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AP Euro - People to Know

I engineered the coup d'etat of Brumaire and eventually became the 1st Emperor of France


I defeated Napoleon at the Battle of the Nile and Trafalgar


I defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo


I was Napoleon's first wife and mother of his 2 step children


I was Napoleon's 2nd wife and mother of his son

Marie Louise

I was the Prime Minister of Prussia that engineered the unification of Germany


# I was the Prime Minister of Sardinia that was the brains behind Italian Unification


# I was the military adventurer that led the Company of 1000 or red-shirts


# I was the Italian who inspired the Risorgimento and wrote On the Duties of Man


I was the Father of Industrialization

Richard Arkwright

# I wrote the poem "White Man's Burden" about imperialism


# I wrote the poem "The Charge of the Light Brigade" about the Crimean War

Alfred Lord Tennyson

# I was a romantic poet, my wife wrote Frankenstein


I was the Prussian military genius who created "open formation"

Von Molthky

My assassination caused WWI

Franz Ferdinand

# I was the brains behind the Congress of Vienna


# I was the President of the 2nd Republic of France in 1848

Louis Phillipe

# I became the first King of a united Italy

Victor Emmanuel

# The throne of Spain was offered to me, causing the Franco-Prussian War


# I was the 1st Emperor of Germany

Kaiser Wilhelm I

# I came to the throne of France after the Revolution of 1830

Napoleon III

# My July Ordinances caused the Rev of 1830 in France

Charles X

# I was the Emperor of Germany in WWI

Wilhelm II

# I was appointed chancellor of Germany in 1933


# I was the fascist dictator of Italy


26. I was the Father of Communism

Karl Marx

27. I led the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia


28. I was the last czar of Russia

Nicholas II Romanov

29. I was the "mad monk" who everyone loved to hate


30. I was the leader of the Provisional gov't in Russia

Alexander Kerensky

31. I was known as the "Bourbon Pretender"


32. I was the czar who ended serfdom in Russia

Alexander II

33. I was the Prime Minister of England who followed appeasement at the Munich Conference


34. I was the Prime Minister of England in WWII and coined the phrase "Iron Curtain"


35. I was a great German philosopher with the theory of dialectics

Karl Marx

36. I discovered the Theory of Relativity


37. I wrote The Origin of Species about evolution


38. I wrote 1984

George Orwell

39. We were the Big Four at Versailles

Wilson, Clemenso, Lloyd George, Orlando

40. I was a Hungarian nationalist in the 1848 revolution

Louis Kossuth

41. I was the last Hapsburg rule, but I ruled from 1848-1918

Charles I

42. I was Karl Marx's collabortator


43. I improved the steam engine

James Watt

44. I was a famous "cubist" painter


45. I was a famous German nihilist


46. I was a famous surrealist painter with a long mustache


47. I was a famous Russian psychologist who worked with dogs


48. I was a French socialist wanted national workshops

Louis Blanc

49. I was a radical Russian who anarchist


50. I brought perestroika and glasnost to the SU


1. I painted the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper


2. I wrote Summa Theologica and was a scholastic

Francis Bacon

3. I conquered England in the Battle of Hastings 1066

William the Conqueror

4. I led a rebellion of peasants in England

Watt Tyler

5. I was burned at the stake as a heretic

Joan of Arc

6. I wrote the Prince


7. I sculpted David and Moses


8. I was the Renaissance humanist, I wrote Praise of Folly


9. I was the first Tudor King

Henry VII

10. I was the last Tudor Monarch

Mary Tudor I

11. I was the first Stuart Monarch in England

James I

12. I was the last Stuart Monarch

Queen Ann

13. I was the first Bourbon Monarch

Henry IV

14. I built Versailles and a whole age is named for me

Louis XIV

15. We did the reconquista and the Inquisition in Spain

Ferdinand and Isabella

16. I am a Hapsburg who had the largest empire at one time

Charles V

17. I believed in the "Justification by Faith"

Martin Luther

18. I believed in predestination or the "doctrine of the elect"

John Calvin

19. I was beheaded for plotting to overthrow Queen Elizabeth

Mary Queen of Scots

20. I began the Jesuits as part of the counter-reformation

Egnatious of Loyola

21. I wrote Don Quixote"


22. I built the Escorial Palace and ruled during the siglo de oro

Phillip II

23. I was a great sea dog and helped defeat the Armada

Sir Francis Drake

24. I helped young Louis XIV rule France

Cardinal Richelieu

25. I was a Hapsburg (female) who was an enlightened despot

Maria Theresa

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