All History Quizzes

Biography of Thutmose 3

Tuthmosis III is a pharaoh of ancient Egypt of the XVIII dynasty. He ruled in the XV century B.C. Son of Thutmose II by his concubine Isis.


Battle of Gaugamela

Battle of Gaugamela (Battle of Arbela, October 1, 331 BC) - the decisive battle between the armies of Alexander of Macedon and the Persian king Dar...


The duel between Goliath and David

The duel between Goliath and David is briefly described in the Old Testament of the Bible and in the Qur'an. It is widely known as the image of...


Biography of Darius 1

Darius I (Dr. Pers. The first of them was Dārayava(h)uš, which means "He who holds good", "Good"), a Persian king of the...


Biography of Qin Shi Huang

Qin Shi Huangdi, Ying Zheng (259- 210 BC), ruler of the Qin Kingdom (246- 221), emperor of China (221-210), founder of the Qin Dynasty. As the rule...


Biography of Lao Tzu

Lao-tzu (Old Child, Wise Elder; Chinese: 老子, pinyin Lǎo Zǐ, 6th century B.C.) was an ancient Chinese philosopher of the 6th to 5th centuries B.C., ...


Biography of King Solomon

Solomon (Hebrew שְׁלֹמֹה [Shlomo]; Greek Σαλωμών, Σολωμών in the Septuagint; Latin ...


Biography of Augustine the Blessed

He came from a poor provincial family and in his youth was influenced by his Christian mother. Educated in Madavra and Carthage, he chose a career ...


Biography of Abu Reyhan al-Biruni

Abu Rayhan al-Biruni was born on September 5, 973, in the suburb of the capital of Khorezm, Kyat (now Beruni, Uzbekistan). It is believed that he w...


Biography of Sargon of Akkad

Sargon, Sharrumken or Sharrukin, king of Akkad, king of Sumer and Akkad, ruled from about 2316-2261 B.C., founder of the Akkadian dynasty. In moder...