz

Take our John F. Kennedy quiz and discover how much you really know about one of America's most beloved presidents at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Nancy Reagan Quiz: From Actors Stage to Political Stage

 Nancy Reagan Quiz: From Actors Stage to Political Stage

Nancy Reagan had a different first name and had been to the White House before her husband's presidency. Quiz yourself at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Ronald Reagan Quiz

 The Ronald Reagan Quiz

How much do you know about the 40th president of the United States? Test your knowledge of Ronald Reagan with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Military Tactics: The Stonewall Jackson Quiz

 Military Tactics: The Stonewall Jackson Quiz

Thomas Jonathan 'Stonewall' Jackson was a renowned Confederate general. Test your knowledge of his military tactics with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

America's Beloved Frenchman: The Marquis de Lafayette Quiz

 America's Beloved Frenchman: The Marquis de Lafayette Quiz

Marquis de Lafayette was a French aristocrat and military leader in 18th century America. Test your knowledge of him with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The U.S. Generals Quiz

 The U.S. Generals Quiz

These soldiers take the helm in fighting foes of freedom. Prove just how much do you know about U.S. generals with this HowStuffWorks quiz. See more »

Military Tactics: The George Patton Quiz

 Military Tactics: The George Patton Quiz

How much do you know about Gen. George Patton's military tactics? Test your knowledge with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Military Tactics: Alexander the Great Quiz

 Military Tactics: Alexander the Great Quiz

Did you know that Alexander the Great was outnumbered at most of his battles? Test your knowledge of the leader's military tactics with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Military Tactics: The Genghis Khan Quiz

 Military Tactics: The Genghis Khan Quiz

Genghis Khan was a powerful leader who wasn't afraid to kill. Test your knowledge of the emperor with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »