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Who is also known as the Maid of Orleans?
Karl Marx was born in which country?
Name the native American John Rolfe married in 1614
In which city did Mahatma Gandhi train as a lawyer?
Who founded Xanadu?
Name either of the two British PM's who fought a duel.
What's missing? Ulster, Munster, Connaught......?
What was the nickname of Otto von Bismarck?
Istanbul used to be called what?
Who did Bobby Fischer defeat to win the World Chess Championship in 1972?
What is the name of the sea-cook in Robert Louis Stevenson's 'Treasure Island'?
In which country is Timbuktu?
On which island was Napoleon born?
Umberto II was the last king of which country?
Who killed Lee Harvey Oswald?
Who wrote about a fictional country called Utopia?
Nelson lost which arm and which eye?
Who was King Richard I's Islamic antagonist in the Third Crusade?
Bob Hope was born in which country?
Martha Jane Burke is commonly known as who?
Name the English poet allegedly killed in a brawl in 1593
Highwayman Dick Turpin was hung in which city?
Hansen's Disease is another name for...?
Who was the only English Pope?
What were King George V's last words?
QuestionName, event, person etc
The Reign of Terror happened in which country?
Who held the world long jump record 1935-60?
Who wrote 'The Beggar's Opera' in 1728?
What's missing? Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and....?
Galileo discovered the moons of which planet?
Over which present day country did the Mughal emperors rule?
Lhasa is the capital of which formerly independent country?
Bob Ford shot who?
Which Roman Emperor is known as 'Little Boots'?
In the Old West, what was a 'prairie schooner'?
What was the pirate Blackbeard's real name?
The Cornhusker State is a nickname for which state?
Who staged the Beer Hall Putsch in Munich 1923
By what other name is the Society of Jesus known?
What is Mick Jagger's real Christian name?
Leon Czolgosz assassinated which American President?
The infamous Five Points was a district in which US city?
Who is commonly known as Buffalo Bill?
What was the name of the German cypher machine used in WWII?
Out of 32, how many enemy ships did the British sink or capture at Trafalgar?
Who was Charles II's favourite mistress?
'Papa Doc' was President of which country?
In what year did SS Titanic sink?
The line 'Now is the winter of our discontent' comes from which Shakespeare play?
Who invented a seed drill in 1701?

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