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

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