Do You Know These Famous Romances?

 History and art are full of great stories of true, passionate love and undying devotion. Is there a romantic in your heart that remembers these tales? Let's put you to the test.
Napoleon said over and over that he only loved one woman. What was her name?
It started as a marriage of convenience but blossomed into true, burning love. They had a passionate romance but she could not give him an heir, and that finished it.
Cleopatra and Mark Anthony were great lovers. What was their fate?
They both committed suicide
Cleopatra poisoned him and then committed suicide
Marc Anthony ran Cleopatra with his sword and then fell on it himself
They were executed by the Romans for getting married
True or False: Marie Curie, the first woman to win a Nobel prize, won it alongside her husband, Pierre.
Indeed they were researchers both and met at the Sorbonne. They won it for discovering radioactivity. He died 9 years into their marriage and she continued for another 30 years, winning another Nobel prize.
Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere were famous lovers. What happened when they were found out?
They indeed escaped, but the act tore the kingdom apart and they ended their days as hermit and nun, separated.
She was to be burned at the stake but he returned and saved her.
They were both executed.
They were both exiled, never to return to Britain again.
He was executed and she killed herself several days later.
Prince Paris of Troy is famous for stealing Helen from her husband....
In Gone With the Wind, the famous work by Margaret Mitchell, what was the name of the man Scarlett O'Hara had a relationship with?
Proving that timing is everything, Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler never seem to be quite in synch. Throughout the epic story, this tempestuous twosome experience passion but not permanence...
Rhett Butler
Jim Stark
Terry Mallory
John Robie
Henry VIII is famous for making a new religion to divorce his wife and marry Anne Boleyn. Who was he married to prior?
A Spanish Princess
A French Princess
A Dutch Princess
A Russian Princess
How did the famous romance of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn end?
She left him for a Turkish prince
He divorced her and closed her in a convent
He had her beheaded
She committed suicide
Louis XV had a famous mistress who had a huge influence on the development of art and culture in Europe. Her name was Madame...
Madame de Pompadour was an influential patron of the arts who played a central role in making Paris the perceived capital of taste and culture in Europe.
de Pompadour
de Maintenon
de Stael
de Lafayette
Shakespeare wrote hundreds of sonnets, and they can be separated by being written or dedicated to different people. Which of these choices is NOT one of those people he writes to?
Some think W.H was William Herbert, the Earl of Pembroke
A Dark Lady
A Young Man
An Old Hermit
Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier of Monaco met as she was filming...
Prince Rainier never remarried after Grace's tragic death in 1982.
High Noon
To Catch a Thief
The Swan
The love of Johnny Cash and June Carter was a powerful one, and he credited her for practically saving his life and soul from drugs. How much time lapsed between their deaths?
When once asked for his definition of paradise, Cash stated plainly, “this morning, with her, having coffee.”
12 years
3 years
14 days
4 months
Try Again
Oh my, the breaking of the heart. These are great tales of love and devotion, and we recommend reading more about them. They are an inspiration, and also a warning, as many ended in tragedy. Will you try again for a higher score?
There's Some Romance in Your Heart
You've definitely held on to some memories of great love stories. Indeed history and literature are full of beautiful acts and tales of love and devotion. Is love a thing of the past or does nostalgia paint it that way? Surely there's a romantic in you we think...
A Lot of Love in Your Heart
Superb! You've really aced this quiz about the great love stories of our history and literature. Is it because you love history or because you are knowledgeable. No doubt, but we think there is a romantic in you, who WANTED to remember these details because of their romantic beauty. Congratulations on scoring big on this quiz!
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