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

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