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Do You Know Your Walt Disney History?

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How much do you think you know about The Walt Disney Company’s founder, Walt Disney? Keep reading to check your knowledge:

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For anyone who loves anything Disney, from the movies to the parks, thank Walt Disney. Walt Disney has helped create countless memories for families all around the world.

Characters and Movies

Characters like Mickey Mouse and Oswald the Lucky Rabbit created the start for many iconic characters over the last 100 years. Rapunzel, Simba, and even Buzz Lightyear (just to name a few) have built a loyal fanbase. Disney has also created villains, like Maleficent, that we as fans can’t help but love.

Mickey and Minnie Mouse in teacups

Disney movies have created role models for kids (and adults) everywhere to look up to. An example of this is the princess movies from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to Wish. All of the princess movies have characters that have inspiring stories. Now, the classic Disney princess movies are being recreated into live-action versions for a new generation to enjoy.


All 6 of the Disney theme parks are popular vacation spots for people all around the world. Disneyland California was the original park that Walt Disney himself created from the beginning. Now, parks can be found all around the world in Florida, Europe, and Asia. Each park has something special to offer.

Over in Disneyland, you can stroll on Pixar Pier to experience some of your favorite Pixar movies. In Disney World, you can travel to 11 different countries in EPCOT. There is so much more to discover at the international parks!

Walt Disney once said, “Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world”. The expansion of Disneyland to parks around the world has shown that there is imagination left in the world.

And So Much More

Beyond the parks and movies, there are so many other ways to experience Disney magic. One example of this is Adventures by Disney, where Disney magic is sprinkled in while traveling around the globe. Adventures by Disney brings families all over the world, including magic that only Disney can provide.

Adventures By Disney

All of the magic that comes with Disney was started by Walt Disney. Even if you think you are an expert on Disney, do you truly know Walt Disney? Test your knowledge with the Walt Disney quiz below!

Walt Disney Quiz

1 / 10

What year was Walt Disney born in?

2 / 10

What character did Walt Disney create that started his career before co-founding Disney?

3 / 10

What was Walt Disney's role in the production of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"?

4 / 10

Which film won Walt Disney his first Academy Award?

5 / 10

What was Walt Disney's first full-length live-action film?

6 / 10

Before Disneyland, Walt Disney had plans for a project called:

7 / 10

Walt Disney served as a founding member and the 1st president of which organization?

8 / 10

Which prestigious award did Walt Disney receive more than any other individual in history?

9 / 10

Walt Disney was known for having a fascination with a specific type of transportation. What was it?

10 / 10

What was the original name of The Walt Disney Company when it was first founded?

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