French Monarchy: Names & Timeline


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Who crowned himself Emperor of France in 1804?

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1. Who was known as the 'Sun King'?

2. Who was the first to adopt the title 'King of France'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet set will quickly test your understanding of the kings of France. Identify historic monarchs and the events they presided over.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these questions to see what you remember about:

  • The Sun King
  • Who became the first king of France
  • The king who lost his crown during the French Revolution

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the history of the French monarchy to identify true and false statements when presented to you
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who proclaimed himself the Emperor of France in 1804
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about famous French kings, including when they ruled and what events they were present during

Additional Learning

If you still want to learn more about the history of France's rulers, read the lesson titled French Monarchy: Names & Timeline. You will be exposed to new and interesting facts like:

  • Why there is debate over who was the first French king
  • The Bourbon Restoration
  • Famous kings of the Capetian Dynasty